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The Lime Works
For twenty years, Konrad has imprisoned himself and his crippled wife in an abandoned lime works where he’s conducted odd auditory experiments and prepared to write his masterwork, ‘The Sense of Hearing.’ As the story begins, he’s just blown the head off his wife with the Mannlicher carbine she kept strapped to her wheelchair. The murder and the bizarre life that led to it For twenty years, Konrad has imprisoned...

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Heldenplatz
Librarian’s Note: this is an alternate cover edition – ISBN-13: 9783518389744 Am 15. Marz 1938 verkundete Adolf Hitler unter den Jubelrufen der anwesenden Wiener auf dem Heldenplatz den »Anschlu?« Osterreichs an Deutschland. 50 Jahre spater versammeln sich in einer Wohnung in der Nahe des Heldenplatzes die Familie Schuster und deren engste Freunde. Der Anla?: das Begrabnis Librarian’s Note: this is an alternate cover...

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Milenio: Mil Anos de Literatura Espanola
This one-volume anthology surveys the major works of Spanish literature of the millennium! An introduction with historical and literary data as well as information on critical trends puts each section into its historical context. A brief introduction to the author’s work precedes each selection. Read...

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Der Keller: Eine Entziehung
Eines Morgens beschlie?t der sechzehnjahrige Gymnasiast auf dem Schulweg spontan, sich seinem bisherigen, verha?ten Leben zu entziehen und sich im Keller, einem Kolonialwarenladen, eine Lehrstelle zu verschaffen. Im Keller, am Rande der Salzburger Scherzhauserfeldsiedlung, dem heruntergekommenen, tristen Wohngetto der Besitzlosen, der Asozialen und Kriminellen, lernt Bernh Eines Morgens beschlie?t der sechzehnjahrige Gymnasiast auf dem...

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The Bridge of the Golden Horn
In 1966, at the age of 16, our unnamed heroine leaves her native Istanbul and signs up as a migrant worker in Germany. Lying about her age, she gets work on an assembly line in West Berlin making radios, and lives in a women’s factory hostel.‘The Bridge of the Golden Horn’ is a witty, picaresque account of a precocious teenager refusing to become wise; of a hectic four yea In 1966, at the age of 16, our unnamed heroine...

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The Eyes of the Dragon
A fantasy of heroic adventure, set in the kingdom of Delain. It involves a king who is poisoned, a young and beautiful queen, a prince locked in a high tower while his younger brother assumes the throne, and an evil magician who harbours terrible secrets and malevolent plans. Read...

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The Quest of the Sacred Slipper
1913. With frontispiece by Walter DeMaris. Rohmer (Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward) was a prolific English mystery writer, best known for his character the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu and his opponents Denis Nayland Smith, Dr. Petrie (named after the Egyptologist Flinders Petrie) and the beautiful Karamaneh (the source of Petrie’s daydreams). He also wrote under the name Mic 1913. With frontispiece by Walter DeMaris. Rohmer (Arthur Henry...

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Naked Pueblo
“Mark Jude Poirier is one of the most kinetic, most original young fiction writers weve read in a long time. Naked Pueblo, his absolutely maximalist, throw-everything-in-and-shake-it-up short story collection, buzzes like some kind of whacked-out fever dream.” (Esquire) Read...

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The Moor’s Last Sigh
In The Moor’s Last Sigh Salman Rushdie revisits some of the same ground he covered in his greatest novel, Midnight’s Children. This book is narrated by Moraes Zogoiby, aka Moor, who speaks to us from a grave in Spain. Like Moor, Rushdie knows about a life spent in banishment from normal society–Rushdie because of the death sentence that followed The Satanic Verses, Moor b In The Moor’s Last Sigh Salman Rushdie...