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The Makioka Sisters

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In the years leading up to the Second World War, four sisters live in dilapidated houses in Osaka and Ashiya, and each navigate their own complex, personal relationship to the fading lustre of the Makioka family name... läs mer
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The Housekeeper and the Professor

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Each morning, the Professor and the Housekeeper are introduced to one another. The Professor may not remember what he had for breakfast, but his mind is still alive with elegant mathematical equations from the past... läs mer
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Out

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In the Tokyo suburbs four women work the graveyard shift at a factory. Burdened with heavy debts, alienated from husbands and children, they all secretly dream of a way out of their dead-end lives. A young mother among them finally cracks and strangles her philandering, gambling husband... läs mer
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Quicksand

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Quicksand is a silkily nuanced novel of erotic gamesmanship and obsession. Sonoko Kakiuchi, an Osaka lady of a good family, married to a dully respected lawyer, tells a story of temptation and betrayal... läs mer
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In Praise of Shadows

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A fully illustrated, beautifully produced edition of Junichiro Tanizaki's wise and evocative essay on Japanese culture. `We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates... läs mer
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Four Novels

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Four of Charles Dickens's most enduring and popular works in one volume. Oliver Twist. Pip. The ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future. The characters of Charles Dickens live on in our imaginations long after we've read his renowned works of social commentary and vivid storytelling. läs mer
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The Waiting Years

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Published for the first time in the UK, one of Japan's greatest modern female writers In the late nineteenth century, Tomo, the faithful wife of a government official, is sent to Tokyo, where a heartbreaking task is awaiting her... läs mer
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Masks

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Following the death of her son, Mieko Togano takes an increasing interest in the personal affairs of her widowed daughter-in-law, Yasuko... läs mer
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The Prophet and Other Tales

1923, Inbunden
Upon its initial publication in 1923, Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet garnered little acclaim, but it became a critical success in the 1930s and again in the 1960s when it inspired a generation of readers with its philosophical discussion on subjects such as love, friendship, beauty, and freedom. läs mer
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Death Sentences

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'What treats you have in store!' IAN RANKIN. Sigmund Freud deals with an unwelcome visitor; Columbo confronts a murderous bookseller; a Mexican cartel kingpin with a fatal weakness for rare books; deadly secrets deep in the London Library: who knew literature could be so lethal? Here are 15 short läs mer
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The Inventions, Research and Writings of Nikola Tesla

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The early works of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, and a source of inspiration for generations of innovators. At the time it was first published in 1893, The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla was considered the bible of electrical engineering and inspired generations of inventors. läs mer
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Of Gods and Men

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Daisy Dunn offers a deeply researched collection of stories reflecting the eclectic richness and depth of the classical literary canon... läs mer
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20.000 Leagues Under the Sea

1870, Pocket
'Immediately a long tentacle reached in through the opening like a snake, and a score of others waved about above it' At first they think it is a giant sea monster - a vast black object, menacing the oceans and causing panic over the world... läs mer
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The Golden Fleece

1944, Storpocket
Along with I, Claudius, The Golden Fleece is considered one of Robert Graves's most exciting and transporting historical novels... läs mer
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Den lille prinsen - Lyxutgåva i kassett

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Ett mästerverk i världslitteraturen - skriven för barn och älskad av vuxna. Kanske den allra mest insiktsfulla och underfundiga berättelsen om kärlek och saknad. "Vuxna förstår aldrig något själva, och det är så tröttsamt för barn att hela tiden behöva förklara allt för dem... läs mer
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A Fantasy of Dr. Ox

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In the somnolent Flemish town of Quiquendone disagreements are unheard of, courtships might last a decade and not a ripple of activity can be seen at all... läs mer
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Transformation

1831, Pocket
Having frittered away his family's fortune in Paris, the profligate Guido, driven by his ungovernable passions, is forced out of his native Genoa and harbours plans for revenge... läs mer
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The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries

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Christmas whodunits starring Poirot, Marple, Rebus, More, Rumpole, Sherlock, Cadfael and many many more. Festive felonies, unscrupulous santas, deadly puddings, and misdemeanors under the mistletoe..... läs mer
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Complete Fairy Tales

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They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime... läs mer
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A Cat, a Man, and Two Women

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The novella and two short stories in this lucid translation reveal Tanizaki at both his best and his most bizarre. Shinako has been ousted from her marriage by her husband Shozo and his younger lover Fukuko... läs mer
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Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland

