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Books by publisher "Peter Owen"

  • 1.  

    Narcissus And Goldmund

     By Hermann Hesse [Unknown]
    Rs. 399 315 (21% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    34 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 446
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 3-5 days This is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character who set each other on different paths in life. "Narcissus and Goldmund "is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister...   more
  • 2.  

    The Deep End

     By Robert Liddell [Paperback 1996]
    Rs. 1,218 877 (28% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    5 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 796
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 2-3 days Set in a preparatory school after the end of WWI, this is a brilliant tragi-comedy about children at the mercy of adults. Based on Liddell's own experiences, it is a classic tale of childhood comparable to L.P. Hartley's The Go-Between. Set in a preparatory school after the end of WWI,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 1994
  • 3.  

    Diamond Nebula

     By Jeremy Reed [Paperback 1996]
    3 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 669   Buy This Item!
    Available. A recondite exercise in deconstructing the future."" - The New York Times Book Review. ""Ardent admirers of Bowie, Warhol, and Ballard ...may find much to ponder in Reed's wild reverie on the mutation and reconstitution of their heroes."" - Publishers Weekly....   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 1995
  • 4.  

    Doubting Thomas: A Novel About Caravaggio

     By Atle Naess [Paperback 2002]
    10 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 446   Buy This Item!
    Available. Centering on 1606, when the artist killed a man in a duel and was forced to flee into exile, the narrative mixes history and biographical data into a lush fiction with the suspense of a mystery novel""-Publishers Weekly. ""Naess's novel retrieves Caravaggio from the dust of history-while avoiding the pitfalls...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2000
  • 5.  

    London Lovers

     By Barbara Hardy [Paperback 1997]
    6 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 515   Buy This Item!
    Available. Hardy's light touch and her effortless rendering of characters who naturally weave literature into their romances make her novel a bright, intelligent read."" Publishers Weekly ""Above and beyond its ambitious structure, this polished novel of sex, love, and literature is poignant and engagingly romantic."" Kirkus Reviews London Lovers is an...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1996
  • 6.  

    A Safe Conduct

     By Peter Vansittart [Paperback 1996]
    5 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 515   Buy This Item!
    Available. A Safe Conduct is set in a decaying German principality, on the brink of the Reformation and when Renaissance ideas are filtering through to a governing class still largely medieval. The Graf, in his Castle, is entrusted with political and social responsibilities; but it is an age in which new...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1996
  • 7.  

    Sandspit Crossing

     By Noel Virtue [Paperback 1993]
    3 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 796   Buy This Item!
    Available. This new novel by Noel Virtue is set in an isolated township of jerry-built houses in North Island, New Zealand - 'only a smudge of fly dirt on the map'. In true black-comedy fashion, it seethes with mayhem and skulduggery. When Norrie and Kezia leave Sandspit Crossing to seek their...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1994
  • 8.  

    Alberta Alone

     By Cora Sandel [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,026 779 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    10 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 863
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days By one of Norway's most distinguished twentieth century novelists. Alberta, now mistress to Sivert, a Norwegian artist, is living in Paris with their small son. While Sivert is involved in a liaison with a Swedish painter, Alberta falls in love with Pierre, a writer who has just returned from WWI....   more
  • 9.  

    Foreign Studies

     By Shusaku Endo [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,026 872 (15% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    13 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 796
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Endo's books, which include "Silence" and "Scandal", have been published in 25 countries and won several major awards. The three thematically linked narratives in this novel all involve Japanese scholars, who journey to France in the 1950s and 1960s and 17th century Rome, respectively. In the early 1950s, Shusaku Endo...   more
  • 10.  

    A Scarcity of Love

     By Anna Kavan [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,026 779 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    16 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 515
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Rejection, betrayal and a girl's discovery of evil penetrate this strange, haunting novel by the author of Ice. Kavan discards such aids to realism as geography and mundane physical facts - even time seems to have halted in a menacing country of emotions where the very ground is uneasy with...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 1971
  • 11.  

