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- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung The plays of Harold Pinter, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, have been widely discussed by critics and theatregoers for the last 50 years. While his early plays are regarded as classical pieces of the Theatre of the Absurd, which is said to be apolitical, his later works are recognized as manifestations of... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 22.72
Obwohl ein isländisches Sprichwort besagt, ?das Gesehene ist reicher als das Gehörte? (sjón er sögu ríkari), wird und wurde die Kultur Islands vor allem von der Sprache bestimmt. Der Autor lässt die ?Wortkunst? Islands in ihren vielfältigen Ausprägungen lebendig werden. Er beschreibt die Verknüpfung von Landschaft, Nation und Sprache, über die sich... more...
- Robert Hale 2011; US$ 9.99
A woman, little more than a skeleton, is found hanging in dense woodland outside Bangor, hands bound behind her back. Detective Chief Inspector Michael McKenna and his colleagues, seeking her identity and her killer, become enmeshed in deceit and half-truths, chasing shadows, scratching the poverty-stricken underbelly of life in an area of spectacular... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 8.99
A good essay must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in, not out.'According to Virginia Woolf, the goal of the essay 'is simply that it should give pleasure...It should lay us under a spell with its first word, and we should only wake, refreshed, with its last.' One of the best practitioners of the art she... more...
- Robert Hale 2011; US$ 2.90
When Sister Joan of the Order of the Daughters of Compassion is transfered to the convent in Cornwall she goes wth instructions from the Mother Superior to solve the puzzle in the last letter of a dying nun. On the surface, all is sweetness and light in the convent on the moors, but it does not take Joan long to detect that there are som ugly shadows... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99
No one knows you as a woman quite like your sister does?no matter your differences, rivalries, or how far apart you may drift over time. You confide in each other, share your most intimate secrets, and depend on each other for support and guidance when everyone else in your lives disappoints you. The three stories in True Stories about Sisters ... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Pointless conversations: a selection of daft, ridiculous and utterly pointless meanderings from the mind of Scott Tierney. If youve ever wanted to know the answers to why Superman is a coward, why Spiderman should technically be deformed, and if Superdog caused the death of Krypton, then these bite-sized comics will reveal all. The discussions... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung Odysseus - Archetyp des listigen, herumirrenden Menschen auf der Suche nach Heimat. Ihm widmet Homer ein eigenes Epos: die "Odyssee". Seine vielseitige Persönlichkeit inspiriert Dichter seit der Antike zu neuen Interpretationen. Dabei sind historischer Kontext und persönliche Lebenssituation entscheidend für die Wahl und Ausgestaltung... more...
- Robert Hale 2012; US$ 4.36
In the bitter january of 1893, the German peace crusader Dr Otto Seligmann is blown to pieces in the Belvedere, his garden library at Chelsea. Detective Inspector Box and Sergeant Knollys interview Seligmann's associate, Count Cernzy, who reveals that Britain is infested by agents of the German war party. In the fog-shrouded garden of Seligmann's... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
This is an account of three discrete districts of south-east Cardiff and their evolution through 1,000 years of history. From their pre-Norman origins to their emergence as thriving suburbs in the early twentieth century, the voume focuses on manorial society and economy, the growth of population, trade and industrial development, social structure... more...