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  • Possession

    av A S Byatt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593555

    When mild-mannered and unremarkable academic Roland Mitchell stumbles upon a letter written by Victorian poet Randolph Ash to a mysterious woman with whom he seems to be infatuated, he is determined to uncover the truth. Winner of the 1990 Booker Pr…

  • The Book of Sheffield

    The Book of Sheffield

    Häftad - 2019 - ISBN: 9781912697137

    Known for both its industrial roots and arboreal abundance, Sheffield has always been a city of two halves. From elegant parks and gardens to brutalist high-rise estates and the hinterland nightclubs of ‘Centertainment’, it is a city cau…

  • Berlin Stories

    Berlin Stories
    av Philip Hensher

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841596266

    Berlin, in the words of Philip Hensher, editor of this anthology, 'has always been a city of desperate modernity', both in terms of urban architecture - largely a creation of the progressive 19th century, laid waste by World War II, temporary home o…

  • Berlin Stories

    Berlin Stories

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781101908174

    A gorgeously jacketed hardcover anthology of classic stories set in Berlin, by an international array of brilliant writers. Spanning more than a century, this collection of stories reflects Berlin's rich and turbulent history, chronicling the creati…

  • Possession

    av A. S. Byatt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375712357

    A. S. Byatt's beloved novel--winner of the Booker Prize and an international best seller--is a spellbinding intellectual mystery and an utterly transfixing love story. Roland Michell and Maud Bailey are young academics in the 1980s researching the…

  • Northern Clemency

    Northern Clemency
    av Philip Hensher

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007461684

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2008. An epic chronicle of the last twenty years of British life from the Booker shortlisted and Granta Best of Young British novelist, Philip Hensher.

  • Molesworth

    av Geoffrey Willans

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186009

    School is 'wet and weedy', according to Nigel Molesworth, the 'goriller of 3B', 'curse of St Custard's' and superb chronicler of fifties English life. Nothing escapes his disaffected eye and he has little time for such things as botany walks and cis…

  • Small Revolution in Germany

    Small Revolution in Germany
    av Philip Hensher

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008323073

    A Small Revolution in Germany is about growing up, or refusing to accept what growing up means; it's about the small dishonest pacts that people make with their own futures; and it's about the rare and joyous refusal to be disillusioned.

  • King of the Badgers

    King of the Badgers
    av Philip Hensher

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007301348

    The new novel from the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of 'The Northern Clemency'.

  • King of the Badgers

    King of the Badgers
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865478749

    Far from London's crime and pollution, Hanmouth's wealthier residents live in picturesque, heavily mortgaged cottages in the center of a town packed with artisanal cheese shops and antiques stores. They're reminded of the town's less desirable outsk…

  • Emperor Waltz

    Emperor Waltz
    av Philip Hensher

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007459599

    The most ambitious and daring novel novel yet from Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip Hensher. 'A novel that's almost fizzy to the touch ... A performance of extraordinary flair and majesty from a writer who seems capable of anything' Guardian

  • The Missing Ink

    The Missing Ink
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865478022

    The loop of an "l," the chewed-on pen, letters tiny or expansive: what we've lost in the error of typing and textingWhen Philip Hensher realized that he didn't know what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt that something essential was…

  • The Friendly Ones

    The Friendly Ones
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008175658

    ‘It’s the book you should give someone who thinks they don’t like novels … Here is surely a future prizewinner that is easy to read and impossible to forget’ Melissa Katsoulis, The Times The things history will do a…

  • Darkness Visible

    Darkness Visible
    av William Golding

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571298570

    Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize Darkness Visible opens at the height of the London Blitz, when a naked child steps out of an all-consuming fire. Miraculously saved but hideously scarred, soon tormented at school and at work, Matty beco…

  • Mrs Lirriper

    Mrs Lirriper
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911319

    Published for the first time in 1863-64 in a Xmas Special to the magazine All the Year Round, Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings and Mrs Lirriper's Legacy are published here in their entirety for the first over a century Mrs Lirriper is an involving story of p…

  • Scenes from Early Life

    Scenes from Early Life
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007450107

    Winner of the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, this is the new novel from the author of ‘King of the Badgers’ and the Man Booker-shortlisted ‘The Northern Clemency’. “I was a baby during the war. We stayed in…

  • Cloudstreet

    av Tim Winton

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447275305

    Winner of Australia's prestigious Miles Franklin Award, Cloudstreet is Tim Winton's great family drama, a twenty-year story of life and love, full of boisterous energy, joy and heartbreak. His visceral evocation of the Australian landscape is nowher…

  • Scenes from Early Life

    Scenes from Early Life
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865478053

    Beautifully packed with detail . . . Does for Bangladesh what Rushdie did for India. --The Sunday Times From the Man Booker-short-listed author of The Northern Clemency, a family and a nation--Bangladesh--are forged through storytelling, conversati…

  • The Northern Clemency

    The Northern Clemency
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400095872

    In 1974, the Sellers family is transplanted from London to Sheffield in northern England. On the day they move in, the Glover household across the street is in upheaval: convinced that his wife is having an affair, Malcolm Glover has suddenly disapp…

  • A Small Revolution in Germany

    A Small Revolution in Germany
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008323103

    A Small Revolution in Germany is about growing up, or refusing to accept what growing up means; it’s about the small dishonest pacts that people make with their own futures; and it’s about the rare and joyous refusal to be disillusioned…

  • The Mulberry Empire

    The Mulberry Empire
    av Philip Hensher

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400030897

    Blending elements of historical fact and fiction, this richly textured historical novel follows the 1839 mission of 50,000 British troops, who entered Afghanistan with the intent of replacing the amir with someone less hostile toward their ally, the…

  • Jack Milroy: Cut Out

    Jack Milroy: Cut Out
    av William Packer

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910433881

    Jack Milroy: Cut Outs is the first substantial publication on the work of the prolific British artist Jack Milroy who has been active for over 50 years. The book explores Milroy's extensive artistic career, highlighting his repurposing of materials-…

  • The Soul Of Kindness

    The Soul Of Kindness
    av Elizabeth Taylor

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844086566

    INTRODUCED BY PHILIP HENSHER 'Elizabeth Taylor is finally being recognised as an important British author: an author of great subtlety, great compassion and great depth. As a reader, I have found huge pleasure in returning to Taylor's novels and sho…