    Wonderful Fool

     By Shusaku Endo [Paperback 2008, 3rd Edition]
    Rs. 1,026 779 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    21 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 1,227
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Endo was runner-up for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1994. Here we meet the gentle, self-sacrificing French youth Gaston, whose trusting love of both people and animals makes all who meet him change their lives for the better. Gaston's adventures in modern Japan are presented as a kind of...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 1995 Hardcover
  • 12.  

    The Crimes of Love

     By Marquis De Sade [Paperback 2002]
    12 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 653   Buy This Item!
    Available. A man makes his daughter his mistress in Euge+a7nie de Franval, a libertine corrupts an innocent girl in Miss Henrietta Stralson, and, in Florville and Courval, a man unwittingly marries his own daughter. Reissue. Who but the Marquis de Sade would write not of the pain, tragedy, and joy of...   more
  • 13.  

    The Wager

     By Machado De Assis [Paperback 2005]
    11 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 446   Buy This Item!
    Available. Set in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the abolition of slavery in 1888, this tells the poignant story of an elderly diplomat captivated by a beautiful young widow. Imbued with autumnal sadness, it shrewdly and ironically portrays a man coming to terms with the passing of the world...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1990
  • 14.  

    Among Women Only

     By Cesare Pavese [Paperback 2004]
    8 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 709   Buy This Item!
    Available. This novel is written by the author of "The Political Prisoner", which he wrote when he was arrested in 1935 for anti-fascist activities and sentenced to preventive detention at the prison of Brancaleone. He also translated Defoe, Dickens, Joyce, Melville Stein and Faulkner. Published just months before the author's suicide...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback Hardcover 1983 Unknown
  • 15.  

    Gothic Tales of the Marquis de Sade

     By Marquis De Sade [Paperback 2010]
    Rs. 1,026 759 (26% OFF)
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    Short stories and a novella by the infamous French pornographic writer Classic erotic stories from the original sadist, translated by Margaret Crosland....   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2000
  • 16.  

    Volcano

     By Shusaku Endo , R A Schuchert [Paperback 2012]
    Rs. 961 750 (22% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    20 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 1,014
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days This novel is by the author of "The Sea and Poison", "Wonderful Fool", "Science", "When I Whistle", "The Samurai" and "Stained Glass Elegies"....   more
  • 17.  

    Crackling Mountain and Other Stories Crackling Mountain and Other Stories

     By Osamu Dazai [Paperback 2002]
    8 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 3,197   Buy This Item!
    Available. This collection of previously unpublished work has been carefully chosen to present the most fully rounded portrait of Osamu Dazai, the tragic genius of 20th century Japanese literature. By turns hilarious, introspective, ironic, and mystical, these remarkable tales reveal the full range of Dazai's talents, now lost to the world...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover Paperback 1990
  • 18.  

    A Choice of Murder

     By Peter Vansittart [Paperback 1992]
    8 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 994   Buy This Item!
    Available. A sophisticated, thought-provoking historical novel, set in ancient Greece and Sicily. Vansittart is adept at emphasizing the ideas and personal motives behind historical events. The protagonist is fourth century B.C. soldier and political leader Timoleum of Syracuse, who liberated that city from the control of - Carthage - a fine...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1992
  • 19.  

    Julia Margaret Cameron

     By Brian Hill [Paperback 2013]
    Rs. 1,391
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    Other Editions: Hardcover 1973
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    To the End of the World

     By Blaise Cendrars , Alan Brown [Paperback 2002]
    Rs. 1,026 872 (15% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    16 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 796
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Cendrars' (1887-1961) final novel from 1957 is an original and often very funny portrayal of the Parisian underworld of the late 1940s that crackles with the fires of an abundant imagination. The story races between Foreign Legion barracks in North Africa and the theatres, cafes, and police headquarters of post-war...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1991
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