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  • Journey by Moonlight

    Journey by Moonlight
    av Antal Szerb

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285376

    Mihaly is anxious to please his father and becomes a partner in the family firm. Haunted by nostalgia for his bohemian youth he escapes and marries Erzsi. The honeymoon is a disaster and ultimately Mihaly and Erzsi are brought face to face with thei…

  • Young Rembrandt

    Young Rembrandt
    av Onno Blom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275596

    Rembrandt's life has always been an enigma. How did a miller's son from a provincial Dutch town become the greatest artist in the world? With his formative years shrouded in mystery, the only remaining evidence of Rembrandt's life as a young man is…

  • The Second Life of Inspector Canessa

    The Second Life of Inspector Canessa
    av Roberto Perrone

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276210

    Annibale Canessa was a legend: the most notorious cop during Italy's brutal Years of Lead, he hunted down terrorist suspects with unmatched ferocity. But then the fighting stopped, and suddenly Canessa was a soldier without a war. 30 years later and…

  • Psyche

    Psyche
    av Louis Couperus

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285215

    The great Dutch author Louis Couperus considered Psyche to be his symbolist masterpiece. It is published here along with its inspiration: the story of Psyche and Cupid from The Golden Ass Psyche is a modern, adult fairy tale, drenched in powerful im…

  • México20

    México20
    av Various Authors

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271345

    To celebrate the Year of Mexico in the UK and the Year of the UK inMexico in 2015, Hay Festival, the British Council and Conacultahave joined forces to bring twenty young Mexican writers under the age offorty, paired with twenty British translators,…

  • England Your England

    England Your England
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277187

    This new collection brings together four of Orwell's short sketches of English life with his masterful analysis of a crumbling English society. They range from an expedition down a coal mine to a chastening experience of colonial rule in Burma, and…

  • The Queen of Spades and Selected Works

    The Queen of Spades and Selected Works
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968036

    The Queen of Spades and Selected Works is a brand new English translation of two of Alexander Pushkin's greatest short stories, 'The Queen of Spades' and 'The Stationmaster', together with the poem 'The Bronze Horseman', extracts from Yevgeny Onegin…

  • Twilight and Moonbeam Alley

    Twilight and Moonbeam Alley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285574

    A French country estate, and a dive bar in the sailors district of a German port provide the backdrop for these two exquisite stories 'Twilight' is the story of a fashionable lady who is banished from Versailles by the king. She tries to make the be…

  • Things Look Different in the Light & Other Stories

    Things Look Different in the Light & Other Stories
    av Medardo Fraile

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273660

    Among these wonderful, blackly comic tales from the Spanish master of the short story, an office queen falls from her throne, a tartan shirt holds the threads of a man's life, a simple dictation test results in glimpsed mortality, and a case of mist…

  • 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…

  • A Tale Without a Name

    A Tale Without a Name
    av Penelope S Delta

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968906

    An enchanting, powerful fable as timely today as on first publication a century ago The kingdom used to be a place of paved roads and well-filled coffers, with joy and the good life all around. But the old king went the way of all flesh years ago, a…

  • Working Knowledge

    Working Knowledge

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285734

    Over the course of one hundred brief and evanescent texts, Král brings together, as his compatriot Milan Kundera writes in his introduction, "this strange and beautiful existential encyclopaedia of the everyday". Whether describing twilight, a tooth…

  • The Bachelors

    The Bachelors

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276074

    With a mixture of hope and melancholy, young Victor leaves the home of his foster mother to begin his working life. His journey takes him to a remote island, where he visits his only relative - an uncle he has never met. The old man, a lifelong bach…

  • The Third Tower

    The Third Tower
    av Antal Szerb

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270539

    A typically brilliant, ironic and moving travelogue by one of the twentieth century's greatest writers In August 1936 a Hungarian writer in his mid-thirties arrives by train in Venice, on a journey overshadowed by the coming war and charged with int…

  • The Encounter

    The Encounter
    av Petru Popescu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272335

    1969: Loren McIntyre makes contact with the elusive Mayoruna 'cat people' of the Amazon's Javari Valley. He follows them - into the wild depths of the rainforest. When he realises he is lost, it is already too late. Stranded and helpless, McIntyre m…

  • The Silence and the Roar

    The Silence and the Roar
    av Nihad Sirees

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968296

    With The Silence and the Roar, Nihad Sirees writes a powerful, life-affirming and Kafkaesque novel about a censored writer trying to live a normal life under a Middle Eastern dictatorship, Syria. Fathi, a writer no longer permitted to write, makes h…

