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  • Alone in Berlin (Slipcase Edition)
    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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  • Metamorphosis and Other Stories
    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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  • What I Saw
    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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  • Mother Courage and Her Children
    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 Emperor's Tomb
    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 Radetzky March
    The Radetzky March (Paperback) Joseph Roth

    'The Radetzky March can fairly claim to be one of the great novels of the last century. Its theme, beautifully articulated, is the end of an era. Roth's anthem for a vanished world has the intense, fleeting beauty of a sunset' Sunday Telegraph

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  • The Story of Mr Sommer
    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
    Mother Courage and Her Children (English, Paperback) Bertolt Brecht

    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 new translation by Michael Hofmann was published to coincide with the national UK tour by English Touring Theatre in 2006.

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  • The Legend Of The Holy Drinker
    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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  • Gottfried Benn - Impromptus
    Gottfried Benn - Impromptus (English, Hardback) Michael Hofmann

    The first poem in Gottfried Benn's first book, Morgue (1912) - written in an hour, published in a week, and notorious ever after, or so the poet claimed - with its scandalous closing image of an aster sewn into a corpse by a playful medical student, set him on his celebrated path.

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  • 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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  • Investigations of a Dog
    Investigations of a Dog (English, Paperback) Franz Kafka

    Amasterful new translation by Michael Hofmann of some of Kafka's most fantasticaland visionary short fiction

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  • What I Saw
    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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  • Ashes for Breakfast
    Ashes for Breakfast (Paperback) Durs Grunbein

    Born in Dresden in 1962, Durs Grunbein 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." This work introduces Germany's most acclaimed poet to English readers.

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  • After Ovid
    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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  • Acrimony
    Acrimony (Paperback) Michael Hofmann

    Acrimony touches on personal and political watersheds and examines various kinds of patrimony. It is characterized by a drastic honesty, and rhythmic force.

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  • Death in Rome
    Death in Rome (English, Paperback) Wolfgang Koeppen

    A prophetic novel that ranks with The Tin Drum and W. G. Sebald's The Emigrants as one of the essential works of contemporary European fiction.

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

    This groundbreaking anthology will serve as the standard for years to come. Editor Michael Hofmann has assembled brilliant translations of the major German poets, from Rilke and Brecht to Durs Grunbein and Jan Wagner, in an approachable, readable, and endlessly interesting collection. Here we find poetry as a living counter-force to socio-political reality; poetry of dissent and fear and protest;...

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  • The Collected Stories of 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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  • We'Re Flying
    We'Re Flying (English, Paperback) Peter Stamm

    From the acclaimed author of Seven Years, a coolly arresting collection of stories that chart with extraordinary precision the impulses that determine the course of ordinary lives

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