European Literature

My Body and I
In My Body and I (Mon Corps et Moi, 1925), René Crevel attempts to trace with words the geography of a being. Exploring the tension between body and spirit, Crevel’s meditation is a vivid personal journey through illusion and disillusion,...

04.01.2017

Dziennik 1954
W książce tej jest wszystko, czego można chcieć się dowiedzieć o życiu w socjalizmie. Oczywiście życiu inteligenta. A szczególnie inteligenta Warszawiaka. Na kartach „Dziennika 1954” spotkamy...

17.07.2013

Cenital
«La mano invisible te ha robado la cartera y el futuro, y no se detendrá cuando algunos gobernantes dimitan. Esto no se arregla con unos años de ajuste ni inyectando capitales ni nacionalizando bancos. Esto no se va a quedar en los...

24.12.2017

Wer Wird Das Glauben, Rostam?
Ich habe das Buch als giveaway gewonnen. Es handelt von Shoura, die als ältere Frau (vielleicht etwa 50 Jahre alt) auf ihr Leben zurückblickt und verschiedene Augenblicke wiederaufleben lässt und evaluiert. Dabei denkt sie...

04.07.2014

A New Introduction to Old Norse
A decent selection of texts. Oddly, some are glossed and some are not. The glossing isn't as clear as for my Anglo-Saxon reader, but there's a whole separate book for a glossary.

20.11.2015

Die Nibelungen
Diesen klassischen Sagenkreis des Abendlandes hat Michael Köhlmeier im freien Vortrag neu erzählt. Auf seine unvergleichliche Art erweckt er Jung-Siegfried, den Drachentöter, die schöne Kriemhild und den Hof der...

15.01.2013

Kokošji raj
Editia a III-aPrefata de Mircea IorgulescuRaiul gainilor a fost patru luni in topul vanzarilor editurii franceze Jacqueline Chambon, iar editia germana a fost declarata, in decembrie 2007, cartea lunii in Germania.„O metafora...

11.03.2015

Güvercin
Situada en el París de hoy, La paloma es la historia de un incidente. Un personaje singular descubre cierto día la presencia inesperada de una paloma ante la habitación en la que reside. Este percance, imprevisto y...

17.10.2016

Nel momento
Può succedere anche una sola volta nell'arco di tutta una vita: un istante di improvvisa lucidità in cui il flusso delle cose si interrompe e la realtà si mostra senza veli. A Luca, che ha alle spalle un matrimonio fallito e vive una...

11.10.2015

No Meu Peito Não Cabem Pássaros
Que linhas unem um imigrante que lava vidros num dos primeiros arranha-céus de nova iorque a um rapaz misantropo que chega a lisboa num navio e a uma criança que inventa coisas que depois acontecem? Muitas. Entre elas, as linhas que...

25.12.2016

Menzogna e sortilegio
Scritto subito dopo la seconda guerra mondiale, la Morante con questo romanzo ha iniziato il suo lungo percorso letterario. "O impareggiabile prosapia! Mia madre fu una Santa, mio padre un granduca in incognito, mio cugino Edoardo un ras dei deserti...

19.03.2014

La figlia del podestà
Bellano è in gran subbuglio. Agostino Meccia, podestà della cittadina affacciata sul lago, ha deciso di perseguire un progetto ambizioso: una linea di idrovolanti che collegherà Como, Bellano e Lugano, darà lustro alla sua...

18.10.2013

Sandmannen (Joona Linna, #4)
En ung man hittas gående på en hög järnvägsbro en kall vinternatt i Stockholm. Han har legionärssjukan och är svårt nerkyld. På Södersjukhuset visar det sig att han är dödförklarad...

02.09.2013

Der Trotzkopf
Hauptfigur ist die zu Beginn der Handlung 15-jährige Ilse Macket, die gemeinsam mit ihrem Vater und der Stiefmutter Anne auf dem Gut Moosdorf in Pommern lebt. Ilses Mutter ist kurz nach ihrer Geburt gestorben. Ilse wächst wild und ohne...

