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Life Begins on Friday$12.56
Within the pages of this charming book, the stories of a variety of characters unfold, each closely interwoven with the next, and outlining the features of what ultimately turns out to be the most important and most powerful character of all: the city of Bucharest itself.
A meditation on age and opportunity by prizewinning poet, essayist and novelist Robert Minhinnick. Limestone Man is this writer’s second novel, after 2007’s Ondaatje-nominated Sea Holly.
Luminous Spaces: Selected Poems & Journals of Olav H Hauge$22.00
Spans seventy years of Hauge’s poetry with over three hundred poems, a third of which have never appeared in English.
My Falling Down House$11.30
Having lost his job and his home, Takeo Tanaka, a young Japanese man, takes refuge in a dilapidated wood and paper house. This work has received the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Award, given to a work of fiction or non-fiction which helps to interpret modern Japan to the English-speaking world.
Narcissus and Goldmund$13.79
Narcissus is a teacher at Mariabronn, a monastery in medieval Germany, and Goldmund his favourite pupil. While Narcissus remains detached from the world in prayer and meditation, Goldmund runs away from the monstery in pursuit of love. Thereafter he lives a picaresque wanderer’s life, his amatory adventures resulting in pain as well as ecstasy. His eventual reunion with Narcissus brings into focus the diversity between artist and thinker, Dionysian and Apollonian.
No More Happy Endings$12.00
Milan Djurasovic is a Bosnian Serb from Mostar, the descendant of delightful peasants and modest working-class stock. He lives in northern California, where he works as a paraeducator. No More Happy Endings is his first collection of poems and short stories.
Oblivion$9.99 – $15.99
This disturbing tale evokes the great and ruined beauty of a land where man and machine worked in tandem with nature to destroy millions of lives during the Soviet century. Emerging from today’s Russia, where the ills of the past are being forcefully erased from public memory, this masterful novel represents an epic literary attempt to rescue history from the brink of oblivion.
Offscapes: Beyond the Limits of Urban Landscape$8.00
With brilliant poetry and photographs, this exploration of abandoned spaces by Italian poet Vincenzo Bagnoli and photographer/translator Valeria Reggi achieves a startling and sensitive vision — of where we have arrived perhaps, in an architected modern society that has partly lost its way.
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One Hundred Twenty-One Days$14.95
Debut novel by mathematician Oulipo member layers coded narratives across World Wars unlocking the entangled history of politics and science.
Dušan Šarotar takes the reader on a deeply reflective yet kaleidoscopic journey from northern to southern Europe.
Party Headquarters takes place in the ’80s and ’90s, during Bulgaria’s transition from communist rule to democracy. The book—which is a love story, a parody, and a thriller about a political hoax—opens with the main character visiting his father-in-law, an old communist party boss who is dying, and being tasked with delivering a suitcase filled with one-and-a-half million euros.
Quiet Flows the Una$12.56
Quiet Flows the Una is the story a man trying to overcome the personal trauma caused by the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995. Through an induced trance, the main character of the novel takes the reader through three time periods: the hero’s childhood before the war, the battle lines during the war, and his attempt to continue with normal life in a post-conflict society.