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The Lover's Watch
Aphra Behn.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910749.  Daedalus Item Code: 53731
 
Knowing that her lover Damon might be tempted by other women during a brief separation, Iris subversively maps out his day for him, hour by hour, to keep his thoughts upon her alone. Interspersed ... (Read More)
 
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Manon Lescaut
Antoine François Prevost. Germaine Greer, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910756.  Daedalus Item Code: 53734
 
Despite the threat of losing his inheritance, the Chevalier des Grieux takes his lover Manon Lescaut to Paris, where they live a free-spirited existence, even as he struggles to satisfy her taste for ... (Read More)
 
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The Marquise of O—
Heinrich von Kleist. Andrew Miller, foreword. Richard Stokes, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910541.  Daedalus Item Code: 53735
 
Held captive by Russian soldiers, the Marquise is rescued before they can rape her, but a few months later, she finds herself pregnant, in this novelette by Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811). Insisting ... (Read More)
 
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Masters of Crime: Fiction's Finest Villains and Their Real-Life Inspirations
Adam Nightingale.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752454184.  Daedalus Item Code: 41635
 
From Fagin to Professor Moriarty, Moll Cutpurse to A.J. Raffles, some of the most infamous fictional villains and anti-heroes ever to prowl London were rooted in the lives and careers of a litany of ... (Read More)
 
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McSweeney's Issue 31
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934781340.  Daedalus Item Code: 41699
 
Barthelme said that "The Novel of the Soil is dead, as are Expressionism, Impressionism, Futurism, Imagism, Vorticism, Regionalism, Realism, the Kitchen Sink School of Drama, the Theatre of the ... (Read More)
 
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McSweeney's Issue 38
Dave Eggers, ed.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936365005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41702
 
Issue 38 is a real beauty (in the words of Timothy McSweeney, but we can vouch for the truth of his statement), with stories pulled in from all over the world—a grand tour, in prose, of a ... (Read More)
 
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Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters
Annie Finch & Alexandra Oliver, eds.
Publisher: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375712487.  Daedalus Item Code: 59376
 
Another handsome entry in the Pocket Poets series from Everyman's Library—with cloth covers, cream pages, and a ribbon marker—this hand-sized book collects some of the best rhythmic lines in ... (Read More)
 
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Memoirs of the Life of Monsieur de Voltaire
Voltaire. Ruth Scurr, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911524.  Daedalus Item Code: 53736
 
Although perhaps best known in the English-speaking world as the author of Candide, Voltaire towered over 18th-century French literature, as much for his strident social views and iconoclastic ... (Read More)
 
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
 
The late James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three ... (Read More)
 
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The Merchant's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53739
 
In the merchant's risqué tale, the aged, lascivious knight January marries the attractive teenager May. Soon, though, January loses his sight, and—in an unforgettable scene—his young wife and her ... (Read More)
 
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The Miller's Tale: Dual-Language Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer. E.B. Richmond, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911715.  Daedalus Item Code: 50388
 
The drunken miller entertains his fellow pilgrims with an account of the scholar, Nicholas, who seduces his aged landlord's beautiful young wife Alison, in the second of Chaucer's Canterbury ... (Read More)
 
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Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads
George Meredith. Rebecca N. Mitchell & Criscillia Benford, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300173178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52757
 
A "writer's writer" who is best recalled today as the author of such novels as Diana of the Crossways, George Meredith was also in his time an esteemed poet. Dismissed by much of his reading ... (Read More)
 
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