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Outfoxing Fear: Folktales from Around the World
Kathleen Ragan, ed. Jack Zipes, intro.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393329322.  Daedalus Item Code: 50428
Humans have always lived with fear—of jaguars, of raiding Vikings, of nuclear holocaust—and folktales, according to Kathleen Ragan, often reflect how people cope with their fears and put them in ... (Read More)
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The Owl Killers
Karen Maitland.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780440244431.  Daedalus Item Code: 52281
From the author of Company of Liars (hailed as "a jewel of a medieval mystery" by the NYTBR), this historical novel portrays a 14th-century village and a group of courageous women ... (Read More)
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The Paradise
Émile Zola. Ernest Alfred Vizetelly, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124702.  Daedalus Item Code: 53247
The inspiration for the BBC television series The Paradise, Émile Zola's 1883 novel is set in the then-new world of the department store. Zola writes in luxurious detail about the phenomenon ... (Read More)
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Parrot and Olivier in America
Peter Carey.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571253296.  Daedalus Item Code: 20505
(National Book Award finalist) The author of the Booker Prize–winning novels Oscar and Lucinda and True History of the Kelly Gang (and one of only two authors to have won two ... (Read More)
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Pastors and Masters
Ivy Compton-Burnett. Sue Townsend, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914532.  Daedalus Item Code: 53764
Half-heartedly running a school for boys, 70-year-old Nicholas Herrick has always wanted to write a novel, but suffers from lack of talent. When he finds a manuscript among a dead man's belongings, ... (Read More)
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The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594633928.  Daedalus Item Code: 59570
(Named a Best Book or Notable Book of 2014 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, NPR, and London's Guardian ... (Read More)
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Pegasus Descending: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
James Lee Burke.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439190180.  Daedalus Item Code: 52540
In this richly atmospheric 15th novel in the series by MWA Grand Master James Lee Burke (preceded by Crusader's Cross and followed by The Tin Roof Blowdown), detective Dave Robicheaux ... (Read More)
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Perfect Nonsense: The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
George Carlson. Daniel F. Yezbick, ed.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606995082.  Daedalus Item Code: 52037
One of the most prolific and innovative cartoonists and illustrators of the 20th century, George Carlson produced playful, absurdist, exquisitely rendered drawings in every medium, from comic books ... (Read More)
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Peter Benchley Collection: Three Exciting Novels of Danger and Adventure: Jaws; The Girl of the Sea of Cortez; Beast
Peter Benchley.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781606525500.  Daedalus Item Code: 43734
A reporter at the Washington Post and an editor at Newsweek before he became a White House speechwriter, Peter Benchley exploded into popular fiction with the 1974 publication of ... (Read More)
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A Play of Knaves
Margaret Frazer.
Publisher: Berkley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425211113.  Daedalus Item Code: 43477
Introduced in Margaret Frazer's Edgar Award–nominated Dame Frevisse mystery The Servant's Tale, player Joliffe has taken up his own investigations, in the company of a troupe of traveling ... (Read More)
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A Play of Piety: A Joliffe the Player Mystery
Margaret Frazer.
Publisher: Berkley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425237090.  Daedalus Item Code: 44367
While his troupe leader recovers from grievous injury, Joliffe is forced to find work in the treacherous world of a medieval hospital, in this sixth outing for the 15th-century actor-sleuth, ... (Read More)
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The Poetry Lesson
Andrei Codrescu.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691147246.  Daedalus Item Code: 31816
In his hilarious account of the first day of a creative writing course taught by a "typical fin-de-siècle salaried beatnik" (one with an antic imagination, an outsized personality and libido, and an ... (Read More)
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