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J. L. Carr: A Month in the Country, Buch

J. L. Carr
A Month in the Country

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In the summer of 1920 two men, both war survivors meet in the quiet English countryside. One is living in the church, intent upon uncovering and restoring an historical wall painting while the other camps…

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Virginia Woolf: A Room of One's Own, Buch

Virginia Woolf
A Room of One's Own

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'But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction - what has that got to do with a room of one's own?' A Room of One's Own grew out of a lecture that Virginia Woolf had been invited to giv…

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Clarice Lispector: An Apprenticeship or The Book of Pleasures, Buch

Clarice Lispector
An Apprenticeship or The Book of Pleasures

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'One of the very great writers of the last century' Guardian 'Lispector had an ability to write as though no one had ever written before' Colm Tóibín 'He'd wait for her, she knew that now. Until she lea…

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William S. Burroughs: And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks, Buch

William S. Burroughs
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

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New York während des Zweiten Weltkriegs: Eine Gruppe von Freunden hängt in ihren Appartments herum und schlägt die Zeit tot. Während sie trinken, reden, knutschen und Drogen konsumieren, treiben sie einem…

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George Orwell: Animal Farm, Buch

George Orwell
Animal Farm

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Since its publication in 1946, George Orwell's fable of a workers' revolution gone wrong has been recognized as a classic of modern political satire. Fuelled by Orwell's intense disillusionment with Sovie…

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James Baldwin: Another Country, Buch

James Baldwin
Another Country

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'A masterwork... an almost unbearable, tumultuous, blood-pounding experience' Washinton Post When Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literary sensation. James Baldwin's masterly story of desir…

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Bell Hooks: Art on My Mind, Buch

Bell Hooks
Art on My Mind

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A rich, thought-provoking collection of essays, critiques and interviews from the influential author of Ain't I a Woman and All About Love'If one could make a people lose touch with their capacity to crea…

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Morrissey: Autobiography, Buch

Morrissey
Autobiography

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Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he ha…

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Aharon Appelfeld: Badenheim 1939, Buch

Aharon Appelfeld
Badenheim 1939

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'A masterpiece ... the greatest novel of the Holocaust' The Guardian A haunting, dreamlike portrayal of the encroaching horror of the Holocaust onto a genteel MittelEuropean resort town Badenheim, a res…

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Alexander Lernet-Holenia: Baron Bagge, Buch

Alexander Lernet-Holenia
Baron Bagge

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'A masterpiece' Stefan Zweig'Compelling ... intense ... blending military narratives, paranormal experiences and erotic obsessions' TLSBaron Bagge, a cavalry officer during the First World War, receives o…

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Len Deighton: Berlin Game, Buch

Len Deighton
Berlin Game

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'Masterly ... dazzlingly intelligent and subtle' Sunday Times 'Deighton's best novel to date - sharp, witty and sour, like Raymond Chandler adapted to British gloom and the multiple betrayals of the spy'…

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Stefan Zweig: Beware of Pity, Buch

Stefan Zweig
Beware of Pity

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'The most exciting book I have ever read ... a feverish, fascinating novel' Antony Beevor, Sunday Telegraph'I can't take any more of your revolting merciful kindness!'Who would have thought that the great…

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Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited, Buch

Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited

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Charles Ryder, a lonely student at Oxford, is captivated by the outrageous and decadent Sebastian Flyte. Invited to Brideshead, Sebastian's magnificent family home, Charles welcomes the attentions of its …

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Silvia Federici: Caliban and the Witch, Buch

Silvia Federici
Caliban and the Witch

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'A groundbreaking work . . . Federici has become a crucial figure for . . . a new generation of feminists' Rachel Kushner, author of The Mars Room A cult classic since its publication in the early years …

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John Steinbeck: Cannery Row, Buch

John Steinbeck
Cannery Row

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'Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.'Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in…

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George Orwell: Coming Up for Air, Buch

George Orwell
Coming Up for Air

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George Orwell's paean to the end of an idyllic era in British history, Coming Up for Air is a poignant account of one man's attempt to recapture childhood innocence as war looms on the horizon. George Bo…

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Alexander Lernet-Holenia: Count Luna, Buch

Alexander Lernet-Holenia
Count Luna

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'A book so astonishing that I immediately reread it, fearful it might disappear' Patti SmithThe war is over but Alexander Jessiersky, a wealthy Austrian aristocrat and industrialist, is haunted by guilt o…

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Yukio Mishima: Death in Midsummer, Buch

Yukio Mishima
Death in Midsummer

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Bringing together Yukio Mishima's finest stories, this selection shows his extraordinary ability to depict a wide variety of human beings in moments of significance. A moonlit journey to fulfil a wish; a …

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John Steinbeck: East of Eden, Buch

John Steinbeck
East of Eden

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California's fertile Salinas Valley is home to two families whose destinies are fruitfully, and fatally, intertwined. Over the generations, between the beginning of the twentieth century and the end of th…

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Hannah Arendt: Eichmann in Jerusalem, Buch

Hannah Arendt
Eichmann in Jerusalem

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'Brilliant and disturbing' Stephen Spender, New York Review of BooksThe classic work on 'the banality of evil', and a journalistic masterpieceHannah Arendt's stunning and unnverving report on the trial of…

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