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(P/B) KINDLED TERRACES
AMERICAN POETS IN GREECE
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 4173-0000
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Kindled Terraces, Don Schofield's cornucopia anthology of American poets in Greece, is living proof of the power of the philhellenic tradition - the magnetic tug it exerts on a generation of our finest poets, reminding them of the past, restoring them in the present, thanks to the light and landscape and eloquence of that enchanted country. (Robert Fagles translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey) This is a necessary and a timely contribution to current conversations in and about poetry, bringing together a fascinating blend of voices, an u...
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(H/B) GRAPHS, MAPS, TREES
Εκδότης: VERSO BOOKS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0627-0054
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The "great iconoclast of literary criticism" reinvents the study of the novel. In this groundbreaking book, Franco Moretti argues that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. In place of the traditionally selective literary canon of a few hundred texts, Moretti offers charts, maps and time lines, developing the idea of "distant reading" into a full-blown experiment in literary historiography, in which the canon disappears into the larger literary system. Charting entire genres -...
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(P/B) THE KING IS DEAD
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0931-0416
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A soulful, illuminating novel of love, murder and redemption, from a rising star on the American literary scene. One hot, dark night in Memphis, Walter Selby finds himself wandering alone in the parking lot outside a baseball stadium, trying to find his friend. Instead he finds his future wife, Nicole, illuminated by the headlights of a passing car. In that empty car-lot, the perfect setting for an archetypal American romance, they begin a long, lovely fall - into bed, into marriage, into parenthood, into responsibility. A generation later...
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(P/B) LITTLE VAMPIRE WOMEN
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0931-0615
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The dear, sweet March sisters are back and Marmee has told them to be good little women. Good little vampire women, that is. That's right: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy have grown up since you last read their tale and now they have (much) longer lives and (much) more ravenous appetites. Marmee has taught them well and so they live by an unprecedented moral code of abstinence... from human blood. Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy must learn to get along with one another, help make society a better place and avoid the vampire hunters who pose a constant threat ...
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INCOGNITA
Εκδότης: HESPERUS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0957-0024
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Returning to Florence on the occasion of his eighteenth birthday, Aurelian - together with his sworn companion Hippolito - dons his disguise in anticipation of the famous Florentine ball. Once there, the two are soon separated, and each finds himself paired off with a beautiful - and masked - lady. Whilst Aurelian yearns to learn the true identity of his 'Incognita', Hippolito is mistaken for another and brazenly plays along with the conceit. As morning dawns, the youths cannot escape the elaborate web of deceit they have unwittingly creat...
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(H/B) THE DRAGON WITH THE GIRL TATTOO
Εκδότης: GOLLANCZ
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 1002-0104
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Lizbreath Salamander is young and beautiful. Her scales have an iridescent sheen, her wings arch proudly, her breath has a tang of sulfur. And on her back a tattoo of a mythical creature: a girl. But when Lizbreath is drawn into a dark conspiracy she will have to rely on more than her beauty and her vicious claws the size of sabres . . . A dragon has disappeared, one of a secretive clan. As Lizbreath delves deeper into their history she realises that these dragons will do anything to defend their secrets. Welcome to the world of The Dragon...
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ROCK CRYSTAL
Εκδότης: PUSHKIN PRESS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3226-0021
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This seemingly simple fable of two children lost in an icy landscape is eloquent in its innocence, but is implicit with the fragility of life and the inevitability of death. This quasi-fairy tale speaks of village life in the high mountains, but is also a parable of belief and faith. "Rock Crystal" is a Christmas story and a story about the heart of the ice, the crystal. (From the publisher)...
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FASCINATION
Εκδότης: PENGUIN
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3452-1262
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This is William Boyd's third volume of short stories following his acclaimed collections On the Yankee Station (1981) and The Destiny of Nathalie X (1995). Described as "the finest storyteller of his generation", Boyd shows his mastery of the form as these stories range widely through time and space. In a brilliant array of styles and narratives we move from 1930s Germany to Los Angeles in the Second World War, from contemporary Oxford to 19th century Russia. Whether in London or Amsterdam. Eastbourne or a Normandy village these stories ex...
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WILD GRASS
THREE STORIES OF CHANGE IN MODERN CHINA
Εκδότης: PENGUIN
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3452-1349
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WILD GRASS: THREE STORIES OF CHANGE IN MODERN CHINA looks at how an authoritarian government can keep up with the pressures for change from a rapidly modernizing society, where levels of education and prosperity are rising every day. Told through the eyes of three remarkably unremarkable people, the stories are also allegories for China's countryside, its cities and its spiritual realm. (From Ian Johnson's website)...
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HERBERT: THE COMPLETE ENGLISH POEMS
Εκδότης: PENGUIN
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3452-1464
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George Herbert combined the intellectual and the spiritual, the humble and the divine, to create some of the most moving devotional poetry in the English language. His deceptively simple verse uses the ingenious arguments typical of seventeenth-century 'metaphysical' poets, and unusual imagery drawn from musical structures, the natural world and domestic activity to explore a mosaic of Biblical themes. From the wit and wordplay of 'The Pulley' and the formal experimentation of 'Easter Wings' and 'Paradise', to the intense, highly personal ...
