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- Pushkin Press 2015; US$ 7.28
To coincide with a major V&A exhibition: the best shoe stories from around the world Red shoes, golden slippers, seven-league boots... Just step into the shoes of princes and princesses, ogres and orphans, cats and rabbits, and discover a fascinating fairy-tale world of footwear. Did you know that long ago Cinderella lived in China? That dogs... more...
- Pushkin Press 2009; US$ 10.19
Compulsion, In the Snow and Wondrak all concern Zweig s strong anti-war feelings following the First World War. The artist Ferdinand, central figure of Compulsion, partly reflects Zweig s own experience. In The Snow tells of the plight of a group of Jews who freeze to death while trying to escape a medieval pogrom. In Wondrak, a woman, disfigured... more...
- Pushkin Press 2011; US$ 10.19
Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Woman is the story of a middle-aged English widow who travels to escape loneliness and boredom. One evening while enjoying the elegant atmosphere of the Monte Carlo Casino, she becomes mesmerised by the obsessive gambling of a young Polish aristocrat. This fateful encounter leads to passion, despair and death, changing... more...
- Pushkin Press 2010; US$ 10.19
“Here you have Szerb in miniature… revealing his multi-faceted genius? Nicholas Lezard, Guardian This selection of Antal Szerb?s stories and novellas, set first in a quasi-mythical past and then in the London and Paris of the Thirties, provides an exhilarating guide to the writer?s development, from precocious beginnings to a masterful maturity.... more...
- Pushkin Press 2007; US$ 10.19
THE RESTLESS RULER of an obscure Central European state plots a coup against himself and escapes to Venice in search of 'real' experience. There he falls in with a team of con-men and ends up, to his own surprise, impersonating himself. His journey through successive levels of illusion and reality teaches him much about the world, about his own nature... more...
- Pushkin Press 2008; US$ 10.19
A lonely twelve-year-old boy becomes infatuated by a suave and mysterious baron who has set out to seduce the boy's mother. A study of childhood on the brink of adolescence and a boy's uncontrollable jealousy and feelings of betrayal. more...
- Pushkin Press 2007; US$ 10.19
A wonderful collection of four Stefan Zweig novellas: Amok , The Star Above the Forest , Leporella , and Incident on Lake Geneva . Zweig's four tragic and moving cameos of the human condition are played out against cosmopolitan and colonial backgrounds in the first half of the twentieth century. more...