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  • Someone

    Someone
    av Alice McDermott

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408847268

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2015LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2014Someone begins on the stoop of a Brooklyn apartment building where Marie is waiting for her father to come home from work. It is the 1920s a…

  • Sabine

    Sabine
    av A. P.

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747578567

    'You must ask the young if you want to know what love is. Only they are deep enough in it to describe. It is the pulsing heart you want to probe: the pulsing, beating, leaping, dipping, fluttering heart of a seventeen-year-old.' It is the late 1950s…

  • My Wounded Heart

    My Wounded Heart
    av Martin Doerry

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747570509

    My Wounded Heart tells the story of a gifted Jewish doctor, the mother of five children, who, after being divorced by her Aryan husband, is arrested on an absurd charge and sent to a corrective labour camp in 1942. Lilli was a prolific letter writer…

  • Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2016

    Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2016
    av Bloomsbury (COR)

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472907073

    Foreword by Rachel Joyce The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook is now in its 109th edition. Acknowledged by the publishing industry, authors and…

  • The Balfour Declaration

    The Balfour Declaration
    av Jonathan Schneer

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408809709

    In the middle of the First World War, the British War Cabinet approved and issued a statement in the form of a letter that encouraged the settlement of the Jewish people in Palestine. Signed by the Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour, the Balfour Decla…

  • Give Him My Heart

    Give Him My Heart
    av Debi Gliori

    3-6 år Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747535546

    Based on Christina Rossetti's poem "In the Bleak Midwinter", this is the story of two little girls, one living in the present and the other at the time of the birth of Christ, who worry about what they can give a very special person for Christmas.

  • Turkey

    Turkey
    av Aksel Ersoy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838604691

    Turkey's economy is a complex mix of modern industry, a traditional agricultural sector, and a rapidly growing private sector. At the same time the country is positioning itself and preparing for entry into the European Union. That Turkey should mee…

  • The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner
    av Khaled Hosseini

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408850251

  • The Berbers of Morocco

    The Berbers of Morocco
    av Michael Peyron

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781838600464

    From the Rif War to the rebellion of 1958, the Berbers (Imazighen) have played a central role in the history of Moroccan resistance to colonialism in the twentieth century. This book provides an in-depth overview of Berber resistance to the French c…

  • The Murderous History of Bible Translations: Power, Conflict, and the Quest for Meaning

    The Murderous History of Bible Translations: Power, Conflict, and the Quest for Meaning
    av Harry Freedman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632866011

    In 1535, William Tyndale, the first man to produce an English version of the Bible in print, was captured and imprisoned in Belgium. A year later he was strangled and then burned at the stake. His co-translator was also burned. In that same year the…

  • Whispering in the Giant's Ear: A Frontline Chronicle from Bolivia's War on Globalization

    Whispering in the Giant's Ear: A Frontline Chronicle from Bolivia's War on Globalization
    av William D. Powers

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596911031

    Weaves memoir, travel, history, and reportage together into a chronicle of the struggles of the Bolivian people, their livelihood, their rain forest, and the country's relationships with logging companies and multinational energy companies. Original.

  • Brits

    Brits
    av Peter Taylor

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747558064

    In the final part of his trilogy exploring the Troubles in Northern Ireland, the author talks to undercover soldiers, Special Branch Officers and an MI6 agent, and reveals secrets of the war from the British perspective.

  • Reckless

    Reckless
    av Hasan Ali Toptas

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408850909

    LONGLISTED FOR THE FT/OPPENHEIMERFUNDS EMERGING VOICES AWARD 2016'Toptas seems to me Orhan Pamuk's equal ... He strikes me as just as gifted a writer' Sydney Morning HeraldThirty years after completing his military service Ziya flees the spiralling…

  • Why Not Say What Happened?

    Why Not Say What Happened?
    av Ivana Lowell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408810040

    Beautiful, intelligent and wealthy, Ivana Lowell seemed to have it all. Part of the Guinness dynasty, her family were glamorous and well-connected. Her charismatic but spoilt grandmother Maureen had made an excellent marriage with the Lord of Duffer…

  • The Piano

    The Piano
    av Jane Campion

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747518297

    Ada, together with her nine-year-old illegitimate daughter Flora, and her piano, leave Scotland to arrive in the remote bush of 19th-century New Zealand for a marriage arranged by her father. Although mute, she does not consider herself silent as he…

  • Philip Larkin

    Philip Larkin
    av James Booth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408851692

    Philip Larkin was that rare thing among poets: a household name in his own lifetime. Lines such as 'Never such innocence again' and 'Sexual intercourse began / In nineteen sixty-three' made him one of the most popular poets of the last century. Lark…

  • Baby Shoes

    Baby Shoes
    av Dashka Slater

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781547601158

    Rediscover acclaimed author Dashka Slater's joyful picture book about a baby on the go--now in a padded book form Baby loves his brand-new white shoes, taking them all over the neighborhood while his frantic mom chases behind him. But he just can't…

