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Virginia Woolf: The Years

Virginia Woolf: The Years

UK 1937, 402 pp., brochure, € 12.95
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Vintage
»The Years« follows the lives of the Pargiters, a large middle-class London family, from an uncertain spring in 1880 to a party on a summer evening in the 1930s. We see them each endure and remember heart-break, loss, radical change and stifling conformity, marriage and regret. Written in 1937, this was the most popular of Virginia Woolf´s novels during her ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Swimming-Pool Library

Alan Hollinghurst: The Swimming-Pool Library

UK 2015, 415 pp.,brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
A literary sensation and bestseller both in England and America, »The Swimming-Pool Library« is an enthralling, darkly erotic novel of homosexuality before the scourge of AIDS; an elegy, possessed of chilling clarity, for ways of life that can no longer be lived with impunity. Impeccably composed and meticulously particular in its observation of everything, it focuses on the friendship of ... Weiterlesen

Robert Beachy: Gay Berlin

Robert Beachy: Gay Berlin

Birthplace of a Modern Identity. USA 2015, 305 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
A book about the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity. Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its »warm brothers«, Berlin, before the turn of the 20th century, became a place where scholars, activists, and medical ... Weiterlesen

Jeanette Winterson: Sexing the Cherry

Jeanette Winterson: Sexing the Cherry

UK 2014, 169 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Vintage
»Sexing the Cherry« celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality. It is a story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands.

Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy: The Animals

Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy: The Animals

Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy. UK 2014, 528 pp., brochure, € 22.95
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Vintage
In 1952, Christopher Isherwood (the middle-aged British author of »Goodbye to Berlin«) met the Californian teenager Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach. Defying convention, the two created an enduring relationship out of that initial spark - living as an openly gay couple for more than three decades in the closeted world of Hollywood. »The Animals« is the testimony in ... Weiterlesen

Jeanette Winterson: Written on the Body

Jeanette Winterson: Written on the Body

UK 2014, 190 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
A seductive novel by the lesbian author of »The Passion« and »Sexing the Cherry«. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married woman. »At once a love story and a philosophical meditation.«

Christopher Isherwood: The Condor and the Cows

Christopher Isherwood: The Condor and the Cows

A South American Travel Diary. USA 2013, 256 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
In September 1947, long before mass tourism and with no knowledge of Spanish, Christopher Isherwood and his lover Bill Caskey left for a six-month tour of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina. Isherwood's account of this journey, The Condor and the Cows, is one of very few classic travel books on South America and was among the books Isherwood considered ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Isherwood: The Memorial

Christopher Isherwood: The Memorial

UK 2012, 272 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Vintage
With »The Memorial«, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society. Set in the aftermath of World War I, »The Memorial« portrays the dissolution of a tradition-bound English family. Cambridge student Eric Vernon finds himself torn between his desire to emulate his heroic father, who led a life ... Weiterlesen

Fannie Flagg: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

Fannie Flagg: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

Uk 1987, 505 pp., brochure, € 13.95
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Vintage
»The day Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison opened the Whistle Stop Cafe, the town took a turn for the better. It was the Depression and that cafe was a home from home for many of us. You could get eggs, grits, bacon, ham, coffee and a smile for 25 cents. Ruth was just the sweetest girl you ever met. And ... Weiterlesen

Truman Capote: The Grass Harp

Truman Capote: The Grass Harp

Including »A Tree of Night« and Other Stories. USA 2012, 272 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
Set on the outskirts of a small Southern town, »The Grass Harp« tells the story of three endearing misfits - an orphaned boy and two whimsical old ladies - who one day take up residence in a tree house. As they pass sweet yet hazardous hours in a china tree, »The Grass Harp« manages to convey all the pleasures and ... Weiterlesen

Bethan Roberts: My Policeman

Bethan Roberts: My Policeman

UK 2012, 342 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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Vintage
It is in the 1950s' Brighton - at a time when homosexuality in the UK was still illegal - that Marion first catches sight of Tom. He's her best friend's hunky brother. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is absolutely smitten - determined her love will be enough for both of them. A ... Weiterlesen

Joseph Lelyveld: Great Soul

Joseph Lelyveld: Great Soul

Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India. USA 2012, 426 pp. with b/w photographs, brochure, € 16.95
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Vintage
When this biography on the »Father of the Indian Nation«, Mahatma Gandhi, was released a big storm of protest in the Indian media broke loose. What was it all about? The biographer claimed that Gandhi has never been very much interested in women because the real love of his life was a German-Jewish architect and bodybuilder, Hermann Kallenbach, for whom ... Weiterlesen

Jeanette Winterson: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

UK 2012, 230 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Vintage
In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, »Oranges Are not the Only Fruit«, was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a cover story, a painful past written over and repainted. It was a story of survival. This book is that story's silent ... Weiterlesen

Edmund de Waal: The Hare With Amber Eyes

Edmund de Waal: The Hare With Amber Eyes

USA 2011, 354 pp, pb, € 15.95
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Vintage
264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the »netsuke«, they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined. From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de ... Weiterlesen

Samuel R. Delany: Babel-17 / Empire Star

Samuel R. Delany: Babel-17 / Empire Star

USA 1994, 315 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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Vintage
»Babel-17« is a fascinating tale of a famous poet bent on deciphering a secret language that is the key to the enemy's deadly force, a task that requires she travel with a splendidly improbable crew to the site of the next attack. For the first time, »Babel-17« is published as the author intended with the short novel »Empire Star«, the ... Weiterlesen

Robert Byron: The Road to Oxiana

Robert Byron: The Road to Oxiana

UK 2010, 393 pp., brochure, € 13.95
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Vintage
In 1933, the delightfully eccentric gay descendant of the famous Lord Byron, Robert Byron, set out on a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad and Teheran to Oxiana - the country of the Oxus, the ancient name for the river Amu Darya which formed part of the border between Afghanistan and the Soviet Union. While his arrival ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Spell

Alan Hollinghurst: The Spell

UK 2006, 257 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Vintage
»The Spell« is a comedy of sexual manners that follows the interlocking affairs of four men: Robin, an architect in his late forties, who is trying to build an idyllic life in Dorset with his younger lover, Justin, Robin's 22 year old son Danny, a volatile beauty who lives for clubbing and casual sex, and the shy Alex, who is ... Weiterlesen

Alon Hilu: Death of a Monk

Alon Hilu: Death of a Monk

UK 2006, 308 pp.,brochure, € 14.95
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Vintage
In 1840s Damascus, Aslan Farhi leads a miserable life. Despised by his wealthy father, bullied by his siblings, and humiliated by his mother, he forms a close friendship with another boy, only for him to mysteriously disappear when their relationship becomes public knowledge. Aslan is horrified when his father arranges for him to be married to the rabbi's daughter, but ... Weiterlesen


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