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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 22.00
?One of the most remarkable books I?ve ever read. It?s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.??Jon Stewart, The Daily Show NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR ? The Wall Street Journal ? Bloomberg Businessweek ? Bookish FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARD ? NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You?ve never... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 11.99
Kevin has a bad attitude. He's the one who laughs when you trip and fall. In fact, he may have been the one who tripped you in the first place. He has a real knack for rubbing people the wrong way?and he's even figured out a secret way to do it with poems. But what happens when the tables are turned and he is the one getting picked on? Rhyme Schemer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Presenting new technologies in underground coal extraction, with special attention to mine galleries support and maintenance, load mechanism of "massif-support system-safety system" systems, analysis of face equipment for thin coal seams mining and substantiation of rational stoping parameters. Advanced surface mining technologies of coal and ore... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
On the marriage of Julius von Felden and Melanie Merz, the fortunes of two families are somewhat fatally entwined. In A Legacy, Sybille Bedford depicts their vastly different worlds - the wealthy bourgeois life of the Merzes in Berlin and the aristocratic eccentricity of the von Felden dynasty in rural Baden. Portrayed with exquisite wit and acute... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.' Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993) For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts,... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German château for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67
A powerful and merciless book - a classic coming-of-age novel.' Hilary Mantel ‘Bedford writes of the lure of the sensual life, the picnics, lobster salad, hock and seltzer and going to the opera, in Italy, in summer . . .? The Times ‘A mesmerising writer.? Nicholas Shakespeare ‘One of our greatest writers.? Rosie Boycott ‘There will always be people... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67
‘One of Britain?s most stylish and accomplished writers.? Telegraph ‘Sybille Bedford is the most sensual of writers. No one writes as she does about the smells and colours of the Mediterranean, about the pleasure of food and wine.? Victoria Glendinning ‘A writer of consummate artistry.? Auberon Waugh ‘An excellent stylist and a splendid narrator... more...