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  • A Study in Solitude

    A Study in Solitude
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272687

    An extremely moving account of the lonely life of the unloved and tragic genius - described as "the greatest modern Italian poet" 'Love me, by God; I need love, love, love, fire, enthusiasm, life. The world does not seem made for me' Giacomo Leopard…

  • The Marquise of O?

    The Marquise of O?
    av Heinrich Von Kleist

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275299

    In a Northern Italian town during the Napoleonic Wars, Julietta, a young widow and mother of impeccable reputation, finds herself unexpectedly pregnant. This follows an attack on the town's citadel, in which several Russian soldiers tried to assault…

  • In the Beginning Was the Sea

    In the Beginning Was the Sea
    av Tomas Gonzalez

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270416

    Death in paradise: sea, sex and a sinister downward spiral on a Caribbean coast The 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…

  • 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 coast The 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…

  • Deviation

    Deviation
    av Luce D'Eramo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273882

    'Sometimes when you go astray and touch bottom, you finally come out on the other side' Lucie was brought up by bourgeois parents as a passionate young fascist. At the age of eighteen, the headstrong protagonist decides to volunteer in the Nazi labo…

  • Deviation

    Deviation
    av Luce D'Eramo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273905

    Lucie was brought up by bourgeois parents as a passionate young fascist. At the age of eighteen, she decides to volunteer in the Nazi labour camps in Germany. Wishing to disprove what she sees as the lies that are being told about Nazi-Fascism, she…

  • The Royal Game: A Chess Story

    The Royal Game: A Chess Story

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782278269

    Chess world champion Mirko Czentovic is travelling on an ocean liner to Buenos Aires. Dull-witted in all but chess, he entertains himself on board by allowing others to challenge him in the game, before beating each of them and taking their money. B…

  • The Evenings

    The Evenings
    av Gerard Reve

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271789

    '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 Society of the Crossed Keys

    The Society of the Crossed Keys
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271079

    'I had never heard of Zweig until six or seven years ago, as allthe books began to come back into print, and I more or less by chance bought a copy of Beware of Pity. I immediately lovedthis book, his one, big, great novel-and suddenly there weredoz…

  • The New Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor

    The New Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor
    av Salim Bachi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548919

    The New Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor by gifted young Algerian novelist Salim Bachi is the story of a modern-day Odysseus, living and loving his away across Europe with a sceptical eye and a cynical tongue: a truly original take on the Thousand an…

  • For a Little While

    For a Little While
    av Rick Bass

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273066

    'Bass is, hands down, a master of the short form, creating in a few pages a natural world of mythic proportions' NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 'A rallying cry against our modern, urban existence... a celebration of being wild' THE TIMES 'A rich collect…

  • Late Fame

    Late Fame
    av Arthur Schnitzler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273707

    Winner of the Newbery Honor: the delightful tale of a wandering good samaritan dog, by the author of Shrek! Dominic has decided it is time for a change. So he packs up his hats and his piccolo, and sets off into the unknown. But no sooner does he fe…

  • Odessa Stories

    Odessa Stories
    av Isaac Babel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274735

    Odessa was a uniquely Jewish city, and the stories of Isaac Babel - a Jewish man, writing in Russian, born in Odessa - uncover its tough underbelly. Gangsters, prostitutes, beggars, smugglers: no one escapes the pungent, sinewy force of Babel's pen.…

  • The Struggle with the Daemon

    The Struggle with the Daemon
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548865

    The Struggle with the Daemon is a brilliant analysis of the European psyche by the great novelist and biographer Stefan Zweig. In Struggle with the Daemon Stefan Zweig studies three giants of German literature and thought: Friedrich Hölderlin, Heinr…

  • The Librarian

    The Librarian
    av Mikhail Elizarov

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270270

    Gromov is merely a forgotten writer of Soviet propagandist novels. But he has left behind his Books and the powers they impart - the Fury to tear enemies limb from limb, the Memory of a perfect childhood, the Strength to overcome all fear of death.…

  • Popular Hits of the Showa Era

    Popular Hits of the Showa Era
    av Ryu Murakami

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968449

    A darkly satirical tale of the generation and gender gaps in Japanese society, Ruy Murakami's Popular Hits of the Showa Era is a literary karaoke act combining manga and street culture It's a set-up like a video game: two rival gangs fight to death…

