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  • The Mummy's Curseby Roger Luckhurst

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    In the winter of 1922-23 archaeologist Howard Carter and his wealthy patron George Herbert, the Fifth Earl of Carnarvon, sensationally opened the tomb of Tutenkhamen. Six weeks later Herbert, the sponsor of the expedition, died in Egypt. The popular press went wild with rumours of a curse on those who disturbed the Pharaoh's rest and for years... more...

  • The Gothic Childby Margarita Georgieva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00

    Fascination with the dark and death threats are now accepted features of contemporary fantasy and fantastic fictions for young readers. These go back to the early gothic genre in which child characters were extensively used by authors. The aim of this book is to rediscover the children in their work. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Science Fictionby Edward James; Farah Mendlesohn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00

    This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction. more...

  • The Centre of Thingsby Christopher Harvie

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    `This is an excellent survey of the British political novel.' - Contemporary Review more...

  • Beyond Cyberpunkby Graham J. Murphy; Sherryl Vint

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    This book is a collection of essays that considers the continuing cultural relevance of the cyberpunk genre into the new millennium. Cyberpunk is no longer an emergent phenomenon, but in our digital age of CGI-driven entertainment, the information economy, and globalized capital, we have never more been in need of a fiction capable of engaging with... more...

  • Fast Slideby Melanie Jackson

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 9.95

    Clay Gibson, teen lifeguard, has to solve the mystery of the emptied register. more...

  • The Postnational Fantasyby Masood Ashraf Raja; Jason W. Ellis; Swaralipi Nandi

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    In twelve critical and interdisciplinary essays, this text examines the relationship between the fantastic in novels, movies and video games and real-world debates about nationalism, globalization and cosmopolitanism. Topics covered include science fiction and postcolonialism, issues of ethnicity, nation and transnational discourse. Altogether, these... more...

  • The Aftermathby Sara Michelle

    Saddleback Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    From what we’ve calculated, it’s been seven days since The End. We don’t really have a more suitable name for it. There was absolutely no warning. It was three days after Christmas. We were alone and scared. Nobody expected the theories and stories to actually come true. After 2012 passed with no strange activity, the whole idea of the... more...

  • The Mysteries of the Citiesby Stephen Knight

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    A popular crime genre in the nineteenth century, urban mysteries have largely been ignored ever since. This historical and critical text examines the origins of the innovative genre, which grappled with the rise of enormous, anonymous cities, beginning in France in 1842, then spreading rapidly across the continent and to America and Australia. Writers... more...

  • Handbuch für Detektiveby Jedediah Berry; Judith Schwaab

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 17.00

    Charles Unwin plagt sich als kleiner Angestellter in einer weit verzweigten Detektivagentur ab, deren labyrinthisches Gebäude in einer Stadt aufragt, in der es immer zu regnen scheint. Als der berühmteste Detektiv der Agentur plötzlich vermisst wird, macht man Unwin selbst zum Detektiv, und er muss sich nun um die Aufklärung des Verbrechens kümmern.... more...