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- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 12.68
This new volume of eight short stories offers students of German at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations. The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.09
The Bhagavad Gita is an intensely spiritual work that forms the cornerstone of the Hindu faith, and is also one of the masterpieces of Sanskrit poetry. It describes how, at the beginning of a mighty battle between the Pandava and Kaurava armies, thegod Krishna gives spiritual enlightenment to the warrior Arjuna, who realizes that the true battle is... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 23.99
Some time in the early 1960s, during the golden age of organized crime in America?the era that would inspire The Godfather ; Goodfellas , and even The Sopranos ?federal investigators pulled every known piece of information on more than 800 Mafia members worldwide into a thick, phone-book-sized directory. From old-school gangsters like Lucky Luciano... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 18.32
Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism and wonder, the seven tales collected here are among the most fantastical of all the Norse romances. Powerfully inspired works of Icelandic imagination, they relate intriguing, often comical tales of famous kings, difficult gods and women of... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 23.99
Discover the latest in sustainable architecture and environmentally friendly home design in this outstanding volume in the popular 150 Best series, which features nearly 500 pages of full-color photographs and dozens of inventive and decorative profiles. Architects, designers, and homeowners today looking for comfortable, beautiful dwellings with... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 23.99
An in-depth review of the latest trends in residential interior designs from internationally renowned architects and designers, showcasing 150 full-color profiles and 500 pages of color photos?an outstanding addition to the popular 150 Best series. In 150 Best Interior Design Ideas you?ll find the most attractive, functional, and cost-effective... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 12.68
Much maligned in pre-war Germany, the short story enjoyed a creative rebirth in 1945. Initially imported by the Allies, the form also matched perfectly the prevailing mood of irony, objectivity and mistrust of the didactic. With the original German text running alongside English translations, this collection features stories from eight outstanding... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1992; US$ 14.09
This second volume of short stories contains more diverse and lively writing from the Spanish-speaking world. Again much of it is from Latin America, Carlos Fuentes being Mexican, Norberto Fuentes Cuban, and the other writers having their roots in Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia and the Argentine. Only Ana Maria Matute is a native of Spain. This highly... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 21.14
The Purana is one of the two most important and popular Hindu texts, the other being the Ramayana. It is part of the popular tradition, rather than a literary classic like the Upanishads or the Gita. It tells the story of the god Krishna, the supreme godhead of the Hindus and worshipped by them for over two and a half millennia. The most popular... more...