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- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00
NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED In print for the first time ever, author and philosopher Ayn Rand?s novel Ideal . Originally conceived as a novel, but then transformed into a play by Ayn Rand, Ideal is the story of beautiful but tormented actress Kay Gonda. Accused of murder, she is on the run and turns for help to six fans who have written letters to... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 14.57
The Mother Anne loved the time in her life when she prepared breakfast each morning for her two young children. Years later, spending hours alone, Anne convinces herself that her husband is having an affair. If only her son were to break-up with his girlfriend. He would return home and come down for breakfast. She would put on her new red dress... more...
- Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 13.84
Caroline Cox has been working in the Department of Human Services for twenty-five years. She thinks troubled teenagers Peter and Karlie, the parents of newborn Luna Gale, are a typical case. But she discovers an array of unspoken motives amongst all the parties with an interest in Luna's future. Everybody believes they offer the best solution, but... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 15.98
Almost 400 years after his death, William Shakespeare is still acclaimed as the world's greatest writer, and yet the man himself remains shrouded in mystery. In this absorbing historical detective story, the acclaimed broadcaster and historian Michael Wood takes a fresh approach to Shakespeare's life, brilliantly recreating the turbulent times through... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95
How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they can only be properly answered together. Providing a new approach to the aesthetics and politics of Greek... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This collection of essays approaches the works of Shakespeare from the topical perspective of the History of Emotions. Contributions come from established and emergent scholars from a range of disciplines, including performance history, musicology and literary history. more...
- Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99
A joyful portrait of the summer of the first doll, in which a chance encounter brings Olive and Emma, Roo and Barney, into the shabby Carlton terrace to begin a seventeen year journey of seasonal love and argument. Kid Stakes introduces the fun-loving Nancy, who has left the scene by the seventeenth summer, adding a new poignancy to the story. more...
- Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99
Chronologically, Other Times is the middle play of Ray Lawler's Doll Trilogy. Set during the Second World War, in late winter, Barney and Roo are on leave from the army. This functions as the fulcrum of the three plays; it is a time in which the characters stop being kids and become adults. Middle age is looming and life is no longer just a game.... more...