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  • Carmilla

    Carmilla
    av Sheridan Le Fanu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275848

    In an isolated castle deep in the Austrian forest, Laura leads a solitary life with only her ailing father for company. Until one moonlit night, a horse-drawn carriage crashes into view, carrying an unexpected guest - the beautiful Carmilla. So begi…

  • Tender is the Flesh

    Tender is the Flesh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276203

    It all happened so quickly. First, animals became infected with the virus and their meat became poisonous. Then governments initiated the Transition. Now, 'special meat' - human meat - is legal.Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans - only…

  • Tender is the Flesh

    Tender is the Flesh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275572

    It all happened so quickly. First, animals became infected with the virus and their meat became poisonous. Then governments initiated the Transition. Now, 'special meat' - human meat - is legal.Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans - only…

  • Ms Ice Sandwich

    Ms Ice Sandwich
    av Mieko Kawakami

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276722

    A young boy returns obsessively to a supermarket sandwich counter, entranced by the beauty of the woman who works there. Her aloof demeanour and electric blue eyelids make him feel the most intense joy he's ever known. He calls her Ms Ice Sandwich,…

  • A Chess Story

    A Chess Story
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270119

    An epic chess match on a transatlantic liner unearths a story of persecution and obsession. One of the most perfectly gripping novellas from a master of the form, Stefan Zweig.Chess world champion Mirko Czentovic is travelling on an ocean liner to B…

  • The King in Yellow

    The King in Yellow
    av Robert W. Chambers

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273769

    I cannot forget Carcosa where black stars hang in the heavens; where the shadows of men's thoughts lengthen in the afternoon... I pray God will curse the writer, as the writer has cursed the world with this beautiful, stupendous creation, terrible i…

  • In the Beginning Was the Sea

    In the Beginning Was the Sea
    av Tomas Gonzalez

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271659

    Death in paradise: sea, sex and a sinister downward spiral on a Caribbean coastThe young intellectuals J. and Elena abandon the parties, the drinking and the money of the city, and start a new life on a remote tropical coast. Among mango trees, hot…

  • The Captain's Daughter

    The Captain's Daughter
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276388

    As complex as they are gripping, Pushkin's stories are some of the greatest and most influential ever written. Foundational to the development of Russian prose, they retain stunning freshness and clarity, more than ever in Anthony Briggs's finely nu…

  • Magellan

    Magellan
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548490

    The life of the great Portuguese explorer who dared to sail beyond the horizonThe Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) is one of the most famous navigators in history-he was the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean,…

  • The Enchanted Night

    The Enchanted Night
    av Miklos Banffy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275923

    Back from Troy, the 'divine' Helen looks with fresh eyes at her foul-mouthed hero-husband; a girl in a mountain village seeks reassurance about her arranged marriage; a drunken mandarin invites the devil to tea; and a German princess discovers that…

  • The Buddha's Return

    The Buddha's Return
    av Gaito Gazdanov

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270591

    A millionaire is killed. A golden statuette of a Buddha goes missing. A penniless student, who is afflicted by dream-like fits, is arrested and accused of murder.Slipping between the menacing dream world of the student's fevered imagination, and the…

  • The Mystery of Henri Pick

    The Mystery of Henri Pick
    av David Foenkinos

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275824

    In the small town of Crozon in Brittany, a library houses manuscripts that were rejected for publication: the faded dreams of aspiring writers. Visiting while on holiday, young editor Delphine Despero is thrilled to discover a novel so powerful that…

  • Coin Locker Babies

    Coin Locker Babies
    av Ryu Murakami

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968470

    Coin Locker Babies is Ryu Murakami's cult cyperpunk novel.Two babies are left in a Tokyo station coin locker and survive against the odds, but their lives are forever tainted by this inauspicious start.As they grow up, they join the ranks of Toxitow…