16.10.2016

Niemcy
Dramat z 1949 roku ukazuje różne postawy Niemców wobec nazizmu w czasie II wojny światowej. Akcja rozgrywa się w domu niemieckiej rodziny. Profesor Sonnenbruch wybrał wewnętrzną emigrację. Nie...

14.02.2017

The Pigeon
Set in Paris and attracting comparisons with Franz Kafka and Edgar Allan Poe, "The Pigeon" is Patrick Suskind's tense, disturbing follow-up to the bestselling "Perfume". The novella tells the story of a day in the meticulously ordered life of bank...

15.10.2012

A hatrongyosi kakasok
Ferenc Móra was born in Kiskunfélegyháza, into a financially poor family. His father Márton Móra was a tailor, and his mother Anna Juhász was a baker. He acquired his formal education under the most extreme hardships...

18.06.2014

Den sista cigarretten
Ett oväntat möte på La Bohème, en operaföreställning överförd digitalt från Metropolitan i New York till en liten landsortsbio i Sydsverige, är ouvertyren till Klas Östergrens nya stora roman....

17.02.2017

Żyzny granit. Antologia nowel i opowiadań fińskich.
Zbiór obejmuje utwory opublikowane w Finlandii od przełomu lat 1917/1918, do początku lat 60. XX w. Są to zatem dzieła pisarzy, których życie przypada na okres wojenny. Mamy tu do wyboru dzieła takich...

11.07.2014

Das eiskalte Paradies. Ein Mädchen bei den Zeugen Jehovas
Hannah is zes jaar als haar levenslustige moeder verongelukt. Een hele tijd later ontmoet haar vader Roswitha en trouwt met haar. Roswitha is echter een getuige van Jehova en het hele gezin bekeert zich. Hannah gaat met Roswitha mee op prediking en...

09.11.2016

Den svenske Gudfadern
Från fattig invandrarpojke i Vårby gård till internationell affärsman. Lika beundrad och respekterad som fruktad och missförstådd.Milan Sevo är utpekad som Sveriges fiende nummer ett. Ryktena, morden,...

02.05.2013

Der Ursprung des Kunstwerkes
The essay is short, but extremely far reaching. Meditation on the origin of work of art offers not only deep insight into the nature of the mystery of art, but it becomes occasion to question basic concepts of our western thinking tradition which...

01.03.2015

Der Hahn ist tot
Rosemarie (Rosi) Hirte, cinquantenne, single, con un posto di responsabilità in un’agenzia di assicurazioni, stimata da colleghi e superiori, ha una vita regolare ma non entusiasmante. Inesistente vita sociale, un unico vero amore che risale ai...

24.05.2013

Mancarsi
Irene vuole essere felice, e quando il suo matrimonio inizia a zoppicare se ne va. Nicola è solo, confusamente addolorato dalla morte di una donna che aveva smesso di amare da tempo. Anche lui, come Irene, è mosso da un'assoluta urgenza di...

16.02.2016

Drwal
Najnowsza powieść jednego z najgłośniejszych polskich pisarzy. Pierwszy kryminał w jego dorobku. Inteligenta i dowcipna gra z konwencją. Michał, trzydziestosześcioletni literat wyrusza na nieco...

26.05.2013

Julio Cortázar
Tengo que decir que es un libro complejo y nada facil de leer, lo se, porque tan pronto lo termine tuve esa sensacion de que tendria que volver a encontrarme con el en un futuro, espero, no muy lejano. Creo que hay que estar en el contexto...

04.03.2013

El Gran Teatro del Mundo
Calderón wird als einer der bedeutensten spanischen Autoren des 17. Jahrhunderts angesehen. Er zeigt in seinem Werk die Welt als Bühne, geschaffen von einem„Meister“, der die einzelnen Schauspieler ins Leben ruft und Ihnen Rollen zuteilt....

11.06.2014

Aus dem Berliner Journal
Als Max Frisch 1973 in der Berliner Sarrazinstraße eine neue Wohnung bezog, begann er, wieder ein Tagebuch zu führen, und nannte es Berliner Journal. Einige Jahre später betonte er in einem Interview, es handle sich dabei mitnichten...

