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 Novel

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead takes place in a remote Polish village, where Duszejko, an eccentric woman in her sixties, recounts the events surrounding the disappearance of her two dogs. When members of a local hunting club are found murdered, ... read more

Janina ("don’t like my first name, so please don’t address me by it") Duszejko is in her sixties and lives in a remote Polish village. An ex-engineer, she teaches children English at the local school on a very part-time basis and is the caretaker of the holi... read more

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: 9781925773088
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
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: Olga Tokarczuk
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: 1810
: English
: 891.8538
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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
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Description: Santiago, Chile. The city is covered in ash. Three children of ex-militants are facing a past they can neither remember nor forget. Felipe sees dead bodies on every corner of the city, counting them up in an obsessive quest to square these figures with the official death toll.... read more

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: 9781911508328
: And Other Stories
: And Other Stories
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: Alia Trabucco Zeran (Author) , Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
: Paperback
: 863.7
: 240
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The Remainder
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Category:

 Short Stories

Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019


A brilliant collection of fictions in the vein of Roald Dahl, Etgar Keret and Amy Hempel. These are stories of what the world looks like from a child's pure but sometimes vengeful or muddled perspective. These are stories of life in a war zone, life peppered by surrea... read more

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: 9781846276675
: Portobello Books
: Portobello Books Ltd
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: Mazen Maarouf
: Paperback
: English
: 892.737
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Jokes for the Gunmen
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They had no idea, when they arrived in Morocco, that their usual freedoms as young European women would not be available. So, when the spry Saleh presents himself as their guide and saviour, they embrace his offer. He extracts them from a tight space, only to lead them inexora... read more

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: 9781925713305
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 1.4 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters X 20.4 Centimeters
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: Tommy Wieringa
: Hardback
: 112
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The Death of Murat Idrissi
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Category:

 Short Stories

Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019

"Superb" -- Vogue "What makes Schweblin so startling as a writer, however, what makes her rare and important, is that she is impelled not by mere talent or ambition but by vision." -- New York Times A powerful, eerily unsettling story collection from a major international... read more

General Fields
: 9781786074560
: Oneworld Publications
: Oneworld Publications
: .85 Inches X 5.3 Inches X 8.5 Inches
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: Samanta Schweblin; Megan McDowell
: Hardback
: 1904
: 863.7
: 240
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Mouthful of Birds
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Category:

 Novel

Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019

Parl Minwoo is a success story. Born into poverty in a miserable neighbourhood of Seoul, he has ridden the wave of development in his country. Now the director of a large architectural firm, his hard work and ambition have brought him triumph and satisfaction. But that all begins to change when ... read more

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: 9781925322934
: Scribe Publications
: Scribe Publications
: 1.3 Centimeters X 13 Centimeters X 19.7 Centimeters
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: Hwang Sok-Yong
: Paperback
: 1810
: 895.73/4
: 192
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At Dusk
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 Novel

In April 1988, Valerie Solanas - the writer, radical feminist and would-be assassin of Andy Warhol - was discovered dead in her hotel room, in a grimy corner of San Francisco. She was only 52; alone, penniless and surrounded by the typed pages of her last writings.
In The Fac... read more

In this beautifully abject and uncomfortable biographical novel, Sara Stridsberg suspends her subject, Valerie Solanas, indefinitely at the point of death in San Francisco’s disreputable Bristol Hotel in 1988 and subjects her to a long sequence of interrogations by a self-styled ‘n... read more

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: 9780857054722
: Quercus
: Quercus
: ---length:- '21'width:- '13.8'units:- Centimeters
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: Sara Stridsberg; Deborah Bragan-Turner
: Paperback
: English
: 839.738
: 352
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The Faculty of Dreams
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 Literature

Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019
Winner of the 2017 Marguerite Yourcenar Prize for her entire body of workWinner of the 2016 Strega European Prize
 
Considered by many to be the iconic French memoirist's defining work, The Years was a breakout bestseller... read more



“She will go within herself only to retrieve the world,” writes Annie Ernaux in this astounding work of what she terms “impersonal autobiography”. Conspicuously not a memoir, unless it is a memoir of time itself, the book takes the form of a ‘flat’, rigorous and unsentiment... read more

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: 9781609807870
: Seven Stories Press
: Seven Stories Press
: .7 Inches X 5.6 Inches X 8.3 Inches
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: Annie Ernaux; Alison L. Strayer (Translator)
: Paperback
: English
: 843.914
: 256
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The Years
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 Novel

Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019 Winner of the Prémio Literário Casino da Póvoa 2018Finalist for the Bienal de Novela Mario Vargas Llosa 2016Finalist for the Premio Bottari Lattes Grinzane 2017Finalist for the Prix FéminaFinalist for the Prix Médicis

Description: The Shape of the Ruins by the Colombian writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez, whose recent novel, the best-selling Sound of Things Falling won Spain's Alfaguara Prize, Italy's Von Rezzori Prize and the 2014 Dublin IMPAC literary Award, was published to acclaim in Colombia... read more

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: 9780857056597
: Quercus
: MacLehose Press
: ---length:- '21'width:- '13.8'units:- Centimeters
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: Juan Gabriel Vasquez
: Paperback
: 1
: 863.7
: 512
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The Shape of the Ruins
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Category:

 Novel

Awards:Shortlisted Man Booker International 2019

Hubert Mingarelli's simple, powerful, and moving stories of men in combat have established him as one of the most exciting new voices in international fiction. In Four Soldiers he tells the story of four young soldiers in 1919, members of the Red Army during the Russian civil war. It is se... read more

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: 9781846276507
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 20.50 cmmm X 13.40 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
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: Hubert Mingarelli; Sam Taylor
: Hardback
: en
: 843.92
: 160
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Four Soldiers
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 Novel

A subversive, entertaining noir novel from the winner of the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead takes place in a remote Polish village, where Duszejko, an eccentric woman in her sixties, recounts the events surrounding the d... read more

Janina ("don’t like my first name, so please don’t address me by it") Duszejko is in her sixties and lives in a remote Polish village. An ex-engineer, she teaches children English at the local school on a very part-time basis and is the caretaker of the holiday... read more

General Fields
: 9781910695715
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
Special Fields
: Olga Tokarczuk
: Paperback
: English
: 891.8538
: 247
: books
Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead
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Category:

 Literature

Co-winner of the 2018 French-American Foundation Translation Prize in NonfictionWinner of the 2017 Marguerite Yourcenar Prize for her entire body of workWinner of the 2016 Strega European Prize
 
Considered by many to be the iconic French memoirist's defining work, The Ye... read more

“She will go within herself only to retrieve the world,” writes Annie Ernaux in this astounding work of what she terms “impersonal autobiography”. Conspicuously not a memoir, unless it is a memoir of time itself, the book takes the form of a ‘flat’, rigorous and unsentimental serial accum... read more

General Fields
: 9781910695784
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
: Fitzcarraldo Editions
Special Fields
: Annie Ernaux; Alison L. Strayer
: Paperback
: 843.914
: 232
: books
The Years
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