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  • Slow Homecoming
    117 kr

    Slow Homecoming
    av Peter Handke, Benjamin Kunkel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173077
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    Provocative, romantic, and restlessly exploratory, Peter Handke is one of the great writers of our time. Slow Homecoming, originally published in the late 1970s, is central to his achievement and to the powerful influence he has exercised on other w…

  • Stoner
    103 kr

    Stoner
    av John Williams, John McGahern

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171998
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    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farmin…

  • Abigail
    160 kr

    Abigail
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374031
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    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…

  • Short Letter, Long Farewell
    117 kr

    Short Letter, Long Farewell
    av Peter Handke, Greil Marcus

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173060
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    Peter Handke's early novel Short Letter, Long Farewell is one of his most inventive and exhilarating books. Full of seedy noir atmospherics and boasting an air of generalized delirium, the book begins by introducing us to a young German who has just…

  • Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction
    168 kr

    Essayism: On Form, Feeling, and Nonfiction
    av Brian Dillon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372822
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    A compelling ode to the essay form and the great essaysists themselves, from Montaigne to Woolf to Sontag. Essayism is a book about essays and essayists, a study of melancholy and depression, a love letter to belle-lettrists, and an account of the i…

  • The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
    168 kr

    The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Colin Thubron, Artemis Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590177792
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    Patrick Leigh Fermor recounts the last leg of his epic walk across Europe as he makes his way through Bulgaria, Romania, and finally Greece. In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, st…

  • Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates
    160 kr

    Between the Woods and the Water: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Middle Danube to the Iron Gates
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171660
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    Continuing the epic foot journey across Europe begun in A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor writes about walking from Hungary to the Balkans. The journey that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on in 1933--to cross Europe on foot with an emergency allo…

  • The Long Ships
    176 kr

    The Long Ships
    av Frans G. Bengtsson, Michael Chabon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173466
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    A beloved Viking saga and masterpiece of historical fiction, The Long Ships is a high spirited adventure that stretches from Scandinavia to Spain, England, Ireland, and beyond. Frans Gunnar Bengtsson's The Long Ships resurrects the fantastic world…

  • Memed, My Hawk
    160 kr

    Memed, My Hawk
    av Yashar Kemal, Yashar Kemal

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171394
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    A tale of high adventure and lyrical celebration, tenderness and violence, generosity and ruthlessness, Memed, My Hawk is the defining achievement of one of the greatest and most beloved of living writers, Yashar Kemal. It is reissued here with a ne…

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

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

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171653
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    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…

  • Life and Fate
    223 kr

    Life and Fate
    av Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172018
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    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 Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror
    184 kr

    The Rim of Morning: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror
    av William Sloane, Stephen King

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179062
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    In the 1930s, William Sloane wrote two brilliant novels that gave a whole new meaning to cosmic horror. In To Walk the Night, Bark Jones and his college buddy Jerry Lister, a science whiz, head back to their alma mater to visit a cherished professor…

  • Lucky Jim
    152 kr

    Lucky Jim
    av Kingsley Amis, Keith Gessen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590175750
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    A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature. Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth century, Lucky Jim remains as trenchant, withering, and eloquen…

  • The Corner That Held Them
    160 kr

    The Corner That Held Them
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner, Claire Harman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373874
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    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…

  • Hons and Rebels
    168 kr

    Hons and Rebels
    av Jessica Mitford, Christopher Hitchens

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171103
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    Jessica Mitford, the great muckraking journalist, was part of a legendary English aristocratic family. Her sisters included Nancy, doyenne of the 1920s London smart set and a noted novelist and biographer; Diana, wife to the English fascist chief Si…

  • Rogue Male
    144 kr

    Rogue Male
    av Geoffrey Household, Victoria Nelson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172438
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    1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator's private compound. He does. He has th…

  • The Seventh Cross
    160 kr

    The Seventh Cross
    av Anna Seghers, Thomas Von Steinaecker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372129
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    A revelatory World War II novel about a German prisoner of war fleeing for the border and encountering a variety of Germans, good and bad and indifferent, along his way. Now available in a new English translation. The Seventh Cross is one of the mos…

  • A Month in the Country
    144 kr

    A Month in the Country
    av J. L. Carr, Michael Holroyd

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322479
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    A short, spellbinding novel about a WWI veteran finding a way to re-enter--and fully embrace--normal life while spending the summer in an idyllic English village. In J. L. Carr's deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War a…