30.07.2013

Distancia de rescate
El campo ha cambiado frente a nuestros ojos sin que nadie se diera cuenta. Y quizá no se trate solo de sequías y herbicidas, quizá se trate del hilo vital y filoso que nos ata a nuestros hijos, y del veneno que echamos sobre ellos....

03.03.2017

Yksinäisen miehen juna
Mika Toimi Waltari was a Finnish historical novelist, best known for his magnum opus The Egyptian.Waltari was born in Helsinki and lost his father, a Lutheran pastor, at the age of five. As a boy, he witnessed the...

09.09.2014

The Flowering Thorn
Margery Sharp’s 1933 novel – her fourth – is light, bright and witty, and it’s thoughtful, emotional and profound too. Not many authors can do all those things, and I don’t think anyone but Margery Sharp could wrap them up in a book as engaging and...

15.03.2013

The New Water
Jon is a social outsider, a troubled young man who lives with his sister, a teacher, on a remote Norwegian island whose inhabitants are gradually abandoning it and moving to the city. Jon is one of the few stalwarts who loves island life and wants...

30.08.2014

The Marriage
Witold Marian Gombrowicz (August 4, 1904 in Małoszyce, near Kielce, Congress Poland, Russian Empire – July 24, 1969 in Vence, near Nice, France) was a Polish novelist and dramatist. His works are characterized by deep psychological analysis, a...

13.11.2017

Siódme wtajemniczenie
Niełatwo jest być nowym uczniem w szkole, zwłaszcza jeśli nie przynależy się do żadnej z dwóch rządzących i zwalczających się nawzajem grup. Bohater, noszący przezwisko Cykorz, musi...

09.09.2017

Kaikkien aikojen avaruuskirja
Kunnas kertoo aurinkokuntamme planeetoista taitavasti ja lukija oppii faktoja aivan huomaamattaan. Suurinta huvia pienille lukijoille lienevät kuvat runsaine yksityiskohtineen. Yksi suosikki-Kunnaksistani.

27.11.2016

Zes Sterren
Vlot geschreven boekje waarin Joost Zwagerman op een intelligente manier het thema zelfmoord analyseert vanuit een aantal perspectieven. Daarbij ontleed hij zowel de aftakeling van de zelfmoordenaar als de schuld en verantwoordelijkheidsvraag die...

22.02.2017

Histórias de Tempo Vai Tempo Vem
Maria Alberta Menéres nasceu em 1930, em Vila Nova de Gaia. Tem uma vasta obra poética, estando representada em várias antologias literárias nacionais e estrangeiras. Foi professora dos Ensinos Básico e Secundário nas...

01.04.2017

O limbă comună
"Sorin Stoica are, ca prozator, un simt auditiv exceptional. Fara sa ma joc cu vorbele, rareori se intalneste un scriitor care sa stapaneasca atat de bine, si cu atata siguranta, arta de a-si defini si a-si nuanta personajele verbal: prin ceea ce...

30.07.2017

Cronache italiane
Da una lettera di Stendhal al suo editore: «Ho acquistato a caro prezzo certi vecchi manoscritti dall'inchiostro ingiallito, che datano dal XVI al XVII secolo. Contengono delle storielle, tutte assai tragiche». Le Cronache italiane nascono da quelle...

09.09.2016

Entre visillos
Entre Visillos, narra la vida en una ciudad de provincias -probablemente Salamanca llena de rutina, conservadurismo e hipocresía. A través de la charla aparentemente banal de un grupo de muchachas, conocemos sus ocupaciones cotidianas -los...

16.10.2017

Practice Makes Perfect
A workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other...

07.03.2018

Lokomotywa
Któż z nas nie pamięta jednego z najpiękniejszych i najweselszych wierszy autorstwa Juliana Tuwima? "Stoi na stacji lokomotywa, Ciężka, ogromna i pot z niej spływa: Tłusta oliwa. Stoi i sapie, dyszy i dmucha,...

