Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Secret Germany Myth in Twentieth-Century German Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780857424815, Seagull Books, February 2018
296 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
In the decades before the rise of the Third Reich, "Secret Germany" was a phrase used by the circle of writers around the poet Stefan George to describe a collective political and poetic project: the introduction of the highest values of art into eve...
HB: £20,00
Life in Peacetime
ISBN: HB: 9780857424822, Seagull Books, January 2018
664 pp., 15.2x22.8 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...
HB: £20,00
Season of the Shadow
ISBN: HB: 9780857424808, Seagull Books, January 2018
224 pp., 12.7x20.3 cm
This powerful novel presents the early days of the transatlantic slave trade from a new perspective: that of the sub-Saharan population that became its first victims. Cameroonian novelist Leonora Miano presents a world on the brink of disappearing –...
HB: £16,99
Stillborn Notebooks of a Woman from the Student-Movement Generation in Egypt
ISBN: HB: 9780857424839, Seagull Books, January 2018
168 pp., 12.7x20.3 cm
Arwa Salih was a member of the political bureau of the Egyptian Communist Workers Party, which was founded in the wake of the Arab-Israeli War and the Egyptian student movement of the early 1970s. Written more than a decade after Salih quit the party...
HB: £20,00
ISBN: PB: 9780857424693, Seagull Books, December 2017
224 pp., 15.2x19 cm
Few writers have ever experienced such a steady rise in their reputation and public profile as Swiss writer Robert Walser (1878-1956) has seen in recent years. As more of his previously little known work has been translated into English, readers have...
PB: £18,50
Flying Mountain
ISBN: HB: 9780857424747, Seagull Books, December 2017
336 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
In a publishing world that is all too full of realist novels written in undistinguished prose, discernible only by their covers, "The Flying Mountain" stands out – if for no other reason than that it consists entirely of blank verse. And that form is...
HB: £20,50
Nameless Day
ISBN: HB: 9780857424778, Seagull Books, December 2017
296 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
After years on the job, police detective Jakob Franck has retired. Finally, the dead – with all their mysteries – will no longer have any claim on him. Or so he thinks. On a cold autumn afternoon, a case he thought he'd long put behind him returns t...
HB: £20,50
Old Masters A Comedy
ISBN: HB: 9780857424709, Seagull Books, December 2017
160 pp., 17x24.1 cm
Thomas Bernhard's "Old Masters" has been called his "most enjoyable novel" by the New York Review of Books. It's a wild satire that takes place almost entirely in front of Tintoretto's "White-Bearded Man", on display in the Kunsthistorisches Museum,...
HB: £16,00
Villa Amalia
ISBN: HB: 9780857424785, Seagull Books, December 2017
264 pp., 12.7x20.3 cm
Musician Ann Hidden suspects her partner, Thomas, isn't telling her everything. So one dark night, she secretly follows him to an unfamiliar house in the Paris suburbs, where he disappears inside with an unknown woman. But before she can even begin t...
HB: £18,99
Bad Words Selected Short Prose
ISBN: HB: 9780857424761, Seagull Books, November 2017
224 pp., 15.2x22.8 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...
HB: £18,50