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  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141395876

    Niccolò Machiavelli's brutally uncompromising manual of statecraft, The Prince is translated and edited with an introduction by Tim Parks in Penguin Classics. As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli knew how quickl…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141442259

    Niccolò Machiavelli's brutally uncompromising manual of statecraft, The Prince is translated and edited with an introduction by Tim Parks in Penguin Classics. As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli knew how quickl…

  • The Complete Cosmicomics

    The Complete Cosmicomics
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189680

    Italo Calvino's enchanting stories about the evolution of the universe, with characters that are fashioned from mathematical formulae and cellular structures, The Complete Cosmicomics is translated by Martin McLaughlin, Tim Parks and William Weaver…

  • Season With Verona

    Season With Verona
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099422679

    Tim Parks goes on the road to follow the fortunes of Hellas Verona football club, to pay a different kind of visit to some of the world's most beautiful cities and to get a fresh take on the conundrum that is national character.

  • Medici Money

    Medici Money
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781861977571

    The Medici are famous as the rulers of Florence at the high point of the Renaissance. Their power derived from the family bank, and this book tells the fascinating, frequently bloody story of the family and the dramatic development and collapse of t…

  • The Complete Cosmicomics

    The Complete Cosmicomics
    av Italo Calvino

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544577879

    The definitive edition of the cosmicomics, Italo Calvino's short stories explore natural phenomena and the origins of the universe. The Complete Cosmicomics brings together all of these enchanting stories -- including some never before translated --…

  • Sweet Days of Discipline

    Sweet Days of Discipline
    av Fleur Jaeggy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811229036

    A novel about obsessive love and madness set in postwar Switzerland, Fleur Jaeggy's eerily beautiful novel begins innocently enough: "At fourteen I was a boarder in a school in the Appenzell." But there is nothing innocent here. With the off-handed…

  • The Tartar Steppe

    The Tartar Steppe
    av Dino Buzzati

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786891648

    Idealistic young officer Giovanni Drogo is full of determination to serve his country well. But when he arrives at a bleak border station in the Tartar desert, where he is to take a short assignment at Fort Bastiani, he finds the castle manned by ve…

  • Stop What You're Doing And Read This!

    Stop What You're Doing And Read This!
    av Mark Haddon

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099565949

    In any 24 hours there might be sleeping, eating, kids, parents, friends, lovers, work, school, travel, deadlines, emails, phone calls, Facebook, Twitter, the news, the TV, Playstation, music, movies, sport, responsibilities, passions, desires, dream…

  • Painting Death

    Painting Death
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099581437

    From the bestselling author of Italian Ways and Italian Neighbours comes a darkly comic new novel of murder in Veronese high societyMorris Duckworth has a dark past.

  • Indian Nocturne

    Indian Nocturne
    av Antonio Tabucchi

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857869432

    'A lot of people lose their way in India . . . it's a country specially made for that.' Amid the backstreets, brothels and faded hotels of Bombay, Madras and the old Portuguese port of Goa, a man searches for his lost friend. Xavier has been missing…

  • Alien Invasion Short Stories

    Alien Invasion Short Stories

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786647689

    Visitors from other planets have long obsessed us. H.G. Wells’ War of Worlds spawned a huge wave of speculative fiction but the roots of such fears run deep in our literature, where the mysteries of other cultures have long threatened the fami…

  • Hero's Way

    Hero's Way
    av Tim Parks

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787302167

  • The Moon and the Bonfires

    The Moon and the Bonfires
    av Cesare Pavese

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241370544

    'Insinuating, haunting and lyrically pervasive' The New York Times Book Review A new translation by Tim Parks Twenty years after making his fortune in America, Eel is drawn back to the closest thing he has to a home: the Piedmontese countryside whe…

  • Last Vanities

    Last Vanities
    av Fleur Jaeggy, Tim Parks, Fleur Jaeggy

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811213745

  • Italian Neighbours

    Italian Neighbours
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286950

    But like any place that's become home I hate it too."How does an Englishman cope when he moves to Italy - not the tourist idyll but the real Italy? When Tim Parks first moved to Verona he found it irresistible and infuriating in equal measure;

  • The Road to San Giovanni

    The Road to San Giovanni
    av Italo Calvino

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780544146525

    "In each other's presence we became mute, would walk in silence side by side along the road to San Giovanni. To my father's mind, words must serve as confirmations of things, and as signs of possession; to mine, they were foretastes of things barely…