  • Horace and Me

    Horace and Me
    av Harry Eyres

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408843260

    Horace lived at a pivotal moment. Rome was facing a profound crisis: though it ruled the world, the values which had made it great were disintegrating. As efficiency and pragmatism became watchwords, Horace championed the 'supremely useless' endeavo…

  • Afghan Dreams: Young Voices of Afghanistan

    Afghan Dreams: Young Voices of Afghanistan
    av Tony O'Brien, Michael Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599902876

    Tony O'Brien is a photo journalist who has been to Afghanistan many times in his work for major publications such as Time and Life. Here, he and his brother-in-law, Mike Sullivan, interview children of all ages about their lives, their fears and the…

  • The Fall of the House of Wilde

    The Fall of the House of Wilde
    av Emer O'Sullivan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408880128

    Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his recklessness, his pride, his sense of superiority, his liberal sexual values - to his parents. Oscar's mother, Lady Jane Wilde…

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist
    av Mark Kermode

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839021718

    Inspired by an alleged real case of demonic possession in 1949, The Exorcist became an international phenomenon on its release in 1973. A blockbusting adaptation of a best-selling novel, it was praised as 'deeply spiritual' by some sections of the C…

  • 50 Boyfriends Worse Than Yours

    50 Boyfriends Worse Than Yours
    av Justin Racz

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596910560

    Tired of watching your man play X-Box all day? Does he cruise match.com when you're not home? When he takes you back to his place, does his mother answer the door? "50 Boyfriends Worse Than Yours" is a hilarious collection of these painfully familia…

  • Further Adventures in Search of Perfection

    Further Adventures in Search of Perfection
    av Heston Blumenthal

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747594055

    Examines eight classic dishes to find out how to cook them to perfection, as well as exploring the culture and history behind the food we eat.

  • Kidnap in Crete

    Kidnap in Crete
    av Rick Stroud

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408851791

    This is the story of how a small SOE unit led by Patrick Leigh Fermor kidnapped a German general on the Nazi-occupied island of Crete in 1944. For thirty-two days, they were chased across the mountains as they headed for the coast and a rendezvous w…

  • 99 Nights in Logar

    99 Nights in Logar
    av Jamil Jan Kochai

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408898444

    Shortlisted for the DSC Prize 2019Laconic, sharp and playful, 99 Nights in Logar is a stunning coming-of-age novel and a portrait of Afghanistan like no other, from an unforgettable new voiceMe and Gul and Zia and Dawoud out on the roads of Logar, t…

  • Things I Don't Want to Know: On Writing

    Things I Don't Want to Know: On Writing
    av Deborah Levy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620405659

    To be published simultaneously with Black Vodka, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted writer's new collection of short stories, a shimmering jewel of a book about writing.Blending personal history, gender politics, philosophy, and literary theory into a…

  • Smally the Mouse

    Smally the Mouse
    av Daren King

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747579038

    Smally The Mouse doesn't have many friends. He doesn't know that, so when he has a party he invites everyone he knows. The party's crap - no strippers, no booze. Things liven up when The No Purpose Tortoise cops off with Paula the Sexually Available…

  • Trouble in Paradise

    Trouble in Paradise
    av David Weir

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839022036

    Ernst Lubitsch's Trouble in Paradise (1932) was released at a critical moment in cinema history, just after the advent of synchronized sound technology and just before the full implementation of the production code. By the time of its release, Lubit…

  • The Travelling Hornplayer

    The Travelling Hornplayer
    av Barbara Trapido

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747594727

    Lydia is killed in a car accident, but she returns to her bereft sister as a benign ghost who, nonetheless, comes to haunt the lives of those around her in unexpected ways: Jonathan Goldman, whose flat Lydia is running from when she is knocked down;…

  • Finding Casey

    Finding Casey
    av Jo-Ann Mapson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608197637

    Glory Vigil, newly married, unexpectedly pregnant at forty-one, is nesting in the home she and her husband, Joseph, have just moved to in Santa Fe, a house that unbeknownst to them is rumored to have a resident ghost. Their adopted daughter, Juniper…

  • When Isla Meets Luke Meets Isla

    When Isla Meets Luke Meets Isla
    av Rhian Tracey

    12-15 år Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747563440

    'I didna want to leave really. I wanted to push the red emergency button like they have on trains to stop and you have to pay a fifty pound fine if you didna mean it. I wanted to make the pilot turn the plane around. I wanted to go back to ma school…

  • Miss Webster and Cherif

    Miss Webster and Cherif
    av Patricia Duncker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747585909

    Elizabeth Webster is a spinster pushing seventy. Forced out of her teaching job, she unleashes her sharp tongue and dogmatic opinions on everyone in the English village of Little Blessington. Then, one night, she grinds to a dead halt. To recover fr…

  • Taxation of Companies

    Taxation of Companies
    av Michael Feeney

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845921309

    With the introduction of the Finance Act, company tax systems and regimes have become complex. This book helps to simplify these changes. Key definitions and concepts of corporation tax principles are clarified and examined.