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One of Ireland's greatest writers, the Nobel-prize winner W. B. Yeats was fascinated by the myths and folklore of his native country. Compiled by Yeats in 1892, these stories were collected around the country by a variety of historians, including Lady Wilde, the mother of Oscar Wilde... läs mer
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Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

Gustav Schwab
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From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy... läs mer
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Frankenstein

1818, Inbunden
A stunning new clothbound edition of Mary Shelley's infamous work of horror fiction, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design... läs mer
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Four Novels

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Samlingsvolym med Five Weeks in a Balloon, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea och Around the World in Eighty Days. Läderbunden utgåva med bokmärke och ett förord av Ernest Hilbert. läs mer
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The Odyssey

Emily Wilson
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Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home... läs mer
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Classic Tales of Horror

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This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose this compendium of confessions made in the dead of night... läs mer
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Le Morte D'Arthur

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Chivalry is not dead! Central figures in "The Matter of Britain," King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table still inspire many books and films today... läs mer
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The Iliad and the Odyssey

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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of Western literature-yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times... läs mer
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Dracula

1897, Inbunden
Klassiska skräckisen Dracula. Förlagets egen text: Arriving at Castle Dracula, the vast ruined home of a Transylvanian nobleman, a young English visitor finds himself thrust into a realm of sensation and horror beyond his most nightmarish dreams... läs mer
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Japanese Tales

Royall Tyler
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Here are two hundred and twenty dazzling tales from medieval Japan, tales that welcome us into a fabulous, faraway world populated by saints and scoundrels, ghosts and magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons... läs mer
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Seven Novels

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He wrote stories of chance and peril, pirates and buried gold. He told tales of good and evil, of men struggling with the darkest parts of their souls. Acclaimed Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson was a master whose works offer compelling insight into our hearts and minds... läs mer
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The Origin of Species

1859, Inbunden
En bok som revolutionerade vår syn på oss själva, världen och universum. Vi känner alla till den, men hur många av oss har läst den? Underhållande och omfattande introduktion av J.W. Burrow om Darwin och hans livsverk. Fin tygbunden utgåva av ett klassiskt verk. läs mer
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Six Novels

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Samlingsvolym med The Time Machine, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon och The Food of the Gods. Läderinbunden utgåva med förord av Michael A. Cramer. . läs mer
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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No home library is complete without the classics! The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a keepsake to be read and treasured. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of twelve short stories by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle, is considered a milestone in the genre of detective fiction. läs mer
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Seven Chinese Military Classics

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This collection includes seven of the most famous military texts of ancient China. Highlighted by Sun Tzu's the Art of War, this new translation brings to light several texts that display an understanding of strategy and warfare that still has relevance millennia after their original publication. läs mer
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Edgar Allan Poe: Stories and Poems

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Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From the eerie incantations of "The Raven" to the persistent fright of "The Tell-Tale Heart," his stories and poems are unforgettable explorations of the darker side of life that still offer lessons and insight into human behavior läs mer
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Shakespeare's Tragedies Slipcase

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A collection containing Antony & Cleopatra, Coriolanus, Cymbeline, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Life of Timon of Athens, The tragedy of Titus Andronicus, and The History of Troilus and Cressida. läs mer
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The Divine Comedy

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Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is one of the most important and innovative figures of the European Middle Ages. Writing his Comedy (the epithet Divine was added by later admirers) in exile from his native Florence, he aimed to address a world gone astray both morally and politically... läs mer
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A Christmas Carol

1843, Inbunden
A Christmas Carol is the most famous, heart-warming and chilling festive story of them all. In these pages we meet Ebenezer Scrooge, whose name is synonymous with greed and parsimony: 'Every idiot who goes about with "Merry Christmas" on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried läs mer
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The Tale of Genji

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In the early eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote what many consider to be the world's first novel, more than three centuries before Chaucer... läs mer
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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

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En samlingsvolym med alla Austens romaner: Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride & Prejudice (1813), Mansfield park (1814), Emma (1815), Northanger Abbey (postumt 1817), Persuasion (postumt 1817) och Lady Susan (en kortroman, troligen skriven 1794, publicerad 1871). läs mer
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The Odyssey

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En tyginbunden, engelskspråkig utgåva av Odysséen, Homeros diktverk från 700-talet före vår tid... läs mer
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Don Quixote

1615, Inbunden
No home library is complete without the classics! Don Quixote is a keepsake to be read and treasured. Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a gunshot wound, being captured by Barbary pirates, forced into slavery, and being ransomed läs mer
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