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Books by publisher "Peter Owen"

  • 1.  

    London Lovers

     By Barbara Hardy [Paperback 1997]
    3 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 823   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
  • 2.  

    Foreign Studies

     By Shusaku Endo [Paperback 2009]
    9 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 597   Buy This Item!
    Available. 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
  • 3.  

    A Scarcity of Love

     By Anna Kavan [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,024 778 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    11 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 669
    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
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    The Crimes of Love

     By Marquis De Sade [Paperback 2002]
    11 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 462   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
  • 5.  

    The Wager

     By Machado De Assis [Paperback 2005]
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    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
  • 6.  

    Volcano

     By Shusaku Endo , R A Schuchert [Paperback 2012]
    Rs. 960 729 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    9 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 638
    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
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    Crackling Mountain and Other Stories Crackling Mountain and Other Stories

     By Osamu Dazai [Paperback 2002]
    6 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 5,377   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
  • 8.  

    A Choice of Murder

     By Peter Vansittart [Paperback 1992]
    6 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 1,137   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
  • 9.  

    Julia Margaret Cameron

     By Brian Hill [Paperback 2013]
    Rs. 1,365
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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. 1,024 870 (15% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    6 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 805
    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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    Paris France: Personal Recollections (Peter Owen Modern Classic)

     By Gertrude Stein [Paperback 2003]
    5 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 6,897   Buy This Item!
    Available. "America is my country and Paris is my home town." "Gertrude Stein The American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), known for her innovative literary style, settled in Paris in 1903, where she supported the work of a number of artists and writers. Paris France (1940) is a witty, anecdotal account of...   more
    Other Editions: Unknown Paperback 2012
  • 12.  

    The Deep End

     By Robert Liddell [Paperback 1996]
    4 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 823   Buy This Item!
    Available. 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
  • 13.  

    Alberta Alone

     By Cora Sandel , Elizabeth Rokkan [Paperback 2009]
    Rs. 1,024 778 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
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    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
  • 14.  

    Diamond Nebula

     By Jeremy Reed [Paperback 1996]
    Rs. 1,345
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    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: Hardcover 1995
  • 15.  

    Guerilleres

     By Monique Wittig [Paperback 2014]
    Rs. 1,050 798 (24% OFF)
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    One of the most widely read feminist texts of the twentieth century, and Monique Wittig's most popular novel, Les Guerilleres imagines the attack on the language and bodies of men by a tribe of warrior women. Among the women's most powerful weapons in their assault is laughter, but they also...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2007 Paperback 1971
  • 16.  

    Lorca: Living in the Theatre

     By Gwynne Edwards [Paperback 2014]
    Rs. 1,602 1,217 (24% OFF)    Buy This Item!
    6 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 1,391
    In Stock. Ships Free to India in 5-7 days Choice Outstanding Academic Book: An absorbing study.... A refreshing consideration of Lorca's drama within the context of the playwright's public and private worlds. Essential."" This study of all of his plays examines the way in which the dramatist's life was transformed into high art through influences as varied as surrealism...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2003
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    Prodigy

     By Hermann Hesse [Paperback 2002]
    Rs. 316 278 (12% OFF)
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    A Safe Conduct

     By Peter Vansittart [Paperback 1996]
    4 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 823   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
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    Sandspit Crossing

     By Noel Virtue [Paperback 1993]
    2 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 823   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
  • 20.  

    The Weary Generations

     By Abdullah Hussein [Paperback 2003]
    10 new & used from sellers starting at Rs. 909   Buy This Item!
    Available. This prize-winning 1963 novel is a vividly dramatic chronicle of the first half-century of India's modern history.... A brilliant work: one of the great fictional portrayals of the Raj and a sobering, very moving human document.""-Kirkus Reviews. ""A vivid portrait of violence under colonial rule.... A must.""-Choice. ""Hussein weaves his...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 1999
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