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  • I Would Prefer Not To

    I Would Prefer Not To
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277460

    In these stories of the surreal mundanity of office life and obscure tensions at sea, Melville's darkly modern sensibility plunges us into a world of irony and mystery, where nothing is as it first appears. A lawyer hires a new copyist, only to be m…

  • Loving Venice

    Loving Venice

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968852

    For lovers of Venice, Petr Král's Loving Venice (Aimer Venise) is a poetic and deeply-felt portrait of this eternally fascinating city, that delves behind its grand façades. Petr Král's encounter with the city of Doges is a love-letter to a place th…

  • Heretic Dawn: Fortunes of France 3

    Heretic Dawn: Fortunes of France 3
    av Robert Merle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275091

    After a deadly duel with a jealous rival, Pierre de Siorac must travel to Paris, to seek his pardon from the King. In the capital city he finds a world of sweet words and fierce pride, where coquettish smiles hide behind fans, and murderous intents…

  • Close to the Machine

    Close to the Machine
    av Ellen Ullman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968135

    Close to the Machine: Technophilia and Its Discontents, Ellen Ullman's cult classic memoir of the world of computers in the 1980s and early 1990s, is an insight of a world we rarely see up close. "Astonishing... impossible to put down"San Francisco…

  • Childhood

    Childhood
    av Gerard Reve

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274599

    There will be a club. Important messages have been sent already. If anybody wants to ruin it, he will be punished. Eleven-year-old Elmer inhabits a childhood of superstition, private lore and secret societies. When a new boy, pale, spindly Werther,…

  • Tender Shoots

    Tender Shoots
    av Paul Morand

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548650

    Composed before and during the first months of the First World War, Paul Morand did not publish these stories until 1921. Clarissa, Delphine and Aurora - three alluring and independent young women - are stories set largely in London, a city he loved…

  • The Things We Don't Do

    The Things We Don't Do
    av Andres Neuman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270737

    Inspired by Borges and Cortázar, and echoing Vila Matas and Zarraluki, Neuman regards both life and literature's big subjects - identity, relationships, guilt and innocence, the survival of extreme circumstances, creativity and language - with a qui…

  • Laura

    Laura

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274148

    A strange and compelling tale of love and a fantastical crystal world, by the great classic author 'Her voice can be intimate, unpretentious, gentle, sympathetic, and disarmingly honest' New York Times While working in a small geological museum, Ale…

  • Pretty as a Picture

    Pretty as a Picture
    av Elizabeth Little

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277019

    Some girl dies. Film editor Marissa has read better loglines for films, but still jumps at the chance to travel to a small island to work with the legendary - and legendarily demanding - director Tony Rees. But she soon discovers that on this set, n…

  • The Flight

    The Flight
    av Gaito Gazdanov

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271628

    First English translation of this novel by the author of The Spectre of Alexander Wolf While summering on the French Riviera, the young Seryozha secretly becomes the lover of the much older Liza - who is also his father's mistress. As autumn approac…

  • The Crew

    The Crew
    av Joseph Kessel

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271611

    The crew of a French reconnaissance plane during the First World War consisted of just two men: a pilot and an observer. Two such men are Jean Herbillon and Claude Maury. Herbillon's dreams of glory as an air ace have been dashed after only a few mo…

  • Life of a Counterfeiter

    Life of a Counterfeiter
    av Yasushi Inoue

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270027

    Three perfectly balanced stories from one of Japan's greatest authors Three perfectly executed stories from one of Japan's most beloved writers showcase the exquisitely tuned talent of Yasushi Inoue. The writer describes each character and landscape…

  • In the Restaurant

    In the Restaurant
    av Christoph Ribbat

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273110

    The restaurant is where we go to celebrate, to experience pleasure, to show off - or, sometimes, just because we're hungry. But these temples of gastronomy hide countless stories. This is the tale of the restaurant in all its guises, from the first…

  • All Was Lost

    All Was Lost

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277651

    THE CASH IS GONE. THE HUNT IS ON. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR YOUR FAMILY? Orla McCabe has found a case of money. Willing to do almost anything to give her family a better life, she flees with her husband and baby daughter - and the money. Meanwhile, d…

  • Land of Smoke

    Land of Smoke
    av Sara Gallardo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274032

    Dazzling, hallucinatory stories by Sara Gallardo, a rediscovered Argentinian contemporary of García Márquez An old man wakes up one morning to find that his beloved garden, the envy of all his neighbours, is floating away - with him on board; a bore…

