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  • Burmese Days: A Novel (Illustrated)

    by George Orwell ...
    ''A well integrated, fast-moving story of what life was like in a remote backcountry Asiatic station.'' --Chicago Tribune''An absorbing story . . . The character of Lieutenant Verrall (who despised the club members from his own superior heaven of army and blue blood) is a masterpiece of acid delineation.'' --New York Herald Tribune''Orwell is a master at telling stories with bitter, satiric tone, ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Mahabharata

    by R. K. Narayan ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    The Mahabharata is some 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the BHAGHAVAD GITA) it holds aunique place in world literature. In this drastically shortened prose rendering, Narayan uses all his extraordinary talents to convey to a modern reader ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bangkok A Go Go

    by John Hail ...
    The novel starts in a Bangkok bar but soon the reader is transported to the key times and places of Thailand's turbulent political history and to the jungle camps of Thai communist guerrillas and Cambodian rebels. Set in the 1970s and '80s, Bangkok A-go-Go presents a unique vision of the political struggles that shaped Thailand's recent history. Bangkok A-go-Go is written from an insider's ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD

  • Reunion

    An American war correspondent, Tony Collins, and a former Khmer Rouge child soldier, Sam Rith, reunite after nearly thirty years. Tony helped the world-weary 15-year-old Sam start a new life in the United States. Sam Rith arrived in America, sponsored by Christian couple. But Sam took more than a few wrong turns and ended up spending most of his youth locked up in an American prison before being ... Read more

    $2.88 AUD

  • The Wallet of Kai Lung: The Collection of Fantasy Stories

    by Ernest Bramah ...
    series Unsecretbooks publication
    The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. It was first published in hardcover in London by Grant Richards in 1900, and there have been numerous editions since. Its initial tale, "The Transmutation of Ling", was also issued by the same publisher as a separate chapbook in 1911. ... Read more

    $1.04 AUD


    Préface du traducteur  La Grande étude  L’Invariable milieu Entretiens de Confucius     INTRODUCTION     CHAPITRE I. HIO EUL.     CHAPITRE II. WEI TCHENG.     CHAPITRE III. PA I.     CHAPITRE IV. LI JENN.     CHAPITRE V. KOUNG IE TCH’ANG.     CHAPITRE VI. IOUNG IE.     CHAPITRE VII. ... ... Read more

    $3.14 AUD

  • Chicken Sex on Bamrung's Day Off

    The story is from the collection titled Chairs. A waiter from the old Thermae in Bangkok is surrounded nightly by hundreds of women who sells their favors at night. When he is called upon to help one during the day he finds that the relationship, his perception and the rules of the game are much more complex than he ever could have expected. Outside of the coconut shell he finds a new world to ... Read more

    $2.10 AUD

  • The Testimony of Aliens

    The Testimony of Aliens is a compelling cross cultural story set in the heart of the chiangmai Mai expat community. It is a love story across the ethnic divide and a moral lesson between two generations. Moore's humor and insight are brilliantly realized in this story. ... Read more

    $2.10 AUD

  • An Exciting Future

    The Story Of Lek, A Bar Girl In Pattaya

    by Owen Jones ...
    Book 2 - Behind The Smile
    Lek was born the eldest daughter to a lower middle-class family of rice farmers in northern Thailand. When her father died young and unexpectedly, the family found out that the farm was in hock to the bank.They had to do something radical to save it, but the only idea that they could come up with was for Lek to go to work in her cousin's bar in Pattaya as a waitress.However, Lek drifted into the ... Read more

    $9.55 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bookless in Baghdad

    Reflections on Writing and Writers

    Shashi Tharoor is once again at his provocative best. In the title essay, we learn the steep price paid by some Iraqis just to obtain a book; what does it mean when selling books, essentially selling culture, out of one’s own library is the only way to put bread on the table? Later, Tharoor reminisces about growing up with books in India and the central position of classics like the Mahabharata in ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Falling Out of Saigon

    This story is one of sixteen short stories from "Chairs". The voices are those of Bangkok based freelance journalists and their invited guests. Each Saturday morning, over coffee, the members of Chairs gather to share the latest gossip, scandals, myths, dangers, exploits, and loves that bind together their small community. Sam Kohl is a narrator of the main stories, and Sam reveals, with perfect ... Read more

    $2.10 AUD

  • Booker's Books in India

    (A Study of Four Booker Prize Winning Novels by Indian Novelists)

    by K. K. Singh ...
    This book presents a detailed study of four Booker Prize winning novels written by Indian novelists. Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss and Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger have won the prestigious Man Booker Prize in the last three decades. There is a unique kind of thematic delineation in these novels. Constant ... Read more

