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  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 5by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In the two novels - The Captive and The Fugitive - contained in this volume, Proust's narrator is living in his mother's apartment in Paris with his lover, Albertine. However, this is far from an idyllic state of affairs. His obsessive love for her... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time Vol 1by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.52

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In the opening volume of Proust's great novel, the narrator travels backwards in time in order to tell the story of a love affair that had taken place before his own birth. Swann's jealous love for Odette provides a prophetic model of the narrator's... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 2by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION Within a Budding Grove describes the first shoots of an astonishing love affair. When Proust's adolescent narrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of Balbec he meets an intriguing set of new acquaintances who provide him with both friendship... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 3by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In The Guermantes Way Proust's narrator recalls his initiation into the dazzling world of Parisian high society. Looking back over his time in the glamorous salons of the aristocracy, he satirises this shallow world and his own youthful infatuation... more...

  • In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 6by Marcel Proust; Scott Moncrieff; Terence Kilmartin; D J Enright

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION Time Regained begins in the bleak and uncertain years of World War I. Years later, after the war's end, Proust's narrator returns to Paris and reflects on time, reality, jealousy, artistic creation, and the raw material of literature - his past life.... more...

  • Consolationby Anna Gavalda; Alison Anderson

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.07

    An international bestseller and French publishing sensation Consolation is a dazzling, heartbreaking tale of one man, two remarkable women and an unforgettable transvestite. Charles Balanda is forty-seven; a successful architect, he is constantly on the move. But from the moment he hears about the death of the woman he once loved - Anouk,... more...

  • The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heartby Mathias Malzieu; Sarah Ardizzone

    Random House 2009; US$ 14.53

    Edinburgh, 1874. On the coldest night the world has ever seen, Little Jack is born with a frozen heart and immediately undergoes a life-saving operation. But Dr Madeleine is no conventional medic and surgically implants a cuckoo-clock into his chest. Little Jack grows up different to other children: every day begins with a daily wind-up. At school... more...

  • Grenzen im Raum - Grenzen in der Literaturby Eva Geulen; Stephan Kraft

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 92.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Begriff der Grenze ist in den aktuellen Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften nahezu ubiquitär und zu einer universalen Metapher für alles geworden, was zuerst aufgespalten und anschließend wieder miteinander verschränkt werden kann. Dabei mag es durchaus überraschen, dass sich die literatur- und kulturwissenschaftliche Raumforschung... more...

  • Memory and Understandingby Renate Bartsch

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00

    This book treats memory and understanding on two levels, on the phenomenological level of experience, on which a theory of dynamic conceptual semantics is built, and on the neuro-connectionist level, which supports the capacities of concept formation, remembering, and understanding. A neuro-connectionist circuit architecture of a constructive memory... more...

  • The Mystery Guestby Grégoire Bouillier; Lorin Stein

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99

    When the phone rang on a gloomy fall afternoon in 1990, Grégoire Bouillier had no way of knowing that it was the woman who'd left him, without warning, ten years before. And he couldn't have guessed why she was calling--not to apologize for, or explain, the way she'd vanished from his life, but to invite him to a party. A birthday party. For a woman... more...