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  • Goodbye To Berlin
    Goodbye To Berlin (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Set in the 1930s, Goodbye to Berlin evokes the glamour and sleaze, excess and repression of Berlin society. Isherwood shows the lives of people at threat from the rise of the Nazis: a wealthy Jewish heiress, Natalia Landauer, a gay couple, Peter and Otto, and an English upper-class waif, the divinely decadent Sally Bowles.

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  • Christopher and His Kind
    Christopher and His Kind (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    In November 1929, Christopher Isherwood - determined to become a 'permanent foreigner' - packed a rucksack and two suitcases and left England on a one-way ticket for Berlin. With incredible candour and wit, Isherwood recalls the decadence of Berlin's night scene and his route to sexual liberation.

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  • Mr Norris Changes Trains
    Mr Norris Changes Trains (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    After a chance encounter on a train the English teacher William Bradshaw starts a close friendship with the mildly sinister Arthur Norris. Norris is a man of contradictions; First published in 1933 Mr Norris Changes Trains piquantly evokes the atmosphere of Berlin during the rise of the Nazis.

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  • The Berlin Novels
    The Berlin Novels (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    MR NORRIS CHANGES TRAINSThe first of Christopher Isherwood's classic 'Berlin' novels, this portrays the encounter and growing friendship between young William Bradshaw and the urbane and mildly sinister Mr Norris.

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  • A Single Man
    A Single Man (Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Celebrated as a masterpiece from its first publication, A Single Man is the story of George, an English professor in suburban California left heartbroken after the death of his lover, Jim.

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  • Prater Violet
    Prater Violet (Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Prater Violet resembles episodes in Goodbye to Berlin and keeps up the same high level of excellence' - Edmund WilsonAn impatient phone call from the temperamental Austrian director, Friedrich Bergmann, introduces a young Christopher Isherwood to the film industry.

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  • Goodbye to Berlin
    Goodbye to Berlin (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Isherwood's classic story of Berlin in the 1930s - and the inspiration for Cabaret - now in a stand-alone edition.

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  • A Single Man
    A Single Man (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life.A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours. Behind his British reserve, tides of grief, rage, and loneliness surge--but what is revealed is...

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  • Lions and Shadows
    Lions and Shadows (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY JAMES FENTONSubtitled 'An education in the twenties', this work blends autobiography and fiction to describe the inner life of a writer evolving from precocious public school boy to Cambridge drop-out at large in London's Bohemia.

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  • My Guru and His Disciple
    My Guru and His Disciple (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY SIMON CALLOWIn 1939, as Europe approaches war, Isherwood, an instinctive pacifist, travels west to California, seeking a new set of beliefs to replace the failed Leftism of the thirties.

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  • The Berlin Stories
    The Berlin Stories (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    A classic of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin Stories inspired the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning film Cabaret.

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  • Intimate Journals
    Intimate Journals (English, Paperback) Charles Baudelaire

    Collection of the notorious poet's essays transcends the squalor of his financial ruin and the torture of physical decline to offer compelling thoughts on his world, society, and philosophy.

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  • Christopher and His Kind
    Christopher and His Kind (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Describes ten years in the writer's life, from 1929 when he left England for a stay in Berlin, through his years of wanderings around a troubled Europe to his 1939 arrival in the United States

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  • Crest-Jewel of Discrimination
    Crest-Jewel of Discrimination (English, Paperback) Sankaracarya $12.76
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  • Liberation
    Liberation (Hardback) Christopher Isherwood

    The author journeyed and changed with his century, until, by the 1980s, he was celebrated as the finest prose writer in English and the Grand Old Man of Gay Liberation. In this book, he reveals how the fear of death crowded in his fame, and shows how his life-long immersion lifted him, paradoxically, towards transcendence.

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  • A Meeting by the River
    A Meeting by the River (Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    Breaking a long silence Oliver, a young Englishman, writes to his elder brother, Patrick. Patrick, a successful, long-married publisher, newly in love with a boy in Los Angeles, decides to visit Oliver to persuade him not renounce the world.

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  • Down There on a Visit
    Down There on a Visit (English, Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY PHILIP HENSHERBerlin, the Greek Islands, London and California. Often regarded as the best of his novels, Down There on a Visit tells the vivid stories of Isherwood's life that, together with The Berlin Novels, were to have comprised his great unfinished epic novel.

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  • Kathleen and Frank
    Kathleen and Frank (Paperback) Christopher Isherwood

    This is the story of Christopher Isherwood's parents - their meeting in 1895, marriage in 1903 after his father had returned from the Boer War, and his father's death in an assault on Ypres in 1915, which left his mother a widow until her own death in 1960.

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  • Como Conocer a Dios
    Como Conocer a Dios (Spanish, Paperback) Patanjali $10.63
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