I was to stand trial for my life. I was twenty-two years old. I had been married for ten weeks and a widow for six. In the summer of 1914, the Empress Alexandra, a magnificent ocean liner, suffers a mysterious explosion on its voyage from London to New York City. On board [...]
This volume includes an early novel and three novellas, which were discovered and published after Barbara Pym's death in 1980.
Pubblicazione: 07.07.2011 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
Waris Dirie was born into a traditional family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia and told the story of her escape from there in "Desert Flower". Here she traces the roots of her courage, humour and resilience back to her home and in particular her mother.
The true story of a truly courageous Afghan woman who returned to Afghanistan to deliver humanitarian aid to her people. Hailed by Oprah Winfrey for her bravery.
* From the highly acclaimed poet and novelist, winner of fiction prizes and wonderful reviews, comes Michele Roberts's latest short stories, available in paperback
* From the filmmaker behind the award-winning film of the same name comes a profoundly moving story, beautifully illustrated in 24pp of colour, that sheds light on the lives of the last of the Mongolians nomads
* Ingrid Betancourt's astonishing, powerful and deeply moving account of her six-year ordeal in the Colombian jungle as a hostage of the terrorist organisation FARC
* A collection of some of the most original and dazzling short stories, from writers old and new
Pubblicazione: settembre 2011 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
* An anthology of the sexy bits of novels that we learned from as teens, THE DIRTY BITS is an affectionate trip through the well-thumbed pages
A fascinating and funny portrait of daily life in Tehran as seen through the eyes of a woman trying to renew her passport.
Pubblicazione: agosto 2011 / Data di consegna: 3-5 settimane (il titolo viene procurato in modo speciale)
* The perfect story - a deep, absorbing, old-fashioned, moving mystery * Second in the series that began with THE RETURN OF CAPTAIN JOHN EMMETT