  • The Book of All Books

    The Book of All Books
    av Roberto Calasso

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241446720

    A splendid reimagining of key stories from the Bible, by the author of The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony. A man named Saul is sent to search for some lost donkeys and on the way is named king of his people. The queen of a remote African realm trave…

  • The Book of All Books

    The Book of All Books
    av Roberto Calasso

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780374601898

    A book that begins before Adam and ends after us. In this magisterial work by the Italian intellectual superstar Roberto Calasso, figures of the Bible and its whole outline emerge in a new light: one that is often astonishing and disquieting, as ind…

  • Italien in vollen Zügen

    Italien in vollen Zügen
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783442159536

  • Italien in vollen Zügen

    Italien in vollen Zügen
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2014 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783888979712

  • Calm

    Calm
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784872595

    How do we find calm in our frantic modern world? The author - lifelong sceptic of all things spiritual - finds himself on a Buddhist meditation retreat trying to answer this very question. He recounts his journey from disbelief to something approach…

  • Life and Work

    Life and Work
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300215366

    In this brilliant collection, a renowned critic vividly depicts the dynamic relationships between authors, their work, and their readers Acclaimed novelist and critic Tim Parks has long been fascinated by the complicated relationship between an auth…

  • Italian Life

    Italian Life
    av Tim Parks

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787302143

  • Mimi's Ghost

    Mimi's Ghost
    av Tim Parks

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531889333

    The second Duckworth novel is "a wild and wacky thriller that's like sharing a roller-coaster ride with a suave maniac." (Publishers Weekly review). Morris Duckworth can't get over Massimina, or Mimi, as he likes to refer to her. But then, he should…

  • Hell And Back

    Hell And Back
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572558

    In Hell and Back, Tim Parks reminds us just how exciting the essay form can be - turning his attention to classic authors like Dante, Borges and Leopardi, as well as various contemporary writers including Vikram Seth, W.G. Sebald and Salman Rushdie.

  • Out of My Head

    Out of My Head
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911215714

    Adventures in cutting-edge ideas about consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction writer Tim Parks.Hardly a day goes by without some discussion about whether computers can be conscious, whether our universe is some kind of simulation, whether mind…

  • Out of My Head

    Out of My Head
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784705985

    'An exceptionally witty and compelling look at the nature of consciousness... Parks is a delight to read' Iain McGilchrist'[It has] wit, humanity and insight... Parks is an entertaining companion throughout' Mail on Sunday

  • Goodness

    Goodness
    av Tim Parks

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572572

    George Crawley has finally got his life running along satisfyingly straight lines. Having made a success of his career and saved his faltering marriage, he is secure in the belief that he is master of his own destiny. Then comes the tragic blow - fa…

  • Sex is Forbidden

    Sex is Forbidden
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099565895

    Trauma leaves her no alternative but to bury herself in the austere asceticism of a community that wakes at 4am, doesn't permit eye contact, let alone speech, and keeps men and women strictly segregated.

  • The Fighter

    The Fighter
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099513322

    One of Britain's outstanding novelists, Tim Parks is also a provocative, entertaining and accomplished essayist. This new collection's title is drawn from D. H. Lawrence's fundamental belligerence, and how all the significant relationships in his li…

  • Mimi's Ghost

    Mimi's Ghost
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572602

    Morris Duckworth can't get over Mimi. But maybe he should have thought of that before he murdered her and married her sister. Now Mimi's back as a ghost, and she seems to be suggesting the way to redemption for Morris. And if anybody should get in h…

  • På sporet af Italien

    På sporet af Italien
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2017 - Danska - ISBN: 9788792884336

    Den britiske forfatter og litteraturkritiker Tim Parks har været bosat i Italien i 30 år. Nu har han skrevet en helt uimodståelig bog om Italien og italienerne - beskrevet ud fra de italienske jernbaner. En charmerende og helt usædvanlig rejsebog.

  • Literary Activism

    Literary Activism

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911343684

  • The Road to San Giovanni

    The Road to San Giovanni
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189710

    In five elegant autobiographical meditations Calvino delves into his past, remembering awkward childhood walks with his father, a lifelong obsession with the cinema and fighting in the Italian Resistance against the Fascists. He also muses on the so…

  • Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence

    Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence
    av Tim Parks

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393328455

    Before they achieved renown as patrons of the arts and de facto rulers of Florence, the Medici family earned their fortune in banking. But even at the height of the Renaissance, charging interest of any kind meant running afoul of the Catholic Churc…

  • The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

    The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony
    av Roberto Calasso, Tim Parks, Roberto Calasso

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679733485

    Presenting the stories of Zeus and Europa, Theseus and Ariadne, the birth of Athens and the fall of Troy, in all their variants, Calasso also uncovers the distant origins of secrets and tragedy, virginity, and rape. "A perfect work like no other. (C…

  • Shear

    Shear
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572596

    An English geologist working on a Mediterranean island becomes embroiled in a nightmare web of deceit, corruption, lust and tragedy in Tim Parks' mesmeric story of a man whose life will be shattered like the fatal fragment of stone that obsesses him.

