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Colm Tóibín: House of Names

Colm Tóibín: House of Names

UK 2017, 224 pp., brochure, € 18.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
On the day of his daughter´s wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into victorious battle. Years later, he returns home and his murderous action has set the entire family - mother, brother, sister - on a path of intimate violence, as they enter a world of hushed commands and ... Weiterlesen

Naomi Alderman: The Power

Naomi Alderman: The Power

UK 2018, 341 pp., pb., € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Imagine if one day, suddenly, girls developed a strange physical power: they can produce electricity inside them. They can use this power to hurt, to torture, and to kill. The whole world that is built on patriarchy is suddenly upturned - being a woman is synonymous with power and strength, men are the ones afraid to walk alone at night, ... Weiterlesen

Dana Thomas: Gods and Kings

Dana Thomas: Gods and Kings

The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano. UK 2016, 432 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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Penguin UK
In »Gods and Kings«, Dana Thomas tells the story of how John Galliano and Alexander McQueen changed the face of fashion. In the first decade of the 21st century the fashion world was dominated by two different but equally successful and turbulent figures. Within twelve months, Alexander McQueen had committed suicide, and John Galliano had professionally imploded. Who was to ... Weiterlesen

Stephen Fry: More Fool Me

Stephen Fry: More Fool Me

UK 2014, 400 pp., brochure, € 19.90
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Stephen Fry invites readers to take a glimpse at his life story in the unputdownable »More Fool Me«. It is a heady tale of the late Eighties and early Nineties, in which gay Stephen - ever more driven to create, perform and entertain - burned bright and partied hard with a host of famous and infamous friends, regardless of the ... Weiterlesen

Ali Smith: Artful

Ali Smith: Artful

UK 2013, 240 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Penguin UK
Adapted from four lectures given by lesbian author Ali Smith at Oxford University, »Artful« is a tidal wave of ideas in four thematically organised bursts of thought: »On Time«, »On Form«, »On Edge« and »On Offer and on Reflection«. Refusing to be tied down to either fiction or the essay form, »Artful« is narrated by a character who is haunted ... Weiterlesen

Robin Lane Fox: Alexander the Great

Robin Lane Fox: Alexander the Great

UK 2013, 576 pp., brochure, € 18.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
»Alexander the Great« searches through the mass of conflicting evidence and legend to focus on Alexander as a man of his own time. Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. When he died in 323 BC aged 32, his vast empire comprised more ... Weiterlesen

Dawn French: Oh Dear Silvia

Dawn French: Oh Dear Silvia

UK 2013, 422 pp., Pb, € 9.30
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
In her second novel, Dawn French tells the story of Silvia Shute's family secret. Silvia has just fallen from a balcony. Now she's in intensive care at a hospital. She's being kept in a coma on life-support including mechanical ventilation. Family and friends are at her side - each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? Her older ... Weiterlesen

Barbara Vine: The Child's Child

Barbara Vine: The Child's Child

UK 2013, 279 pp., pb, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
When their grandmother dies, Grace and Andrew Easton inherit her sprawling, book-filled London home. Rather than sell it, the adult siblings move in together, splitting the numerous bedrooms and studies. The arrangement is unusual, but ideal for the affectionate pair - until the day Andrew brings home a new boyfriend, the devilishly handsome novelist, James Derain. When he and Andrew ... Weiterlesen

William S. Burroughs / Bill Morgan (ed.): Rub Out the Words

William S. Burroughs / Bill Morgan (ed.): Rub Out the Words

Letters 1959 - 1974. UK 2012, 444 pp., brochure, € 18.99
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
William Burroughs' life was often as extreme as his prose. The second volume of his letters documents the time after the notorious publication of »Naked Lunch« in 1959, as he drifted away from the Beats and on towards new experiences in Europe and North Africa. We see the artist and pioneer of the cut-up method, Brion Gysin, gradually replace Ginsberg ... Weiterlesen

