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By Szecsi, Noemi; Translated by Sherwood, Peter
Although many teenagers these days would tell you there's nothing more exciting than being a vampire, Jerme Volt Ampere is not ready to embrace her destiny. Unfortunately this doesn't sit well with her 200-year old grandmother, with whom Jerne lives in the attic of an old house i...n Budapest.Read more
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By Szerb, Antal; Edited by Varga, Zsuzsanna; Translated by Sherwood, Peter
In this important new volume we see the great Hungarian writer Antal Szerb at the height of his powers. Though his novels have enjoyed great popularity in English in recent years, this is the first collection of his major essays to appear in English.
By Kovalyk, Ursula; Translated by Sherwood, Julia; Sherwood, Peter
In the totalitarian CSR, unruly Karolina and physically handicapped Romana have found a means of escape as part of a successful trick riding team. However, as capitalism looms, both their relationship and their freedom to ride will face a new threat - money. For there will be no ...room for these two 'imperfect' women while professionalism beckons...Read more
In this important new volume we see the great Hungarian writer Antal Szerb at the height of his powers. Though his major novels have enjoyed great popularity in English in recent years, this is the first collection of his important essays to appear in English.
Translated by Sherwood, Julia; Sherwood, Peter; By Dobrakovova, Ivana
Blanka takes a summer job at a centre for people with physical disabilities in the French city of Marseille, where her encounter with their severe conditions ends badly.
By Balla; Translated by Sherwood, Julia; Sherwood, Peter
Balla is often described as the Slovak Kafka for his depictions of the absurd and the mundane. In the Name of the Father features a nameless narrator reflecting on his life, looking for someone else to blame for his failed relationship with his parents and two sons, his serial ad...ultery and his wife's descent into madness.Read more
By Kristufek, Peter; Translated by Sherwood, Julia; Sherwood, Peter
Peter Kristufek's sweeping family saga, covering Slovakia's history from 1938 to the early 2000s, explores the way the pressure of history makes a decent but weak man harm the people around him, skilfully weaving into the narrative extracts from authentic period documents ranging... from advertisements to poetry and diaries.Read more
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