  • Johnson's Brexit Dictionary

    Johnson's Brexit Dictionary
    av Harry Eyres

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274988

    'A delight' Stephen Fry BLUNDER To mistake, grossly, to err very widely. 'Someone has blundered'(Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 'Charge of the Brexit Brigade') EUTHANASIA An easy death. Strangulation by EU regulations, according to Brexiters. 'Brexit' seems…

  • The Ghost of Frédéric Chopin

    The Ghost of Frédéric Chopin
    av Eric Faye

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277224

    Prague, 1995: journalist Ludvík Slaný is assigned to make a documentary about a truly bizarre case. Vera Foltýnova, a middle-aged woman with no musical training, claims she has been visited by the ghost of great composer Frederic Chopin - and that h…

  • By Blood

    By Blood
    av Ellen Ullman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968128

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2012 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. A pro…

  • Enchantment

    Enchantment
    av Pietro Grossi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968166

    Three boys, three diverging destinies-but what, or who, is pulling the strings? It was a memorable summer: with the broken-down old road that suddenly turned into a strip of gleaming asphalt, and the abandoned motorbike the three boys found as a rus…

  • 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…

  • How I Lost The War

    How I Lost The War
    av Filippo Bologna

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548360

    A satire about eco-cultural terrorism in an idyllic Tuscan town Time passes slowly in a sleepy Tuscan village once renowned for its thermal baths ... until the arrival of Ottone Gattai, a ruthless businessman who has come to this idyllic countryside…

  • Anthology of Apparitions

    Anthology of Apparitions
    av Simon Liberati

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285581

    Claude is a fallen angel left over from the hedonistic 1970s nightclubbing scene in Paris and St Tropez, destroyed by the unsolved mystery of his sister Marina's disappearance. He has been unable to move on from the heady days of his past, and spend…

  • Jarmila

    Jarmila

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285291

    Set in the idyllic landscape of rural Bohemia in the 1930s, this is the tragic love story of Jarmila, the village beauty, and a toy maker who falls under her siren spell. The wife of the far older local feather-merchant, Jarmila enjoys all the pleas…

  • The Embroidered Armour

    The Embroidered Armour
    av Roberto Peregalli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548339

    Roberto Peregalli's The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition. In investigating ancient Gr…

  • A Chill in the Air

    A Chill in the Air
    av Iris Origo

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273554

    A gripping unpublished diary from the bestselling diarist and biographer, with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century's great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved between England, Irel…

  • A Short Life of Pushkin

    A Short Life of Pushkin
    av Robert Chandler

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273448

    In Robert Chandler's exquisite biography, literary giant Alexander Pushkin, lauded as the Russian Shakespeare, is examined as writer, lover and public figure. Chandler explores his relationship to politics and provides a fascinating glimpse of the t…

  • Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman

    Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272151

    The less I felt in myself, the more strongly I was drawn to those places where the whirligig of life spins most rapidly. So begins an extraordinary day in the life of Mrs C - recently bereaved and searching for excitement and meaning. Drawn to the b…

  • 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 Telegraph…

  • 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…

  • 1917

    1917
    av Boris Dralyuk

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272144

    100 years since the Russian Revolution: the 20th century's greatest Russian writers respond 'This is the last of you, old world - soon we'll smash you to bits.' The passionate voices of radicals, dreamers, workers, aristocrats, satirists and romanti…

  • An Education in Happiness

    An Education in Happiness
    av Flavia Arzeni

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906548711

    In An Education in Happiness (Un'educazione alla felicita), Flavia Arzeni discusses that most elusive of mental states, happiness, and how two of the twentieth century's greatest writers and Nobel-Pize winners, Rabindranath Tagore and Hermann Hesse,…

  • The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat

    The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273820

    This exquisite anthology collects together the very best fiction from across the Nordic region. Travelling from cosmopolitan Stockholm to the remote Faroe Islands, and from Denmark to Greenland, this unique and compelling volume displays the thrilli…

  • The Ice

    The Ice
    av John Kare Raake

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276920

    The fight for the North Pole has begun "A claustrophobic thriller" Aftenposten A CRY FOR HELP Anna Aune is on a scientific expedition to the North Pole, when the pitch black of the polar night is lit up by a distress flare. A VISION FROM A NIGHTMARE…

  • A Nail, A Rose

    A Nail, A Rose
    av Madeleine Bourdouxhe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275138

    'Madeleine Bourdouxhe is one of the more remarkable literary discoveries of the last few years' Jonathan Coe These are stories of longing and dissatisfaction, of daily life ruptured by strange currents of feeling. A woman, wandering alone and heartb…

  • One Part Woman

    One Part Woman
    av Perumal Murugan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275466

