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- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05
?A land ballot was the means by which Fleur Adcock's grandparents, immigrants from Manchester during World War I, were able to bid for a piece of native bush on the slopes of Mount Pirongia in the North Island of New Zealand. Their task was to turn this unpromising acreage into a dairy farm. When things didn't work out as they had hoped much of the... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 16.31
A story of surf, friendship and the long road to adulthood. ''There is a lot to like about this exciting road novel? Imagine Endless Summer as directed by David Lynch. Grant's vivid description of surfing action is awesome; likewise his ability to describe changing landscapes in a few strokes.''. Australian Bookseller & Publisher more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Accusations of ingratitude, and just accusations no doubt, are made against every inhabitant of this wicked world, and the fact is, that a man who is ceaselessly engaged in its trouble and turmoil, borne hither and thither upon the fierce waves... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50
Voor de meeste Nederlands behoort Nederlands-Indi ot een afgesloten tijdperk. Maar Indi s een onlosmakelijk deel van het culturele geheugen van Nederland, een hedendaagse herinnering, die vooral voortleeft in de literatuur en film. Vanaf de zestiende-eeuwse reisverhalen tot in dit postkoloniale tijdperk zijn (her-) vertellingen over Indi teeds populair... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 35.00
From award-winning author Michael Scammell comes a monumental achievement: the first authorized biography of Arthur Koestler, one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals of the twentieth century. Over a decade in the making, and based on new research and full access to its subject?s papers, Koestler is the definitive account of this... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00
The encyclopaedia contains more than 400 articles on poetics and poetological texts from all epochs of Western literature. Particular emphasis is placed on poetological reflection in the modern age, especially on poetics by authors themselves and on literature in German. The encyclopaedia, a collaborative project involving over 150 experts... more...
- Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
The fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of The Lord of the Rings, the enormously popular and influential masterpiece of fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien, is celebrated in these twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004. They are published in honor of the late Dr. Richard E. Blackwelder, who gave... more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 16.99
During his years as Poet Laureate, Robert Hass revived a popular 19th-century tradition: including poetry in our daily newspapers. Poet?s Choice? went on to appear as a nationally syndicated column across the country from 1997 to 2000. The column, which featured poems relevant to current headlines, serves as a symbol of the continuing importance of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 45.00
Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as Lord Jim, Nostromo, and Heart of Darkness. This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 36.00
In a single, enlightening volume, Animal Farm presents a helpful literary guide to one of George Orwell's most famous literary works. Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals over humans to ruling dictator of the farmyard community, this classic satiric fable serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide... more...