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  • Little Women

    Little Women
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495877

    Beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey, this new edition includes some extra material for young readers. The four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while their father has been drafte…

  • Alistair Grim's Odditorium

    Alistair Grim's Odditorium
    av Gregory Funaro

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883828

    An enchanting book set in a world where the odd is the ordinary, evil has many faces and love is the most powerful magic of them all.Twelve-year-old Grubb lives a hand-to-mouth existence in Victorian England, working as a chimney sweep under a cruel…

  • Lila

    Lila
    av Robert M. Pirsig

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881541

    Phaedrus - a character familiar to readers of 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' - is sailing down the Hudson River when he meets Lila Blewitt, an unapologetically sexual, psychologically unstable woman whom a mutual friend warns him agains…

  • The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy

    The Diaries of Sofia Tolstoy
    av Sofia Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881022

    When Sofia Behrs married Count Leo Tolstoy, the author of "War and Peace", husband and wife regularly exchanged diaries covering the years from 1862 to 1910. Sofia's life was not an easy one: she idealized her husband, but was tormented by him; even…

  • Cain's Book

    Cain's Book
    av Alexander Trocchi

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714544601

    Written in America while Trocchi was working on a scow on the Hudson River, Cain's Book is an extraordinary autobiographical account about a junky's life, and an honest, raunchy, eye-opening trip through hell. Probably the most famous novel about dr…

  • Death on Credit

    Death on Credit
    av Louis-Ferdinand Celine

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496348

    When Celine's first novel, Journey to the End of the Night was first published in 1932, it created an instant scandal. Four years later came the sequel, Death on Credit. Both were a new kind of novel, frank about the author's thoughts and actions in…

  • Remainder

    Remainder
    av Tom McCarthy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883804

    Traumatized by an accident which 'involved something falling from the sky' and leaves him eight and a half million pounds richer but hopelessly estranged from the world around him, Remainder's hero spends his time and money obsessively reconstructin…

  • Remainder

    Remainder
    av Tom McCarthy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884207

    NOW A CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILMTraumatized by an accident which 'involved something falling from the sky' and leaves him eight and a half million pounds richer but hopelessly estranged from the world around him, Remainder's hero spends his time and…

  • In the Labyrinth

    In the Labyrinth
    av Alain Robbe-Grillet

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714544571

    The Battle of Reichenfels has been fought and lost. The army is in flight. The enemy is expected to arrive in town at any moment. A soldier, carrying a parcel under his arm, is wandering through an unknown town. All the streets look the same, and he…

  • Tropisms

    Tropisms
    av Nathalie Sarraute

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714542546

    A series of sketches and observations of daily life - a crowd gathering in front of shop windows, an old man talking to his grandchild about death, a professor lecturing about Proust and Rimbaud, a woman concealing her disdain at a family gathering…

  • The Berenger Plays

    The Berenger Plays
    av Eugene Ionesco

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714548487

    "This collection brings together the four plays that feature Ionesco's everyman protagonist Jean Berenger. In 'The Killer', he comes across a "radiant city", an ideal civilization which is being terrorized by a killer, whom he tries to help apprehen…

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    The Hundred-Foot Journey
    av Richard C. Morais

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883323

    The Hundred-foot Journey is the story of Hassan Haji, a boy from Mumbai who embarks, along with his boisterous family, on a picaresque journey first to London and then across Europe, before they ultimately open a restaurant opposite a famous chef, M…

  • Impressions of Africa

    Impressions of Africa
    av Raymond Roussel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714548586

    The first of Roussel's two major prose works, Impressions of Africa is not, as the title may suggest, a conventional travel account, but an adventure story put together in a highly individual fashion and with an unusual time sequence, whereby the re…

  • Slick

    Slick
    av M.M. Vaughan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884597

    Eric Young is the first child android to be trialled in society, but he doesn't know that. He does know that he's just moved to Ashland from New York City, so it's important that he makes new friends. Not just any friends, but the right kind, the ki…

  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol
    av Charles Dickens

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496171

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a lonely, miserly old man who hates Christmas, which he dismisses as humbug . One Christmas Eve, however, he is visited by a series of ghosts who reveal to him the innocence he has lost, the wretchedness of his future and the pov…

  • In Search of Mary

    In Search of Mary
    av Bee Rowlatt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883781

    Toddler in tow, Bee Rowlatt embarks on an extraordinary journey in search of the life and legacy of the first celebrity feminist: Mary Wollstonecraft. From the wild coasts of Norway to a naked re-birthing in California, via the blood-soaked streets…

  • Angela Merkel

    Angela Merkel
    av Stefan Kornelius

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883187

    With the Eurozone engulfed in an unprecedented crisis, one political figure looms largest of all, Angela Merkel, the leader of its most powerful economy. While foreign affairs have become the central issues of her chancellorship in this crucial elec…