Giorgio Bassani: The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles

Giorgio Bassani: The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles

Engl. by Jamie McKendrick. UK 2012, 136 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Into the insular town of 1930s Ferrara, a new doctor arrives. Fadigati is hopeful and modern, and more than anything wants to fit into his new home. But his fresh, appealing appearance soon crumbles when the young man he pays to be his lover reveals the doctor's homosexuality in a public humiliation that leads into his destruction. As anti-Semitism spreads ... Weiterlesen

Tom Daley: My Story

Tom Daley: My Story

UK 2012, 288 pp. with numerous colour photographs, hardbound, € 22.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Penguin UK
British young homoerotic heartthrob, world-class athlete and London Olympics 2012 bronze medalist Tom Daley tells his heartbreaking story coping with the death of his father whilst under the glare of the world's media spotlight. In his first official memoir the 18-year-old diver with a penchant for the shortest speedoes ever seen in regular sports offers unprecedented access to the pressures, ... Weiterlesen

Naomi Alderman: The Lessons

Naomi Alderman: The Lessons

UK 2011, 279 pp., brochure, € 9.30
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
James, always the outsider, enters Oxford - high seat of privilege, wealth and ambition. There he meets Mark Winters who is unbelievably wealthy. He is also gay, dissolute, promiscuous, pitilessly cruel and manipulative. He invites James and other members of the group to live rent-free in the large, rambling house he happens to own. There are untouchable Emmanuella, on-again/off-again Simon ... Weiterlesen

Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway

Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway

UK 2009, 285 pp., pb., € 12.95
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Penguin UK
»Fear no more the heat of the sun.« Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf's fourth novel, offers the reader an impression of a single June day in London in 1923. Clarissa Dalloway, the wife of a Conservative member of parliament, is preparing to give an evening party, while the shell-shocked Septimus Warren Smith hears the birds in Regent's Park chattering in Greek. ... Weiterlesen

Allen Ginsberg: Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg: Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems

UK 2009 (New Edition), 119 pp., brochure, € 10.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Beat movement icon and visionary poet, Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This volume brings together the poems that made his name as a defining figure of the (gay) counterculture. They include the apocalyptic »Howl«, which defined a generation and became the subject of an obscenity trial when it was first published in 1956. They also include ... Weiterlesen

Susan Sontag: At the Same Time

Susan Sontag: At the Same Time

USA 2008, 256 pp., pb., € 22.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Penguin UK
Sontag's incisive intelligence, expressive brilliance, and deep curiosity about art, politics, and the writer's responsibility to bear witness have secured her place as one of the most important thinkers and writers of the twentieth century. »At the Same Time« gathers sixteen essays and speeches written in the last years of Sontag's life, when her work was being honored on the ... Weiterlesen

Adam Haslett: Imagine Me Gone

Adam Haslett: Imagine Me Gone

UK 2005, 356 pp., pb., € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Michael is a precocious kid, smart and funny, obsessed with books and music. His sister Celia is the sensible one in the family: tougher than the boys, unshakeably certain about how the world works. And then there is gay Alec, the most ambitious and also the most sensitive, growing up in the shadow of his older siblings. While all three ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Plays

Christopher Marlowe: The Complete Plays

Ed. by Frank Romany and Robert Lindsey. UK 2003, 702 pp., brochure, € 12.90
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Penguin UK
Marlowe's seven plays dramatise the fatal lure of potent forces, whether religious, occult or erotic. In the victories of Tamburlaine, Faustus's encounters with the demonic, the irreverence of Barabas in »The Jew of Malta«, and the humiliation of gay Edward II in his fall from power and influence, Marlowe explores the shifting balance between power and helplessness, the sacred and ... Weiterlesen

Truman Capote: Breakfast at Tiffany's

Truman Capote: Breakfast at Tiffany's

UK 2000 (Reprint), 157 pp., brochure, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
It's New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from cocktail hour till breakfast at Tiffany's. And nice girls don't, except, of course, Holly Golightly. Pursued by Mafia gangsters and playboy millionaires, Holly is a fragile eyeful of tawny hair and turned-up nose, a heart-breaker, a perplexer, a traveller, a tease. She is irrepressibly »top banana in the shock ... Weiterlesen


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