12.06.2014

Mamma, pappa, barn (Hammarbyserien, #2)
Spaningsgruppen på Hammarby polisstation på Södermalm i Stockholm måste handla snabbt. Tre olika fall hamnar inom kort på kriminalkommissarie Conny Sjöbergs bord.Lilla Hanna, tre år gammal, vaknar en morgon och...

01.07.2018

Välkommen till den här världen
Amanda Svensson återkommer efter den kritikerrosade debuten med Hey Dolly med en ny roman. Ett triangeldrama, men knappast en gyllene triangel, utan en som måste spricka. Någon måste bort. Frågan är bara...

12.03.2016

First Thousand Words in Spanish
-- Offers a wide range of learning opportunities from early reading and spelling to dictionary use-- Foreign language editions include dictionaries and phonetic pronunciation guides

02.11.2015

Strumpet City One City One Book edition
Centring on the seminal lockout of 20,000 workers in Dublin in 1913, Strumpet City by Irish writer James Plunkett encompasses a wide sweep of city life. From the destitution of "Rashers" Tierney, the poorest of the poor, to the solid, aspirant...

14.08.2014

Die Radiotrinkerin
„Die Radiotrinkerin“ enthält schöne Texte aus den achtziger Jahren. Hörspielskizzen, Dramolette, Gedichte, Unkategorisierbares sowie Max Goldts erste Prosaarbeiten.Bekannt sind:• Junger Mann, der sich eine Schallplatte...

22.10.2014

Pchła szachrajka
Jan Brzechwa, born Jan Wiktor Lesman was a Polish writer of Jewish descent. He is mostly known for his contribution to children's literature as well as for his translations of Russian literature, translating works by Aleksandr Pushkin, Sergey...

13.09.2016

Necunoscuta din congelator
...de ce prefera Sinistrul (in lipsa oricaror indicii de identitate) sa-si desfasoare partitura in imobilul cu pricina, de ce alesese exact acest moment ca sa se debaraseze de cadavru si, iarasi, de ce o facea in rate? Dar daca ar fi avut si...

13.06.2016

Ziemia obiecana
Przejmujący obraz brutalnych początków kapitalizmu. Powszechny brud, brzydota, nędza i cwaniactwo. A pośród industrialnego pędu wielkie plany, wspólne interesy i przyjaźń. Pojednanie ponad tym...

10.10.2014

Kartoteka
Jeden z najważniejszych dramatów powojennych. Głównym elementem artystycznym, będącym scenicznym wyrazem dezintegracji osobowości, jest w tym dramacie konstrukcja bohatera i symboliczna przestrzeń sceniczna....

18.12.2012

Sikur t'isha djalë
"Ah femna shqiptare. Ajo përgjithësisht asht e vorfën shpirtnish, e pazhvillueme mentarisht dhe e dobët fizikisht, pse nuk i asht dhanë mundësia që t'a argëtoje shpirtin, që t'a ushqejë mendjen dhe...

01.08.2013

Letters to a Young Poet
‘Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows.’Rainer Maria Rilke puts forth the question ‘must I write?’ in these letters from the great poet to the unknown Mr. Kappus....

30.06.2015

De ingewijden
Zes mensen van verschillende kunne, leeftijd, nationaliteit en achtergrond komen min of meer toevallig met elkaar in contact tijdens hun verblijf in het Griekenland van 1954. Zij raken bij elkaar betrokken, beïnvloeden elkaar bewust en onbewust...

29.07.2017

Bin oder Die Reise nach Peking (Bibliothek Suhrkamp, Bd. 8)
Max Rudolph Frisch was born in 1911 in Zurich; the son of Franz Bruno Frisch (an architect) and Karolina Bettina Frisch (née Wildermuth). After studying at the Realgymnasium in Zurich, he enrolled at the University of Zurich in 1930 and began...

30.01.2013

The Most High
"Blanchot describes a world where the Absolute has finally overcome all other rivals to its authority. The State is unified, universal, and homogenous, promising perfect satisfaction. Why then does it find revolt everywhere? Could it be the...

