Ewa Ledóchowicz - Publishers' Eastern and Central European Representative
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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ISBN: PB: 9781784106591, Carcanet, September 2018
64 pp., 16.9x24.2 cm
Receiving a call from the State Department that her daughter Pearl has been protesting global violence by chaining herself to a flagpole at the American embassy in Dublin and refusing to eat, liberal New Yorker and single mother Maria Meyers heads to...
PB: £9,99
ISBN: PB: 9781784103002, Carcanet, November 2016
84 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
In galleries and living rooms, on trains and trams and buses, mysterious scenes are briefly illuminated, their occupants caught in "some small act" or dream – in the National Gallery a gardener steals part of a still-life canvas to replant in his own...
PB: £9,99
ISBN: PB: 9781906188016, Carcanet, April 2011
55 pp., 13.5x21.6 cm
In a dream landscape radiant with jewels, a father sees his lost daughter on the far bank of a river: "my pearl, my girl". One of the great treasures of the British Library, the fourteenth-century poem "Pearl" is a work of poetic brilliance. Its acco...
PB: £9,95
ISBN: PB: 9781903039922, Carcanet, April 2009
80 pp., 13.5x21.6 cm
"Over", Jane Draycott's third book, takes its title from a sequence of twenty-six poems based on the international phonetic alphabet: "Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta..." In these and other pieces Draycott creates a world of echoing voices and reflectio...
PB: £9,95
Night Tree
ISBN: PB: 9781903039724, Carcanet, May 2004
64 pp., 13.5x21.6 cm
This collection travels many paths and by-ways, beside some of which lie burning cars, or a young man speechless on a forest floor, or girls lost far from home. And there is a lighthouse... Travellers pass along these ways, in the darkness, in transi...
PB: £7,95
Prince Rupert's Drop
ISBN: PB: 9781903039755, Carcanet, May 2004
56 pp., 13.5x21.6 cm
"Prince Rupert's drop", a rare curiosity of the glass-making process, is a tear of glass at once immensely resilient yet spectacularly fragile, exploding dramatically when shattered. This tension – between the present beauty and the sense of inevitab...
PB: £6,95