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  • Alone in Berlin (Slipcase Edition) by Hans Fallada
    Alone in Berlin (Slipcase Edition) (English, Paperback) Hans Fallada

    Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. At the house on 55 Jablonski Strasse, its various occupants try to live under Nazi rule in their different ways: the bullying Hitler loyalists the Persickes, the retired judge Fromm and the unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel.

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  • What I Saw by Joseph Roth
    What I Saw (Paperback) Joseph Roth

    One of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in German history, documented by one of the country's greatest writers

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  • Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
    Metamorphosis and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Franz Kafka

    Offering a collection of new translations, this book brings together the small proportion of authors' works that he himself thought worthy of publication. It reveals the breadth of his literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth of his thought.

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  • The Emperor's Tomb by Joseph Roth
    The Emperor's Tomb (Paperback) Joseph Roth

    A new translation by Michael Hofmann of one of Roth's most acclaimed novels; an elegy to the vanished world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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  • The Story of Mr Sommer by Patrick Suskind
    The Story of Mr Sommer (Paperback) Patrick Suskind, Jean-Jacques Sempe

    This classic pastoral novella from the author of "Perfume" is given added atmosphere with the drawings of Jean-Jacques Sempe. Fox, Finch & Tepper has been formed by the team at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, specialising in resurrecting beautifully written books with memorable characters and a strong sense of place.

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  • Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht
    Mother Courage and Her Children (Multiple languages, Paperback) Bertolt Brecht, Tony Kushner

    Mother Courage and Her Children is widely regarded as Brecht's best work, a theatrical landmark and one of the most powerful anti-war plays in history. This bilingual edition allows students to compare the original German text with a translation by one of the world's leading playwrights, Tony Kushner.

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  • The Legend Of The Holy Drinker by Joseph Roth
    The Legend Of The Holy Drinker (Paperback) Joseph Roth, Frans Masereel

    Joseph Roth's tale of an alcoholic vagrant who has a series of lucky breaks that lift him briefly onto a different plane of existence

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  • Storm of Steel by Professor Ernst Junger
    Storm of Steel (English, Paperback) Professor Ernst Junger

    The memoir widely viewed as the best account ever written of fighting in WW1...

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  • Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Deoblin
    Berlin Alexanderplatz (English, Paperback) Alfred Deoblin

    Released from jail, Franz Biberkopf tries to live an honest life, but fate is against him as he enters the world of gangsters, thieves, and young Nazis in 1920s Berlin.

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  • Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
    Metamorphosis and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Franz Kafka

    Brings the small proportion of the author's works such as "Metamorphosis", an exploration of horrific transformation and alienation, "Meditation", a collection of studies, "The Aeroplanes at Brescia", his eyewitness account of an air display in 1909, and others.

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  • Storm of Steel by Professor Ernst Junger
    Storm of Steel (English, Paperback) Professor Ernst Junger, Neil Gower

    One of the great war memoirs, published here in a stunning Deluxe Edition for the centenary of World War I and the Battle of the Somme?and featuring a foreword by the New York Times bestselling author of Matterhorn...

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  • Where Have You Been? by Michael Hofmann
    Where Have You Been? (Hardback) Michael Hofmann

    A new selection of essays from Michael Hofmann - one of our most exceptional critics of contemporary literature. In essays on art that are themselves works of art, Hofmann's agile and brilliant mind explores a panoply of subjects from the mastery of translation to the best day job for a poet.

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  • Robert Lowell by Robert Lowell
    Robert Lowell (Paperback) Robert Lowell

    In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. Life Studies, published in 1959, was a watershed in American poetry, initiating an autobiographical project that became the dominating feature of his work and shaped poetry on both sides of the Atlantic.

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  • Ashes for Breakfast by Durs Grunbein
    Ashes for Breakfast (English, Paperback) Durs Grunbein

    Born in Dresden in 1962, Durs Grünbein is the most significant and successful poet to emerge from the former East Germany, a place where, he wrote, "the best refuge was a closed mouth." In unsettling, often funny, sometimes savage lines whose vivid images reflect his deep love for and connection with the visual arts, Grunbein is reinventing German poetry and taking on the most pressing moral...

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  • The Wandering Jews by Joseph Roth
    The Wandering Jews (English, Paperback) Joseph Roth

    The classic portrait of a vanished people.

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  • The Collected Stories of Joseph Roth by Joseph Roth
    The Collected Stories of Joseph Roth (English, Paperback) Joseph Roth

    The Collected Stories, in its variety and force, is the essential introduction to the fiction of Joseph Roth.

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  • Report From a Parisian Paradise by Joseph Roth
    Report From a Parisian Paradise (English, Paperback) Joseph Roth

    The wisdom of a lost generation distilled in a bottle of Calvados.

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  • After Ovid by Michael Hofmann
    After Ovid (English, Paperback) Michael Hofmann

    Major contemporary poets--including Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Amy Clampitt, Charles Simic, and others--contribute their own idiomatic renditions of the great myths of Ovid's ancient Roman classic Metamorphoses. Reprint.

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  • What I Saw by Joseph Roth
    What I Saw (English, Paperback) Joseph Roth

    "[Joseph Roth] is now recognized as one of the twentieth century's great writers."-Anthony Heilbut, Los Angeles Times Book Review

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  • Twentieth-Century German Poetry by Michael Hofmann
    Twentieth-Century German Poetry (Multiple languages, Paperback) Michael Hofmann

    A bilingual anthology features translations of works by major German poets ranging from Rilke and Brecht to Durs GrĀnbein and Jan Wagner and includes pieces that reflect Germany's history, the fear and dissent of its citizens, and its experiences with division and reunification.

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