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  • The Little Witch

    The Little Witch
    av Otfried Preussler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179345

    "Once upon a time there was a little witch who was only a hundred and twenty-seven years old"--that's how the story of the little witch and her talking raven Abraxas begins, and though one hundred and twenty-seven isn't at all old for a witch, Littl…

  • The Siege of Krishnapur

    The Siege of Krishnapur
    av J. G. Farrell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170922

    Winner of the Booker Prize. An insightful and thrilling novel about the British Empire in India during the Great Mutiny of 1857, as seen through the eyes of a young, love-struck idealist. India, 1857--the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldi…

  • Pere Gimferrer

    Pere Gimferrer
    av Pere Gimferrer

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374987

    A new English translation of poems by the award-winning Spanish poet. Pere Gimferrer's writing spans more than fifty years in four languages, and is an attempt to restore and expand upon avant-garde tendencies in poetry that were largely abandoned i…

  • Chess Story

    Chess Story
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171691

    Chess Story, also known as The Royal Game, is the Austrian master Stefan Zweig's final achievement, completed in Brazilian exile and sent off to his American publisher only days before his suicide in 1942. It is the only story in which Zweig looks a…

  • Temptation

    Temptation
    av Janos Szekely

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374376

    A Dickensian coming-of-age tale about poverty, sex, World War I, and the darker side of human nature as seen through the eyes of a lobby boy in a Budapest hotel. Temptation is a rediscovered masterwork of twentieth-century fiction, a Dickensian tal…

  • Letters Summer 1926

    Letters Summer 1926
    av Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetayeva, Rainer Maria Rilke

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322714

    Edited by Yevgeny Pasternak, Yelena Pasternak, and Konstantin M. Azadovsky The summer of 1926 was a time of trouble and uncertainty for each of the three poets whose correspondence is collected in this moving volume. Marina Tsvetayeva was living in…

  • The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation

    The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation
    av George Psychoundakis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179048

    George Psychoundakis was a twenty-one-year-old shepherd from the village of Asi Gonia when the battle of Crete began: "It was in May 1941 that, all of a sudden, high in the sky, we heard the drone of many aeroplanes growing steadily closer." The Ger…

  • The Wine Dark Sea

    The Wine Dark Sea
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322530

    Leonardo Sciascia was an outstanding and controversial presence in twentieth-century Italian literary and intellectual life. Writing about his native Sicily and its culture of secrecy and suspicion, Sciascia matched sympathy with skepticism, unflinc…

  • The Moro Affair: And the Mystery of Majorana

    The Moro Affair: And the Mystery of Majorana
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170830

    On March 16, 1978 Aldo Moro, a former Prime Minister of Italy, was ambushed in Rome. Within three minutes the gang killed his escort and bundled Moro into one of three getaway cars. An hour later the terrorist group the Red Brigades announced that M…

  • The Foundation Pit

    The Foundation Pit
    av Andrey Platonov

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173053

    Translated from the Russian by Robert & Elizabeth Chandler and Olga Meerson With notes and an afterword by Robert Chandler and Olga Meerson In Andrey Platonov's The Foundation Pit, a team of workers has been given the job of digging the foundation o…

  • The Inferno of Dante Alighieri

    The Inferno of Dante Alighieri
    av Dante Alighieri

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171141

    This startling new translation of Dante's Inferno is by Ciaran Carson, one of contemporary Ireland's most dazzlingly gifted poets. Written in a vigorous and inventive contemporary idiom, while also reproducing the intricate rhyme-scheme that is so e…

  • An Armenian Sketchbook

    An Armenian Sketchbook
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176184

    An NYRB Classics Original Few writers had to confront as many of the last century's mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. An Armenian Ske…

  • Love in a Fallen City

    Love in a Fallen City
    av Eileen Chang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171783

    Masterful short works about passion, family, and human relationships by one of the greatest writers of 20th century China. A New York Review Books Original " A] giant of modern Chinese literature" -The New York Times With language as sharp as a knif…

  • Marrow and Bone

    Marrow and Bone
    av Walter Kempowski

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374352

    A moving, darkly funny road trip novel about World War II, returning to one's birthplace, and coming to terms with tragedy. West Germany, 1988, just before the fall of the Berlin Wall: Jonathan Fabrizius, a middle-aged erstwhile journalist, has a co…

  • Mouse House

    Mouse House
    av Rumer Godden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179987

    "Once upon a time there was a little mouse house. It was like a doll's house, but not for dolls, for mice." Not proper mice, but a flannel He-Mouse and She-Mouse with beady eyes and bristle whiskers who stand quite still, propped on their hind legs…

