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  • Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
    Carmilla (English, Paperback) J. Sheridan Le Fanu

    Predating Bram Stoker' Dracula, Carmilla is the ultimate gothic vampire tale?stylish, menacing, sensual, and spellbinding...

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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 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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  • Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen
    Alphabet House (English, Paperback) Jussi Adler-Olsen

    A gripping psychological war thriller from the bestselling author of the "Department Q" series. Never before published in English, this is the Dane's first novel, from 1997. The disguise of 2 English pilots shot down behind enemy lines in WW2 Germany proves too convincing.

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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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  • Journeys by Stefan Zweig
    Journeys (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    When I am on a journey, all ties suddenly fall away. I feel myself quite unburdened, disconnected, free... There is something in it marvellously uplifting and invigorating. Whole past epochs suddenly return: nothing is lost, everything still full of inception, enticement.'...

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  • The Topless Tower by Silvina Ocampo
    The Topless Tower (English, Paperback) Silvina Ocampo

    On the arrival of a mysterious stranger laden with paintings, nine-year-old Leadro finds his quiet life disrupted instantly and mysteriously. He awakens locked in a windowless room in a topless tower, the subject of one of the stranger's eerie paintings. His childish voice draws the reader into a mythical world full of imaginary beings....

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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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  • 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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  • Over the Ocean by Erika Fischer
    Over the Ocean (English, Paperback) Erika Fischer

    From the author of Aimée and Jaguar comes the extraordinary true love story of a couple who were separated during a shameful and fascinating chapter of British history...

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

    Discover a delicious array of recipes in this classic 1917 cookbook, the first ever to contain recipes for cooking with chocolateThis is a groundbreaking work first published in 1917 that features a variety of mouth-watering recipes for fudge, meringues, marshmallows, fondants, cakes, macaroons, and all kinds of other sweets. Reprinted in a beautiful edition, with brand new striking illustrations,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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