  • At Night All Blood is Black

    At Night All Blood is Black
    av David Diop

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275862

    Alfa and Mademba are two of the many Senegalese soldiers fighting in the Great War. Together they climb dutifully out of their trenches to attack France's German enemies whenever the whistle blows, until Mademba is wounded, and dies in a shell hole…

  • The World of Yesterday

    The World of Yesterday
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548674

    'The time provides the pictures, I merely speak the words to go with them, and it will not be so much my own story I tell as that of an entire generation - our unique generation, carrying a heavier burden of fate than almost any other in the course…

  • The World of Yesterday

    The World of Yesterday
    av Stefan Zweig

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271222

    'The time provides the pictures, I merely speak the words to go with them, and it will not be so much my own story I tell as that of an entire generation - our unique generation, carrying a heavier burden of fate than almost any other in the course…

  • Those Who Forget

    Those Who Forget
    av Geraldine Schwarz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275350

    Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2020During the war, Geraldine Schwarz's German grandparents were neither heroes nor villains - they just followed the current. Afterwards they wanted to forget, to bury it all under the wreckage of the Third…

  • Those Who Forget

    Those Who Forget
    av Geraldine Schwarz

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275374

    During the war, Geraldine Schwarz's grandparents were neither heroes nor villains - they just followed the current. Afterwards they wanted to forget, to bury it all under the wreckage of the Third Reich.But decades later, delving through the basemen…

  • Fists

    Fists
    av Pietro Grossi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968289

    Told in a spare and powerful voice reminiscent of Hemingway and Salinger, the three stories in Pietro Grossi's Fists explore the rite of passage each of us faces in our youth and what it means to be a man in our time.'Boxing', 'Horses' and 'The Monk…

  • Arturo's Island

    Arturo's Island
    av Elsa Morante

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274957

    In this little-known classic of Italian literature, young Arturo grows up in near-isolation on the island of Procida in the Bay of Naples. His mother died in childbirth and his wayward father, who left him as a child in the care of a servant on the…

  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285505

    A major classic of 1930s literature, Antal Szerb's Journey by Moonlight is the fantastically moving and darkly funny story of a bourgeois businessman torn between duty and desire.'On the train, everything seemed fine. The trouble began in Venice ...…

  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968029

    A major classic of 1930s literature, Antal Szerb's Journey by Moonlight is the fantastically moving and darkly funny story of a bourgeois businessman torn between duty and desire.'On the train, everything seemed fine. The trouble began in Venice ...…

  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968432

    A major classic of 1930s literature, Antal Szerb's Journey by Moonlight is the fantastically moving and darkly funny story of a bourgeois businessman torn between duty and desire.'On the train, everything seemed fine. The trouble began in Venice ...…

  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285376

    Mihaly, the son of a bourgeois family in Budapest, is haunted by nostalgia for his bohemian youth. He seeks escape in his marriage to Erzsi. On honeymoon in Italy they are accidentally separated and Mihaly starts a mystical and dazzling journey, fir…

  • Record of a Night Too Brief

    Record of a Night Too Brief
    av Hiromi Kawakami

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272717

    The Akutagawa Prize-winning stories from the author of Strange Weather in TokyoIn these three haunting and lyrical stories, three young women experience unsettling loss and romance.In a dreamlike adventure, one woman travels through an apparently un…

  • Beyond Sleep

    Beyond Sleep
    av Willem Frederik Hermans

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276265

    A young geologist hungry for fame journeys to the mountains of Norway's Arctic north on a research expedition, but soon realizes he's more likely be eaten alive by mosquitoes than win glory. Freezing, wet and plagued by insomnia, Alfred becomes incr…

  • Three Lives

    Three Lives
    av Oliver Matuschek

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270058

    A new paperback edition of the only biography in English of Stefan Zweig Drawing on a great wealth of newly available sources, this definitive biography recounts the eventful life of a great writer spoilt by success-a life lived in the shadow of two…

  • Three Lives

    Three Lives
    av Oliver Matuschek

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548292

    Oliver Matuschek's brilliant Three Lives: a biography of Stefan Zweig is the only biography available in English of Stefan Zweig, one of the most famous authors of the pre-war era, whose colourful and tragic life ended in a suicide pact with his wif…