  • The Mountain Lion

    The Mountain Lion
    av Jean Stafford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173527

    Eight-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother Ralph are inseparable, in league with each other against the stodgy and stupid routines of school and daily life; against their prim mother and prissy older sisters; against the world of authority an…

  • Written on Water

    Written on Water
    av Eileen Chang

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375762

    Known as "the Garbo of Chinese letters" for her elegance and the aura of mystery that surrounded her, Eileen Chang is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential modern Chinese novelists and cultural critics of the twentieth century. In "Wr…

  • Beware of Pity

    Beware of Pity
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172001

    Wes Anderson on Stefan Zweig: I had never heard of Zweig...when I just more or less by chance bought a copy of Beware of Pity. I loved this first book. I also read the The Post-Office Girl. The Grand Budapest Hotel has elements that were sort of st…

  • Self-Portrait

    Self-Portrait
    av Celia Paul

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374826

    A rich, penetrating memoir about the author's relationship with a flawed but influential figure--the painter Lucian Freud--and the satisfactions and struggles of a life lived through art. One of Britain's most important contemporary painters, Celia…

  • The Bear That Wasn't

    The Bear That Wasn't
    av Frank Tashlin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173442

    "Once upon a time, in fact it was Tuesday," the Bear went into the woods to settle in for his long winter nap. But when he awoke what had happened? The trees were gone, the grass was gone, the flowers were gone, and in their place were buildings, ca…

  • When We Cease to Understand the World

    When We Cease to Understand the World
    av Benjamin Labatut

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375663

  • The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories

    The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173428

    "The Wedding of Zein" unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the…

  • The Great Concert of the Night

    The Great Concert of the Night
    av Jonathan Buckley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373959

    "Why isn't Jonathan Buckley better known? His novel of love, death and melancholy comedy, The Great Concert of the Night, is captivating." --John Banville David has just spent New Year's Eve alone, watching Le Grand Concert de la Nuit, a film in…

  • Thirteen

    Thirteen
    av Remy Charlip, Jerry Joyner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372303

    A book of creative metamorphosis and stunning visuals that will bend children's imaginations and appeal to all ages. One of my own personal childhood favorites... --Brian Selznick Thirteen is no ordinary picture book. It is book of visual and concep…

  • Mr. Fortune

    Mr. Fortune
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174586

    After a decade in one South Seas mission, a London bank-clerk-turned-minister sets his heart on serving a remote volcanic island. Fanua contains neither cannibals nor Christians, but its citizens, his superior warns, are like children--immoral child…

  • Good Behaviour

    Good Behaviour
    av Molly Keane

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375298

    A biting, dark satire of 20th-century Irish society, now back in print. Behind the gates of Temple Alice the aristocratic Anglo-Irish St. Charles family sinks into a decaying grace. To Aroon St. Charles, the large and unlovely daughter of the house,…

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H. G. Wells

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171585

    When massive, intelligent aliens from Mars touch down in Victorian England and threaten to destroy the civilized world, humanity's vaunted knowledge proves to be of little use. First published in 1898, H.G. Wells's masterpiece of speculative fiction…

  • Troubles: Winner of the 2010 "Lost Man Booker Prize" for Fiction

    Troubles: Winner of the 2010 "Lost Man Booker Prize" for Fiction
    av J. G. Farrell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170182

    In a heart-rending story set in 1919 Ireland, the Majestic Hotel in Kilnalough marks its decline through its dwindling guest list and the World War I veteran who returns to his homeland to claim a family legacy. Reprint.

  • The Mad and the Bad

    The Mad and the Bad
    av Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177204

    An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the French-American Foundation Translation Prize for Fiction Michel Hartog, a sometime architect, is a powerful businessman and famous philanthropist whose immense fortune has just grown that much greater followin…

  • Life and Fate

    Life and Fate
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172018

    A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that do…

  • The Alteration

    The Alteration
    av Kingsley Amis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176177

    In Kingsley Amis's virtuoso foray into virtual history it is 1976 but the modern world is a medieval relic, frozen in intellectual and spiritual time ever since Martin Luther was promoted to pope back in the sixteenth century. Stephen the Third, the…

  • A Time to Keep Silence

    A Time to Keep Silence
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172445

    While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Cret…

  • Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

    Anglo-Saxon Attitudes
    av Angus Wilson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171424

    Gerald Middleton is a sixty-year-old self-proclaimed failure. Worse than that, he's "a failure with a conscience." As a young man, he was involved in an archaeological dig that turned up an obscene idol in the coffin of a seventh-century bishop and…

