Bohumil Hrabal. James Naughton, trans. Joshua Cohen, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590178409. Daedalus Item Code: 59426
Europe tangoes to the tune of a new age in the 1930s, though in rural Moravia, golden-haired Maryska dances to a rhythm of her own, in Czech author Bohumil Hrabal's 1993 novel, presented here in a ... (Read More)
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London Society is in a frenzy of anticipation for the 1902 coronation of the new king, Edward VII, in this second book of the Love and Inheritance trilogy. The Earl and Countess of Dilberne are ... (Read More)
Marie Vieux-Chauvet. Rose-Myriam Réjouis & Val Vinokur, trans.
Publisher: Modern Library. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643517. Daedalus Item Code: 12136
In a brilliant translation by Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokur, Love, Anger, Madness is a scathing response to the struggles of race, class, and sex that have ruled Haiti. Suppressed upon ... (Read More)
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(Winner of the 2002 Bram Stoker Award for First Novel) "My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from ... (Read More)
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As John Banville writes in his introduction, Edna O'Brien "is, simply, one of the finest writers of our time.... The most striking aspect of [her] short stories, aside from the consistent mastery ... (Read More)
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The Fairy-tale King of Bavaria, Ludwig II was deposed in 1886 after being declared insane by doctors who had never met him, and died mysteriously soon thereafter; his eccentric and beautiful castles ... (Read More)
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Publisher: Time Home Entertainment. Format: paperback.
Daedalus Item Code: 53504
Too cheap to put out a magazine with all-new content, the Usual Gang of Idiots at Mad here attempt to pawn off a whole issue of repeats, calling it a "Special Collector's Edition" to fancy it ... (Read More)
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Lewis Crofts, foreword. Jonathan Katz & Andrew Piper, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911791. Daedalus Item Code: 50383
A baron's passion for a woman he finds wandering in the country is inconveniently shared by his son, and both declare themselves her suitors, in this sly 1829 tale by the author of The Sorrows of ...(Read More)
In this second historical novel, following Etta, Gerald Kolpan gives us a rollicking, riveting novel of love and adventure, as young Jewish immigrant Julius Meyer comes of age in the wild ... (Read More)
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Having taken his brilliant hard-boiled investigator back to his roots in Nazi-era Berlin in Prague Fatale, Philip Kerr continues the thread in this ninth Bernie Gunther thriller, set in the ... (Read More)
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London, 1882: Sidney Grice, the famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor at his Gower Street address. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea and glances outside, where a young, plain woman ... (Read More)