The Devil in the Hills is the most personal of Pavese’s novels, an elegiac celebration of lost youth..
From the author of The Birds and The Boat in the Evening comes a novel of startling beauty, widely c..
The 1964 publication of Violette Leduc's extraordinary memoir La Bâtarde impressed and scandalized t..
Jacques Forrestier, the central character of Cocteau’s famous first novel from 1921, is a parasite a..
‘She was the first hippie. She travelled with no money living from day to day; she had no concept th..
‘Written with an imaginative intensity that takes it to the borders of hallucination. A man and a wo..
Two novellas amount to Cesare Pavese's most profound and poetic reflections on the concept of Freedo..
Translated from the German by W.J. Strachan
The Prodigy is the story of Hans Giebenrath, the bril..
‘Genius . . . makes the imagination take wing.’ — Mail On Sunday
In 1613, four low-ranking Japa..
On the first day of First Surgery’s project, three prisoners were scheduled for operations. The aims..
From the author of The Radetzky March
The Silent Prophet is the result of Joseph Roth’s visit ..
From the Nobel Prize winning author of The Counterfitters and The Immoralist.
Urien's Voyage is an ..
'What a mount of heartache it is. A volcano resembles human life. In youth it gives rein to passions..
Once upon a time in the District of Zlotogrod there lived an Inspector of Weights and Measures whose..
‘Like a Cezanne still-life or some of Picasso’s pen-and-ink drawings this approaches perfection thro..
‘Lots of fun to read, sprouts with a macabre imagination and is, no question, a classic.’ — Sunday T..
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