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  • The Fourth Pig

    The Fourth Pig
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691191447

    An enchanting collection that introduces the author and activist Naomi Mitchison to a new generation of readers The Fourth Pig, originally published in 1936, is a wide-ranging collection of fairy tales, poems, and ballads that reflect the hopes and…

  • The Blood of the Martyrs

    The Blood of the Martyrs
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Storpocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862411923

    Introduced by Donald Smith. Set in Rome during Nero's reign of terror, The Blood of the Martyrs is a disciplined historical novel tracing the destruction of one cell of the early church. With a cast of slaves, ordinary Roman people, exiles and enter…

  • Vienna Diary 1934

    Vienna Diary 1934
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210218

    In this day-by-day diary Mitchison tells us what she saw, did and felt: and the whole forms at once what is called a "human document" of rare poignancy and dramatic interest, and a book of some historical importance. In her words: "Very few people h…

  • Solution Three

    Solution Three
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558610972

    As a fast-paced novel about a future shaped by feminist ideals of sexual and racial equality, "solution three" at first seems to be a peaceful answer to the world's problems. Homosexuality as an international norm and reproduction by cloning have m…

  • The Corn King and the Spring Queen

    The Corn King and the Spring Queen
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862412876

    Introduced by Naomi Mitchison. Set over two thousand years ago on the calm and fertile shores of the Black Sea, Naomi Mitchison's The Corn King and the Spring Queen tells of ancient civilisations where tenderness, beauty and love vie with brutality…

  • Black Sparta

    Black Sparta
    av Naomi, Mitchison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406794458

  • The Big House

    The Big House
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210430

    The Big House is a children's book with much to say to adult readers. On one level it is a charming and absorbing fantasy novel with a fairy hill, a Brounie and an enchanted piper all drawn from Celtic myth and legend, set in a West Highland village…

  • The Conquered

    The Conquered
    av Naomi, Mitchison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406794823

  • When the Bough Breaks and Other Stories

    When the Bough Breaks and Other Stories
    av Naomi, Mitchison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406791211

  • We Have Been Warned

    We Have Been Warned
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210263

    This is Naomi Mitchison's least successful novel, and new readers should not start here! It is shaped by her own life and fears in her own experience in 1931, and is the first of her novels and stories not to have a historical setting. Mitchison was…

  • Essays and Journalism

    Essays and Journalism
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210119

    The writing career of Naomi Mitchison (1897-1999) stretched over some seventy years, encompassing at least seventy works of fiction as well as non-fiction, poetry and plays. Almost unknown, however, is the mass of shorter prose pieces - journalism,…

  • Cloud Cuckoo Land

    Cloud Cuckoo Land
    av Naomi, Mitchison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406794885

  • Travel Light, with the Varangs' Saga

    Travel Light, with the Varangs' Saga
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904999973

    In her novels, Naomi Mitchison frequently tackled serious issues, war and peace, conflicts of loyalties, freedom and slavery, and of course feminism. But a very few times she allowed her work to be primarily a question of fun, or play. In Travel Lig…

  • The Delicate Fire

    The Delicate Fire
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210379

    The Delicate Fire illustrates a fundamental change in Naomi Mitchison's work. The early stories are set in ancient Greece, like many before them. But here Mitchison effectively says farewell to that setting with accounts of the worlds of Sappho and…

  • Anna Comnena

    Anna Comnena
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210294

    Anna Comnena is described as the first female historian, the author of her father's celebratory biography. She was an educated princess in eleventh-century Constantinople, the daughter of the Emperor Alexius. She was expected to succeed him, and rai…

  • Cloud Cuckoo Land

    Cloud Cuckoo Land
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210348

    Ancient Greek history and politics fascinated Naomi Mitchison, and in particular the long antagonism or rivalry of Athens and Sparta. In this, her second novel, she investigates the two city states through Alxenor, a young man from the tiny island o…

  • Behold Your King

    Behold Your King
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210317

    In this unusual and accomplished novel Naomi Mitchison retells in realistic terms and colloquial dialogue the story of the passion and death of Jesus, hour by hour, as it unfolds over the twenty-four hours of Good Friday. In a restless Jerusalem und…

  • Memoirs of a Spacewoman

    Memoirs of a Spacewoman
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210355

    Naomi Mitchison, daughter of a distinguished scientist, sister of geneticist J B S Haldane, was always interested in the sciences, especially genetics. Her novels did not tend to demonstrate this, and she did not publish a Science Fiction novel unti…

  • The Bull Calves

    The Bull Calves
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210256

    "The Bull Calves" was researched and written during the Second World War. This is very surprising, as Naomi Mitchison was tremendously busy at her home in Carradale, Kintyre, keeping open house for evacuees and refugees, running the farm and driving…

  • Cleopatra's People

    Cleopatra's People
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210331

    Eschewing Plutarch and Shakespeare's tale of Mark Antony's fatal romance, Naomi Mitchison's 'Cleopatra's People' starts with the next generation, with the children of the Queen and of Charmian, one of her 'mates'. The impact of Cleopatra's life and…

  • Black Sparta

    Black Sparta
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781443734783

  • Beyond This Limit

    Beyond This Limit
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904999850

    Naomi Mitchison published her first novel, The Conquered, in 1923. In her more than seventy succeeding books she has produced an extraordinary out-put, especially in the novel and the short story. This selection of the shorter fiction is intended to…

  • When We Become Men

    When We Become Men
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904999232

    Naomi Mitchison began her novel-writing career in the 1920s, with historical fictions set in the Ancient world, in Roman and Greek civilisations, and soon won a high reputation world-wide. But she began to move toward present and future as well as p…

  • The Conquered

    The Conquered
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781443734905

  • The Conquered

    The Conquered
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210324

    The Conquered was young Naomi Mitchison's first novel, published in 1923, just five years after the end of the First World War, in 1918. Mitchison chose to write about wars, but about historic ones, Julius Caesar's bloody and gradual conquest of Gau…

  • Solution Three

    Solution Three
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210362

    In her post nuclear Holocaust world, overpopulation and feeding the people are the major problems. The third attempted Solution involves conditioned homosexual love for all, and the only babies born are clones of the best two individuals, Her and Hi…

  • Small Talk ...

    Small Talk ...
    av Naomi Mitchison

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849210201

    Small Talk... avoids the temptation of a full-blown 'My Life and Times' type of autobiography and presents instead a recreation of childhood years in Oxford before the First World War - a child's-eye view of the family, the friends, the servants, th…