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Förlag Vintage Classics

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  1. The Handmaid's Tale

    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-08-04, ISBN 9781784871444
    (4 röster)

    NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES ON CHANNEL 4. 'It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge'. Offred is a Handmaid. She has only one function: to breed. If sh...

  2. A Town Like Alice

    av Nevil Shute Norway

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-09-03, ISBN 9780099530268

    This title features an introduction by Eric Lomax. Jean Paget is just twenty years old and working in Malaya when the Japanese invasion begins. When she is captured she joins a group of other European women and children whom the Japanese force to ...

  3. The Handmaid's Tale

    av Margaret Atwood

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-10-01, ISBN 9780099511663
    (2 röster)

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate d...

  4. All Quiet on the Western Front

    av Erich Maria Remarque

    Häftad, Engelska, 1996-02-01, ISBN 9780099532811
    (1 röst)

    One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is the...

  5. Butcher's Crossing

    av John Williams

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-12-05, ISBN 9780099589679
    (2 röster)

    BY THE AUTHOR OF STONER Will Andrews is no academic. He longs for wildness, freedom, hope and vigour. He leaves Harvard and sets out for the West to discover a new way of living. In a small town called Butcher's Crossing he meets a hunter with a s...

  6. Stoner

    av John Williams

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-07-01, ISBN 9780099561545
    (45 röster)

    William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life ...

  7. The Sea, the Sea

    av Iris Murdoch

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-23, ISBN 9781784870058

    'Time, like the sea, unties all knots.' This title comes with an introduction by John Burnside. When Charles Arrowby retires from his glittering career in the London theatre, he buys a remote house on the rocks by the sea. He hopes to escape from ...

  8. Beloved

    av Toni Morrison

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-12-01, ISBN 9780099511656

    Terrible, unspeakable things happened to Sethe at Sweet Home, the farm where she lived as a slave for so many years until she escaped to Ohio. Her new life is full of hope but eighteen years later she is still not free. Sethe's new home is not onl...

  9. Desire

    av Haruki Murakami

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-06-08, ISBN 9781784872632

    You've just passed someone on the street who could be the love of your life, the person you're destined for - what do you do? In Murakami's world, you tell them a story. The five weird and wonderful tales collected here each unlock the many-tongue...

  10. The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales

    av H P Lovecraft

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-05-05, ISBN 9780099528487

    Between these pages you will find things that lurk, things that scurry in the walls, things that move unseen, things that have learnt to walk that ought to crawl, unfathomable blackness, unconquerable evil, inhuman impulses, abnormal bodies, ancie...

  11. Slaughterhouse 5

    av Kurt Vonnegut

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-10-06, ISBN 9781784871345

    Prisoner of war, optometrist, time-traveller - these are the life roles of Billy Pilgrim, hero of this miraculously moving, bitter and funny story of innocence faced with apocalypse. Slaughterhouse 5 is one of the world's great anti-war books. Cen...

  12. On The Beach

    av Nevil Shute Norway

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-09-03, ISBN 9780099530251
    (2 röster)

    After the war is over, a radioactive cloud begins to sweep southwards on the winds, gradually poisoning everything in its path. An American submarine captain is among the survivors left sheltering in Australia, preparing with the locals for the in...

  13. Vineland

    av Thomas Pynchon

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-01-01, ISBN 9780749391416

    Vineland, a zone of blessed anarchy in northern California, is the last refuge of hippiedom, a culture devastated by the sobriety epidemic, Reaganomics, and the Tube. Here, in an Orwellian 1984, Zoyd Wheeler and his daughter Prairie search for Pra...

  14. Catch-22

    av Joseph Heller

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-06-23, ISBN 9780099529125

    Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage. Set in the closing months of World War II, this is the story of a bombardier na...

  15. Gravity's Rainbow

    av Thomas Pynchon

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-02-01, ISBN 9780099511755

    "The greatest, wildest author of his generation". ("Guardian"). We could tell you the year is 1944, that the main character is called Tyrone Slothrop and that he has a problem because bombs are falling across Europe and crashin...