    A vibrant fable of marriage, caste and social convention from one of the most exciting voices in contemporary Indian fiction 'Unexpected and moving' Amitava Kumar, author of Immigrant, Montana 'A major Indian writer' New York Times 'A captivating st…

  • How to be a Fascist

    How to be a Fascist
    av Michela Murgia

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276159

    Democracy is difficult, flawed and unstable. It involves barely distinguishable political parties taking part in lengthy, overcomplicated and expensive decision-making processes. Trying to engage so many people with political issues seems to lead on…

  • A Man Named Doll

    A Man Named Doll
    av Jonathan Ames

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276999

    Meet Happy Doll Hank to his friends. He's a LA private detective living a quiet life along with his beloved half-Chihuahua half-Terrier, George. He's getting by just fine When he's not walking George or sipping tequila, Hap works nights at the Thai…

  • Liar

    Liar
    av Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274056

    'Perceptive and exquisitely observed' Observer 'Provocative' Financial Times 'Has the momentum of a psychological thriller' Daily Mail Nofar is just an average teenage girl - so average, she's almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer…

  • Liar

    Liar
    av Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273844

    'Perceptive and exquisitely observed' Observer 'Provocative' Financial Times 'Has the momentum of a psychological thriller' Daily Mail Nofar is just an average teenage girl - so average, she's almost invisible. Serving customers ice cream all summer…

  • Rilke: The Last Inward Man

    Rilke: The Last Inward Man

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277248

  • The Bear and the Paving Stone

    The Bear and the Paving Stone
    av Toshiyuki Horie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274377

    Winner of the prestigious Akutagawa Prize, three dream-like tales of memory and war Visiting a friend in the French countryside, a man finds himself cast into the quandaries of historical whim, religious identity, and seeing without sight; a walk al…

  • Karate Chop & Minna Needs Rehearsal Space

    Karate Chop & Minna Needs Rehearsal Space
    av Dorthe Nors

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271192

    Two daringly original works from the acclaimed Danish author Dorthe Nors, published back to back in a uniquely designed edition. 'Beautiful, faceted, haunting stories... Dorthe Nors is fantastic' Junot Díaz Karate Chop In these glittering, funny min…

  • Fräulein Else

    Fräulein Else

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273714

    'A tour de force' - Evening Standard Fräulein Else's stay with her aunt at a fashionable spa resort is interrupted by the arrival of an express letter. The letter is for Fräulein Else, an end to innocence. Into Else's nineteen-year-old romantic, cap…

  • Stammered Songbook

    Stammered Songbook
    av Erwin Mortier

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270218

    'My mother, a house that is slowly collapsing, a bridge dancing to a tremor.' It started when she could no longer remember the word for 'book'. Then her mind, her language and her identity began to slip away. This is Erwin Mortier's moving, exquisit…

  • Journey Into The Past

    Journey Into The Past

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968364

    Stefan's Zweig's posthumously-published Journey into the Past (Widerstand der Wirklichkeit) is a beautiful meditation on the effect of time on passion-one of the most intense and compelling works from a master of the novella form. Published by Pushk…

  • BINOCULAR VISION WATERSTONES ONLY

    BINOCULAR VISION WATERSTONES ONLY
    av EDITH PEARLMAN

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270546

  • 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…

  • The Parrots

    The Parrots
    av Filippo Bologna

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270393

    A searing satire of the literary world, in which three men fight-to the death?-for a coveted literary prizeThree men are preparing to do battle. Their goal is a prestigious literary prize. And each man will do anything to win it. For the young Begin…

  • The Parrots

    The Parrots
    av Filippo Bologna

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968197

    A searing satire of the literary world, in which three men fight - to the death? - for a coveted literary prize Three men are preparing to do battle. Their goal is a prestigious literary prize. And each man will do anything to win it. For the young…

  • States of Passion

    States of Passion
    av Nihad Sirees

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273479

    A hapless Aleppo bureaucrat is stranded in the middle of the deserted countryside as a violent storm sets in. When he seeks refuge in an isolated old mansion, inhabited by an aged gentleman and his sinister servant, he begins to uncover a captivatin…

  • The Uncannily Strange and Brief Life of Amedeo Modigliani

    The Uncannily Strange and Brief Life of Amedeo Modigliani

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782274971

    A scintillating account of the Italian painter's short, anarchic existence, published in time for a major exhibition of the artist The life of the painter Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) was chaotic and tragically brief. This evocative novel captures…

  • Cycling

    Cycling
    av Various Authors

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272465

    "Directly you are in motion you will feel quite helpless, and experience a sensation of being run away with, and it will seem as if the machine were trying to throw you off" Cycling: The Craze of the Hour is part of 'Found on the Shelves', published…