  • Fantastic Night

    Fantastic Night
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271482

    'I alone know that I am only just beginning to live.'He is distinguished, rich, a member of fashionable society-utterlybored. But, over the course of one fantastic night, a young Baron becomes a thief, unashamed, and awakes to life for the first tim…

  • The Cake Tree in the Ruins

    The Cake Tree in the Ruins
    av Akiyuki Nosaka

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274186

    'I am still unable to leave the burnt-out ruins' Akiyuki Nosaka, 2014In 1945, Akiyuki Nosaka watched the Allied firebombing of Kobe kill his adoptive parents, and then witnessed his sister starving to death. The shocking and blisteringly memorable s…

  • From the Fatherland with Love

    From the Fatherland with Love
    av Ryu Murakami

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968494

    An ambitious, epic dystopian novel - part political thriller and part satire.From the Fatherland, with Love is set in an alternative, dystopian present in which the dollar has collapsed and Japan's economy has fallen along with it. The North Korean…

  • From the Fatherland with Love

    From the Fatherland with Love
    av Ryu Murakami

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968456

    An ambitious, epic dystopian novel - part political thriller and part satire.From the Fatherland, with Love is set in an alternative, dystopian present in which the dollar has collapsed and Japan's economy has fallen along with it. The North Korean…

  • The Bug

    The Bug
    av Ellen Ullman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968142

    The debut novel by the acclaimed American novelist and former computer programmer Ellen Ullman, The Bug is both a novel of ideas and a suspense story. 'Thrilling and intellectually fearless . . . If more contemporary novels delivered news this relev…

  • When We Cease to Understand the World

    When We Cease to Understand the World
    av Benjamin Labatut

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276128

    Albert Einstein opens a letter sent to him from the Eastern Front of World War I. Inside, he finds the first exact solution to the equations of general relativity, unaware that it contains a monster that could destroy his life's work.The great mathe…

  • Days in the Caucasus

    Days in the Caucasus
    av Banine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274896

    We all know families that are poor but 'respectable'. Mine, in contrast, was extremely rich but not 'respectable' at all...This is the extraordinary memoir of an 'odd, rich, exotic' childhood - of growing up in Azerbaijan in the turbulent early twen…

  • Days in the Caucasus

    Days in the Caucasus
    av Banine

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274872

    We all know families that are poor but 'respectable'. Mine, in contrast, was extremely rich but not 'respectable' at all...This is the unforgettable memoir of an 'odd, rich, exotic' childhood, of growing up in Azerbaijan in the turbulent early twent…

  • The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig

    The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276319

    In this magnificent collection of Stefan Zweig's short stories the very best and worst of human nature are captured with sharp observation, understanding and vivid empathy. A knock on a door that forces a whole community to take flight, an aging wom…

  • The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig

    The Collected Stories of Stefan Zweig
    av Stefan Zweig

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270034

    Perfectly paced and brimming with passion-twenty-two tales from a master storyteller of the twentieth century.In this magnificent collection of Stefan Zweig's short stories the very best and worst of human nature are captured with sharp observation,…

  • The Invisible Collection

    The Invisible Collection
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271499

    'This is the story of about the strangest thing that I've ever encountered, old art dealer that I am.'It is perhaps the finest art collection of its kind, acquired through a lifetime of sacrifice - but when a dealer comes to see it, he finds somethi…

  • Fat City

    Fat City
    av Leonard Gardner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272557

    'Tremendous' Geoff Dyer'A pitch-perfect account of boxing, blue-collar bewilderment and the battle of the sexes' San Francisco ChronicleA major cult film directed by John HustonStockton, California: a town of dark bars and lunchrooms, cheap hotels a…

  • No Place to Lay One's Head

    No Place to Lay One's Head
    av Francoise Frenkel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274001