  • Hotel Silence

    Hotel Silence
    av Augur Ava Olafsdottir

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274216

    'Ólafsdóttir's specialty is the small journeys we take to save ourselves and the ones we care for. She is the heart's finest map-maker' Sjón Winner of the Icelandic Literature Prize< Jónas feels like his life is over. His wife has left him, his moth…

  • On Reading, Writing and Living with Books

    On Reading, Writing and Living with Books
    av Various Authors

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272519

    "This little body of thought, that lies before me in the shape of a book, has existed thousands of years, nor since the invention of the press can anything short of an universal convulsion of nature abolish it" On Reading, Writing and Living with Bo…

  • 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…

  • And the Earth Will Sit on the Moon

    And the Earth Will Sit on the Moon
    av Nikolai Gogol

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275152

    Fresh, stylish new translations of Gogol's greatest short stories collected in a beautiful edition 'One of the most profound, and influential, writers Russia has ever produced, he is probably also the funniest' Guardian 'The most morally complete wr…

  • A Life

    A Life
    av Italo Svevo

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285352

    A Life is a gruelling telling of the frustrated existence of a bank clerk with a poetic soul. The artistic aspirations of the protagonist and the emptiness of his daily life become tragic in the great divide between what he wants and what he actuall…

  • A Life

    A Life

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285628

    Reprinted with a new cover in B format, A Life is the gruelling tale of the frustrated existence of a bank clerk with a poetic soul. The artistic aspirations of the protagonist and the emptiness of his daily life become tragic in the great divide be…

  • Glimpses of the Moon

    Glimpses of the Moon
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274469

    Nick Lansing and Susy Branch are young, attractive, but impoverished New Yorkers. They are in love and decide to marry, but they realise their chances of happiness are slim without the wealth and status that their more privileged friends take for gr…

  • Glimpses of the Moon

    Glimpses of the Moon
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285567

    A young couple's love is threatened by the destructive power of money Nick Lansing and Susy Branch are young, attractive, but impoverished New Yorkers. They are in love and decide to marry, but realise their chances of happiness are slim without the…

  • The Wolf Age

    The Wolf Age
    av Tore Skeie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276470

    In the eleventh century, the rulers of the lands surrounding the North Sea are all hungry for power. To get power they need soldiers, to get soldiers they need silver, and to get silver there is no better way than war and plunder. This vicious cycle…

  • The Eighth Girl

    The Eighth Girl
    av Maxine Mei-Fung Chung

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277521

    Alexa Wu is a brilliant yet darkly self-aware young woman whose chaotic life is manipulated and controlled by a series of alternate personalities. Only three people know about their existence: her therapist Daniel; her stepmother Anna; and her enigm…

  • The Eighth Girl

    The Eighth Girl
    av Maxine Mei-Fung Chung

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276944

    One woman, many personas. But which one is telling the truth? Alexa Wú is a brilliant yet darkly self-aware young woman whose chaotic life is manipulated and controlled by a series of alternate personalities. Only three people know about their exist…

  • The Eighth Girl

    The Eighth Girl
    av Maxine Mei-Fung Chung

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276968

    One woman, many personas. But which one is telling the truth? Alexa Wú is a brilliant yet darkly self-aware young woman whose chaotic life is manipulated and controlled by a series of alternate personalities. Only three people know about their exist…

  • Lives and Deaths

    Lives and Deaths
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275411

    'When we read Tolstoy, it feels easy. This is life itself' Howard Jacobson 'No other writer wrote so often, or so imaginatively, about the actual moment of dying' Orlando Figes Tolstoy's stories contain many of the most acutely observed moments in h…

  • 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 th…

  • Among the Living and the Dead

    Among the Living and the Dead
    av Inara Verzemnieks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274315

    "It's long been assumed of the region where my grandmother was born... that at some point each year the dead will come home," Inara Verzemnieks writes in this exquisite story of war, exile and homecoming. Her grandmother's stories recalled the famil…

  • American Midnight

    American Midnight
    av Various Authors

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275954

    A masquerade ball cut short by a mysterious plague; a strange nocturnal ritual in the woods; a black bobcat howling in the night: these ten tales are some of the most strange and unsettling in all of American literature, filled with unforgettable im…

  • The Last Bell

    The Last Bell
    av Johannes Urzidil

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272397

    The first ever English collection of stories by Johannes Urzidil - a friend of Kafka and an unjustly overlooked writer A maid who is unexpectedly bequeathed her employers' worldly possessions when they flee the Nazi occupation; a loyal bank clerk, w…

