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Love in the New Millennium
ISBN: HB: 9780300224313, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In this darkly comic novel, a group of women inhabits a world of constant surveillance, where informants lurk in the flowerbeds and false reports fly. Conspiracies abound in a community that normalizes paranoia and suspicion. Some try to flee – wheth...
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£18,00
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Bad Words Selected Short Prose
ISBN: HB: 9780857424761, Seagull Books, December 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"I now no longer use the better words" Ilse Aichinger (1921-2016) was one of the most important writers of postwar Austrian and German literature. Born in 1921 to a Jewish mother, she survived World War II in Vienna, while her twin sister Helga esca...
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£18,00
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Tales of Mr. Keuner
ISBN: HB: 9780857424716, Seagull Books, December 2018
144 pp., 24.1x17 cm, illustrated in color throughout
From the 1920s through the 1950s, Bertolt Brecht wrote a number of short, fictionalized comments on contemporary life, politics, and thought. Through the dramatic events of the first half of the twentieth century, Brecht's Mr. Keuner offered up aphor...
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£16,00
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Dancing Other
ISBN: HB: 9780857424792, Seagull Books, December 2018
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"The Dancing Other" takes readers to France and Martinique to reveal the struggles of people who belong both places, but never quite feel at home in either. Suzanne Dracius tells the story of Rehvana, a woman who feels she is too black to fit in when...
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£16,00
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Mahuldiha Days
ISBN: HB: 9789385932175, Zubaan Books, December 2018
200 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Set deep in the forests of Bengal, India, "Mahuldiha Days" is the moving story of a young woman coming of age in her personal and professional life. Anita Agnihotri paints a vivid picture in this novel of life in a rural Indian setting that is quickl...
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£15,00
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Makam
ISBN: PB: 9789381017654, Zubaan Books, December 2018
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Makam", which means "golden horse" in Cantonese, is a fictionalized historical account of the Chinese Assamese people in North-East India. The novel, by award-winning writer Rita Chowdhury, documents the struggles, suffering, and tragedies of the Ch...
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£11,00
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Life in Peacetime
ISBN: HB: 9780857424822, Seagull Books, December 2018
664 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
When "Life in Peactime" opens, on May 29, 2015, engineer Ivo Brandani is sixty-nine years old. He's disillusioned and angry – but morbidly attached to life. As he makes a day-long trip home from his job in Sharm el Sheik reconstructing the coral reef...
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£20,00
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Mirror of the Darkest Night
ISBN: HB: 9780857424396, Seagull Books, November 2018
208 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
It's the mid-to-late 1800s and the British have banished Wajid Ali Shah – the nawab of Awadh in Lucknow – to Calcutta. To the sound of the soulful melody of the sarangi, the mercurial courtesan Laayl-e Aasman is playing a dangerous game of love, loya...
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£16,00
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