  • Whispers Through a Megaphone

    Whispers Through a Megaphone
    av Rachel Elliott

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780992918262

    Sometimes the world can seem too much for just one personMiriam hasn't left her house in three years, and cannot raise her voice above a whisper. But today she has had enough, and is finally ready to rejoin the outside world. Meanwhile, Ralph has ma…

  • My Fellow Skin

    My Fellow Skin
    av Erwin Mortier

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270195

    In this story about love as second skin, Mortier remains true to the perspective of his dazzling debut, Marcel, looking at the world through the eyes of an observant and impressionable young boy, Anton. As he grows up, each tentative step on the pat…

  • Nietzsche in Turin

    Nietzsche in Turin

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911590460

    In 1888, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche moved to Turin. This would be the year in which he wrote three of his greatest works: Twilight of the Idols, The Antichrist, and Ecce Homo; it would also be his last year of writing. He suffered a debilitatin…

  • The Man in a Hurry

    The Man in a Hurry
    av Paul Morand

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782273691

    A feverish classic from one of the modern masters of French prose No one can keep up with Pierre Niox, the speediest antiques dealer in Paris - although not necessarily the most competent. As he dashes about at a dizzying pace, his impatience become…

  • 1914?Goodbye to All That

    1914?Goodbye to All That
    av Ali Smith

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271185

    A wide-ranging collection of reflective essays, to mark the centenary of the conflict that changed the world. In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary liv…

  • Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz

    Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz
    av Maxim Biller

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271000

    Do you see what kind of a madhouse this town of Drohobycz is now, Dr Mann? People here never think and act as they should! Locked away in a dimly lit cellar in a provincial Polish town, the writer Bruno Schulz is composing a letter to Thomas Mann, w…

  • Images and Shadows

    Images and Shadows
    av Iris Origo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272663

    The lucidly written memoir of Iris Origo, the writer of the bestselling War in Val d'Orcia It has only been through my affections that I have been able to perceive, however imperfectly, some faint "intimations of immortality" Images and Shadows is t…

  • Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary Queen of Scots
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275459

    From the moment of her birth to her death on the scaffold, Mary Stuart spent her life embroiled in power struggles that shook the foundations of Renaissance Europe. Revered by some as the rightful Queen of England, reviled by others as a murderous a…

  • A Life in the Making

    A Life in the Making

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276852

    Over the 29 years of his short life, Franz Michael Felder worked with furious productivity to better himself and the lives of those around him. From his humble origins in the Austrian village of Schoppernau, he went on to found workers' cooperatives…

  • Spark

    Spark
    av Naoki Matayoshi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275909

    Hilarious, strange and moving in equal measure - a Japanese multi-million-copy smash hit about the struggles of a pair of young manzai stand-up comedians Tokunaga is a young comedian struggling to make a name for himself when he is taken under the w…

  • 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…

  • Crossing

    Crossing
    av Pajtim Statovci

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275107

    "Crossing will devour you; this is some fierce, dazzling, and heartbreaking s**t" NoViolet Bulawayo "A novel that dazzles and mesmerizes, and the reader, upon finishing, may have the extraordinary sensation that his or her own dreams have been scatt…

  • Barcelona Shadows

    Barcelona Shadows
    av Marc Pastor, Mara Faye Lethem, Marc Pastor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270225

    CSI meets Jack the Ripper in early 20th century Barcelona: captivating, scary and genre-breaking. Children are going missing in Barcelona. A body is found, twisted, drained of blood. The locals say a devil is moving in the shadows, spiriting away th…

  • Barcelona Shadows

    Barcelona Shadows
    av Marc Pastor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270638

    CSI meets Jack the Ripper in early 20th century Barcelona: captivating, scary and genre-breaking. In 1917, Barcelona's infamous Raval district is alive with outlandish rumours. A monster is abducting and murdering young children. The police are eith…

  • City of Lions

    City of Lions
    av Jozef Wittlin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271178

    Lviv, Lwów, Lvov, Lemberg. Known by a variety of names, the City of Lions is now in western Ukraine. Situated in different countries during its history, it is a city located along the fault-lines of Europe's history. City of Lions presents two essay…

  • A Journey to Mount Athos

    A Journey to Mount Athos

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285390

    A Buddhist Pilgrim's Progress, a journey towards spiritual enlightenment for both narrator and reader An adolescent boy sails to the remote monasteries and hermitages of Mount Athos. His spiritual and erotic wanderings in the picturesque surrounding…

  • Grown Ups

    Grown Ups

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277088

    The perfect summer read. --British Vogue A whip-smart novel about modern motherhood and sibling rivalry, from one of Norway's rising stars--perfect for fans of Emma Straub and the films of Greta Gerwig Exhilarating, funny, and unexpectedly devastat…