  16. A Single Man

    av Christopher Isherwood

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-02-04, ISBN 9780099541288
    (1 röst)

    Celebrated as a masterpiece from its first publication, A Single Man is the story of George, an English professor in suburban California left heartbroken after the death of his lover, Jim. With devastating clarity and humour, Christopher Isherwood...

  17. The Bonfire of the Vanities

    av Tom Wolfe

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-01-01, ISBN 9780099541271

    Sherman McCoy is a WASP, bond trader and self-appointed 'Master of the Universe'. He has a fashionable wife, a Park Avenue apartment and a Southern mistress. His spectacular fall begins the moment he is involved in a hit-and-run accident in the Br...

  18. Nights At The Circus

    av Angela Carter

    Häftad, Engelska, 1994-10-01, ISBN 9780099388616

    Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Ja...

  19. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

    av Raymond Carver

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-11-05, ISBN 9780099530329

    This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and...

  20. Herland and the Yellow Wallpaper

    av Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-02, ISBN 9781784870522

    This book comes With An Introduction By Lindy West. When three American men discover a community of women, living in perfect isolation in the Amazon, they decide there simply must be men somewhere. How could these women survive without man's knowl...

  21. The Prophet

    av Kahlil Gibran

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-09-05, ISBN 9780099528449
    (1 röst)

    "When love beckons to you follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep". (The Prophet, On Love). The time has come for the revered Prophet to leave Orphalese. Before he departs, people gather around him and ask him to speak of love, ma...

  22. Anne of Green Gables

    av L M Montgomery

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-06-06, ISBN 9780099582649

    'It's a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn't it?' My dislikes: Being an orphan, having red hair, being called 'carrots' by Gilbert Blythe. My likes: Living at the Green Gables with Marilla and Ma...

  23. In Search of a Character

    av Graham Greene

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-07-05, ISBN 9780099529026

    To Graham Greene, 'Africa will always be the Africa of the Victorian atlas, the blank unexplored continent the shape of the human heart.' "In Search Of a Character" contains two African notebooks: Congo Journal, which records Graham Gree...

  24. Madame De Pompadour

    av Nancy Mitford

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-10-06, ISBN 9780099528876
    (1 röst)

    When Jeanne-Antoinette was nine, she was told by a fortune teller that she would one day become the mistress of the handsome young Louix XV - from that day she was groomed to become 'a morsel fit for a King'. Nancy Mitford lovingly tells the story...

  25. Memoirs Of A Geisha

    av Arthur Golden

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-10-06, ISBN 9781784871406

    A young peasant girl is sold as servant and apprentice to a renowned geisha house. She tells her story many years later from the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Her memoirs conjure up the perfection and the ugliness of life behind rice-paper screens,...

  26. What Happened to the Corbetts

    av Nevil Shute Norway

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-09-03, ISBN 9780099529972

    Nevil Shute wrote this prophetic novel just before the start of the Second World War. In it he describes the devastation that results from an aerial bomb attack on Southampton that destroys the city's infrastructure and leaves the inhabitants at t...

  27. The Bell Family

    av Noel Streatfeild

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-03-06, ISBN 9780099583363

    'Well, little people, what's the news?' You can meet the big, happy Bell family who live in the vicarage at St Marks. Father is a reverend, Mother is as kind as kind can be. Then there's all the children - practical Paul, dancing Jane, mischievous...

  28. As I Lay Dying

    av William Faulkner

    Häftad, Engelska, 1996-01-01, ISBN 9780099479314
    (1 röst)

    The death and burial of Addie Bundren is told by members of her family, as they cart the coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, to bury her among her people. And as the intense desires, fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacular o...

  29. The Collected Poems

    av Robert Frost

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-05-02, ISBN 9780099583097

    No poet is more emblematically American than Robert Frost. Hailed as 'the most eminent, the most distinguished Anglo-American poet' by T.S. Eliot, he is the only writer in history to have been awarded four Pulitzer Prizes. In iconic poems like &qu...

  30. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

    av Angela Carter

    Häftad, Engelska, 1998-01-01, ISBN 9780099588115

    The old fairy stories live again, subtly altered. By the prize-winning author of Wise Children, Nights at the Circus, American Ghosts and Old World Wonders and Expletives Deleted.