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  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    The Man Who Planted Trees
    av Jean Giono, Barbara Bray, Jean Giono

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860461170

    Jean Giono's beautiful allegorical tale is legendary. Written in the 1950s, its message was ahead of its time, inspiring readers to rediscover the harmonies of the countryside and prevent its wilful destruction. The narrator, journeying by foot acro…

  • The Opposing Shore

    The Opposing Shore
    av Julien Gracq

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559297

    The great maritime state of Orsenna has long been lulled by settled peace and prosperity. It is three hundred years since it was actively at war with its traditional enemy two days' sail across the water, the savage land of Farghestan - a slumbering…

  • Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil

    Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil
    av Paul Durcan

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466076

    Paul Durcan has been at the heart of Irish cultural life for 30 years and his poetry has acquired a huge international following. Greetings To Our Friends in Brazil is his most challenging and engaging collection yet, one that addresses itself throu…

  • Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil

    Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil
    av Paul Durcan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559082

    Paul Durcan has been at the heart of Irish cultural life for 30 years and his poetry has acquired a huge international following. Greetings to Our Friends in Brazil is his most challenging and engaging collection yet, one that addresses itself throu…

  • Home Is The Sailor

    Home Is The Sailor
    av Jorge Amado

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559754

    The sleepy Brazilian beach resort of Periperi needs a hero. As if in answer to their calll, Captain Vasco Moscosco de Aragao (newly retired) arrives and soon has the townspeople enthralled with his tales of ocean-going daring and romance. Only his r…

  • Things: A Story of the Sixties with A Man Asleep

    Things: A Story of the Sixties with A Man Asleep
    av Georges Perec

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846553813

    Things: A Story of the Sixties is the story of a young couple who want to enjoy life, but the only way they know how to do so is through ownership of 'things'. Perec's first novel won the Prix Renaudot and became the cult book for a generation.In A…

  • Back

    Back
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860463693

    Back is, according to Jeremy Treglown in his introduction, "Henry Green's most extended attempt to plumb the world of the hunted - and haunted". First published in 1946, it has indeed remained one of Green's most haunting, elegiac novels and one of…

  • The Return and Other Stories

    The Return and Other Stories
    av Andrey Platonov

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846553387

    "Reading Platonov, one gets a sense of the relentless, implacable absurdity built into the language and with each...utterance, that absurdity deepens" - Joseph Brodsky People are on the move in all ten stories in this collection, coming home as in "…

  • Freemasonry

    Freemasonry
    av Alexander Piatigorsky

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860462658

    This study considers the institution of Freemasonry from the point of view of both masons and their critics, as well as from the author's own. In the first section, it gives an outline of masonic history, from the foundation of the Grand Lodge in Co…

  • Head Hunters

    Head Hunters
    av Michel Crespy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559327

    "Your career profile could be of interest to us. Would you please get in touch?" Jerome Carceville finds it impossible to resist such an e-mail, especially when the invitation comes from De Wavre International, one of the top headhunting organizatio…

  • The Scapegoat

    The Scapegoat
    av Daniel Pennac

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466113

    Benjamin is a scapegoat. Under the official title of Quality Controller, he works for the complaints department of a large Parisian department store where he bears the brunt of customer complaints. When a bomb goes off in the toy department, he find…

  • The Jade Cat

    The Jade Cat
    av Suzanne Brogger

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860467233

    Beginning with the great-grandfather Isidor Levin and his emigration from Poland in the 19th century, his establishment of The Royal Danish Distillery - creators of the famous Danish snaps - and the family's successful assimilation in Denmark, the s…

  • The Jade Cat

    The Jade Cat
    av Suzanne Brogger

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559068

    Beginning with the great-grandfather Isidor Levin and his emigration from Poland in the 19th century, his establishment of The Royal Danish Distillery - creators of the famous Danish snaps - and the family's successful assimilation in Denmark, the s…

  • Ports Of Call

    Ports Of Call
    av Amin Maalouf

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860468902

    Young Turk Ossyane leaves Beruit to study in Paris during the 1930s, joins the Resistance to fight Nazi occupation, returns home a hero, meets and falls for the Jewish Clara, and settles back in the troubled Middle East. Reprint.