    In 1921, Francoise Frenkel - a Jewish woman from Poland - opens her first bookshop in Berlin. It is a dream come true. The dream lasts nearly two decades. Then suddenly, it ends. It ends after police confiscations and the Night of Broken Glass, as J…

  • No Place to Lay One's Head

    No Place to Lay One's Head
    av Francoise Frenkel

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273998

    In 1921, Francoise Frenkel - a Jewish woman from Poland - opens her first bookshop in Berlin. It is a dream come true. The dream lasts nearly two decades. Then suddenly, it ends. It ends after police confiscations and the Night of Broken Glass, as J…

  • The Lives of Others

    The Lives of Others
    av Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270744

    With a foreword by John le Carre.1984. East Germany. Captain Gerd Wiesler, a loyal member of the secret police, is assigned to spy on the playwright Georg Dreyman. The flat is bugged, and Wiesler begins to listen in to the daily - and nightly -activ…

  • The End of the Moment We Had

    The End of the Moment We Had
    av Toshiki Okada

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274162

    Two brilliant,multi-layered stories from the winner of the Kenzaburo Oe Prize: the best contemporary Japanese writing'Nothing short of superb... This book gives me hope for the future of Japanese literature' Kenzaburo Oe, winner of the Nobel Prize i…

  • Montaigne

    Montaigne
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271031

    'He who thinks freely for himself, honours all freedom on earth.'Stefan Zweig was already an emigre-driven from a Europe torn apart by brutality and totalitarianism-when he found, in a damp cellar, a copy of Michel de Montaigne's Essais. Montaigne w…

  • Isolde

    Isolde
    av Irina Odoevtseva

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274773

    "No, I'm no queen," she repeated. "In fact, I'm very modern. Why do you look at me like that?"Left to her own devices in Biarritz, fourteen-year-old Russian Liza meets an older English boy, Cromwell, on a beach. He thinks he has found a magical, rom…

  • My Cat Yugoslavia

    My Cat Yugoslavia
    av Pajtim Statovci

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273608

    'A strange,haunting, and utterly original exploration of displacement and desire' -- TeaObreht, author of The Tiger's Wife, New York TimesBook Review'Fearless, delicate, beautiful, sad,haunting and wonderful. A brilliant novel that mesmerizes with b…

  • My Cat Yugoslavia

    My Cat Yugoslavia
    av Pajtim Statovci

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273585

    'A strange, haunting, and utterly original exploration of displacement and desire and a world apart from anything you are likely to read this year' Tea Obreht, New York Times Book Review'Fearless, delicate, beautiful, sad, haunting, and wonderful. A…

  • Miss Iceland

    Miss Iceland
    av Audur Ava Olafsdottir

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275671

    Named after one of Iceland's most magnificent volcanoes, Hekla always knew she wanted to be a writer. In a nation of poets, where each household proudly displays leatherbound volumes of the Sagas, and there are more writers per capita than anywhere…

  • The Evenings: A Winter's Tale

    The Evenings: A Winter's Tale
    av Gerard Reve

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273011

    'I work in an office. I take cards out of a file. Once I have taken them out, I put them back in again. That is it.' Twenty-three-year-old Frits - office worker, daydreamer, teller of inappropriate jokes - finds life absurd and inexplicable. He live…

  • The Heart of a Stranger

    The Heart of a Stranger
    av Various Authors

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274261

    Exile lies at the root of our earliest stories. Charting varied experiences of people forced to leave their homes from the ancient world to the present day, The Heart of a Stranger is an anthology of poetry, fiction and non-fiction that journeys thr…

  • Learning to Talk to Plants

    Learning to Talk to Plants
    av Marta Orriols

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275770

    Paula's partner has died in a car accident - but no one knows her true grief. Only hours before his death, Mauro revealed that he was leaving her for another woman.Paula guards this secret and ploughs on with her job as a paediatrician in Barcelona,…

  • The New Sorrows of Young W.