  • Mistress Masham's Repose

    Mistress Masham's Repose
    av T. H. White

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171035

    Ten-year-old Maria, an orphaned heiress living with her unpleasant guardians on a crumbling English estate called Malplaquet, finds her life changing in unimagined ways when she explores an overgrown island on the estate's lake and discovers the des…

  • The Collected Poems: Migrations

    The Collected Poems: Migrations
    av Gloria Gervitz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375700

  • The Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam

    The Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam
    av Osip Mandelstam

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170915

    Osip Mandelstam is a central figure not only in modern Russian but in world poetry, the author of some of the most haunting and memorable poems of the twentieth century. A contemporary of Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetayeva, and Boris Pasternak, a tou…

  • Storm

    Storm
    av George R. Stewart

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681375182

    A thrilling, innovative novel about the interplay between nature and humankind by the author of Names on the Land. With Storm, first published in 1941, George R. Stewart invented a new genre of fiction, what we might today call the eco-novel. Califo…

  • To Each His Own

    To Each His Own
    av Leonardo Sciascia

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322523

    This letter is your death sentence. To avenge what you have done you will die. But what has Manno the pharmacist done? Nothing that he can think of. The next day he and his hunting companion are both dead.The police investigation is inconclusive. Ho…

  • Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man

    Samskara: A Rite for a Dead Man
    av U. R. Ananthamurthy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179123

    Samskara is one of the acknowledged masterpieces of modern world literature, a book to set beside Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North. Taking its name from a Sanskrit word that means "rite of passage"…

  • Fair Play

    Fair Play
    av Tove Jansson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173787

    A New York Review Books Original Winner of the 2009 Bernard Shaw Prize for Translation Fair Play is the type of love story that is rarely told, a revelatory depiction of contentment, hard-won and exhilarating. Mari is a writer and Jonna is an artis…

  • Abigail

    Abigail
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374031

    From the author of The Door, a beloved coming-of-age tale set in WWII-era Hungary. Abigail, the story of a headstrong teenager growing up during World War II, is the most beloved of Magda Szab 's books in her native Hungary. Gina is the only child…

  • The Netanyahus

    The Netanyahus
    av Joshua Cohen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681376073

    A job interview goes awry for the exiled patriarch of Israel's First Family in this riotous novel from one of contemporary fiction's most brilliant and audacious writers. Corbin College, not-quite-upstate New York, winter 1959-1960: Ruben Blum, a Je…

  • The Corner That Held Them

    The Corner That Held Them
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373874

    A unique novel about life in a 14th-century convent by one of England's most original authors. Sylvia Townsend Warner's The Corner That Held Them is a historical novel like no other, one that immerses the reader in the dailiness of history, rather…

  • A Favourite of the Gods and a Compass Error

    A Favourite of the Gods and a Compass Error
    av Sybille Bedford

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370569

    A Favourite of the Gods is the story of two generations of a single family, united by a strong matrilineal bond but divided by the customs of their differing nationalities. Anna Howland, the matriarch and American heiress, born in the 1870s to a pro…

  • Nothing But the Night

    Nothing But the Night
    av John Williams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373072

    Stoner author John Williams's first novel is a searing look at a man's relationship with his absent father, and how early trauma manifests throughout one's life John Williams's first novel is a brooding psychological noir. Arthur Maxley is a young m…

  • The Big Clock

    The Big Clock
    av Kenneth Fearing

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171813

    A classic of American noir, part murder mystery and part black comedy, set in dark corners of corporate New York City. George Stroud is a hard-drinking, tough-talking, none-too-scrupulous writer for a New York media conglomerate that bears a striki…

  • Selected Works

    Selected Works
    av Cesare Pavese

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322851

    "There is only one pleasure, that of being alive. All the rest is misery," wrote Cesare Pavese, whose short, intense life spanned the ordeals of fascism and World War II to witness the beginnings of Italy's postwar prosperity. Searchingly alert to n…

  • Hav: Last Letters from Hav of the Myrmidons

    Hav: Last Letters from Hav of the Myrmidons
    av Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174494

    A New York Review Books Original Hav is like no place on earth. Rumored to be the site of Troy, captured during the crusades and recaptured by Saladin, visited by Tolstoy, Hitler, Grace Kelly, and Princess Diana, this Mediterranean city-state is hom…

  • Images and Shadows: Part of a Life

    Images and Shadows: Part of a Life
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373652

    An extraordinary memoir by Iris Origo, who chronicled political life in A Chill in the Air and War in Val d'Orcia, and now turns inward to describe her own family, the work of writing, and the transcience of memory. Images and Shadows, Iris Origo's…

  • A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

    A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171653

    This beloved account about an intrepid young Englishman on the first leg of his walk from London to Constantinople is simply one of the best works of travel literature ever written. At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the hear…