The west coast of Cornwall was the perfect setting for an idyllic summer break.
Every year a group ..
‘As far back as 1922 the great poet Garcia Lorca had predicted that I was destined for a literary ca..
Homunculus is a collection of sixteen “fairy tales for adults”.
'Often surreal, sometimes inexplic..
'This collection reaffirms that the influence of Charles Dickens on the development and achievements..
First published in 1945, the stories collected in I Am Lazarus are a brilliant summation of the war ..
‘There is nothing else like it . . . This ice is not psychological ice or metaphysical ice; here the..
OCTOBER 2017Peter Owen Cased Classics
A beautiful gift edition of Anna Kavan's classic novel and ..
An acclaimed fictional recreation of the life and works of the fairy-tale writer Hans Christian Ande..
Translated from the German by Hilda Rosner
It was Henry Miller who suggested to this publisher th..
‘One of the most mysterious of modern writers, Anna Kavan created a uniquely fascinating fictional w..
A young student makes himself the acolyte of an old man he calls 'Sensei'. Bitter, cynical and indol..
Le Livre Blanc, a ‘white paper’ on homosexual love, was first published anonymously in France by C..
A powerful and haunting novel, by one of Hungary's greatest modern writers, about the heroic actions..
A young man is found lying unconscious on the outskirts of Bucharest. No one knows who he is or how ..
A novel of sexuality, morality, and Catholic guilt in a faltering marriage. Lying takes a sharp look..
Madonna from Russia is the story of Lily Bourbon, a beautiful, mysterious Russian woman and her..
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