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  • The Glass Devilby Helene Tursten

    Soho Press 2007; US$ 14.00

    The Philadelphia Inquirer The principal of a high school telephones his friend, Inspector Andersson of the Göteborg Crime Police; one of his teachers failed to show up for work. To Inspector Irene Huss? surprise, on the basis of this vague complaint her boss drives out with her to a remote cottage in snowbound southern Sweden to investigate. There... more...

  • The Treacherous Netby Helene Tursten; Marlaine Delargy

    Soho Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    It?s May and the snow has hardly melted in Göteborg, Sweden, but things are heating up quickly for Detective Inspector Irene Huss in the Violent Crimes Unit. The body of a teenage girl is found in the woods, naked and horrifically scarred. Then there?s the mummified body that is discovered bricked up in a chimney on a demolition site, not to mention... more...

  • Detective Inspector Hussby Helene Tursten; Steven T. Murray

    Soho Press 2004; US$ 1.99

    One of the most prominent citizens of Göteborg, Sweden, plunges to his death off an apartment balcony, but what appears to be a ?society suicide? soon reveals itself to be a carefully plotted murder. Irene Huss finds herself embroiled in a complex and high-stakes investigation. As Huss and her team begin to uncover the victim?s hidden past, they are... more...

  • Oresteiaby Aeschylus; Peter Meineck; Helene P. Foley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 10.95

    Meineck's translation is faithful and supple; the language employed is modern without betraying the grandeur and complexity--particularly the images--of the Aeschylean text. After reading this translation, one has but one further wish: to see it and hear it at Delphi, Epidaurus or Syracuse. --Herman Van Looy, L'Antiquite Classique more...

  • Stigmataby Hélène Cixous

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95

    Hèléne Cixous -- author, playwright and French feminist theorist -- is a key figure in twentieth-century literary theory. Stigmata brings together her most recent essays for the first time. Acclaimed for her intricate and challenging writing style, Cixous presents a collection of texts that get away -- escaping the reader, the writers, the book.... more...

  • Five-Finger Discountby Helene Stapinski

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    On a summer night when she was five years old, Helene Stapinski watched out her kitchen window as her Grandpa Beansie was carted off to jail for the last time. Beansie (so nicknamed because he had stolen a crate of beans as a child) had spent the better part of that day in the Majestic Tavern, a dive bar on the ground floor of the Stapinskisí apartment... more...

  • Stigmataby Hélène Cixous

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 23.95

    A 'wilful extremist' according to the London Times, Hélène Cixous is hailed as one of the most formidable writers and thinkers of our time. Acclaimed by luminaries such as Jacques Derrida, her writing has nonetheless been misunderstood and misread, to a surprising extent. With the inclusion of Stigmata , one of her greatest works into the Routledge... more...

  • Risk and 'The Other'by Hélène Joffé

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book explores personal responses to risk from a social psychological framework. more...

  • The Trauma of Genderby Helene Moglen

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    Helene Moglen offers a revisionary feminist argument about the origins, cultural function, and formal structure of the English novel. While most critics and historians have associated the novel's emergence and development with the burgeoning of capitalism and the rise of the middle classes, Moglen contends that the novel princi- pally came into being... more...

  • Questioning EU Enlargementby Helene Sjursen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new book takes a unique approach to the study of European enlargement, tackling key questions. What kind of understanding of the EU do the enlargement processes speak to? Do decisions to enlarge mainly suggest that the EU is a free market, focusing on potential economic gains? Do they indicate that there is a sense of common European identity?... more...