  • Stalingrad
    247 kr

    Stalingrad
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373270
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    The prequel to Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate, the War and Peace of the 20th Century, now in English for the first time. In April 1942, Hitler and Mussolini meet in Salzburg where they agree on a renewed assault on the Soviet Union. Launched in th…

  • Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese
    168 kr

    Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese
    av Patrick Leigh Fermor, Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171882
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    Join a classic adventurer on his travels throughout southern Greece, where he explores remote villages, swims in the Aegean and Ionian seas, and finds history wherever he goes. The Mani, at the tip of Greece's--and Europe's--southernmost promontory…

  • The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence
    184 kr

    The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence
    av D. H. Lawrence, Geoff Dyer, Geoff Dyer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681373638
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    You could describe D.H. Lawrence as the great multi-instrumentalist among the great writers of the twentieth century. He was a brilliant, endlessly controversial novelist who transformed, for better and for worse, the way we write about sex and emot…

  • Augustus
    150 kr

    Augustus
    av John Williams, Daniel Mendelsohn

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178218
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    WINNER OF THE 1973 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD By the Author of Stoner In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire.…

  • In Love
    137 kr

    In Love
    av Alfred Hayes, Frederic Raphael

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590176665
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    New York in the 1950s. A man on a barstool is telling a story about a woman he met in a bar, early married and soon divorced, her child farmed out to her parents, good-looking, if a little past her prime. They'd gone out, they'd grown close, but as…

  • Seacrow Island
    227 kr

    Seacrow Island
    av Astrid Lindgren

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178683
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    Tiny Seacrow Island is one of hundreds of islands in the sparkling blue of the Baltic Sea. Though small, it has everything you'd want in an island: woods to wander in, flowers to pick, fish to catch, boats to sail in, all kinds of animals. But it do…

  • Everything Flows
    168 kr

    Everything Flows
    av Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173282
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    A New York Review Books Original Everything Flows is Vasily Grossman's final testament, written after the Soviet authorities suppressed his masterpiece, Life and Fate. The main story is simple: released after thirty years in the Soviet camps, Ivan G…

  • Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones
    176 kr

    Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones
    av Daniel Mendelsohn

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374055
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    This collection of essays exemplifies the range, depth, and erudition that have made Daniel Mendelsohn "required reading for anyone interested in dissecting culture" (The Daily Beast). Here Mendelsohn once again casts an eye at literature, film, tel…

  • The Haunted Looking Glass
    152 kr

    The Haunted Looking Glass
    av Edward Gorey, Edward Gorey

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322684
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    The Haunted Looking Glass is the late Edward Gorey's selection of his favorite tales of ghosts, ghouls, and grisly goings-on. It includes stories by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, M. R. James, W. W. Jacobs, and L. P. Hartley, among other masters o…

  • Really the Blues
    168 kr

    Really the Blues
    av Mezz Mezzrow, Bernard Wolfe, Ben Ratliff

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179451
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    Mezz Mezzrow was a boy from Chicago who learned to play the sax in reform school and pursued a life in music and a life of crime. He moved from Chicago to New Orleans to New York, working in brothels and bars, bootlegging, dealing drugs, getting hoo…

  • The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    144 kr

    The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    av Tayeb Salih, Hisham Matar

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173428
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    "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…

  • A Certain Plume
    152 kr

    A Certain Plume
    av Henri Michaux, Richard Sieburth

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681372266
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    A bilingual edition of the most famous of Henri Michaux's poetry collections, now in a new translation from the French. The figure of Plume preoccupied the great Belgian poet Henri Michaux throughout his career. Plume, meaning feather or pen, is a c…

  • Witch Grass
    184 kr

    Witch Grass
    av Raymond Queneau, Barbara Wright

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170311
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    Seated in a Paris caf , a man glimpses another man, a shadowy figure hurrying for the train: Who is he? he wonders, How does he live? And instantly the shadow comes to life, precipitating a series of comic run-ins among a range of disreputable and h…

  • Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    223 kr

    Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition
    av John Williams, John McGahern

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681374574
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    Discover an American masterpiece. This unassuming story about the life of a quiet English professor has earned the admiration of readers all over the globe. The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams's Stoner "is something much rarer th…

  • The Way of the World
    176 kr

    The Way of the World
    av Nicolas Bouvier, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Thierry Vernet

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173220
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    In 1953, twenty-four-year old Nicolas Bouvier and his artist friend Thierry Vernet set out to make their way overland from their native Geneva to the Khyber Pass. They had a rattletrap Fiat and a little money, but above all they were equipped with t…

