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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 14.95
Originally published in 1942 and now rediscovered to international acclaim, this taut and exquisitely structured novel by the Hungarian master Sandor Marai conjures the melancholy glamour of a decaying empire and the disillusioned wisdom of its last heirs. In a secluded woodland castle an old General prepares to receive a rare visitor, a man who... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
Another rediscovered masterpiece from the Hungarian novelist whose Embers became an international bestseller?a sensuous, suspenseful, aphoristic novel about the world?s most notorious seducer and the encounter that changes him forever. In 1756 Giacomo Casanova escapes from a Venetian prison and resurfaces in the Italian village of Bolzano. Here... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
An early novel from the great rediscovered Hungarian writer Sándor Márai , The Rebels is a haunting story of a group of alienated boys on the cusp of adult life?and possibly death?during World War I. It is the summer of 1918, and four boys approaching graduation are living in a ghost town bereft of fathers, uncles, and older brothers, who are off... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00
Anewly translated novel from the great rediscovered Hungarian writer: a tautly suspenseful story of unrequited love and its still vivid consequences twenty years later. What is it to be in love with a pathological liar and fantasist? Esther is, and has been for the more than two decades since Lajos disappeared from her life. Now all these years later,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
Portraits of a Marriage is in fact a startling exploration of a triangle of entanglement. A wealthy couple in bourgeois society, Peter and Ilonka appear to enjoy a fine union. Their home is tastefully decorated; their clothes are well tailored; they move in important circles. And yet, to hypersensitive Ilonka, her choice in décor is never good enough,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 13.11
A remote 18th-century Hungarian castle is the setting for a dramatic meeting. Forty-one years after a tragic event two former friends must confront each other in a devastating bid to lay the past to rest. Betrayal, love, truth and friendship all come to the fore in this unforgettable play based on Sándor Márai's bestselling novel. Embers premiered... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 95.00
Complex behavior models (plasticity, cracks, visco elascticity) face some theoretical difficulties for the determination of the behavior law at the continuous scale. When homogenization fails to give the right behavior law, a solution is to simulate the material at a meso scale in order to simulate directly a set of discrete properties that are responsible... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
New Techniques in Sheep Production is an eight-part book that first reviews sheep production systems and scope for improvement. Subsequent chapter focuses on methods of increasing fecundity. Parts III and IV describe reproduction methods and genetic improvement techniques. Other chapters discuss breed development; feeding systems; management and health... more...