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  1. The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland

    The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland [Paperback]

    Ernest Walker Marwick(Author); Ernest Marwick(Author)

    $18.95

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    ISBN: 9781912476923
    Published by : Origin
    The two island groups of Orkney and Shetland have much in common. In each the grey stone houses and treeless landscapes are scoured in winter by stinging gales, and in summer lie under the endless days of the ‘simmer din’.

    Ori... .... Learn More
  2. The Forest of the Hanged

    The Forest of the Hanged [Paperback]

    Liviu Rebreanu(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592111138
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Series: Classics of Romanian Literature
    Volume: I
    This classic Romanian novel lends valuable psychological insight into the tragic situation confronting minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. It is the story of Apostol Bologa, a middle-class Romanian officer serving in the ... .... Learn More
  3. The Boy Who Saw with His Hands

    The Boy Who Saw with His Hands [Hardback]

    Tomasz Małkowski(Author); Joanna Rusinek(Illustrator)

    $18.99

    ISBN: 9788869773389
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    Kamil is a cheerful, lively five-year-old, who goes to kindergarten and loves to make silly jokes. Is he a boy like anyone else? Yes and no: he behaves normally but he is blind from birth.

    This book shows the daily life of a special child... .... Learn More
  4. The Story of Katrine

    The Story of Katrine [Paperback]

    Maliaraq Vebaek(Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9780996748094
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    The Story of Katrine tells the story of a young Greenlandic woman who falls in love with a Danish craftsman, who works in Greenland over a summer. When he returns to Denmark, Katrine follows him because she thinks they should get married, h... .... Learn More
  5. Beyond the Walls of Baghdad

    Beyond the Walls of Baghdad [Paperback]

    Marika Guerrini(Author)

    $14.99

    ISBN: 9788869773273
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    “In the beginning, the beginning of your story, this story that isn’t yours, there was a single article…”

    These are the opening words: the location is Manhattan, the protagonist is Richard Schwan, journalist for t... .... Learn More
  6. Freedom in Nets

    Freedom in Nets [Paperback]

    Osvaldo Zebris(Author)

    $18.99

    ISBN: 9788869773150
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    Six children in the same courtyard, each one of them victim to a different form of family violence. A neglectful, egoistic doctor who pays no attention to his neighbors, not even to the old sailor who saved his life. An aging policeman, a failed t... .... Learn More
  7. The Forest of the Hanged

    The Forest of the Hanged [Hardback]

    Liviu Rebreanu(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110308
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    This classic Romanian novel lends valuable psychological insight into the tragic situation confronting minorities in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I. It is the story of Apostol Bologa, a middle-class Romanian officer serving in the ... .... Learn More
  8. Beyond Tomorrow

    Beyond Tomorrow: German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Ingo Cornils(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140356
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 214
    Since its beginnings, German Science Fiction (or SF) has engaged with social change and technological progress, often drawing from utopian thought. The writer Kurd Laßwitz challenged the authoritarian Wilhelmine order; later, filmdirector Fr... .... Learn More
  9. The Native Greenlander

    The Native Greenlander: Folktales of Greenland [Paperback]

    Heinrich Rink(Editor); Aron of Kangeq(Illustrator)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9780996748087
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    The remarkable oral tradition of the Inuit, unaffected by few outside influences, is traced through their history on the land and addresses both spirtual and cultural practices. Many of the stories describe the clashes between the Norse and the In... .... Learn More
  10. Supernatural Cities

    Supernatural Cities: Enchantment, Anxiety and Spectrality [Hardback]

    Karl Bell(Editor); Alevtina Solovyova(Contributor); Alex Bevan(Contributor); David J. Puglia(Contributor); David Waldron(Contributor)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783274413
    Published by : Boydell Press
    SHORTLISTED for the 2020 Katharine Briggs Award.
    Since the Enlightenment, supernatural beliefs and practices have largely been derided as ignorant and un-modern - even anti-modern - and cities, being the ultimate symbol of progress and rationa... .... Learn More

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