‘I can be quite obscure and practically marzipan.’
From the macabre to the brilliantly off-beat, Me..
The final volume of the Alberta trilogy finds Alberta, now with a young child, in Paris immediately ..
‘Ahead of her time . . . Like Virginia Woolf, though much tougher . . . A classic’ – Times Literar..
Book one in a trilogy of coming-of-age novels.
This is the story of Alberta Selmer, a young woma..
In this classic, published just months before Pavese's suicide in 1950, a successful couturier retur..
Tallinn, Estonia, 1419. Within days of each other a prostitute and a tower watchman are found dead. ..
The Apothecary Melchior series plunges the reader into 15th century Tallinn when Estonia is at the e..
Regarded as Mishima’s finest book, Confessions of a Mask is the story of a Japanese boy’s devel..
Emil Sinclair boasts of a theft that he has not committed and subsequently finds himself blackmailed..
The classic of Brazilian literature, and a powerful and absorbing story of love and disillusionment,..
Two related novels, Duo and Le Toutounier, are works of the french novelist Colette’s mature genius...
Ranjit Singh, contemporary of Napoleon and one of the most powerful and charismatic Indian rulers of..
‘For reference sources, Fashions in Eyeglasses is still the definitive work.’– Financial Times
The definitive text on hair fashions through the ages.
This revised edition has 16 new pages by f..
Fashions in Makeup is a unique book in its field and a comprehensive history of cosmetics.
Frozen Dreams is a modern classic in Japanese literature and one of the best stories of mountaineeri..
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