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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights
by Richard F. Burton and A. S. Byatt
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"[A] book...that captivates in childhood, and still delights in age."... (read more)

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So Long a Letter (African Writers Series #248)
So Long a Letter (African Writers Series #248)
by Mariama Ba
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The Lost Steps
The Lost Steps
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A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
by Danilo Kis
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Composed of seven dark tales, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich presents variations on the theme of political and social self-destruction throughout Eastern Europe in the first half of the twentieth century. The characters in these stories are caught in a... (read more)

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Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
by Patrik Ourednik
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Patrik Ouredník's first novel to be translated into English is a unique version of the history of the twentieth century.... (read more)

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The Piano Teacher
The Piano Teacher
by Elfriede Jelinek
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Though long a respected (and controversial) figure on the international literary stage, it was not until she won the 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature that Elfriede Jelinek became well known on this side of the Atlantic. The Piano Teacher is her most famous... (read more)

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Silence
Silence
by Shusaku Endo
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The Sound of Waves
The Sound of Waves
by Yukio Mishima
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Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. They fall in love, but must then endure the... (read more)

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A Personal Matter
A Personal Matter
by Kenzaburo Oe
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If you like your books to be a punch in the face, then consider A Personal Matter a good nose bleed of a novel. This is a depiction of human frailty, alienation, despair, and ultimate triumph. Coming to grips with the narrator proved to be quite a... (read more)

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The Silent Cry
The Silent Cry
by Kenzaburo Oe
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The Silent Cry traces the uneasy relationship between two brothers who return to their ancestral home, a village in densely forested western Japan. While one brother tries to sort out the after-effects of a friend's suicide and the birth of a retarded... (read more)

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Death of Artemio Cruz, New Translation (91 Edition)
Death of Artemio Cruz, New Translation (91 Edition)
by Carlos Fuentes
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As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confined to his bed and, in dreamlike flashes, recalls the pivotal episodes of his life. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the ensuing kaleidoscope of images with dazzling... (read more)

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Voices from the Other World: Ancient Egyptian Tales
Voices from the Other World: Ancient Egyptian Tales
by Naguib Mahfouz
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Independent People
Independent People
by Halldor Laxness
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"Independent People is epic and thorough, covering the sweep of generations as well as detailed hours ticking by during sleepless nights, ambling walks around the plains. It is a novel of contrasts, especially in its nuanced exploration of character... (read more)

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Mr. Mani
Mr. Mani
by A. B. Yehoshua
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Mr. Mani is a deeply affecting six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth century Greece and Poland to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. The narrative moves through time and is told in five... (read more)

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