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  • Amsterdam Tales
    Amsterdam Tales (English, Paperback) Helen Constantine

    Paul Vincent presents a compelling collection of prose fiction, memoirs, and anecdotes centering on Amsterdam. Eighteen newly translated works give the reader, and the traveller, a glimpse of the Amsterdam that lies beyond the tourist guidebooks, spanning five centuries of history and culture and illuminating the city anew.

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  • Metaphors of Memory
    Metaphors of Memory (English, Hardback) Douwe Draaisma

    First published in 2000, this book explores the metaphors used by philosophers and psychologists to understand memory over the centuries.

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  • On the Water
    On the Water (Paperback) Hans Maarten van den Brink

    Happiness only exists when you can touch it and I held it, I'm still holding it, that summer of 1939, now, here tonight.'Two young oarsmen are trained as a coxless pair by a mysterious German coach in the golden summer of pre-war Amsterdam.

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  • Conversations with God, Book 4
    Conversations with God, Book 4 (English, CD-Audio) Neale Donald Walsch

    A New and Unexpected Dialogue...

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  • On the Water
    On the Water (English, Paperback) H M Van Den Brink

    A "powerful tale of romantic regret" (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer), Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001, and finalist for the French Prix Medicis, On the Water tells the poignant story of Anton and David, two oarsmen trained by a mysterious German coach in the golden Amsterdam summer of 1939. Anton stands on the banks of his beloved river years later, on the wintry eve of Holland's liberation, and mourns a lost world. David, his Jewish teammate and quiet obsession from that magical summer, has disappeared, and the boathouse is now derelict and deserted. Spare, lyrical, and nuanced, On the Water is quietly enormous, capturing a moment so precise and exact it is as if caught in amber -- a rowing club in Amsterdam and two of its competitors from very different backgrounds, set against the backdrop of the oncoming war. The menace of tragedy to come is subtly woven into the story of the two boys whose only concerns are practices, races, and themselves. In the end, all that is left for Anton is the memory of his supreme happiness that summer. "...beautiful, vivid writing...van den Brink describes the grace, ecstasy, and agony of rowing, the miracle of its teamwork harmony." -- Carmela Ciuraru, The Washington Post Book World "[A] small miracle of a book." -- Daniel Topolski, The Guardian

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  • Fomes Annosus
    Fomes Annosus (Paperback) Paul Vincent Mook $16.61
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  • The Cambridge Companion to Ockham
    The Cambridge Companion to Ockham (English, Paperback) Paul Vincent Spade

    Offers a full discussion of all significant aspects of this medieval philosopher's thought.

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  • Duke of Egypt
    Duke of Egypt (English, Paperback) Margriet De Moor

    "Originally published in Dutch under the title Hertog van Egypte by Em. Queirdo Uitgeverij, BV"--Title page verso.

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  • Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals
    Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals (English, Paperback) Paul Vincent Spade

    New translations of the central mediaeval texts on the problem of universals are presented here in an affordable edition suitable for use in courses in mediaeval philosophy, history of mediaeval philosophy, and universals. Includes a concise Introduction, glossary of important terms, notes, and bibliography.

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  • Inevitable
    Inevitable (English, Paperback) Louis Couperus

    Cornelie De Retz Van Loo, a twenty-three-year-old divorcee meets the Dutch painter Duco van der Staal, and they move in together. Duco and Cornelie are happy but poor. In desperation, Cornelie takes a position as a companion to an elderly American lady, where she encounters her ex-husband, and succumbs to his continuing power over her.

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  • Stammered Songbook
    Stammered Songbook (English, Paperback) Erwin Mortier

    'What makes me saddest, is the double silence of her being. Language has packed its bags and jumped over the railing of the capsizing ship, but there is also another silence in her or around her. I can no longer hear the music of her soul.'...

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  • Peter of Ailly: Concepts and Insolubles
    Peter of Ailly: Concepts and Insolubles (English, Hardback) Peter of Ailly

    In the years that followed, Peter was very active in the 'conciliar' movement and in negotiations to bring about the end of the Great Schism of the West. Most of the secondary literature on Peter of Ailly concerns his role in church politics, his writings on the Schism and on ecclesiastical reform, and various aspects of his theology.

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  • Fomes Annosus
    Fomes Annosus (Hardback) Paul Vincent Mook $41.96
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  • My Little War
    My Little War (English, Paperback) Louis Boon

    Following in the footsteps of Céline and Joyce, and anticipating the gritty worldview of Burroughs and Bukowski . . .

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  • Club Twisted
    Club Twisted (English, Paperback) Paul Vincent $21.98
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  • Summer in Termuren
    Summer in Termuren (English, Hardback) Louis Boon

    This, the author writes, is "the novel of the indiviual in a world of barbarians." It is the story of Ondine and Oscarke, a young married couple adrift in a Belgian landscape that is darkening under the spread of industry and World War I. Ondine, who "came to serve god and live," finds that she must "serve the gentlemen" instead. Oscarke, an aspiring sculptor, finds himself unsuccessfully scouring...

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