19.03.2017

Cirkus Les Memoires
Nový román mladé spisovatelky, autorky románů Paměť mojí babičce a Přes matný sklo. V knize se prolíná mnoho příběhů v jediném dějišti –...

31.03.2014

Gaps
Once Milan Kundera was my favorite Czech author. And I do love "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "The Joke." But traveling in the Czech Republic in 1999 and 2004 I was surprised to learn he was not so popular there. (ULB was not even...

24.08.2016

Okresní město
Karel Poláček byl český spisovatel, humorista, novinář a filmový scenárista. Dílo K. Poláčka představuje jednu z nejvýznamnějších hodnot české...

15.02.2013

Leben wär' eine prima Alternative. Tagebücher und Briefe.
Maxie Wander wurde als Kind einer kommunistischen Familie im Wiener Arbeiterbezirk Hernals geboren. Sie hätte als erste ihrer Familie Abitur machen sollen, ging jedoch mit 17 Jahren von der Schule ab. Ohne Berufsausbildung...

09.11.2017

Gifsla
Rob Dilling is een wat oudere man met een dochter waar hij zeer veel van houdt, Ellen. Hij heeft al meerdere relaties achter de rug en nu heeft hij een verhouding met een jonge supermarktmedewerkster, Jeanne. Tijdens de laatste vier dagen van het...

14.11.2016

Los Ojos del Hermano Eterno
We are the worldIn un mondo dove ti dicono che devi abbracciare degli ideali e ti chiamano qualunquista se non te la senti di farne tuo nessuno perchè non riesci a non vedere la violenza che dietro gli ideali si...

07.12.2017

Kulosaarentie 8/Majavatie 11/Mariankatu 26
Amerikkalainen elokuvaohjaaja Samuel Fuller toteaa Jean-Luc Godardin elokuvassa Hullu Pierrot, että "Elokuva on kuin taistelukenttä. Rakkautta. Vihaa. Toimintaa. Väkivaltaa. Kuolemaa. Sanalla sanoen tunnetta." Sitä samaa voi...

03.08.2017

Schweigeminute
Açıkçası pek bir beklentim olmadan, sadece Alman edebiyatından uzun süredir kitap okumamış olduğumu farkettiğim için almıştım bu kitabı. Fakat benden 5 yıldızı...

23.07.2017

Ciuleandra
Desi a fost in general bine primit imediat dupa aparitie de critica de intampinare in exercitiu (au scris favorabil Perpessicius, N. Davidescu, M. Ralea), romanul Ciuleandra (1927) nu a fost creditat ca o naratiune de performanta, la nivelul...

27.12.2016

Hoši od Bobří řeky
Hoši od Bobří řeky - 17.vyd.Hoši od Bobří řeky jsou jedním z nejznámějších Foglarových románů.Foglar v knize dokonale postihuje dětskou touhu po...

12.05.2016

Nessuna cortesia all'uscita
Questo romanzo di Massimo Carlotto - terzo della serie dell'Alligatore - racconta dall'interno le trasformazioni del panorama criminale del nostro paese, i mezzi e le strategie dei soggetti di questa battaglia sanguinosa che si svolge sotto i nostri...

29.07.2014

Kosztolányi Dezső összegyűjtött költeményei, 1907-1935
Dezső Kosztolányi was a famous Hungarian poet and prose-writer.Kosztolányi was born in Szabadka (Subotica) in 1885, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but which now lies in northern Serbia. The city serves as a model...

10.02.2014

Der Tod und das Mädchen I - V
Frauen haben die Wahl zwischen Schönheit und Wahrheit, schreibt Elfriede Jelinek und eröffnet damit eine völlig neue Interpretation Schneewittchens Dilemmas. Dornröschen fragt sich, warum sie sich ihren Mr. Right nicht selber...

03.09.2015

Vereinigungen
In questi racconti tutto perde i propri contorni, il reale si vanifica e l'inesistente diventa quasi tangibile, ciò che si afferma con convinzione sembra falso o inessenziale mentre ciò che si evita o si nega acquista potere sulla...

