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- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 18.94
The Coast of Utopia is an epic but also intimate drama of romantics and revolutionaries in an age of emperors. The three sequential, self-contained plays, Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage, span the lives and loves of a group of Russian friends at home and abroad in the tumultuous years between 1833 and 1866. This new fully revised edition of the trilogy... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.65
Conrad and Gabriel are lovers but when Alma arrives to tend the sick Gabriel, their lives are unpicked and remade. Frank McGuinness's powerful, subtle and funny play explores the territory where boundaries of love, devotion and hate coalesce. Gates of Gold premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in 2002. more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2009; US$ 15.99
A writer?s wry observations about the glamorous worlds of Hollywood and literary London during the second half of the 1970s are offered in this autobiography. Though Frederic Raphael is only incidentally concerned with the rich and famous and has little interest in names and gossip, he notices and comments on the discrepancies between public and private... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14
One of Sir Walter Scott?s most celebrated and accessible works, The Lay of the Last Minstrel was a huge publishing phenomenon when it first appeared in 1802, with six editions appearing in three years years and sales of 27,000 in a decade. Its impact on Border tourism was vast, as countless people, moved by Scott?s evocative description of the moonlit... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44
Presents an account of the writer's childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s and 1950s; a place where isolated hill farms, limitless moorland and the rock-strewn banks of wild, tumbling rivers became the backdrop for a variety of adventures and experiences. Laughter, tragedy and dramatic incident thread their way through the... more...
- Allison & Busby 2013; US$ 10.19
August, 1811. The latest mistress of George, Prince of Wales, has been murdered in the royal bedchamber, and – more worryingly for the Prince – the historic jewel the Stuart Sapphire has gone missing. The newly created prince Regent knows that rumours of a sordid scandal must be avoided at all costs and plans to dispose of his late lover?s body in... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 10.94
‘We?d crossed three bridges to be here . . .? Many of the poems in this enchanting and enchanted first collection are set in the early light of morning, the half-light of evening or the firelight of a damp day. Many occur by water?s edge — quayside, shore or riverbank – and abound in memorable images: the storm unfolding its rope of cloud, a speaker... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 13.13
?‘Love is my nature and I've paid the price.? In a Town of Five Thousand People, Frank McGuinness's fifth collection, demonstrates again the ‘energy and intensity? Peter Denman noted in Poetry Ireland Review. The scathing invective of ‘The Town Next to Us?, a series of loving elegies for artists and actors and a record of struggles with religious... more...
- The Gallery Press 2013; US$ 13.13
From the early poems in Marginal Zones which won the Patrick Kavanagh Award when he was 22 to his breakthrough collections, The Ledger of Fruitful Exchange, which received the O?Shaughnessy Award for Poetry (1998), recent Bring Everything, Peter Sirr?s Selected Poems represents a winnowing of ?ve substantial, signi?cant books –– with the bonus of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set complements the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in October 1995. more...