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John Boyne: My Brother´s Name is Jessica

John Boyne: My Brother´s Name is Jessica

UK 2019, 248 pp., brochure, € 19.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Sam Waver´s life has always been pretty quiet. A bit of a loner, he struggles to make friends, and his busy parents often make him feel invisible. Luckily for Sam, his older brother, Jason, has always been there for him. Sam idolises Jason, who seems to have life sorted - he´s kind, popular, amazing at football, and girls are falling ... Weiterlesen

Stephen Fry: Heroes. Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

Stephen Fry: Heroes. Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures

UK 2018, 478 pp., brochure, € 22.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Penguin UK
Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. In this companion to his bestselling »Mythos,« Stephen Fry retells these dramatic, funny, tragic mostly queer and always timeless tales. Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See ... Weiterlesen

Stephen Fry: Mythos. The Greek Myths Retold

Stephen Fry: Mythos. The Greek Myths Retold

UK 2018, 442 pp., pb., € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into the dark and lonely realm of the Underworld. We shiver when Pandora opens her jar of evil torments and watch with joy as the legendary love affair between Eros and Psyche ... Weiterlesen

Édouard Louis: History of Violence

Édouard Louis: History of Violence

Transl. by Lorin Stein. UK 2018, 199 pp., brochure, € 19.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
»History of Violence« retraces the story of Christmas Eve 2012, when the gay narrator met Reda, a migrant, on the street. They spend a night together when Reda pulls out a gun and says that he is going to kill the narrator. Reda insults the narrator, strangles and rapes him. The next day, the medical and legal proceedings begin. The ... Weiterlesen

Becky Albertalli: Leah on the Off Beat

Becky Albertalli: Leah on the Off Beat

UK 2018, 343 pp., brochure, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Leah Burke - girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier´s best friend from »Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda« - takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst. When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat - but real life isn´'t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she´s the ... Weiterlesen

Will Self: Phone

Will Self: Phone

UK 2018, 624 pp., brochure, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
For the characters at the heart of Will Self´s new novel the 500-quid worry bead in their pocket may be both a blessing and a curse. For elderly Dr Zachary Busner it is a mysterious object - »NO CALLER ID« - but also it´s his life line to his autistic grandson Ben, whose own connection with technology is, in turn, ... Weiterlesen

John Preston: A Very English Scandal

John Preston: A Very English Scandal

Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment. UK 2016, 340 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons, men with cut-glass accents and gold signet rings are conspiring to murder. It´s the late 1960s and homosexuality has only just been legalized, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal Party, has a secret he´s desperate to hide. As long as Norman Scott, his beautiful, unstable lover is around, Thorpe´s brilliant ... Weiterlesen

John Boyne: The Heart´s Invisible Furies

John Boyne: The Heart´s Invisible Furies

UK 2017, 720 pp., brochure, € 12.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin UK
A gay man is finding his way in post-war Ireland. The story begins in 1945 when a baby is born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural community. The baby is adopted as Cyril Avery by a middle-class Dublin couple and befriends a more confident, glamorous boy, Julian Woodbead, who provides a dubious anchor through ... Weiterlesen

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
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
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
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
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


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