  • Monsieur Malaussene

    Monsieur Malaussene
    av Daniel Pennac

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554117

    Benjamin Malaussene, the Belleville scapegoat, and his family of half sisters and brothers are once again the target for a series of increasingly catastrophic mishaps which culminate in his imprisonment on 21 counts of murder. Meanwhile, the real se…

  • Sweetness

    Sweetness
    av Torgny Lindgren

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554155

    No doubt about it, Lindgren has joined the ranks of the greatest writers" Michel Crepu, La Croix The woman had come from a city in the south to lecture in a small village amid the snowbound forests of northern Sweden. She was a writer. After the lec…

  • Write to Kill

    Write to Kill
    av Daniel Pennac

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860467264

    Benjamin Malaussene is a downtrodden publisher at Vendetta Press. Treated as a scapegoat by Queen Zabo, doyenne of publishing, he finally resigns, only for Zabo to offer him a starring role. All he has to do is to impersonate the world's best-loved,…

  • The Woman And The Ape

    The Woman And The Ape
    av Peter Hoeg

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860463686

    The woman is Madelene, rich, beautiful and alcoholic; the ape, intelligent and illegally imported to London by Madelene's husband Burden. Burden has plans, so does Madelene, and so, as it happens, does the ape. This most controversial of Hoeg's nove…

  • Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw

    Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw
    av Thomas Glavinic

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466762

    Carl Haffner is a brilliant chess tactician but he takes no pleasure from winning. As a master of defence he does not lose either and his games end in stalemate. So too does his life. As we are drawn into a battle on the chessboard, we come to learn…

  • Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw

    Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw
    av Thomas Glavinic

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559310

    In Vienna, in the winter of 1910, the world of chess is aghast and the city abuzz. The unthinkable has happened: in the fifth round of the World Championship the renowned defending champion, Emanuel Lasker, has made an elementary error and lost a ma…

  • The Faculty Of Useless Knowledge

    The Faculty Of Useless Knowledge
    av Yury Dombrovsky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846556982

    The Year of Terror, 1937. Zybin, an exiled intellectual and archaeologist in the far province of Alma-Ata, finds himself wrongly accused of a crime during the darkest days of Stalin's reign. Soon, he and his colleagues are caught up in an ambitious…

  • Historical Britain

    Historical Britain
    av Eric Wood

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846557354

    This volume can be used both as a chronological history of the development of Britain and as a work of reference. It looks at the origins, evolution and progress of Britain's villages, towns, universities, pubs and parks, farms and industries, expla…

  • The Mistress of Silence

    The Mistress of Silence
    av Jacqueline Harpman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554131

    They live in an underground cage. Forty women guarded by men with whips, who do not talk. The women have been held prisoner for 15 years. Their memory of the cataclysm that ended their normal lives has ebbed, and they strive to recall whatever they…

  • Iron Earth, Copper Sky

    Iron Earth, Copper Sky
    av Yashar Kemal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559662

    The second volume in the acclaimed The Wind from the Plain trilogy Turkey's greatest novelist, Yashar Kemal was an unsurpassed storyteller who brought to life a world of staggering violence and hallucinatory beauty. Kemal's books delve deeply into…

  • The Birds Have Also Gone

    The Birds Have Also Gone
    av Yashar Kemal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559624

    There is an ancient Turkish tradition which promises a place in paradise to anyone who sets a small bird free. Three boys start up a bird-catching business to enable people to free them in order to secure their place in heaven, but the city-dwellers…

  • The Horseman On The Roof

    The Horseman On The Roof
    av Jean Giono

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846553639

    In the white heat the sky is opaque, the air leaden and the light intense. A single cavalryman wonders at the oppressive atmosphere of the unfamiliar countryside he is entering. Exile from his Italian homeland as well as an innate, stubborn pride co…

  • Weeping Susannah

    Weeping Susannah
    av Alona Kimhi

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466304

    Living with her aging mother in Tel Aviv, thirty-three-year-old Susannah's world is turned upside down with the arrival of her handsome cousin from America.