  • The Spectre of Alexander Wolf

    The Spectre of Alexander Wolf
    av Gaito Gazdanov

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270720

    'Of all my memories, of all my life's innumerable sensations, the most onerous was that of the single murder I had committed.' A man comes across a short story which recounts in minute detail his killing of a soldier, long ago - from the victim's po…

  • Will

    Will
    av Jeroen Olyslaegers

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274247

    It is 1941, and Antwerp is in the grip of Nazi occupation. Wilfried Wils, novice policeman and frustrated writer, has no intention of being a hero. He just wants to keep his head down; to pretend the fear and violence around him aren't happening. Bu…

  • Will

    Will
    av Jeroen Olyslaegers

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274254

    It is 1941, and Antwerp is in the grip of Nazi occupation. Young policeman Wilfried Wils has no intention of being a hero - but war has a way of catching up with people. When his idealistic best friend draws him into the growing resistance movement,…

  • The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland

    The Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland
    av Nicolai Houm

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273776

    A MOVING AND COMPELLING EMOTIONAL MYSTERY, BY ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING NEW TALENTS IN NORWAY, PERFECT FOR FANS OF ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, RACHEL CUSK AND IAN MCEWAN 'Insightful... unsentimental... and so believable' -- Dagbladet An American wom…

  • In Search of Venice

    In Search of Venice
    av Paul Morand

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548605

    The best of Pushkin Press on Venice, the iconic city. Beautifully designed by David Pearson and Clare Skeats and exclusive to Pushkin Press, this box set contains the Venice literature must-reads: the contrasting voices of Paul Morand, Regis Debray,…

  • The Inheritance

    The Inheritance
    av Peter Stephan Jungk

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548209

    A harrowing chase from Venezuela to Miami, Peter Stephen Jungk's The Inheritance is a vivid, Kafkaesque novel set against the chaos of Hugo Chavez's doomed 1992 military coup. Daniel Loew, a poet based in London, has been told since childhood that o…

  • Red Dog

    Red Dog

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274230

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE At the end of the eighteenth century, a giant strides the Cape Colony frontier. Coenraad de Buys is a legend, a polygamist, a swindler and a big talker; a rebel who fights with Xhosa chieftains agai…

  • Red Dog

    Red Dog

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274223

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE At the end of the eighteenth century, a giant strides the Cape Colony frontier. Coenraad de Buys is a legend, a polygamist, a swindler and a big talker; a rebel who fights with Xhosa chieftains agai…

  • The Juniper Tree and Other Tales

    The Juniper Tree and Other Tales
    av Grimm Brothers

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548681

    The folk tales collected by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were first published in 1812-15, and in many more editions up to the deaths of the brothers around 1860. While no one knows where the tales first came from; features of many are found…

  • Punishment of a Hunter

    Punishment of a Hunter

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276791

  • Punishment of a Hunter

    Punishment of a Hunter

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276777

    1930s Leningrad. As a mood of fear cloaks the city, Investigator Vasily Zaitsev is called on to investigate a series of bizarre and seemingly motiveless murders. In each case, the victim is curiously dressed and posed in extravagantly arranged setti…

  • Count d'Orgel

    Count d'Orgel

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285031

    A classic French tale of morality and a ménage à trios Set in Parisian society after the First World War, this is the study of a three-sided relationship between Count Anne d'Orgel, his wife Mahaut and a young man they befriend, Francois de Seryeuse…

  • Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash

    Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
    av Eka Kurniawan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274285

    Ajo Kawir is one of the toughest fighters in the Javanese underworld, his fearlessness matched only by his unquenchable thirst for brawling. But the young thug is driven by a painful secret - he is impotent. When he finally meets his match in the sh…

  • City of Wisdom and Blood: Fortunes of France 2

    City of Wisdom and Blood: Fortunes of France 2
    av Robert Merle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275084

    During the French Wars of Religion only fools walk the streets at night unarmed, while a profession of faith in the wrong company can lead to a knife in the back. Lawlessness and religious hatred threaten to tear the whole country in two. Now an adu…

  • Marcel

    Marcel
    av Erwin Mortier

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270188

    The debut novel by the great Flemish writer Erwin Mortier, Marcel vividly describes the history of a family in a Flemish village, bowed by the weight of history. Written from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy, Marcel is a striking debut novel…

