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Paperback. 'Elegant, scrupulously poised, always intelligent and, not least, original' Angela Carter The characters in Anne Enright's fierce and witty first collection of stories stand at an oblique angle to society. Full of desire, but out of kilter, their response to a dislocated reality is mutinous, wild, unforgettable. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 124. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0003862
ISBN
9780099437390

€ 17.95

Paperback. Presents a narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Tracking one man's descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, this title unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy. Num Pages: 416 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; FA; FM; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099448785
ISBN
9780099448785

€ 70.00
€ 4.91

Hardcover. In the 1940s, P. L. Travers wrote three stories, which she gave as Christmas gifts to friends. Now, for the first time, they are available to a wider readership. Printed on board, with beautiful illustrations, this will be the perfect gift book for Christmas. Illustrator(s): Tyler, Gillian. Series: VMC. Num Pages: 128 pages, Integrated line drawings tbc. BIC Classification: 5HC; FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 123 x 13. Weight in Grams: 182.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Virago Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349005683
ISBN
9780349005683

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Hardback. Three classic Saadawi novels in one volume, tackling religion, love and women's emancipation. Translator(s): Hetata, Sherif; Eber, Shirley. Num Pages: 504 pages. BIC Classification: FW; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 206 x 44. Weight in Grams: 650.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783605972
ISBN
9781783605972

€ 69.98
€ 69.68

Paperback. "The short stories in Naomi Shepherd's collection ASHES are a delight.. an anatomy of Israeli society, a species of social tragi-comedy." (Alan Isler) Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 137 x 20. Weight in Grams: 309.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Peter Halban Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781870015837
ISBN
9781870015837

€ 10.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. Brings together all of author's short fiction. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 135 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571312634
ISBN
9780571312634

€ 13.99
€ 9.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: FJW; FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 142 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Tachyon Publications United States
Edition
Second Edition, Second edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781616961046
ISBN
9781616961046

€ 19.99
€ 18.01

Paperback. A collection of stories exploring a host of female parts - rites of passage, love, loss, danger, revelations, strange relationships, - the pleasures and pains of growing up female. Editor(s): Lefanu, Sarah. Num Pages: 242 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; FYB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 276. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Aurora Metro Publications
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0000994
ISBN
9780951587744

€ 4.91

Paperback. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 288. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Comma Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021995
ISBN
9781905583492

€ 4.64

Paperback. Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike, and soon brings jealousy and bitterness in its wake. Translator(s): Pevear, Richard; Volokhonsky, Larissa. Num Pages: 864 pages, notes. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 134 x 47. Weight in Grams: 586.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140449174
ISBN
9780140449174

€ 11.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. Features several action-filled short stories found in 'Jack London's Tales of Cannibals and Headhunters.' This title also includes notes, an introduction, and an afterword that help to illuminate the racial tension of the colonial period in the Pacific. The stories are illustrated with the artwork, several maps, and photographs of the region. Editor(s): Riedl, Gary; Tietze, Thomas R. Num Pages: 276 pages, 35 b/w illus & 4 maps. BIC Classification: FJH; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 435.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826337917
ISBN
9780826337917

€ 32.90

Paperback. Translator(s): Lammers, Wayne P. Series: Japanese Literature Series. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 204 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781564786418
ISBN
9781564786418

€ 16.99
€ 15.64

Paperback. In the second in the Notebook trilogy, Celine becomes hostess in a transvestite bordello, flourishing amid a community of others. Translator(s): Fischman, Sheila. Series: The Notebook Series. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Talon Books,Canada Canada
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780889225886
ISBN
9780889225886

€ 23.99
€ 21.13

Paperback. From a farmer's romance and his skin condition to one man's culinary relationship with Bruce Lee, Mondo Desperado and its blackly comic series of stories will make you howl with laughter. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
SKU
9781447259619
ISBN
9781447259619

€ 11.99
€ 10.09

Paperback. At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. In this book, the author entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and faith - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in its imperfection and grandeur. Translator(s): Briggs, Anthony. Num Pages: 1440 pages, maps. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 134 x 60. Weight in Grams: 964.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140447934
ISBN
9780140447934

€ 11.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. This collection, Helen Simpson's third and best yet, is a loosely linked set of stories about women - at work, at home and on holiday - that is poignant, perceptive, often sad and frequently funny. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 15. Weight in Grams: 144. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001171
ISBN
9780099284222

€ 17.95

Paperback. Includes stories that examine the moments where lives split like a stone, where people are healed or broken by a word or the touch of a hand. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 178. Clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0000642
ISBN
9780099453116

€ 4.91

Paperback. A collection of ten stories of air battles in the sky; of the nightmare of being shot down; of the infectious madness of conflict; and of the nervy jollity of the Mess and Ops room. It conveys the reality of a wartime pilot's daily existence, where death is a constant companion and life is lived from one heartbeat to the next. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 10. Weight in Grams: 124.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141189659
ISBN
9780141189659

€ 10.99
€ 9.52

Paperback. Translator(s): Powell, Allison Markin. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Granta Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781846276026
ISBN
9781846276026

€ 9.99
€ 8.57

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Quercus
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780871141
ISBN
9781780871141

€ 11.99
€ 10.07

Paperback. The seventeen stories in The Redemption of Galen Pike are about how little we ever know of other people and the unpredictable bonds that spring up between us when our worlds collide. Num Pages: 144 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 9. Weight in Grams: 118. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Salt Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0009959
ISBN
9781907773716

€ 17.95

Paperback. A collection of Neruda's intimate, bitter-sweet stories of life among the inhabitants of Mala Strana, the Little Quarter of nineteenth century Prague. These vignettes established Neruda as the quintessential Czech nineteenth century realist. Translator(s): Heim, Michael Henry. Series: CEU Press Classics. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 127 x 32. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Central European University Press Hungary
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9789639116238
ISBN
9789639116238

€ 16.98

Paperback. Editor(s): Lordan, Dave. Num Pages: 185 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 136 x 219 x 15. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
New Island Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781848402966
ISBN
9781848402966

€ 12.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. This collection of short stories reveals the plight and strength of the common Chinese people. There are contradictions between the "new" and the "old", and also between human values with enough integrity to nurture life, versus corruption that leads to the decline and death of a culture. Translator(s): Kinkley, Jeffrey C. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 212 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The Chinese University Press Hong Kong
Edition
Bilingual
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9789629961107
ISBN
9789629961107

€ 25.85

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