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Fiction: special features

Paperback. Love has a terrible power over our our lives: it distorts, corrupts, drives, or redeems us. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 271.
Publisher
Small Beer Press United States
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781618730602
ISBN
9781618730602

€ 14.99
€ 14.13

Paperback. Monsieur Goriot is one of a disparate group of lodgers at Mademe Vauquer's dingy Parisian boarding house. At first his wealth inspires respect, but as his circumstances are mysteriously reduced he becomes shunned by those around him, and soon his only remaining visitors are his two beautifully dressed daughters. Translator(s): McCannon, Olivia. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 151 x 21. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449723
ISBN
9780140449723

€ 10.99
€ 9.31

Paperback. The three short fictions in this unique collection, Sarrasine, The Unknown Masterpiece, and The Girl with the Golden Eyes, deal with the relationship between artistic ideals and sexual desires. They show Balzac's mastery of the seductions of storytelling, and are among the 19th century's richest explorations of life and art. Translator(s): Collier, Peter. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBF; FC; FYB; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199571284
ISBN
9780199571284

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

Paperback. A young man, in despair over gambling debts, buys a magical animal skin that grants his every wish but hastens its owner's death in the process. Balzac's compelling tale is here presented in an exuberant new translation, with an illuminating introduction and notes. Translator(s): Constantine, Helen. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBF; DSK; FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 206.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199579501
ISBN
9780199579501

€ 15.99
€ 13.11

Hardcover. Abady becomes aware of the plight of a group of Romanian mountain peasants and champions their cause, while Gyeroffy dissipates his resources at the gaming tables, mirroring the decline of the Austro-Hungarian empire itself. Series: Transylvania Trilogy. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 204 x 38. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841593531
ISBN
9781841593531

€ 26.99
€ 18.52

Paperback. A collection of 28 stories which explore every aspect of the female sexual experience - married and single, lesbian and heterosexual. Editor(s): Barbach, Lonnie. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FP; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 18. Weight in Grams: 154.
Publisher
Sphere
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751510607
ISBN
9780751510607

€ 10.99
€ 9.30

Paperback. In her second volume of short stories, which follows the hugely successful 'Encounters', Barbara Erskine has created a compelling world of love, betrayal, suspense and grief. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 256 x 30. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
HARPER COLLINS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008180911
ISBN
9780008180911

€ 13.99
€ 10.69

Paperback. A collection of 30 remarkable stories by Costa Rican writers--most of which is available in English for the first time. Whether searching for something relevant and entertaining to read on Costa Rica's idyllic beaches or looking for Latin American enchantment back home, this is a fiction reader's cultural guidebook to the country. Editor(s): Ras, Barbara. Series: Traveler's Literary Companion. Num Pages: 256 pages, Map. BIC Classification: 1KLCR; 2ADS; FYB; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Whereabouts Press United States
Number of pages
238
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9781883513009
ISBN
9781883513009

€ 14.99
€ 14.13

Paperback. Rene is the concierge of a Parisian apartment building. She is passionate about culture and the arts. Several floors up, 12-year-old Paloma Josse is determined to avoid the pampered and vacuous future laid out for her. But unknown to them both, the sudden death of one of their privileged neighbours will dramatically alter their lives forever. Translator(s): Anderson, Alison. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 21. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Gallic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906040185
ISBN
9781906040185

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. France's greatest food critic is dying, after a lifetime in single-minded pursuit of sensual delights. Translator(s): Anderson, Alison. Num Pages: 136 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 10. Weight in Grams: 144. Used paperback, in good condition. Some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Gallic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
KRF0037347
ISBN
9781906040314

€ 4.64

Paperback. France's greatest food critic is dying, after a lifetime in single-minded pursuit of sensual delights. Translator(s): Anderson, Alison. Num Pages: 136 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 10. Weight in Grams: 144. Good, clean copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Gallic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
SKU
KSG0004821
ISBN
9781906040314

€ 4.64

Paperback. A collection from the master of horror .. trust nothing except your fear.. Series: Books of Blood Omnibus. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 34. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751510225
ISBN
9780751510225

€ 16.99
€ 13.15

Paperback. A collection from the master of horror .. trust nothing except your fear.. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 32. Weight in Grams: 330.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Sphere
Condition
New
SKU
9780751512250
ISBN
9780751512250

€ 14.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. A famous Hollywood actor loses his looks -- and is drawn into the dark and twisted world of Coldheart Canyon! Num Pages: 768 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; FL; FYB; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 114 x 41. Weight in Grams: 392.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Harper Voyager
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
768
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006510406
ISBN
9780006510406

€ 19.99
€ 14.46

Paperback. Fall in love with a delicious novel about Paris, food and romance. Translator(s): McCann, Bill. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 240. Some light shelf wear, else as new
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Quercus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
SKU
KRA0010116
ISBN
9781848662452

€ 4.64

Paperback. An exquisitely crafted gem, packed with suspense, about obsession, illness, and the fundamental problems of the human condition, by the 'Venezuelan Ian McEwan'. Translator(s): Jull Costa, Margaret. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 113 x 187 x 11. Weight in Grams: 108.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Quercus Books
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849164030
ISBN
9781849164030

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. Policarpo Quaresma - fastidious civil servant, dedicated patriot, self-styled visionary - is a defender of all things Brazilian, full of schemes to improve his beloved homeland. Yet somehow each of his ventures, whether it is petitioning for Brazil's national language to be changed, buying a farm to prove the richness and fertility of the land. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 16. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141395708
ISBN
9780141395708

€ 16.99
€ 13.95

Paperback. A collection that takes us to Glanbeigh, a small town in rural Ireland - a town in which the youth have the run of the place. Boy racers speed down the back lanes; couples haunt the midnight woods; young skins huddle in the cold once The Peacock has closed its doors. Here the young live hard. It matters whose sister you were seen with. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 13. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099597421
ISBN
9780099597421

€ 11.99
€ 10.62

Paperback. 28 science fiction and fantasy stories based on an extraordinary secret history Num Pages: 576 pages, no plate section/illustrations. BIC Classification: FL; FM; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 198 x 38. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472111654
ISBN
9781472111654

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. A collection of unpredictable stories about love and cruelty, crimes, desperation, and hope. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
9780099575078
ISBN
9780099575078

€ 11.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. A classic selection of the best of Stan Barstow's stories covering the last five decades of British life. Num Pages: 696 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 146 x 44. Weight in Grams: 956.
Publisher
Parthian Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
696
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908069672
ISBN
9781908069672

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Paperback. Presents depiction of a young man's sexual initiation and corruption by his mother, where the profane becomes sacred, and intense experience is shown as the only way to transcend the boundaries of society and morality. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 13. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141195551
ISBN
9780141195551

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Paperback. Published posthumously in 1869, Paris Spleen was a landmark publication in the development of the genre of prose poetry. This volume also includes Baudelaire's 1851 essay 'Wine and Hashish'. Translator(s): Sorrell, Martin; Stang, Maurice. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 15. Weight in Grams: 148.
Publisher
Alma Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847494931
ISBN
9781847494931

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

Paperback.
Publisher
Alma Books
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847492876
ISBN
9781847492876

€ 12.26

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