  • The Writing of Art

    The Writing of Art
    av Olivier Berggruen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548629

    This collection of essays offers different ways of seeing twentieth-century art via the medium of aesthetics. In Mercure (1924), Picasso collapses the tradition of classical ballet into the visual arts; Paul Klee, in his work from the Thirties, sear…

  • The Boy Who Stole Attila?s Horse

    The Boy Who Stole Attila?s Horse
    av Ivan Repila

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271017

    A brave, original allegory of our modern world 'It looks impossible to get out,' he says. And also: 'But we'll get out.' Two brothers, Big and Small, are trapped at the bottom of a well. They have no food and little chance of rescue. Only the tempti…

  • One Night, Markovitch

    One Night, Markovitch
    av Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271635

    In the late 1930s, two men - Yaacov Markovitch, perennially unlucky in love, and Zeev Feinberg, virile owner of a lustrous moustache - are crossing the sea to marry women they have never met. They will rescue them from a Europe on the brink of catas…

  • The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man

    The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man
    av Franz Kafka

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274391

    New translation of the best stories by one of the twentieth century's greatest and most influential writers 'A genius' Guardian No one has captures the modern experience, its wild dreams, strange joys, its neuroses and boredom, better than Franz Kaf…

  • Fear

    Fear
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548186

    A bourgeois housewife's affair is discovered, and a blackmailer turns her comfortable life into a nightmare of apprehension Finding her comfortable bourgeois existence as wife and mother tedious after eight years of marriage, Irene Wagner brings a l…

  • Binocular Vision

    Binocular Vision
    av Edith Pearlman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968111

    Edith Pearlman's Binocular Vision are the collected stories of an award-winning author who has been compared to Alice Munro, John Updike and even Chekhov 'This book is a spectacular literary revelation... With Binocular Vision a new fictional planet…

  • Binocular Vision

    Binocular Vision
    av Edith Pearlman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968500

    Edith Pearlman's Binocular Vision are the collected stories of an award-winning author who has been compared to Alice Munro, John Updike and even Chekhov Tenderly, observantly, incisively, Edith Pearlman captures life on the page like few other writ…

  • Journeys

    Journeys
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274759

    When I am on a journey, all ties suddenly fall away. I feel myself quite unburdened, disconnected, free - There is something in it marvellously uplifting and invigorating. Whole past epochs suddenly return: nothing is lost, everything still full of…

  • Beware of Pity

    Beware of Pity
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285437

    In 1913 a young second lieutenant discovers the terrible dangers of pity. He had no idea the girl was lame when he asked her to dance - his compensatory afternoon calls relieve his guilt but give her a dangerous glimmer of hope. Stefan Zweig's only…

  • Beware of Pity

    Beware of Pity
    av Stefan Zweig

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548735

    Stefan's Zweig's Beware of Pity is an almost unbearably tense and powerful tale of unrequited love and the danger of pity. The famous novel is published by Pushkin Press in a cloth bound hardback, beautifully designed by Nathan Burton and translated…

  • The Jumping Frog and Other Stories

    The Jumping Frog and Other Stories
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285932

    A much celebrated jumping frog, the lack of literature in a gold-mining town, and castaways who eat their own shoes to survive are among the subjects treated by the stories contained in this volume. The Jumping Frog and Other Sketches captures the l…

  • The Queen's Necklace

    The Queen's Necklace

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274476

    'A sparkling slice of eighteenth-century life' Paul Bailey, Independent In August 1785 Paris buzzed with scandal. An eminent churchman, a notorious charlatan, a female fraudster, a part-time prostitute and the hated Queen herself were all involved.…

  • Red Love

    Red Love
    av Maxim Leo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968517

    Winner of the European Book Prize "The East isn't far away at all. It clings to me, it goes with me everywhere. It's like a big family that you can't shake off ..." "Tender, acute and utterly absorbing" Anna Funder, author of Stasiland "A wry and un…

  • Red Love

    Red Love
    av Maxim Leo

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270423

    A Sunday Telegraph, Irish Times and Glasgow Herald Book of the Year "Tender, acute and utterly absorbing" Anna Funder, author of Stasiland "A wry and unheroic witness... an unofficial history of a country that no longer exists" Julian Barnes "Beauti…