  • Wabi-Sabi

    Wabi-Sabi
    av Francesc Miralles

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883989

    Living apart from his girlfriend Gabriela, from whom he seems to have grown gradually distant, university lecturer Samuel is shaken from his humdrum existence when he receives an anonymous postcard from Japan depicting a porcelain figurine of a cat…

  • A.J. Cronin

    A.J. Cronin
    av Alan Davies

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881121

    A.J. Cronin, author of some of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the creator of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly overlooked by literary biographers. In this, the first fulllength life of this eminent and unjustly neglected writer, A…

  • The Emergency Zoo

    The Emergency Zoo
    av Miriam Halahmy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883972

    It is late August 1939: Britain is on the brink of war, and preparations are under way to evacuate London's children to the countryside. When twelve-year-old Tilly and her best friend Rosy find out that they will not be able to take their beloved do…

  • Buddhaland Brooklyn

    Buddhaland Brooklyn
    av Richard C. Morais

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883101

    As he approaches his fortieth birthday, the introverted monk Seido Oda is ordered by his superior to leave behind his peaceful refuge in the remote mountains of Japan and set up a temple in Brooklyn's Little Calabria. There Oda is confronted with an…

  • Prosecco

    Prosecco
    av Luigi Bolzon

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884627

    Following in the footsteps of other illustrious Italian gastronomic successes - from pizza to pasta, from mozzarella to Parmesan and mortadella - Prosecco is the most recent "made in Italy" product to have colonized the world. But what is its histor…

  • The Tower

    The Tower
    av Alessandro Gallenzi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883767

    Amman, Jordan. As an ambitious digitization project gathers pace in a vast building outside Amman, some unpublished writings by Giordano Bruno - flawed genius of the late Renaissance, renegade philosopher, occultist with a prodigious memory - disapp…

  • The Scent of Lemon Leaves

    The Scent of Lemon Leaves
    av Clara Sanchez

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846882432

    Having left her job and boyfriend, thirty-year-old Sandra decides to stay in a village on the Costa Brava in order to take stock of her life and find a new direction. She befriends Karin and Fredrik, an elderly Norwegian couple, who provide her with…

  • Buster

    Buster
    av Alan Burns

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714549200

    Buster was the first, and arguably the most traditional, work of fiction by Alan Burns - dating from before his aleatoric style developed into "cutting up", but displaying early examples of the trademark disjointed, brisk and biting style which earn…

  • The New Football Coach

    The New Football Coach
    av Dominique Demers

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884351

    Miss Charlotte - the new coach of a children's football team - has some odd methods to prepare them for the big match, including talking to the ball and drinking a special potion, smalalamiam. Also, she teaches them how to lose! And to have fun. Inc…

  • The Storyteller of Marrakesh

    The Storyteller of Marrakesh
    av Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881824

    Each year the storyteller Hassan gathers listeners to the city square to share their recollections of a young foreign couple who mysteriously disappeared some time ago. As various witnesses describe their encounters with the couple - their tales ove…

  • The Lost Book of the Grail

    The Lost Book of the Grail
    av Charlie Lovett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884214

    Academic and bibliophile Arthur Prescott finds respite from the drudgery of his professorship in the Barchester Cathedral Library, where he devotes himself to researching the Holy Grail and writing his long-delayed guide to the history of the mediev…

  • Last Day of a Condemned Man

    Last Day of a Condemned Man
    av Victor Hugo

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498700

    The Last Day of a Condemned Man is an eloquent plea for compassion and a masterpiece of realist fiction. This edition includes Preface to the 1832 edition, a manifest of Hugo's personal opnions, A Comedy about a Tragedy and Claude Gueux, an early ex…

  • Man at Leisure

    Man at Leisure
    av Alexander Trocchi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714549446

    Published for the first time in 1972, this verse collection reveals lesser-known facets of the novelist Alexander Trocchi's writing. The poems included span a long period of time, and range from the lyricism of his early love poetry and reflections…

  • Plays Volume 1

    Plays Volume 1
    av Georg Kaiser

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714549644

    "These five plays provide an excellent introduction to Kaiser's vision of the regeneration of man, which he illustrated in his works by a total paring down of detail, penetrating to the core of the matter and revealing man's true potential.In From M…

  • The English Harem

    The English Harem
    av Anthony McCarten

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883798

    Supermarket checkout girl Tracy Pringle has a very lively imagination indeed. In front of her, as she blip-blips herself into a daydream, walk past not boring housewives with screaming children or tired office clerks, but the likes of Lord Byron, La…

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
    av L. Frank Baum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495778

    When young Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a cyclone, their Kansas farmhouse is carried off to the magical Land of Oz. Upon being told that the only way back is to follow the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, home to the Wizard of Oz, Do…

  • The Story of a Snail Who Discovered the Importance of Being Slow

    The Story of a Snail Who Discovered the Importance of Being Slow
    av Luis Sepulveda

