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- Random House 2010; US$ 14.38
From the moment that Gjorg's brother is killed by a neighbour, his own life is forfeit: for the code of Kanun requires Gjorg to kill his brother's murderer and then in turn be hunted down. After shooting his brother's killer, young Gjorg is entitled to thirty days' grace - not enough to see out the month of April. Then a visiting honeymoon... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.38
From behind the closed door, the man shouts, 'Be on your way - you have no business here!' 'Open up, I am the messenger of Death'. As spring arrives in the Albanian mountain town of B, some strange things are emerging in the thaw. Bank robbers strike the National Bank. Old terrors are dredged up from the shipwreck of history.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00
This collection of twenty-nine research papers is dedicated to the eminent Balticist, Slavicist and Indo-Europeanist, William R. Schmalstieg in commemoration of his seventy-fifth birthday. It contains contributions by specialists of mainly Baltic and Indo-European linguistics which are reflective of Schmalstieg's own scholarly interests over the decades... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers. Known best for his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Kundera is also an established poet,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99
Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the fates of three men and three women. It was Pushkin's own favourite work, and this new translation conveys the literal sense and the poetic music of the original. - ;Eugene Onegin... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 8.99
The Father; A Dream Play; Miss Julie; The Ghost Sonata; The Dance of Death `Ibsen can sit serenely in his Doll's House,' Sean O'Casey remarked, `while Strindberg is battling with his heaven and his hell.'Strindberg was one of the most extreme, and ultimately the most influential theatrical innovators of the late nineteenth century.... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 15.99
As Nordic Noir takes off, there is one standout character who has been fascinating critics and readers alike for almost 20 years—this book traces the evolution of Kurt Wallander and the enormous impact he has had In the two decades since he first appeared in Henning Mankel's novel Faceless Killers, the sad Swedish detective Kurt Wallander... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a 'founding father' of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian culture, and his works inspired operas by Musorgsky and Tchaikovsky (as well as Peter Shaffer's Amadeus). Ceaselessly experimental, he is... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 9.39
Hauptbeschreibung Aus dieser noch zu Lebzeiten Tolstois entstandenen Biographie gehen unverkennbar der hohe Status und die große Reputation hervor, die einer der wichtigsten Schriftsteller aller Zeiten schon früh genoss. Stets aus der Sicht des Literaturliebhabers und trotzdem mit der nötigen kritischen Distanz beschreibt Erich Berneker einerseits... more...