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- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 28.74
Hauptbeschreibung Obwohl ein isländisches Sprichwort besagt, "das Gesehene ist reicher als das Gehörte" (sjón er sögu ríkari), wird und wurde die Kultur Islands vor allem von der Sprache bestimmt. Der Autor lässt die "Wortkunst" Islands in ihren vielfältigen Ausprägungen lebendig werden. Er beschreibt die Verknüpfung von Landschaft, Nation und Sprache,... more...
- Robert Hale 2011; US$ 9.99
A woman, little more than a skeleton, is found hanging in dense woodland outside Bangor, hands bound behind her back. Detective Chief Inspector Michael McKenna and his colleagues, seeking her identity and her killer, become enmeshed in deceit and half-truths, chasing shadows, scratching the poverty-stricken underbelly of life in an area of spectacular... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 8.95
A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.'According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay 'is simply that it should give pleasure...It should lay us under a spell with its first word, and we should only wake, refreshed, with its last.' One of the best practitioners of the art she... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 23.02
Hauptbeschreibung Odysseus - Archetyp des listigen, herumirrenden Menschen auf der Suche nach Heimat. Ihm widmet Homer ein eigenes Epos: die "Odyssee". Seine vielseitige Persönlichkeit inspiriert Dichter seit der Antike zu neuen Interpretationen. Dabei sind historischer Kontext und persönliche Lebenssituation entscheidend für die Wahl und Ausgestaltung... more...
- Faber and Faber 2012; US$ 13.11
A tragedy of maritime decline, Bound follows the fortunes of six trawlermen from Devon as they embark on one final voyage. Compelled by the threat of bankruptcy, the ageing fishing trawler The Violet is forced out into treacherous weather. Risking storms, friendships and relationships ashore, will the crew lose more than a way of life? Bound by Jesse... more...
- Robert Hale 2012; US$ 11.65
In the bitter january of 1893, the German peace crusader Dr Otto Seligmann is blown to pieces in the Belvedere, his garden library at Chelsea. Detective Inspector Box and Sergeant Knollys interview Seligmann's associate, Count Cernzy, who reveals that Britain is infested by agents of the German war party. In the fog-shrouded garden of Seligmann's... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
This is an account of three discrete districts of south-east Cardiff and their evolution through 1,000 years of history. From their pre-Norman origins to their emergence as thriving suburbs in the early twentieth century, the voume focuses on manorial society and economy, the growth of population, trade and industrial development, social structure... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 6.99
The second book in the fantastic Monstrous Maud series, written by A.B. Saddlewick. A miscast spell has created a jungle of man-eating plants across the entire sports pitch at Rotwood Academy and the pupils are now forced to share a field with the only other local school - Primrose Towers. When the two rival schools compete on sports day, will the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00
Explores the way Woolf used essay-writing techniques to develop her conception of the modern novel.The focus of this study is on Virginia Woolf's vast output of essays and their relation to her fiction. Randi Saloman shows that it was by employing tools and methods drawn from the essay genre - such as fragmentation, stream-of-consciousness and dialogic... more...