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(P/B) NIGHTINGALES AND PLEASURE GARDENS
TURKISH LOVE POEMS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3714-0003
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The earliest Turkish verses, dating from the sixth century A.D., were love lyrics. Since then, love has dominated the Turks' poetic modes and moods - pre-Islamic, Ottoman classical, folk, modern. In style, form and sensibility, this collection offers a broad spectrum: virtually all types and varieties are represented here. The English versions are loyal to the originals and strive to be authentic poems in English. Here are lyrics from pre-Islamic Central Asia, passages from epics, mystical ecstasies of such eminent thirteenth-century figu...
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(H/B) POSSESSIONS
A NOVEL
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 3949-0035
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This sequel to Julia Kristeva's celebrated allegory "The Old Man and the Wolves" returns to the corrupt seaside resort of a mythical town, where the boundaries between East and West, civilization and barbarism, and good and evil are erased. Part mystery, part meditation, this engrossing tale features the return of Parisian amateur detective and newspaper reporter Stephanie Delacour (Kristeva's alter ego), drawn into the mystery of a friend's murder. The story opens with the gruesome discovery of the decapitated body of gifted translator Gl...
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(P/B) HORACE DORLAN
Εκδότης: FABER & FABER
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 4386-0499
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Preparing to deliver a lecture in Pisa, Professor Horace Dorlan plans to incorporate music and performance into his scientific presentation. On the eve of his big event, however, strange things start to happen. Consciousness and reality start to shift, divergent voices speak of confusing things and questions start to mount up. Where, for instance, is his wife, why is there a miniature musical quintet in his room, and what of the accident that afflicted him? A darkly imaginative tour de force - that melds elements of silent movies, graphic ...
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(P/B) THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF MAF THE DOG, AND OF HIS FRIEND MARILYN MONROE
Εκδότης: FABER & FABER
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 4386-0609
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Marilyn always had a book in her handbag. She was always on the way to a discovery, to a large recognition that would change everything. (from the publisher)...
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(H/B) SHERLOCK'S SISTERS
THE BRITISH FEMALE DETECTIVE, 1864-1913
Εκδότης: ASHGATE
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0363-0156
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Sherlock's Sisters: The British Female Detective, 1864-1913 examines the fictional female detective in Victorian and Edwardian literature. This character, originating in the 1860s, configures a new representation of women in narratives of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This analysis explores female empowerment through professional unofficial or official detection, especially as this surveillance illuminates legal, moral, gendered, institutional, criminal, punitive, judicial, political, and familial practices. This book considers a...
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(P/B) THE MESSENGER OF ATHENS
Εκδότης: BLOOMSBURY
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0517-0138
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Idyllic but remote, the Greek island of Thiminos seems untouched and untroubled by the modern world. When the battered body of a young woman is discovered at the foot of a cliff, the local police - governed more by archaic rules of honour than by the law - are quick to close the case, dismissing the death as an accident. Then a stranger arrives, uninvited, from Athens, announcing his intention to look into the crime he believes has been committed. The stranger's methods of investigation are unorthodox, and his message to the islanders is p...
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PERFECT BLEMISH / PERFFAITH NAM
NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1995-2007 (WELSH-ENGLISH BILINGUAL EDITION)
Εκδότης: BLOODAXE BOOKS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0644-0034
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Menna Elfyn is the best-known, most travelled and most translated of all Welsh-language poets. The extraordinary international range of her subjects, breathtaking inventiveness and generosity of vision place her among Europe’s leading poets. This bilingual edition of her later poetry includes all her work from Cell Angel (1996) and Blind Man’s Kiss / Cusan Dyn Dall (2001), as well as the first English translations of Perffaith Nam (2005) and a selection of new poems. The Welsh originals in this book have facing English translations by Elin...
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(P/B) VOICE RECOGNITION
21 POETS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Εκδότης: BLOODAXE BOOKS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0644-0037
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Who are the best young poets today? Which new poets are most likely to become the defining voices of their generation? Two young editors, James Byrne and Clare Pollard, set out to answer these questions in Voice Recognition, a vibrant anthology introducing 21 of the most exciting young poets of the 21st century. Voice Recognition showcases the work of a talented new wave of poets from Britain and Ireland who are just now starting to make their mark. None has yet published a first book of poems. All are likely to produce distinctively diffe...
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(P/B) SELECTED POEMS, PROSE AND LETTERS
Εκδότης: BROADVIEW PRESS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0735-0018
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Felicia Hemans was the most widely read woman poet in the nineteenth-century English-speaking world. Broadview’s edition shows why she was one of the few standard poets to be found in middle-class homes on both sides of the Atlantic, despite being routinely disparaged as a "merely" feminine poet. Included here is poetry representative of her entire career, from often-anthologized works, such as "The Homes of England" and "Casabianca," to several long poems in their entirety, such as "The Forest Sanctuary." Also included are selections of h...
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(P/B) BUG-JARGAL
Εκδότης: BROADVIEW PRESS
Κωδ. Πολιτείας: 0735-0104
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Victor Hugo's Bug-Jargal (1826) is one of the most important works of nineteenth-century colonial fiction, and quite possibly the most sustained novelistic treatment of the Haitian Revolution by a major European author. This Broadview edition makes Hugo's novel available in a completely new English translation, the first in over one hundred years. Set in 1791, during the first months of a slave revolt that would eventually lead to the creation of the black republic of Haiti in 1804, Bug-Jargal is a stirring tale of interracial friendship a...
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