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Epic of Damarudhar
ISBN: HB: 9780857427458, Seagull Books, August 2021
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Originally published between 1910 and 1917, and collected in book form in 1923, "The Epic of Damarudhar" story cycle occupies an important and unique position in the history of Bengali literature. Tackling cosmology and mythology, class and caste abu...
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Mysterious Solidarities
ISBN: HB: 9780857427397, Seagull Books, July 2021
256 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
When translator Claire Methuen travels back to her hometown of Dinard for a family wedding, she runs into her old piano teacher Madame Ladon. After befriending the ageing woman, Methuen begins to toy with the idea of a permanent return to live in Bri...
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Ever Since I Did Not Die
ISBN: HB: 9780857427908, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
"I gathered these texts like someone collecting body parts. Here are the pieces of my body, haphazardly brought together in a paper bag. It looks like me with all my madness and sickness – how the revolution made me grow up, what the war broke inside...
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Wolves and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857427939, Seagull Books, July 2021
96 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Written during the final stages of the Indian Independence movement, between the gloom and angst of the interwar period and at the cusp of the beginning of modern India, Bhuwaneshwar's short stories both capture the melancholy of the time and ask wha...
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Fire Above, the Mountain Below
ISBN: HB: 9780857427793, Seagull Books, July 2021
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Reinhard Jirgl's strikingly individual novel The Fire Above, the Mountain Below demonstrates that he is not only unorthodox in his approach to language, but also difficult to pin down in terms of any genre. Weaving together elements of crime story, C...
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ISBN: HB: 9780857428509, Seagull Books, July 2021
212 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In contemporary Norwegian fiction, Tomas Espedal's work stands out as uniquely bound up with the author's personal experiences. His first book, Tramp, introduced us to the wanderer Tomas; Against Art told us how a boy approaches art and eventually be...
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"Open-Winged Scorpion" and Other Stories
ISBN: HB: 9780857425508, Seagull Books, June 2021
240 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"'The Open-Winged Scorpion' and Other Stories" is a collection of ten powerful Bengali short stories, all translated into English for the first time. Hailing from Murshidabad district in West Bengal, Abul Bashar pens stories about precarious lives of...
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Fount of Time The Last Kindom II
ISBN: HB: 9780857428493, Seagull Books, June 2021
342 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Last Kingdom is a set of books that... is neither philosophical argumentation nor little disparate, scholarly essays, nor novelistic narrative; gradually, for me, all genres have fallen away".   So writes Pascal Quignard of his monumental book serie...
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Deke Dangle Dive Poems
ISBN: PB: 9781933880853, University of Chicago Press, CavanKerry Press, May 2021
104 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
What is a person to do upon finding out that his older brother has six months to live? What is a father to tell his young sons about the everyday violence, inequities, and injustices of the world? What is a husband to do when confronted with his dome...
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Poems of Widowhood A Bilingual Edition of the 1538 "Rime"
ISBN: PB: 9781649590145, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, May 2021
206 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 colour plates
Vittoria Colonna's 1538 Rime, originally issued without her permission by a small Parma press, was the first of many editions of her poetry published during her lifetime. Born into one of the most powerful families in Rome and connected to many of th...
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