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884139

    Rebelde the snail can't stop asking his fellow molluscs awkward questions, starting with: why are we so slow? When he is finally banished from the snail community because of this, he is forced to travel the world alone. As he explores in his slow sn…

  • Politics and Literature

    Politics and Literature
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714549156

    First published in French magazines in the 1960s, the essays and interviews collected in this volume tackle two of Sartre's most enduring concerns as a philosopher: politics and literature. With regard to the former, they develop the notion of the i…

  • The Voyeur

    The Voyeur
    av Alain Robbe-Grillet

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714548579

    When Mathias, a travelling watch salesman, returns after many years to the island of his birth, a young girl is found dead on the rocks. As Mathias makes an increasingly tense recapitulation of his movements on the day of the event, tiny details slo…

  • Jealousy

    Jealousy
    av Alain Robbe-Grillet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714544540

    In his most famous and perhaps most typical work, Robbe-Grillet explores his principal preoccupation: the meaning of reality. The novel is set on a tropical banana plantation, and the action is seen through the eyes of a narrator who never appears i…

  • Il Duce and His Women

    Il Duce and His Women
    av Roberto Olla

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881831

    Il Duce and His Women charts the main events in Mussolini's private and public life, from his humble beginnings in Romagna as the son of a blacksmith to his years as the director of a leading Socialist newspaper and his irresistible rise to power, w…

  • Letters from London and Europe

    Letters from London and Europe
    av Gioacchino Tomasi Lampedusa

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846881374

    The Leopard, published posthumously in 1958, was one of the most important works of fiction to appear in the Italian language in the twentieth century. Between 1925 and 1930, its author, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, wrote a number of letters to his…

  • Changing Track

    Changing Track
    av Michel Butor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714545707

    On a train from Paris to Rome on his way to surprise his lover, the businessman Leon Delmont begins to mull over his past and question the decisions he has made about his future. These musings - together with his impressions of the unfolding scenery…

  • The Blind Owl and Other Stories

    The Blind Owl and Other Stories
    av Sadegh Hedayat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714544588

    Following a disjointed, vision-like structure, The Blind Owl is the nightmarish exploration of the psyche of a madman. The narrator is an ailing, solitary misanthrope who suffers from hallucinations, and his dreamlike tale is layered, circular, driv…

  • ECHOES FROM ALSATIA

    ECHOES FROM ALSATIA
    av VARIOUS

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780957452275

  • InterRail

    InterRail
    av Alessandro Gallenzi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846882449

    When Francesco decides to embark on his first trip outside his native Italy, he leaves behind a difficult relationship with his father, the narrow vistas of a small provincial town and the stifling atmosphere of a country he feels has become degrade…

  • Good to Be God

    Good to Be God
    av Tibor Fischer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846880841

    A darkly hilarious tale of a perennially unlucky man who, in anything-goes Miami, commits to the ultimate stolen identity scheme--playing God Using the credit card and identity of a handcuff salesman, professional failure Tyndale Corbett arrives in…

  • Space on Earth

    Space on Earth
    av Sheila Kanani

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884559

    Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered about space, astronomy and the universe? Perhaps you have. But you've probably never looked around you - at the sunglasses you wear or the selfies people take - and thought about space. The truth is,…

  • Selected Writings

    Selected Writings
    av Rene Magritte

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884498

    Available for the first time in an English translation, this selection gives non-Francophone readers the chance to encounter the many incarnations of renowned Belgian painter Rene Magritte - the artist, the man, the aspiring noirist, the fire-breath…

  • Cheese

    Cheese
    av Willem Elsschot

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884160

    When the ambitious but inept clerk Frans Laarmans is offered a job managing an Edam distribution company in Antwerp, he jumps at the chance, despite his professed dislike for cheese in all its forms. He soon finds himself submerged in a bureaucratic…

  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    av Leslie Cavendish

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884313

    The Beatles' hair changed the world. As their increasingly wild, untamed manes grew, to the horror of parents everywhere, they set off a cultural revolution as the most tangible symbol of the Sixties' psychedelic dream of peace, love and playful reb…

  • The Cutting Edge

    The Cutting Edge
    av Leslie Cavendish

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884542

    The Beatles' hair changed the world. As their increasingly wild, untamed manes grew, to the horror of parents everywhere, they set off a cultural revolution as the most tangible symbol of the Sixties' psychedelic dream of peace, love and playful reb…

  • The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly

    The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her to Fly
    av Luis Sepulveda

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846884009

    Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once i…

  • The New Teacher

    The New Teacher
    av Dominique Demers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846883996

    Mademoiselle Charlotte, the new teacher, is not like the others: she wears a large hat and a crumpled dress that make her look like a scarecrow, and she talks to a rock. The children think she is crazy at first, but soon realize she makes school mor…

  • Dubliners

    Dubliners
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496317

    James Joyce's first published book, which he wrote when he was still in his twenties, Dubliners is far removed from the bold experimentalism of his later work, but is essential for understanding the author's development as a writer, and endures as a…