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  • Mademoiselle de Maupin by Theophile Gautier
    Mademoiselle de Maupin (English, Paperback) Theophile Gautier

    Chevalier d'Albert fantasizes about his ideal lover, yet every woman he meets falls short of his exacting standards of female perfection. This book draws readers into the bedrooms and boudoirs of a French chateau in an exploration of desire and sexual intrigue.

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  • Hallucinating Foucault by Patricia Duncker
    Hallucinating Foucault (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    A literary thriller that explores the passionate relationship between reader and writer, between the factual and the fictional, between sanity and madness.

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  • Writing on the Wall by Patricia Duncker
    Writing on the Wall (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    "A study in critical readership, this wide-ranging collection of essays challenges accepted theories on everything from classics such as Charlotte BrontdÆs Villette to more contemporary works like Margaret AtwoodÆs Life Before Man. Explored are ideas of sexual subversion and queer politics. LiteratureÆs sacred cows are reevaluated, and new ways to explore both reading and writing are offered."

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  • Sophie and the Sibyl by Patricia Duncker
    Sophie and the Sibyl (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    Berlin, September 1872. The Duncker brothers, Max and Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business in the city. Clever, irresponsible Max is as fond of gambling and brothels as the older, wiser, Wolfgang is of making a profit. When Max's bad habits get out of hand, Wolfgang sends him to the Spa town of Homburg, to dance attendance upon a celebrity author - the enigmatic Sibyl, also known as...

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  • The Strange Case of the Composer and His Judge by Patricia Duncker
    The Strange Case of the Composer and His Judge (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    The thrilling tale of a secret suicide sect and the musical mastermind at its center. Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger, the Best Crime Novel of the Year

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  • When It Changed by Sara Maitland
    When It Changed (English, Paperback) Sara Maitland, Patricia Duncker

    Collaborating between leading scientists and literary authors, this unique experiment creates a new strain of science fiction by extending the repertoire of the genre beyond the common places of space travel, time travel, and artificial intelligence. Through the use of diverse, credible, and contemporary research areas?from Planck length to plankton and virtual conversations between Wittgenstein...

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  • James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker
    James Miranda Barry (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    At the turn of the nineteenth century, ten-year-old James Miranda Barry enrolled as a medical student in Edinburgh, the start of a glorious career as a military surgeon. Barry achieved fame not only as a brilliant physician, but also a legendary duellist and a celebrated social figure. But James Miranda Barry was also a woman.

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  • Sophie and the Sibyl by Patricia Duncker
    Sophie and the Sibyl (English, Hardback) Patricia Duncker

    Berlin, September 1872. The Duncker brothers, Max and Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business in the city. Clever, irresponsible Max is as fond of gambling and brothels as the older, wiser, Wolfgang is of making a profit. When Max's bad habits get out of hand, Wolfgang sends him to the Spa town of Homburg, to dance attendance upon a celebrity author - the enigmatic Sibyl, also known as...

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  • Sophie and the Sibyl by Patricia Duncker
    Sophie and the Sibyl (English, Paperback) Patricia Duncker

    Berlin, September 1872. The Duncker brothers, Max and Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business in the city. Clever, irresponsible Max is as fond of gambling and brothels as the older, wiser, Wolfgang is of making a profit. When Max's bad habits get out of hand, Wolfgang sends him to the Spa town of Homburg, to dance attendance upon a celebrity author - the enigmatic Sibyl, also known as...

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