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  • Gates of Goldby Frank McGuinness

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65

    Conrad and Gabriel are lovers but when Alma arrives to tend the sick Gabriel, their lives are unpicked and remade. Frank McGuinness's powerful, subtle and funny play explores the territory where boundaries of love, devotion and hate coalesce. Gates of Gold premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in 2002. more...

  • In a Town of Five Thousand Peopleby Frank McGuinness

    The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 13.13

    ?‘Love is my nature and I've paid the price.? In a Town of Five Thousand People, Frank McGuinness's fifth collection, demonstrates again the ‘energy and intensity? Peter Denman noted in Poetry Ireland Review. The scathing invective of ‘The Town Next to Us?, a series of loving elegies for artists and actors and a record of struggles with religious... more...

  • Ticks and Crossesby Frederic Raphael

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.99

    A writer?s wry observations about the glamorous worlds of Hollywood and literary London during the second half of the 1970s are offered in this autobiography. Though Frederic Raphael is only incidentally concerned with the rich and famous and has little interest in names and gossip, he notices and comments on the discrepancies between public and private... more...

  • Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcherby Roderick Grant

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    Presents an account of the writer's childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s and 1950s; a place where isolated hill farms, limitless moorland and the rock-strewn banks of wild, tumbling rivers became the backdrop for a variety of adventures and experiences. Laughter, tragedy and dramatic incident thread their way through the... more...

  • Selected Poems - Peter Sirrby Peter Sirr

    The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 13.13

    From the early poems in Marginal Zones which won the Patrick Kavanagh Award when he was 22 to his breakthrough collections, The Ledger of Fruitful Exchange, which received the O?Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (1998), recent Bring Everything, Peter Sirr?s Selected Poems represents a winnowing of ?ve substantial, signi?cant books –– with the bonus of... more...

  • Die Lust am Töten - Der weibliche Vampir in der russischen Literatur von Aleksej Tolstoj und Ivan Turgenevby Irina Frey

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.38

    Hauptbeschreibung Man nenne sie Lamia, Lillith und Empuse. Die Gestalt der Wiedergängerin, des weiblichen Vampirs, 'geistert' schon seit langem im kulturellen Gedächtnis der Menschheit herum und stellt, nicht zuletzt wegen ihres verworfenen Frauenbildes, ein interessantes Forschungsfeld dar. Als Personifikation der menschlichen Ängste vor Tod und... more...

  • Coming in to Landby Dennis Hamley

    Ransom Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74

    Jack is the youngest cadet to be chosen by the RAF to learn to fly a glider. He hopes that when he is older he may be able to fly real planes in the war. However, for all his flying prowess, he has a fear of coming in to land. Cecil thinks this weakness makes Jack unsuited to flying and when Jack makes a dangerous mistake, Cecil's determined he'll... more...

  • Shadows in Wonderlandby Colin Ludlow

    Hammersmith Books Limited 2013; US$ 7.28

    When TV producer Clin Ludlow is admitted to hospital for an operation, he expects to be home in 10 days. In the event he ends up staying for five months, nearly dying on several occasions, and contracting MRSA. More than nine years later he is still recovering from his experiences. In Shadows in Wonderland he tells his story, and takes a fascinating... more...

  • The Writing Gameby Rosemary Friedman

    Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 5.82

    Based on the author's own experience The Writing Game answers questions such as 'how long does it take you to write a novel?', 'where do you get your ideas', 'do you do much research?', ' have you ever had a manuscript rejected?' and 'do you write every day or only when you get the inspiration?' The Writing Game is an informative guide to the pitfalls... more...

  • This Way To The Revolutionby Erin Pizzey

    Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 14.57

    In 1971 Erin Pizzey set up the world s first refuge for battered women and their children. 40 years later, she describes the battles she was forced to fight: against the establishment, the church, the courts, and not least, the women s movement. She also describes her own troubled childhood, her discovery of feminism and her political activism, including... more...