  • Love in a Fallen City
    160 kr

    Love in a Fallen City
    av Eileen Chang

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171783
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    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 kni…

  • The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll
    223 kr

    The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll
    av Alvaro Mutis, Francisco Goldman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940322912
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    Maqroll the Gaviero (the Lookout) is one of the most alluring and memorable characters in the fiction of the last twenty-five years. His extravagant and hopeless undertakings, his brushes with the law and scrapes with death, and his enduring friends…

  • The Summer Book
    144 kr

    The Summer Book
    av Tove Jansson, Kathryn Davis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172681
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    Like the clear, brilliantly blue sky that hangs over the small island on which it's set, "The Summer Book" is intense, fleeting, and perfect. Tove Jansson's slender novel is a season told in episodes in the lives a six-year-old girl, awakening to ex…

  • Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States
    207 kr

    Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States
    av George R. Stewart, Matt Weiland

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172735
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    George R. Stewart's classic study of place-naming in the United States was written during World War II as a tribute to the varied heritage of the nation's peoples. More than half a century later, Names on the Land remains the authoritative source on…

  • The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction
    149 kr

    The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction
    av Mark Lilla

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590179024
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    We don't understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today's political dramas are unintelligible to us.The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and mo…

  • The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
    144 kr

    The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
    av Brian Moore, Mary Gordon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173497
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    The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne is an unflinching and deeply sympathetic portrait of a woman destroyed by self and circumstance. First published in 1955, it marked Brian Moore as a major figure in English literature (he would go on to be short-l…

  • Moravagine
    160 kr

    Moravagine
    av Blaise Cendrars, Paul La Farge

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170632
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    At once truly appalling and appallingly funny, Blaise Cendrars's Moravagine bears comparison with Naked Lunch--except that it's a lot more entertaining to read. Heir to an immense aristocratic fortune, mental and physical mutant Moravagine is a mons…

  • Angel
    152 kr

    Angel
    av Elizabeth Taylor, Hilary Mantel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174975
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    Perhaps every novelist harbors a monster at heart, an irrepressible and utterly irresponsible fantasist, not to mention a born and ingenious liar, without which all her art would go for naught. Angel, at any rate, is the story of such a monster. Ang…

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

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

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590170182
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    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 Slaves of Solitude
    152 kr

    The Slaves of Solitude
    av Patrick Hamilton, David Lodge

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172209
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    England in the middle of World War II, a war that seems fated to go on forever, a war that has become a way of life. Heroic resistance is old hat. Everything is in short supply, and tempers are even shorter. Overwhelmed by the terrors and rigors of…

  • Living
    137 kr

    Living
    av Henry Green, Adam Thirlwell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370682
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    A timeless work of social satire, set in the 1920s and considered one of the most insightful Modernist depictions of England's working class Living is a book about life in a factory town and the operations of a factory, from the workers on the floor…

  • Katalin Street
    152 kr

    Katalin Street
    av Magda Szabo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681371528
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    WINNER OF THE 2018 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE From the author of The Door, selected as one of the New York Times "10 Best Books of 2015," this is a heartwrenching tale about a group of friends and lovers torn apart by the German occupation of Budapest du…

  • The Dud Avocado
    152 kr

    The Dud Avocado
    av Elaine Dundy, Terry Teachout

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590172322
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    A smart, funny classic about a young and beautiful American woman who moves to Paris determined to live life to the fullest. The Dud Avocado follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the…

  • Party Going
    137 kr

    Party Going
    av Henry Green, Amit Chaudhuri

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370705
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    A modernist "masterpiece" (The New York Times) that will appeal to fans of Downton Abbey and The Great Gatsby Party Going, published in 1939, is Henry Green's darkly comic valediction to what W. H. Auden famously described as the "low dishonest deca…

  • Mr. Fortune
    144 kr

    Mr. Fortune
    av Sylvia Townsend Warner, Adam Mars-Jones

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590174586
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    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…

  • Loving
    137 kr

    Loving
    av Henry Green, Roxana Robinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681370149
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    Loving is set in the vast hereditary house of the Tennants, an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family, but the story mainly involves their servants. The war has led to a scarcity of experienced staff, and when Eldon the butler dies, Raunce the head footman…

  • A View of the Harbour
    168 kr

    A View of the Harbour
    av Elizabeth Taylor, Roxana Robinson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590178485
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    Blindness and betrayal are Elizabeth Taylor's great subjects, and in A View of the Harbour she turns her unsparing gaze on the emotional and sexual politics of a seedy seaside town that's been left behind by modernity. Tory, recently divorced, depen…