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  • The Topless Tower
    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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  • Boyhood Days
    Boyhood Days (English, Paperback) Rabindranath Tagore

    Best known internationally for his revolutionary poetry, Rabindranath Tagore is also well known for the school and university he founded in the Bengal countryside. Seen through the amused eyes of a precocious young boy growing up in turn-of-the-century Calcutta, this memoir describes the joint family he grew up in, the city he played in, and the school he was sent to against his will. It is an...

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  • My Kind of Girl
    My Kind of Girl (Paperback) Buddhadeva Bose $16.48 $20.25
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  • The Devil's Disciple
    The Devil's Disciple (English, Paperback) Shiro Hamao

    The first English language translation of a chilling murder mystery by a prolific Japanese detective novelist...

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  • Farewell Song
    Farewell Song (English, Paperback) Rabindranath Tagore

    A landmark in Bengali literature, Farewell Song has been described as Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's masterpiece...

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  • A Riot of Goldfish
    A Riot of Goldfish (English, Paperback) Kanoko Okamoto

    In early 20th-century Japan, the son of lower-class goldfish sellers falls in love with the beautiful daughter of his rich patron. After he is sent away to study the science of goldfish breeding, with strict orders to return and make his patron's fortune, he vows to devote his life to producing one ideal, perfect goldfish specimen to reflect his loved-one's beauty. This poignant and deft tale is...

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  • The Forest Woman
    The Forest Woman (English, Paperback) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    Abandoned by his fellow travelers on a tiger-ridden shore in eastern Bengal, the narrator stumbles across a strange, beautiful woman, Kapalkundala. But she has been enslaved by a priest who plans to sacrifice them both in an esoteric rite. The only way for Kapalkundala and the narrator to escape is by marrying each other and traveling on to town in disguise. As soon as they reach the road,...

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  • Washing Dishes in Hotel Paradise
    Washing Dishes in Hotel Paradise (English, Paperback) Eduardo Belgrano Rawson

    `Suddenly We Spotted Borges Waiting To Cross The Road And We Guided Him Through The Cars... It Was A Miracle That We Made It....

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