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- Coach House Books 1999; US$ 12.95
Ogres, trolls, demons – monsters, like violence, are always represented as male. Not this time. Celebrated playwright RM Vaughan gives us, in three one-act monologues, three very monstrous women. In A Visitation by St Teresa of Avila upon Constable Margaret Chance , we meet a middle-aged police officer whose world view is determined by her obsession... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 85.00
The selections in Fierce Departures , drawn from Dionne Brand’s work since 1997, delineate with searing eloquence how history marks and dislocates peoples of the African diaspora, how nations, concretely and conceptually, fail to create safe haven, and how human desire persists nevertheless. Through a widening canvas, Brand unfolds the (im)possibilities... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99
A landmark anthology celebrating a new generation of Australian poets. 1968 marked a turning point in Australian poetry, when a dynamic wave of new poets sought to revitalise a 'moribund poetic culture'. At the helm of that generation was John Tranter who argued that there would be cycles or generations of poets with peak moments where new poets would... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
How does a charming Scotsman educated at Edinburgh University go from being an officer and gentleman in his majesty's forces in Gallipoli - to masquerading as a Dutch doctor in the French Foreign Legion, consorting and working with bootleggers and racketeers in Chicago, being pursued by the FBI, Scotland Yard and Interpol on various charges including... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 12.99
Georgina Danforth Witley shares her birthday—April 21, 1926—with Queen Elizabeth II, a coincidence that has led to an invitation to a special 80th-birthday lunch at Buckingham Palace. While she should be on her way to London, Georgie lies injured in a ravine not far from her own house, the result of a car accident en route to the airport. Desperately... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Dramatic novel, set in Redfern. On the surface there's not much to distinguish Tim's life from any other on the fringe?where dope, booze and women are his pleasure as well as his pain. He has his family in the busy, and the lives of his city friends are transacted in the face of poverty and police harassment. It is only in Tim's relationship with the... more...
- Giramondo Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99
Alis father is a Turkish circus musician performing in Kabul when Alis mother, a young pediatrician from Melbourne, meets him in a bar. He plays the trumpet, the saz, the flute, hears voices that urge him to violence, sees angels in the skies and djinns in the street, inscribes prayers and invocations on the walls of his room, and across... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
Slavery is a recurring subject in works by the contemporary black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred DAguiar, yet their return to this past arises from an urgent need to understand the racial anxieties of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Britain. This book examines the ways in which their literary explorations of slavery... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 16.95
Yugoslavia, 1991. The State is crumbling, and in the midst of the political chaos secret policeman Marko della Torre has been working both sides of the law ? but somewhere along the way he's crossed the line. When a corrupt cop called Strumbc helps three hired Bosnian thugs to hunt him down and kill him, della Torre makes a run for it through Croatia,... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 22.88
Am Fuß des Ipf, vor 2500 Jahren: Räuber plündern eine Schmiede und legen Feuer. Sie entkommen mit wertvollen Eisenschwertern. Doch wer ließ diese revolutionären Waffen heimlich anfertigen? Der Fürst vom Ipf vermutet Verrat und setzt den Köhlerjungen Itam auf die Sache an. Aber der verliebt sich ausgerechnet in die Frau, die er aushorchen soll. Schließlich... more...