  • Italian Life

    Italian Life
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529112580

    From the bestselling author of Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and Italian Ways, Italian Life is a particular reckoning with a beloved adopted country.

  • Italian Life

    Italian Life
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787302136

    How does Italy really work? The bestselling writer on Italian culture sets out to answer the big question. There is no world for whistle-blower in Italian, though you can absolutely chiudere un'occhio (turn a blind eye). In all areas of public life…

  • In Extremis

    In Extremis
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2018 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783956142529

  • Cleaver

    Cleaver
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099481393

    Overweight and overwrought, Howard Cleaver, London's most successful journalist, abruptly abandons home, partner, mistresses and above all television, the instrument that brought him identity and power.

  • Home Thoughts

    Home Thoughts
    av Tim Parks

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572565

    Julia has left home. She has gone to Italy. She has left her lover, her job, her flat, the closely-knit group of friends who meant so much to her. Why? And the motley group of ex-pats she finds in Verona, the Oxbridge brigade, the revolutionary Scot…

  • Cara Massimina

    Cara Massimina
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099572626

    Bored and broke, Morris Duckworth, an English teacher in Verona, stumbles on a plan for financial salvation – to marry Massimina, one of his lovelier students. And if his intentions are frustrated by a suspicious, conservative family, is it an…

  • Letty Fox: Her Luck

    Letty Fox: Her Luck
    av Christina Stead

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786691392

    One hot night last spring, after waiting fruitlessly for a call from my then lover, with whom I had quarrelled the same afternoon, and finding one of my black moods on me, I flung out of my lonely room on the ninth floor (unlucky number) in a hotel…

  • Translating Style

    Translating Style
    av Tim Parks

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138137585

    Arising from a dissatisfaction with blandly general or abstrusely theoretical approaches to translation, this book sets out to show, through detailed and lively analysis, what it really means to translate literary style. Combining linguistic and lit…

  • Cara Massimina

    Cara Massimina
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628725940

    The first Duckworth novel is "Better than Silence of the Lambs . . . Macabre fun orchestrated with immaculate precision. It's a killer" (Los Angeles Times) Morris Duckworth teaches English to the pampered rich of Verona, and Morris is not pleased. L…

  • The Manzoni Family

    The Manzoni Family
    av Natalia Ginzburg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628728972

    Winner of the Bagutta Prize, The Manzoni Family set in ducal Italy and post-revolutionary France, captures the story of Alessandro Manzoni--celebrated Milanese nobleman, man of letters, and author of the masterpiece of nineteenth-century Italian lit…

  • Europa

    Europa
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099268093

    A brilliantly comic, dark and dyspeptic novel about an obsessive love gone sour. Jealousy and revenge, passion and dread intertwine in one man's soul as he's trapped in the awful claustrophobia of a three-day coach journey across Europe with a group…

  • The Scheme of Things

    The Scheme of Things
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781682898710

  • In Extremis

    In Extremis
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784705978

    Thomas needs to speak to his mother before she dies. But he's set to give a talk to a conference of physiotherapists in the Netherlands;

  • Translating Style

    Translating Style
    av Tim Parks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905763047

    Arising from a dissatisfaction with blandly general or abstrusely theoretical approaches to translation, this book sets out to show, through detailed and lively analysis, what it really means to translate literary style. Combining linguistic and lit…

  • Beautiful Antonio

    Beautiful Antonio
    av Vitaliano Brancati

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189062

    Having spent some time in Rome, Antonio - the handsomest young man in Catania - returns to his native town with the reputation of being a playboy and with a long list of amorous adventures behind him. To please his father, Antonio agrees to marry th…

  • Destiny

    Destiny
    av Tim Parks

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284949

    Three months after returning to England, Christopher Burton, receives a phone-call at the reception desk of the Rembrandt Hotel, Knightsbridge that informs him of his son's suicide. But why on receiving this terrible news, does Burton immediately de…