  • That Night

    That Night
    av Alice McDermott

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747568247

    On a warm suburban night, the sound of lawn sprinklers is drowned out by the rumble of hot rods. Suddenly, a car careens onto a family's neat front yard, teenage boys spill out brandishing chains and leather, and a young man cries out for the girl h…

  • Love Is for Roaring

    Love Is for Roaring
    av Mike Kerr

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681191249

  • Final Performance

    Final Performance
    av James Brown

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747502371

    This is a story of Hollywood, celebrity and the love of two brothers. The author conveys a family's predicament: the decline of one brother, their mother's disappearance and reappearance and the flayed emotions in search of healing, the loneliness a…

  • Madame De Maintenon

    Madame De Maintenon
    av Veronica Buckley

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747596547

    Francoise d'Aubigne, born in a bleak provincial prison, her father a condemned murderer and traitor to the state, rose from the depths of poverty to life at the vortex of power at Versailles. Married at fifteen to a tragically disfigured and scandal…

  • Angel, All Innocence

    Angel, All Innocence
    av Fay Weldon

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747521044

    This is a collection of stories by Fay Weldon, a writer concerned with sexual warfare. This anthology features oafish men, conniving women, blameless and infamous behaviour by both sexes, seduction, rejection and alimony.

  • Valeria's Last Stand

    Valeria's Last Stand
    av Marc Fitten

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408801345

    In sixty-eight years, Valeria has never minced her words. Harrumphing through her isolated little village deep in the Hungarian steppes, she clutches her shopping basket like a battering ram and leaves nothing uncriticised - flaccid vegetables at th…

  • Fair Shot

    Fair Shot
    av Chris Hughes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408899816

    Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes makes the case that one percenters like him should pay their fortune forward in a radically simple way: a guaranteed income for working peopleThe first half of Chris Hughes' life followed the perfect arc of the Ameri…

  • Spain

    Spain
    av Robert Goodwin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408862285

    In the sixteenth century, the Spaniards became the first nation in history to have worldwide reach; across most of Europe to the Americas, the Philippines, and India. Goodwin tells the story of Spain and the Spaniards, from great soldiers like the D…

  • The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon

    The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon
    av John Ferling

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608190959

    Historian John Ferling has been called a "national resource," and his latest book again demonstrates his unsurpassed insight into the Founding Fathers, giving us George Washington as we have never seen him before. Our first president has long been v…

  • House Proud

    House Proud
    av Danielle Proud

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747585381

    Forget those boring beige sofas and anaemic pine coffee tables. Danielle Proud shows you how to produce fabulous signature pieces for every room - vintage-scarf cushions, sexy hostess aprons, personalised decoupage tables and more - most of which yo…

  • Let Wonder Seem Familiar: Shakespeare and the Romance Ending

    Let Wonder Seem Familiar: Shakespeare and the Romance Ending
    av R. S. White

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780485112566

    Dr White examines the ways in which Shakespeare uses formal conventions from romance throughout his writing career, especially in giving formal completion to a play without forfeiting the open-ended sense of life's complexity. In his romantic comedi…

  • Scientific Freedom

    Scientific Freedom

    Multimedia - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849668996

    Scientific Freedom is the first comprehensive collection covering both the state of scientific progress and the ethics, law and history of scientific research. The book gives readers a fascinating range of perspectives on matters of scientific resea…

  • Sleeping Dogs

    Sleeping Dogs
    av Thomas Mogford

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408846636

    An old friend persuades Gibraltarian lawyer Spike Sanguinetti to take a well-earned rest on Corfu's beautiful north-east coast. But when the bloodied body of a young Albanian is found and a local man accused of his murder, Spike reluctantly agrees t…

  • Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes

    Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes
    av Paul Staiti

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632864659

    A vibrant and original perspective on the American Revolution through the stories of the five great artists whose paintings animated the new American republic. The images accompanying the founding of the United States--of honored Founders, dramatic…

  • Beastings

    Beastings
    av Benjamin Myers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526611215

    Winner of the Portico Prize for Literature and the Northern Writers' Award'A brilliant, brutal novel' ROBERT MACFARLANEA girl and a baby. A priest and a poacher. A savage pursuit through the landscape of a changing rural England. When a teenage girl…

  • Elza's Kitchen

    Elza's Kitchen
    av Marc Fitten

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408831052

    For years, Elza has managed to get by. She has her own little restaurant in the Hungarian city of Delibab cooking quality versions of her country's classics and serving them with a smile. But lately her smile has become tired. She is weary of servin…

  • We Chose to Speak of War and Strife

    We Chose to Speak of War and Strife
    av John Simpson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408872246

    In corners of the globe where fault-lines seethe into bloodshed and civil war, foreign correspondents have, for hundreds of years, been engaged in uncovering the latest news and - despite obstacles bureaucratic, political, violent - reporting it by…