  • Treading Air

    Treading Air
    av Jaan Kross

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559112

    Translated by Eric Dickens Treading Air follows the life of Ullo Paerand through 30 years of violent political upheaval. Abandoned by his father as a child, he grows up to become an electoral assistant to the parliamentary office in Tallinn and it i…

  • An English Garden In Provence

    An English Garden In Provence
    av Natasha Spender

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860465147

    At a young age Natasha Spender came into contact with the renowned gardens of such literary figures as Virginia and Leonard Woolf, Harold Nicolson, Vita Sackville-West, and Michael Astor. In the 1960s she and her husband, the poet Sir Stephen Spende…

  • The Towpath

    The Towpath
    av Jesus Moncada

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555657

    During the Great War, the Spanish town at the centre of this novel turned into a boom-town, due to the demand for coal. After that, the downhill slide began, hastened on by Anarchists and left-wingers; then the Civil War and Franco's depression. The…

  • Jacques Tati

    Jacques Tati
    av David Bellos

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860469244

    The full story of one of France's greatest cinema legends, a clown whose film-making innovation was to turn everyday life into an art form. Jacques Tati's Monsieur Hulot, unmistakable with his pipe, brolly and striped socks, was a creation of slapst…

  • Consequences Of The Heart

    Consequences Of The Heart
    av Cunningham Cunningham

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466199

    Chud Conduit, the wild grandson of the most successful businesswoman in Monument, and Anglo-Irish Jack Santry, the gentle heir to Main, the big estate on the hill, are unlikely friends. Bound by their shared love for Rosa and then by a terrible even…

  • The Stone Council

    The Stone Council
    av J C Grange

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860469961

    After Blood Red Rivers and Flight of the Storks, Jean-Christophe Grange breaks through the barriers of the traditional thriller. As a child Diane Thiberge was the victim of an assault. Now aged 30, an ethnologist specialising in the study of predato…

  • Sailing Thoroughbreds Illustrated

    Sailing Thoroughbreds Illustrated
    av Beken of Cowes

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860463457

    Three generations of the Beken family of Cowes have produced an archive in the field of nautical photography. This is the third volume taken from their collection. The book presents, in 135 four-colour images, major international sailing craft and o…

  • Catherine, Empress of All the Russias

    Catherine, Empress of All the Russias
    av Vincent Cronin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555572

    Catherine II, Empress of all the Russias, was the archetypal Enlightenment monarch. She reigned for more than 30 years, and during that time, as politician, diplomat, commander-in-chief, educator, builder, picture-collector, lover, mother, playwrigh…

  • Night's Lies

    Night's Lies
    av Gesualdo Bufalino

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555541

    In a Mediterranean island fortress-prison under the Bourbon monarchy four political prisoners suspected of conspiracy spend their last night before execution, discussing their lives, old hopes and ambitions.

  • Putin's Russia

    Putin's Russia
    av Anna Politkovskaya

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843430506

    A former KGB spy, Vladimir Putin was named President of Russia in 2000. From the moment he entered the public arena he marketed himself as an open, enlightened leader eager to engage with the West. This book tells the story of Putin's iron grip on R…

  • Rainforests Of The World

    Rainforests Of The World
    av Art Wolfe

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860465826

    An insight into the rainforests and their inhabitants who make their homes in the most beautiful and most endangered environment on earth, this text bears witness to the fragility of the rainforests as they struggle to survive in the 21st century. T…

  • The Naked Madonna

    The Naked Madonna
    av Jan Wiese

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554223

    The collapse in 1989 of the newly-built church at Perugia, killing the congregation of notables gathered for its consecration, just as they have discovered in themselves the ability to sing in perfect Latin, must surely be ascribed to the miraculous…

  • Surviving

    Surviving
    av Henry Green

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780002726788

    The uncollected writings of the author of "Living", "Loving", "Caught", "Nothing" and "Blindness".

