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 Novel

Alex Pheby's extraordinary novel takes us inside the darkness of Lucia Joyce - gifted dancer, lover of Samuel Beckett, daughter of James - who spent her last thirty years in an asylum. Since her death her voice has been silenced, her correspondence burned and her story shrouded in mystery. In shar... read more

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: 9781910296882
: Galley Beggar Press
: Galley Beggar Press
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: Alex Pheby
: Paperback
: English
: 823.92
: 276
: books
Lucia
$36.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Novel

Description: The imaginary interior monologue of artist Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010), addressing herself as 'you', as she recollects and goes over her life and work. In a fragmented narrative progressing by image and word associations, Jean Fremon gives the reader a sense of fascina... read more

Whose is this voice, addressing the artist Louise Bourgeois as ‘you’? It is the voice of Louise Bourgeois as written by Jean Frémon, a gallerist and writer who knew her and has written this insightful, beautifully written little book, which could be classified as a 'second-person ventril... read more

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: 9780993009389
: Les Fugitives
: Les Fugitives
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: Jean Frémon; Cole Swensen
: Paperback
: 709.2
: 100
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Now, Now, Louison
$34.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Short Stories

“We may speak of the body as an ever-advancing boundary between the future and the past, as the pointed end, which our past is continually driving forward into our future. ... My body is always situated at the very point where my past expires in a deed,” wrote Henri Bergson. For the... read more

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: 9781912545131
: Istros Books
: Istros Books
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: Dasa Drndic
: books
Doppelganger
$32.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Novel

‘A marvellous and compelling book, on a subject of huge importance and scandal’     – Bernard O’Donoghue‘Murmur is a profound meditation on what machine consciousness might mean, the implications of AI, where it will all lead. It’s one ... read more

No algorithm can entertain a proposition as being both true and not true at the same time. This necessary computational allergy to contradiction enabled Alan Turing during his time at Bletchley Park in World War 2 to significantly decrease the time it took to break the German codes (“from a contr... read more

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: 9781909585263
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
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: Will EAVES
: Paperback
: 823/.92
: 184
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Murmur
$34.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Novel

 
Description: A stunning and unsettling new novella which heralds the arrival of a powerful new voice in Irish literature.
 
Sue Rainsford achieves something quite uncanny: believability. Her characters are not human (as “normally conceived”) but human-like creatures ... read more

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: 9781848406889
: New Island Books
: New Island Books
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: Sue Rainsford
: books
Follow Me to Ground
$34.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Novel

“Sometimes all that fits inside a pain is silence. Not a silence made from the absence of words: a silence that is absence itself,” writes Sebastián (the narrator of Julián Fuks’s subtle and quietly disconcerting seemingly autofictional novel) in the memoir he is writing as an attempt to gain... read more

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: 9781999859329
: Charco Press
: Charco Press
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: Julián Fuks; Daniel Hahn
: Paperback
: 869.35
: 150
: books
Resistance
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Fiction

 
Description: Friday 17th June 1904. Stephen Dedalus awakes in a Dublin Martello tower, hungover but with winnings in the pocket of his borrowed trousers. Dedalus goes about his day. Settling scores and debts. Pursued by the ghosts of his mother, Hamlet, and now a man called L... read more

Chris McCabe playfully reclaims the inventive spirit of the founding text of Modernism; Ulysses. Tracing the same structure as the original, McCabe describes the events of the following day, 17th June 1904. Stephen Dedalus wakes up, hungover, with scores and debts to settle, unaware that Leopo... read more

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: 9781999797423
: Henningham Family Press
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: Chris McCabe
: books
Dedalus
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Category:

 Novel

Gabriel Josipovici's Cemetery in Barnes is a short, intense novel that opens in elegiac mode, advances quietly towards something dark and disturbing, before ending with an eerie calm. Its three plots, relationships and time-scales are tightly woven into a single story; three voice... read more

Meaning, in literature as in life, is to be found in its form rather than in its content. This subtly disconcerting novella, told almost entirely in the habitual past tense (“he would”, “he used to”), portrays how memory works as an endlessly repeated palimpsest, constantly erasin... read more

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: 9781784105464
: Carcanet Press, Limited
: Carcanet Press, Limited
: ---length:- '8.5'width:- '5.5'units:- Inches
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: Gabriel Josipovici
: Paperback
: English
: 823.914
: 112
: books
The Cemetery in Barnes
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Description: Combining factual biography with the imaginative structure of the novel, Anthony Joseph gets to the heart of the man behind the music and the myth, to present a holistic portrait of the calypso icon Lord Kitchener. Born into colonial Trinidad ... read more

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: 9781845234195
: Peepal Tree Press Ltd
: Peepal Tree Press Ltd
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: Anthony Joseph
: books
Kitch : A fictional biography of a calypso icon
$34.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Novel

Awards:Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlisted for The Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019 and The People's Book Prize 2018

When Alina's brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to a halt. As the strain takes its toll on their marriage, Alina turns to her aunt for help - the wife of a communist leade... read more

When Alina's brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest to the secret services, causing both of their careers to come grinding to a halt. As the strain takes its toll on their marriage, Alina turns to her aunt for help - the wife of a communist leade... read more

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: 9781912054305
: Fairlight Books
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: Sophie van Llewyn
: books
Bottled Goods
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Category:

 Novel

Description: The literary bestseller that took the Baltics by storm now published for the first time in English. This novel considers the effects of Soviet rule on a single individual. The central character in the story tries to follow her calling as a doctor. But then the state steps in. Sh... read more

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: 9781908670427
: Peirene Press Ltd
: Peirene Press Ltd
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: Nora Ikstena (Author) , Margita Gailitis (Translated by)
: books
Soviet Milk
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 Novel

Description: New Year's Eve, 1989. At a residential care home in suburban Australia, fireworks explode in the distance while an elderly man dies in troubling circumstances. Decades later, a proof-reader, disfigured by a childhood accident, prepares to meet a celebrated and ... read more

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: 9781999974145
: Splice
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: Nicholas John Turner
: books
Hang Him When He Is Not There
$32.00(NZD) inc GST
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