• 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

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    • 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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  • 李医生与戴皇冠的病毒Quick View
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    • Francesca Cavallo 撰写,Claudia Flandoli 插图 “妈妈,病毒是什么?” 当梅听说了有关在世界各地传播的新疾病的消息时,她和她的妈妈开始着手尽可能地多了解这一种传染疾病。 她们发现第一个对新型冠状病毒发出警报的人是一位名叫李文亮的中国医生。梅知道了为什么戴口罩很重要,以及大家要怎么做才能帮助阻止病毒感染。她还学会了在感到伤心或孤独时该怎么做,以及一条彩虹可以走多远! 通过讲述团结合作及人与人之间的联系,这本书可以帮助孩子们了解这种流行疾病,以及他们如何能为建设更美好、更平等的未来社会贡献一份力量。 本书由畅销系列图书《献给特立独行女孩的睡前故事》(Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls)的合著者 Francesca Cavallo(弗兰切斯卡·卡瓦洛)撰写,由Claudia Flandoli(克劳迪娅·弗兰多利)画插图,后者致力于通过插画作品将科学带入生活。 ISBN: 978-1-913891-71-8 Language: Simplified Chinese edition (Original title in English: Doctor Li and the Crown-Wearing Virus, by Undercats, Inc.) Publication date: 20 November 2020 Format: Hardcover 280mm x 216 mm Pages: 40 pp colour
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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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  • Happy Mid-Autumn FestivalQuick View
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    • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

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    • Story and Illustrations by Meng Yanan Mother Bunny prepares a special family dinner for Mid-Autumn Festival. She sets out early in the morning and meets lots of friends along the way: Mother Hedgehog, Mother Squirrel, Little Bee, Uncle Beaver, Mother Duck and her ducklings. Little does she know that Mr Wild Wolf is sneaking after her… Translated by Jasmine Alexander…
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