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The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
Paperback      ISBN: 0156659751
Recounts the chivalrous exploits of an empty suit of armor and the separate halves of a nobleman who has been bisected by a cannon ball
Coming Up for Air
Coming Up for Air
Paperback      ISBN: 0156196255
Middle-aged George Bowling perceives the true condition of the world when he visits his childhood home in the late 1930's
The Portable Steinbeck
The Portable Steinbeck
Paperback      ISBN: 0140150021
His major writings, passages of his war communications and a biographical sketch reveal the skill and versatility of Steinbeck
Women Poets of China
Women Poets of China
Paperback      ISBN: 0811208214
A sampling of the writings of Chinese women poets from ancient times to the twentieth century is accompanied by brief biographies and a discussion of their influence on Chinese literature
The Portable Conrad
The Portable Conrad
Paperback      ISBN: 0140150331
Imaginations
Imaginations
Paperback      ISBN: 0811202291
Five early works by the enigmatic American writer reveal the beginnings of his intensive search for a new prose style
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Paperback      ISBN: 0811202070
Thirteen short stories filled with memorable characters of Thomas's youth
Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities
Paperback      ISBN: 0156453800
In Kublai Khan's garden, at sunset, the young Marco Polo diverts the aged emperor from his obsession with the impending end of his empire with tales of countless cities past, present, and future
The Ponder Heart
The Ponder Heart
Paperback      ISBN: 0156729156
Uncle Daniel Ponder, whose fortune is exceeded only by his desire to give it away, is a source of vexation for his niece, Edna Earle. Uncle Daniel’s trial for the alleged murder of his seventeen-year-old bride is a comic masterpiece. Awarded the William Dean Howells Medal of the american Academy of Arts and Letters. Drawings by Joe Krush.
Burmese Days: A Novel
Burmese Days
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 0156148501
A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club