Down Below

Author: Leonora Carrington
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370611
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In Down Below she describes her ordeal—in which the agonizing and the marvelous were equally combined—with a startling, almost impersonal precision and without a trace of self-pity.

The Milk Of Dreams

Author: Leonora Carrington
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370956
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That room was later whitewashed, but some of its wonders were preserved in the little notebook that Carrington called The Milk of Dreams.

The Outward Room

Author: Millen Brand
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590173597
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This is the 1930s, the midst of the Great Depression, and at first Harriet is lost among the city’s anonymous multitudes.

Novels In Three Lines

Author: Felix Feneon
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590174194
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This extraordinary trove, undiscovered until the 1940s and here translated for the first time into English, is the work of the mysterious Félix Fénéon.

The Farm In The Green Mountains

Author: Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370751
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In Europe, the Zuckmayers were accustomed to servants; in Vermont, they found themselves building chicken coops, refereeing fights between fractious ducks, and caring for temperamental water pipes “like babies.” But in spite of the ...

Arabia Felix

Author: Thorkild Hansen
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370735
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These are the members of the Danish expedition to Arabia Felix, as Yemen was then known, the first organized foray into a corner of the world unknown to Europeans.

Notes Of A Crocodile

Author: Qiu Miaojin
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 168137076X
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"Set in the post-martial-law era of 1990s Taipei, Notes of a Crocodile depicts the coming-of-age of a group of queer misfits discovering love, friendship, and artistic affinity while hardly studying at Taiwan's most prestigious university.

Like Death

Author: Guy De Maupassant
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370336
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Everything is as it should be—until the painter and countess are each seized by an agonizing suspicion, like death. . . . In its devastating depiction of the treacherous nature of love, Like Death is more than the equal of Swann’s Way.

The House Of Fear

Author: Leonora Carrington
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 9780525485407
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The events and locales of World War II Europe provide the setting for a series of four surrealistic autobiographical novellas that concern the author's romantic and artistic involvement with Max Ernest and her subsequent descent into ...

The Dud Avocado

Author: Elaine Dundy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405514922
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THE DUD AVOCADO gained instant cult status on first publication and remains a timeless portrait of a woman hellbent on living. It is, as the GUARDIAN observes, 'one of the best novels about growing up fast'.