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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
China?s rise as a major trading power has prompted debate about the nature of that country?s involvement in the liberal international economic order. China?s Foreign Trade Policy sheds light on this complex question by examining the changing domestic forces shaping China?s foreign trade relations. Specifically, this book explores the evolving trade... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 9.86
The dead should never be woken Still grieving after the death of their young daughter Alice in a frenzied dog attack, Patrick and Louise Daley leave the city to try and find some peace in the Irish countryside, and the village of Wake Wood seems like the perfect place to start again. But the residents are guarding a terrifying secret: they can... more...
- Gallery Books 2012; US$ 16.00
A powerfully written novel offering an intimate look at a beautiful marriage and how bipolar disorder and cancer affect it, Dancing on Broken Glass by Ka Hancock perfectly illustrates the enduring power of love. Lucy Houston and Mickey Chandler probably shouldn?t have fallen in love, let alone gotten married. They?re both plagued with faulty genes?he... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99
Die Existenz von Nachbarschaften mit hohem Zuwandereranteil wird in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern skandalisiert, obgleich aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht stark angezweifelt wird, ob vom Leben in solchen Quartieren negative Effekte für die Integration der Bewohner ausgehen. Die Arbeit nutzt den Ansatz der sozialkonstruktivistischen Interpretativen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09
Beginning in 1956 with the publication of A Legacy, Sybille Bedford has narrated - in fiction and non-fiction - what has been by turns her sensuous, harrowing, altogether remarkable life. In this magnificent memoir, she moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Côte d'Azur of the 1920s, through lovers, mentors, seducers and... 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, low... 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 chÃ¢teau 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...
- Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
Mexico, through the eyes of Sybille Bedford, is a country of passion and paradox: arid desert and shrieking jungle, harsh sun and deep shadow, violence and sentimentality. In her frank descriptions of the horrors of travel- trapped in a broiling stationary train, or in a bus with a dead fish against her face- she gains our trust. But it is the charmed... more...