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  • At the Edge of the Night by Friedo Lampe
    At the Edge of the Night (English, Paperback) Friedo Lampe

    This poignant novel, beautifully translated by Simon Beattie, was, in Lampe's words, "born into a regime where it could not breathe;" he hoped that one day it might rise again. It has no one main character, but evokes the sensations and impressions of a sultry September evening on the waterfront of Bremen, with its charm and tenderness, squalor and lust. It contains a stream of images with many...

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  • 1 Life by Amer Amer
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  • The Living by Anna Starobinets
    The Living (English, Paperback) Anna Starobinets

    As part of The Living you cannot die. As part of The Living you have no free will. Yet one man is born who is different to the rest; one who could bring society crashing down - A stunning and sinister vision of a dystopian future by a critically acclaimed young Russian author.

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  • The Blue Castle by L. M. Montgomery
    The Blue Castle (English, Paperback) L. M. Montgomery

    A timeless, heartwarming classic from the author of Anne of Green Gables, this delightful and witty romance will sweep readers away...

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  • Wakolda by Lucia Puenzo
    Wakolda (English, Paperback) Lucia Puenzo

    While hiding in Argentina, exiled Nazi Josef Mengele takes the opportunity to continue his experiments after meeting Lilith, a young girl with dwarfism, and discovering her mother is pregnant with twins.

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  • The Great Meadow by Elizabeth Madox Roberts
    The Great Meadow (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Madox Roberts

    First published in 1930 and shortlisted for the Pulitzer, the winner of Hesperus' "Uncover a Classic" competition is a long-neglected American classic, a romantic saga of young love on the Kentucky trail in colonial America...

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  • The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness by Cecil B. Hartley
    The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness (English, Paperback) Cecil B. Hartley

    From advice on how to treat ladies, how to behave at a party, and rules for traveling abroad, this handy 19th-century guidebook will provide entertaining nuggets of wisdom...

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  • The Wreck of the Titan by Morgan Robertson
    The Wreck of the Titan (English, Paperback) Morgan Robertson

    Once seen as a prediction of the sinking of the Titanic, this novella was written 14 years before that ill-fated event of 1912now, on the centenary anniversary of theTitanic's sinking, the striking similarities can be examined again in this new editionJohn Rowland, a disgraced former Royal Navy lieutenant, has taken employment as a lowly deck hand aboard the largest ship ever to have sailed,...

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  • The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness by Florence Hartley
    The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness (English, Paperback) Florence Hartley

    Florence Hartley's insightful etiquette guide was first published in 1860, and yet her witty and useful advice on behaving like a lady often still rings true down the ages...

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  • Animal Trials by Edward Payson Evans
    Animal Trials (English, Hardback) Edward Payson Evans

    An edited version of the text Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals?omitting much of the legal analysis and concentrating on an extraordinary range of trials...

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  • The Highland Widow by Sir Walter Scott
    The Highland Widow (English, Paperback) Sir Walter Scott

    A party on the Highland Tour comes upon a miserable hut hidden away among a patch of cliffs. Upon inquiring about what lies before them, the ladies hear the wretched tale of Elspat MacTavish, the Highland Widow, who is condemned forever to live penitent and alone. After the suppression of the Highland clans, the widow's son, Hamish, sets off with honorable intentions of joining the coalition on...

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  • The Position of Peggy Harper by Leonard Merrick
    The Position of Peggy Harper (English, Paperback) Leonard Merrick

    Set in British theater-land in the very early 20th century, a tale of one man's quest as an actor for a secure wage and fame...

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  • The Candy Cookbook by Alice Bradley
    The Candy Cookbook (English, Paperback) Alice Bradley

    Presents the confectionery cookbook, originally published in 1917, which was the first to contain a chapter on chocolate, and includes recipes for caramels, fudges, crystallized fruits, popcorn candies, and other sweet treats.

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  • A Hilltop on the Marne by Mildred Aldrich
    A Hilltop on the Marne (English, Paperback) Mildred Aldrich

    A unique civilian's eye-view of World War I, depicting, through heartfelt letters from an American woman, a fascinating before and after picture of a French community in disarray...

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  • Apocalypse Next Tuesday by David Safier
    Apocalypse Next Tuesday (English, Paperback) David Safier

    The course of true love never runs smoothly, especially when the Apocalypse gets in the way?a hilarious rom-com, Bridget Jones meets Life of Brian...

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  • Evelyn Waugh by Michael Barber
    Evelyn Waugh (English, Paperback) Michael Barber

    An examination of the man behind the myth, his writings, and their significance then and now...

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  • Brief Lives: Charlotte Bronte by Jessica Cox
    Brief Lives: Charlotte Bronte (English, Paperback) Jessica Cox

    Charlotte Bronte's extraordinary literary talent manifested itself at an early age when she penned a series of imaginative and entertaining tales. Before her untimely death at the age of thirty-eight she had produced the masterpieces Jane Eyre, Shirley and Villette....

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  • Welcome to the Free Zone by Nathalie Gara
    Welcome to the Free Zone (English, Paperback) Nathalie Gara, Ladislas Gara

    Critically acclaimed when first published in France in 1946, and now in a new translation, this is a lightly fictionalized account of a true story of a Jewish family's desperate attempts to lie low in a Nazi-dominated World War II France...

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  • The Mad Toy by Roberto Arlt
    The Mad Toy (English, Paperback) Roberto Arlt

    The first novel by one of the greatest writers of Latin American literature is a semiautobiographical story reflecting the energy and chaos of early 20th-century Buenos Aires...

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