12.05.2013

A Dangerous Encounter
Toward the end of the nineteenth century, on a crisp autumn Sunday in Paris, a dreamy young man named Gerhard takes a solitary stroll. Handsome and well-bred, with a comfortable embassy job, he seems perfectly poised to continue his predictable...

11.10.2012

Aatelisneito, porvaristyttö
Ursula Niklasdotter hade ärvt ett häftigt lynne och ohämmade lustar. Egensinnighet drev henne in i ett äktenskap med en utblottad tyrann. Bittert fick hon lära att även den stoltaste medeltidskvinna var mannens egendom,...

23.01.2017

Ansa
Vesa Levola lähtee vastentahtoisesti mukaan isänsä hämäriin bisneksiin. Pian hänet pannaan vastaamaan isän veloista, myös rikoskumppaneille. Eikä velkojille riitä vain raha.Huumeliigaa...

29.05.2015

Scenes from the Life of a Faun
„Mein Leben ? ! : ist kein Kontinuum! (nicht bloß Tag und Nacht in weiß und schwarze Stücke zerbrochen ! Denn auch am Tage ist bei mir der ein Anderer, der zur Bahn geht; im Amt sitzt; büchert; durch Haine...

08.08.2013

My Happy Days In Hell
My Happy Days in Hell (1962) is Gyorgy Faludy's grimly beautiful autobiography of his battle to survive tyranny and oppression. Fleeing Hungary in 1938 as the German army approaches, acclaimed poet Faludy journeys to Paris, where he finds a...

12.05.2013

Pamiętnik narkomanki
"Pamiętnik narkomanki" to zapis autentycznych przeżyć dziewczyny, dziś już kobiety, która przeszła przez piekło uzależnienia i której - jako jednej z nielicznych - udało się...

01.12.2014

Radiator
Første gang jeg læste "Radiator" var i 2002, da jeg kom op i en af novellerne til danskeksamen. Efterfølgende købte min bror bogen til mig, da jeg var helt oppe og ringe, forgabt i Jan Sonnergaards skrivemåde. Jeg har ikke...

23.05.2016

Papegaai vloog over de IJssel
Vier buitenlandse gezinnen krijgen elk een huis in een dorp langs de rivier de IJssel aangeboden. Zo beginnen ze aan een nieuw bestaan in een nieuw land: Nederland.Het duurt niet lang totdat de rivier, de IJsselbrug en de pont deel uitmaken...

13.04.2016

Marzi Tom II. Hałasy dużych miast (Marzi, #2)
Drugi tom wspomnień Marzeny Sowy, młodej scenarzystki komiksowej, ktora zadebiutowała na rynku frankofońskim. Marzi to opowieść o Polsce lat 80. widzianej oczami kilkuletniej dziewczynki. Poszczegolne epizody bez...

17.03.2014

Toisen taivaan alla
Olivia asuu Lontoossa ja työskentelee antikvariaatissa. Hänen turvallinen elämänsä on alkanut murentua aviomiehen kuoleman jälkeen. Olivia on kärsinyt rotusyrjinnästä eikä voi unohtaa tahitilaisen...

01.07.2015

Learning German through Storytelling
This is the third episode of the bestselling Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series by André KleinIn a seedy internet café the dead body of a teenager is found. What caused his death? Did he die from exhaustion or was it murder?...

16.04.2017

Crónica de una muerte anunciada
Book in Spanish

21.05.2015

Dido And Aeneas
Baroque composer Henry Purcell served, at various times in his life, as organ tuner, "composer-in-ordinary," organist, and composer to the royal family. He is probably best known for his stage music, including The Fairy Queen (1692) and the opera,...

29.01.2017

Czarna Bandera
Najprawdziwsza morska fantastyka. Mocna jak rum z portowej tawerny, ociekająca namiętnościami, krwią i słoną wodą, jak pokład okrętu w czasie abordażu.Zbiór opowieści o najgorszych...

