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- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
From William Blake to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and from William Wordsworth to Percy Shelley, this volume provides critical overviews of the poets who defined the English Romantic period. The essays included target seminal works and major figures such as John Keats and offer as well important background and general information on the period and its far-reaching... 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$ 8.95
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...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 15.99
Until 1994, the world knew Anne Perry as the writer of bestselling crime fiction at the peak of her writing career. But following the release of Peter Jackson?s film Heavenly Creatures , about the sensational 1954 Parker-Hulme murders, came the shocking revelation that Anne Perry began life as Juliet Hulme, the teenager jointly convicted of murdering... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
This is a collection of new essays on Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma novels, which feature Sister Fidelma's attempts to solve a wide range of crimes, often murders that occur under especially mysterious conditions. The novels, set mainly in 7th century Ireland, also include a great deal of history, which is not surprising given that the author... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2012; US$ 13.11
Shortlisted for the 2012 Forward Poetry Prize. People Who Like Meatballs brings together two contrasting poem sequences about rejection by ‘this brilliant lyricist of human darkness? (Fiona Sampson). The title-sequence, People Who Like Meatballs, is about a man?s humiliation by a woman. Into my mother?s snow-encrusted lap is about a dysfunctional... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 13.35
Hauptbeschreibung Helene Böhlau (1856-1940) gehört zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Schriftstellerinnen der Münchner Moderne. Insbesondere ihre frühen feministischen Romane Das Recht der Mutter, Halbtier und Der Rangierbahnhof erlangten großen Bekanntheitsgrad. Einige Berühmtheit verschaffte ihr auch ihre unkonventionelle Beziehung zu dem jüdischen... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 35.97
Hauptbeschreibung James Bond hat nicht nur die Lizenz zum Töten, sondern auch die zum Überleben. Keiner der Heroen der Pop-Kultur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts hat sich so unbeschadet ins 21. Jahrhundert herüberretten können wie der Doppelnull-Agent Bond. Die Gründe für diese Unsterblichkeit gehen weit über die schon von Bonds Schöpfer Ian Fleming... more...