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- Random House 2011; US$ 16.00
At an international literary conference in Rome in the near future, the greatest detectives in history (and literature) gather to solve the mystery of Dickens' unfinished novel THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and end up solving the mystery of Dickens' own death. At this crazy conference are Father Brown, Holmes, Maigret, Poirot, Marlowe, Lew Archer and... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 13.08
Inspired by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which starts memorably with Article 1: we are all born free and equal, Freedom is an enthralling anthology of short stories by some of the world's top writers. Most of the stories have been written especially for this anthology by a renowned array of internationally acclaimed... more...
- Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 16.99
"A grand yet intimate look at the Sun King, a tale rich with detail and action."? Library Journal (Starred Review, one of the best historical novels of the year) Before Versailles transports you to a world of secret passions and plots, a world of duplicity and malice...a world that created one of the best?known monarchs to grace... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 14.00
From the author of the award-winning GraceLand comes a searing, dazzlingly written novel of a tarnished City of Angels Praised as ?singular” ( The Philadelphia Inquirer ) and ?extraordinary” ( The New York Times Book Review ), GraceLand stunned critics and instantly established Chris Abani as an exciting new voice in fiction. In his second novel,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 16.99
In this dazzling debut by a singular new talent, the sprawling, swampy, cacophonous city of Lagos, Nigeria, provides the backdrop to the story of Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator hoping to make his way out of the ghetto. Broke, beset by floods, and beatings by his alcoholic father, and with no job opportunities in sight, Elvis is tempted by a life... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author Chris Abani Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he encounters a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood near their car, he?s sure he has apprehended the killers, and enlists... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1998; US$ 20.99
When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-up truck for his ancestral home in West Virginia. Accompanied only by his dying dog and his memories, the irascible warhorse (a stand-in for the "real" Abbey) begins a bizarre cross-country odyssey--determined... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1996; US$ 20.99
This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publication, to offer Edward Abbey's life from the time he was the boy called Ned in Home, Pennsylvania, until... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
Henry seemed to have it all. A successful business career, considerable wealth, and a reputation for being a principled man. But public virtues can conceal private failings, and as Henry faces retirement, his well-ordered life begins to unravel. more...