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Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

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  • The Life of the Spiderby Jean-Henri Fabre; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 5.99

    The Life of the Spider is a volume in Jean-Henri Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques", in which he shares fifty years of careful observation. He re-acquaints us with the most everyday insects, inspiring a new interest, awareness and understanding in the reader. This volume concerns spiders. more...

  • The Hidden Forceby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In The Hidden Force, Dutch writer Louis Couperus presents a prescient critique of European colonialism that was decades ahead of its time. The novel follows Dutch expat Van Oudyck in his life in Java, as he comes to grips with the damage wrought by Western incursions into foreign cultures, not only on a grand scale, but also within his own family. more...

  • Dr. Adriaanby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The final volume of Dutch writer Louis Couperus' sweeping, multi-generational Small Souls series, Dr. Adriaan brings the epic to a satisfying conclusion, with the sole survivors of the wealthy Van Lowe family picking up the pieces and finding their place in the brave new world that began to emerge as the nineteenth century drew to a close. more...

  • The Tourby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    In the novel The Tour, Dutch writer Louis Couperus takes a sharp detour from his usual subject matter of psychological dramas set in early twentieth-century Europe to explore a story of lost love amongst the dusty byways and lavish compounds of the upper class in ancient Egypt. more...

  • The Later Lifeby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The novel The Later Life is the second of four books in Dutch writer Louis Couperus' tetralogy recounting the triumphs and tribulations of the wealthy Van Lowe family in nineteenth-century Europe. In the series, Couperus evolves away from the lyrical style of his earlier works to some degree and adopts a more realistic approach. more...

  • Ecstasyby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    This compelling love story from Dutch novelist, playwright, and poet Louis Couperus uses a fraught, non-traditional romance between lonely widow Cecile van Erven and dashing Taco Quaerts as a means of examining important philosophical questions about the nature of love, happiness, and suffering. more...

  • The Inevitableby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Published at the dawn of a new century as women's roles were rapidly shifting, Dutch writer Louis Couperus' novel The Inevitable presents a remarkably frank account of one young woman's liberation and sexual emancipation in the aftermath of a bruising divorce. more...

  • The Secret of Sarekby Maurice Leblanc; Alexander Teixeira de Mattos

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The unforgettable character Arsene Lupin is often referred to as the "French Sherlock Holmes," although Lupin's skills revolved around thievery and deception rather than unlocking mysteries. The novel The Secret of Sarek is something of a departure for the Lupin series, with the action unfolding on a remote island. When will the master... more...

  • Ecstasyby Louis Couperus; Alexander Teixeira De Mattos; John Gray

    Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    This is one of Couperus's most powerful novels. A brilliant observer of fin-de-siècle Dutch society, his works are characterised by perfect characterisation, exquisite description and a mordant wit, which brought comparisons to Oscar Wilde. more...

  • The Kill (La Curée)by Emile Zola; Alexander Teixeira De Mattos

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    One of the most important, though controversial, French novelists of the late nineteenth century, and founder of the Realist movement, was Émile Zola (1840-1902). He was the most important example of the literary genre of naturalism, and an integral part of developing theatrical naturalism. "The Kill" is the second book in Zola's... more...

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