22.03.2014

Isprăvile lui Păcală
Include Isprăvile lui Păcală (1894)O plăcere-avea: de lacomi; de neghiobi; să-și râză-n lege!Și; ca el; la gard prostia cine mai știa s-o lege? "Năzdrăvan!"...

16.02.2015

This House Is Made Of Mud/Esta Casa Esta Hecha de Lodo
This House is Made of Mud is a poetic bilingual book (English and Spanish) with vibrant and breathtaking watercolor pictures. When Janet Napolitano was Governor of Arizona, the book was given as a gift to every first grader in the state. The story...

16.08.2017

War Cruel and Sharp
Contemporaries considered Edward III of England "the wisest and shrewdest warrior in the world," but he has not fared so well in the estimation of modern historians, many of whom have argued that he was a fine tactician but a poor strategist. This...

06.04.2016

The Emperor's Tomb
The Emperor's Tomb is a nostalgic, haunting elegy for the end of youth and the last days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. A continuation of the saga of the von Trotta family from The Radetzky March, it is both a powerful and moving look at a...

23.07.2015

Karel ende Elegast
Ik had me voorgenomen mijn kennis van de Nederlandse letteren bij te spijkeren. Daartoe heb ik me gebaseerd op de "officiële" canon der Nederlandse litteratuur en op de canon van Knack voor het Vlaamse gedeelte. Dit is het eerste werk in de...

28.10.2016

Views from a Tuft of Grass
Winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize for Literature (with fellow Swedish writer Eyvind Johnson), Harry Martinson (1904-1978) was noted for his innovative use of language combined with his keen observation of nature. He also wrote three volumes of nature...

04.06.2016

Santa Claus and His Elves
Here is a behind-the-scenes view into the year-round activities at Santa's busy village in the North Pole. Captures the excitement of Christmas as well as everyday life: elf school, Mrs. Claus's giant breakfasts and much more. Full-color...

07.05.2014

The Three Leaps of Wang Lun
Bruno Alfred Döblin (August 10, 1878 – June 26, 1957) was a German novelist, essayist, and doctor, best known for his novel Berlin Alexanderplatz (1929). A prolific writer whose œuvre spans more than half a century and a wide...

01.02.2018

Stenhjärtat
Mamman har sikte på disken där framme. Det är flera meter kvar men sköterskan i luckan har redan sett hennes panik, och ställer sig upp."Hjälp mig! Ni måste hjälpa mig. Hon andas inte. Hjälp...

05.06.2013

Blago Bung, Blago Bung, Bosso Fataka! (Atlas Anti-Classics 3)
The German contribution to the Dada movement, this collection brings together three texts, translated into English for the first time, which were essential for the very inception of the movement and which influenced its future development. Included...

05.01.2018

O moarte care nu dovedeste nimic
O moarte care nu dovedește nimic este cu adevărat afirmarea ca prozator a lui Anton Holban. Se observă o mare influență a lui Proust în roman. Pentru construirea romanului, autorul a folosit metoda evocativă....

27.11.2016

"Brigitta" And Other Tales
Each of these four stories is set in a recognisable world depicted with a measured realism. But once the reader has learned to look beneath the calm, apparently seamless surface of the narrative, and in Stifter's words, 'to see with an eye of the...

03.02.2014

Paris (Three Cities Trilogy, #3)
Then the Chief of the Detective Force told the whole story: how Detective Mondesir, on being warned by a secret agent that the Anarchist Salvat was in a tavern at Montmartre, had reached it just as the bird had flown; then how chance had again set...

02.03.2015

The White Dominican
The White Dominican is Meyrink's most esoteric novel, and draws on the wisdom of a number of mystical traditions, the most important of which is Tao. It is set in a mystical version of the Bavarian town of Wasserburg, which sits on a promontory...

13.11.2017

Blasting and Bombardiering
Wyndham Lewis was a painter, novelist and pamphleteer (before reading this I was most familiar with the catchy typography and pink covers of his BLAST manifestoes), and served in the British artillery. Lewis's opinions about the war and his fellow...

25.10.2017