• Peaceful CircumstancesQuick View
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    • Peaceful Circumstances

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    • by Roger Pulvers Eric is a black American soldier stationed in Japan at the height of the Vietnam War. Karen is a white American student who falls in love with him. Eric is about to be sent to the front line in Vietnam. But he refuses to kill … and the two go into hiding in Tokyo, pursued by both…
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  • Listen World!Quick View
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    • Listen World!

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    • by Evelyn Glennie “This book is an invitation to tap into the wonders of listening, what that means to you and everything you engage in. What happens when you engage with the chatter in your head? When you travel to school and college. Is listening only about sound or can our whole body be a resonating chamber? Is listening about…
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  • The Honey and the FiresQuick View
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    • The Honey and the Fires

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    • by Roger Pulvers Published originally in Australia by ABC Books and HarperCollins, and in Japanese translation by the major publishing house Shueisha, THE HONEY AND THE FIRES is a retelling of some of the most powerful stories from the Bible for our day and age. This new paperback edition contains a story that did not appear in the original publication: “The Story…
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  • Wedding in AutumnQuick View
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    • Wedding in Autumn

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    • by  Shih Chiung-Yu Haunted by memories of the Chinese Civil War in the late 1940s, nationalist soldiers from all over mainland China are doomed to live out their days in exile in Taitung County, along the southeastern shore of the island of Taiwan. The three novellas in this collection tell stories of Chinese men who were forced to leave their…
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  • A Platform with No TimetableQuick View
    • A Platform with No TimetableQuick View
    • A Platform with No Timetable

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    • Collection of Short Stories by Huang Chun-Ming Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt A Taiwanese businessman is forced to serve as a pimp for a group of seven Japanese men in his home village of Chiao-hsi. The formerly well-respected Ah-Le and his wife bear the weight of shame that his impotence has brought upon them. A young man drives…
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  • CostumeQuick View
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    • Costume

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    • by Yeng Pway Ngon In the 1910s, thirteen-year-old Leong Ping Hung comes to Singapore from China to seek his fortune. Decades later, he is a lonely old man mourning his shattered dreams. His granddaughter Yu Sau struggles to take care of him while trying to make sense of her own life in a rapidly changing country. He speaks Cantonese, and…
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  • Façonner la parole en Afrique de l’OuestQuick View
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    • Façonner la parole en Afrique de l’Ouest

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    • by Cécile Leguy Se dépayser dans une autre culture bien loin de la sienne, découvrir de façon vivante de nouveaux modes de communication et de sociabilité, tout cela sans voyager ? C’est le pari proposé au lecteur par la collection « Entendre la voix des autres », dirigée par la célèbre anthropologue britannique, Ruth Finnegan. La cible privilégiée en est…
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  • Masked DollsQuick View
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    • Masked Dolls

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    • Author: Shih Chiung-Yu "Masked Dolls is one of those rare books which after reading reveals itself to be greater than the sum of its parts. Brutal, intense, fascinating." - The Writes of Woman "Set in turn-of-the-century Seoul and Taipei, Shih Chiung-yu’s novel depicts what it means to be a woman reconciling the scars of a tortured past with living in…
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  • Night on the Milky Way Train (and nine other stories)Quick View
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    • Night on the Milky Way Train (and nine other stories)

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    • by Kenji Miyazawa Translated from the Japanese by Roger Pulvers. Night on the Milky Way Train occupies the place in the literature of Japan that Alice in Wonderland does in the English-speaking world. This amazing story of two boys – Kenji named them Giovanni and Campanella – who find themselves on a miraculous train running through the heavens, has entranced…
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  • LIVQuick View
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    • LIV

    • GBP 9.99
    • by Roger Pulvers "LIV is a gripping mystery, of a present haunted by the past, but also a profoundly moral book, asking of the reader: what would you do? In this, LIV deserves comparison with novels as great as An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro and The Reader by Bernhard Schlink." — David Peace, author of Tokyo Year Zero.…
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  • The Story of Ink and WaterQuick View
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    • The Story of Ink and Water

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    • illustrations by Liang Peilong   A long, long time ago, in a beautiful litter river lived Water Girl. She loved the river where she spent her days playing by the water. One day, she met Ink Boy. Ink Boy took a bath in the river---and instantly turned the river to a pitch black. Water Girl burst into tears, and Brush…
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  • Crystal WeddingQuick View
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    • Crystal Wedding

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    • 2015 English Pen Translates Award; 2016 Financial Times / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards (Longlisted). by Xu Xiaobin Yang Tianyi is a “leftover woman” and under pressure to find a husband. She is attractive and intelligent but knows little of the world, and finally makes a disastrous marriage to a man, Wang Lian. At the end of the 1980s, in Tiananmen…
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