  • Talking to Ourselves

    Talking to Ourselves
    av Andres Neuman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270553

    One trip. Two love stories. Three voices. Sooner or later, we all face loss. Ten-year old Lito is almost sure that he can change the weather, if only he concentrates very hard. His father Mario, who is seriously ill, is anxious to create a life-long…

  • Genius and Discovery

    Genius and Discovery
    av Stefan Zweig

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782272755

    Millions of people in a nation are necessary for a single genius to arise, millions of tedious hours must pass before a truly historic shooting star of humanity appears in the sky. Five vivid dramatizations of some of the most pivotal episodes in hu…

  • A Simple Story

    A Simple Story
    av Leila Guerriero

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782271734

    'An epic of noble proportions' Spectator A thrilling journey in search of the legendary malambo dance of Argentina, and one Gaucho who faces the biggest contest of his life Every year, at the height of summer, the remote Argentinian village of Labor…

  • Letters to Isabella Stewart Gardner

    Letters to Isabella Stewart Gardner
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285833

    Surrounded by artists, writers and musicians who constituted her court in Boston as in Venice, Isabella Stewart Gardner, a passionate art collector with enormous funds, was as revered and sought after as royalty. Henry James had a real affection for…

  • 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…

  • Julien Parme

    Julien Parme
    av Florian Zeller

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285970

    Julien Parme is a riotous novel of schoolboy precociousness, sex, parties and literature, from one of France's most exciting novelists and playwrights, Florian Zeller Julien Parme is fourteen years old and is disillusioned with childhood. Tonight hi…

  • Love and Youth

    Love and Youth
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782276012

    An icon of Russian literature, Turgenev was able to contain the narrative sweep of a novel in a single short story. His protagonists experience the joy and painful turbulence of first love, the thrilling adventures of youth, and the layered reflecti…

  • 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…

  • Duino Elegies

    Duino Elegies

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782277798

    In 1931, Virginia and Leonard Woolf's Hogarth Press published a small run of a beautiful edition of Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies, in English translation by the writers Vita and Edward Sackville-West. This marked the English debut of Rilke's ma…

  • Island

    Island
    av Siri Ranva Hjelm Jacobsen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275800

    Family brings the young woman back to the Faroe Islands - the windswept, rocky northern archipelago where she has never lived but which she has always called home. There she finds her stories entwining with those of her ancestors as she searches for…

  • The Man Who Sees Ghosts

    The Man Who Sees Ghosts
    av Friedrich von Schiller

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285123

    A mysterious and disorienting tale of deception and adventure, set against the background of eighteenth-century Venice One of Germany's greatest writers, Schiller is best known for his influential dramatic works. The Man Who Sees Ghosts, his only no…

  • Dreamers

    Dreamers
    av Volker Weidermann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782275046

    At the end of the First World War in Germany, the journalist and theatre critic Kurt Eisner organised a revolution which overthrew the monarchy, and declared a Free State of Bavaria. In February 1919, he was assassinated, and the revolution failed.…

  • 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 Chronicle A major cult film directed by John Huston Stockton, California: a town of dark bars and lunchrooms, cheap hotel…

  • Artificial Snow

    Artificial Snow
    av Florian Zeller

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285840

    Artificial Snow is the debut novel from Florian Zeller, the precociously talented French writer and playwright an urbane, witty and heavily autobiographical portrait of the lives of twenty-somethings in Paris, describing their insecurities, their pr…

  • Venices

    Venices

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908968876

    "It is after experiencing life that I have returned here to think about myself." Paul Morand was a diplomat, traveller, socialite and one of the most erudite and original writers of the twentieth century. Venices is his typically unconventional auto…

  • DUST OFF THE BONES

    DUST OFF THE BONES

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911590620

    Murder seems to follow young Tommy McBride everywhere. Only five years after the death of his family, a freak accident on a sheep station sends him fleeing into the wilderness of the Australian outback, the station overseer lying dead behind him wit…

  • Subtly Worded and Other Stories

    Subtly Worded and Other Stories

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782270379

    A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov Teffi's genius with the short form made her a literary star in pre-revolutionary Russia, beloved by Tsar Nicholas II and Vladimir Lenin alike. These stories, taken from the whole of her career…

  • Inevitable

    Inevitable

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781901285598

    A gripping story of doomed passion from the pen of the Dutch Oscar Wilde Cornelie De Retz Van Loo, a twenty- three-year-old divorcee from an upper- class Hague milieu, tries with mixed feelings to begin a new life in Italy. She meets a Dutch painter…