  • Invisible Allies

    Invisible Allies
    av Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559266

    After his expulsion from Russia in 1974 for undermining the Communist regime, Solzhenitsyn wrote a secret record, while it was still fresh in his mind, of the courageous efforts of people who hid his writings and smuggled them to the West. Before th…

  • The Last Of The Templars

    The Last Of The Templars
    av William Watson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554124

    In the chaotic aftermath of the fall of Acre in 1291 and the reconquest of the Holy Land by the Moslems, the last survivors of the Order of the Temple make their bloody retreat from the Middle East. Loading the treasure of their Order into a decrepi…

  • Fathers and Forefathers

    Fathers and Forefathers
    av Slobodan Selenic

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846554193

    A touching story of cultural difference and tested loyalties. Set in Belgrade before WWII, Fathers and Forefathers tells the story of the marriage between a Steven, a Serb, and Elizabeth, an Englishwoman. After meeting at an English university they…

  • In The Wilderness

    In The Wilderness
    av Manuel Rivas

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555558

    A glorious cast of animals and birds, as well as humans, relate the magical stories that form the plot of Manuel Rivas's extraordinary novel. An old lady, Misia, tells how the 300 ravens of Xallas are the warrior-poets of the last King of Galicia. A…

  • Angelo

    Angelo
    av Jean Giono

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846553622

    Angelo, a young Hussar colonel and expert swordsman, has had to escape into France from his native Piedmont after killing an Austrian police-spy in a duel. Travelling the roads of Provence disguised as a French workman, he falls in with an eccentric…

  • The Friendship

    The Friendship
    av Connie Palmen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555640

    Ara and Kit, two girls in the village school, seem to have nothing in common. Ara, the elder, is large, earthy and illiterate; Kit is lean, brainy and interested in abstractions like philosophy. After they leave school Ara cannot let Kit alone - she…

  • Bosnian Chronicle

    Bosnian Chronicle
    av Ivo Andric

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559105

    Set in the town of Travnik, Bosnian Chronicle presents the struggle for supremacy in a region that stubbornly refuses to submit to any outsider. The time is Napoleonic and the novel, both in its historical scope and psychological subtlety, is Tolsto…

  • Stone

    Stone
    av Osip Mandelstam

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846553370

    'There is a salubrious elan about much of the book, and the fact that it is a book, not just a selection the significant poems, amplifies our sense of what Stone really means to its contemporary readers' Seamus Heaney 'What makes Robert Tracy's book…

  • Shame

    Shame
    av Bergljot Haff

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860465314

    Idun Hov could have led a normal life. She is no less intelligent than her successful twin sister, Kathrine -- a psychiatrist and documentary filmmaker -- but a succession of traumatic childhood experiences condemn Idun to a life spent mostly in a m…

  • Shame

    Shame
    av Bergljot Haff

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846555633

    Translated by Sverre Lyngstad. Idun Hov's experiences condemn her to a life spent mostly in a mental hospital where she begins to write. The trials of Idun Hov's life and of Norway itself enter her writing, Idun's own experiences fuse with the Germa…

  • Pavel's Letters

    Pavel's Letters
    av Monika Maron

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860466298

    Teasing her family's past out of the fog of oblivion and lies, one of Germany's greatest writers asks about the secrets families keep, about the fortitude of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, and about what becomes of the individual mi…

  • The Poet

    The Poet
    av Yi Mun-Yol

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860468964

    A young man's determination to maintain his integrity in an unjust society forces him to endure a lonely and dangerous odyssey. When a governor to the King falls into rebel hands, he switches sides to save his skin. When later he is captured by roya…

  • The Undying Grass

    The Undying Grass
    av Yashar Kemal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846559655

    The fitting and devastating finale of the acclaimed The Wind from the Plain trilogy Turkey's greatest novelist, Yashar Kemal was an unsurpassed storyteller who brought to life a world of staggering violence and hallucinatory beauty. Kemal's books de…

  • Lime's Photograph

    Lime's Photograph
    av Leif Davidsen, Gaye Kynoch, Leif Davidsen

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860469886

    Peter Lime is trained to hunt down his prey and catch them on film. But now he is the one being hunted. Whose prey has he become? And what is it that he has that these people will kill to get? Lime is a Danish paparazzo, living in Madrid. For more t…