    The New Sorrows of Young W.
    av Ulrich Plenzdorf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274452

    'I was just a regular idiot, a nutcase, a show-off and all that. Nothing to cry about. Seriously'Edgar W., teenage dropout, unrequited lover, unrecognized genius - and dead - tells the story of his brief, spectacular life.It is the story of how he r…

  • The New Sorrows of Young W.

    The New Sorrows of Young W.
    av Ulrich Plenzdorf

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270942

    'I was just a regular idiot, a nutcase, a show-off and all that. Nothing to cry about. Seriously'Edgar W., teenage dropout, unrequited lover, unrecognized genius - and dead - tells the story of his brief, spectacular life.It is the story of how he r…

  • Mazel Tov

    Mazel Tov

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275282

    When 20-year-old student J. S. Margot took a tutoring job in 1987, little did she know it would open up an entire world. In the family's Orthodox Jewish household she would encounter endless rules - 'never come on a Friday, never shake hands with a…

  • Mazel Tov

    Mazel Tov

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275268

    When 20-year-old student J. S. Margot took a tutoring job in 1987, little did she know it would open up an entire world. In the family's Orthodox Jewish household she would encounter endless rules - 'never come on a Friday, never shake hands with a…

  • You Were Never Really Here

    You Were Never Really Here
    av Jonathan Ames

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275251

    "Ice-cold modern noir" Mr. HydeThe inspiration for Lynne Ramsay's award-winning film, starring Joaquin PhoenixJoe has witnessed things that cannot be erased. A former FBI agent and Marine, his abusive childhood has left him damaged beyond repair. So…

  • The Forging of a Rebel

    The Forging of a Rebel
    av Arturo Barea

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274940

    The Forging of a Rebel is an unsurpassed account of Spanish history and society from early in the twentieth century through the cataclysmic events of the Spanish Civil War.Arturo Barea's masterpiece charts the author's coming-of-age in a bruised and…

  • Rock Crystal

    Rock Crystal
    av Adalbert Stifter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968319

    Adalbert Stifter's Rock Crystal is a Christmas story and a story about the heart of the ice, the crystal. The charm of this quasi-fairy tale is made even more poignant by the knowledge of the author's eventual suicide. This seemingly simple fable of…

  • Poems to Night

    Poems to Night
    av Rainer Maria Rilke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275534

    In 1916, Rainer Maria Rilke presented his friend Rudolf Kassner with a notebook, containing twenty-two poems meticulously inscribed in his own hand and bearing the title Poems to Night. This evocative sequence of poems, which echoes some of the grea…

  • By Blood

    By Blood
    av Ellen Ullman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968487

    From the acclaimed American novelist and memoirist Ellen Ullman, By Blood is a gothic noir novel that explores questions about fate, identity and genetics in the guise of a gripping psychological thriller."Delicious and intriguing" Daily TelegraphA…

  • By Blood

    By Blood
    av Ellen Ullman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968128

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2012From the acclaimed American novelist and memoirist Ellen Ullman, By Blood is a gothic noir novel that explores questions about fate, identity and genetics in the guise of a gripping psychological thriller.A profe…

  • Temptation

    Temptation
    av Janos Szekely

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275480

    Bela has never had much luck. His mother abandoned him at birth to go to work in Budapest, leaving him in the care of the dubious 'Aunt Rozika', a former prostitute who now runs a foster home with equal parts hauteur and cruelty. Victimised and almo…

  • The Man who Walked Through Walls

    The Man who Walked Through Walls
    av Marcel Ayme

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273271

    The excellent Monsieur Dutilleul has always been able to pass through walls, but has never seen the point of using his gift, given the general availability of doors. One day, however, his tyrannical boss drives him to desperate, creative measures -…

  • The Extra Man

    The Extra Man
    av Jonathan Ames

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274681

    Meet Louis Ives: well-groomed, romantic, and as captivating as an F. Scott Fitzgerald hero. Only this hero has a penchant for ladies' clothes, and he's just lost his teaching job after an unfortunate incident involving a colleague's brassiere.Meet H…