    $36.40 AUD

  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    Unlock the more straightforward side of The God of Small Things with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, an intensely moving portrait of life and love in modern-day India. It tells the story of a pair of twins who were separated during childhood after a series of traumatic events that range from ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Pancatantra

    Translated by Chandra Rajan ...
    First recorded 1500 years ago, but taking its origins from a far earlier oral tradition, the Pancatantra is ascribed by legend to the celebrated, half-mythical teacher Visnu Sarma. Asked by a great king to awaken the dulled intelligence of his three idle sons, the aging Sarma is said to have composed the great work as a series of entertaining and edifying fables narrated by a wide range of humans ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Meng Tzeu

    Introduction. Livre I. Leang Houei wang. Livre II. Koung suenn Tch’eou. Livre III. T’eng Wenn koung. Livre IV. Li Leou. Livre V. Wan Tchang. Livre VI. Kao tzeu. Livre VII. Tsin sin. Souverains de la Chine  Lettres et noms propres  Errata  ... Read more

    $3.14 AUD

  • International Journal on Multicultural Literature (IJML)

    Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2018)

    by Reddy T.V. ...
    International Journal on Multicultural Literature (IJML) Volume 7 Number 1 (January 2017)ISSN 2231-6248.Highlights includeTransgressive Gender Discourse in Anita Nair's Ladies Coupe' by Seema Bansal Somani & Rohit PhutelaThe Poetic Art and Vision of Wole Soyinka by C. RamyaDisplacement and Morality in Sunetra Gupta's The Memories of Rain by Ruby Vaneesa and S. Ayyappa RajaA Feminist Analysis of ... Read more

    $7.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Writers Editors Critics (WEC)

    Vol. 7, No. 2 (September 2017)

    Writers Editors Critics (WEC) An International Biannual Refereed Journal of English Language and LiteratureVolume 7, Number 2 (September 2017)ISSN: 2231-198XRESEARCH ARTICLESSharan Speaks: Colours of Resistance and Emancipation on the White Paper - Jaydeep SarangiKahlil Gibran's The Prophet: An Appraisal of Life Skills - S. KumaranAnalyzing Intertextuality in Paulo Coelho's Manuscript Found in ... Read more

    $7.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Graphic Migrations

    Precarity and Gender in India and the Diaspora

    by Kavita Daiya ...
    series Asian American History & Cultu
    In Graphic Migrations, Kavita Daiya provides a literary and cultural archive of refugee stories and experiences to respond to the question “What is created?” after decolonization and the 1947 Partition of India. She explores how stories of Partition migrations shape and influence the political and cultural imagination of secularism and contribute to gendered citizenship for South Asians in India ... Read more

    $44.10 AUD

  • Indian Literary Criticism: Theory and Interpretation

    by G. N. Devy ...
    Indian Literary Criticism: Theory and Interpretation is a collection of essays by various scholars; the book traces out the Indian tradition of literary criticism. Students of Indian literature need to have access to India's critical tradition. This volume provides teachers, students, and scholars-in-the-making access to some of the key concepts and ideas in the Indian tradition of literary theory ... Read more

    $45.48 AUD

  • The Indian Graphic Novel

    Nation, history and critique

    This book is a detailed study of the Indian graphic novel as a significant category of South Asian literature. It focuses on the genre’s engagement with history, memory and cultural identity and its critique of the nation in the form of dissident histories and satire. Deploying a nuanced theoretical framework, the volume closely examines major texts such as The Harappa Files, Delhi Calm, Kari, ... Read more

    $82.96 AUD

  • Springer

    Book 16 - Ein Vincent Calvino Kriminalroman
    Calvino untersucht den Selbstmord eines jungen kanadischen Malers. Laut Autopsiebericht hatte er eine tödliche Droge eingenommen. Für die Polizei ein scheinbar eindeutiger Fall. Doch in Bangkok trügt der Schein oft. Manchmal haben Springer Hilfe beim Übergang in die nächste Welt. Und den Helfern nachzuspüren, kann riskant sein. Wie in diesem Fall. ... Read more

    $11.66 AUD

  • Critical Essays on English and Bengali Detective Fiction

    Critical Essays on English and Bengali Detective Fiction brings together three strains of detective fiction: British, American, and Bengal. The import of detective fiction from Britain has influenced generations of writers of Bengali detective fiction. In this anthology of critical essays by scholars on detective fiction, we have divided the contents into three groups. First, there are essays on ... Read more

    $62.36 AUD

  • The Making of Modern Hindi

    Literary Authority in Colonial North India

    In the early twentieth century, British imperialism in India was at its peak and anti-colonial sentiments were on the rise. The nationalist desire for cultural self-identification was gaining ground and an important articulation of this was the demand for a national language and literature to represent a modern India. It was in this context that Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi, a novel, daring, and ... Read more

    $72.70 AUD

  • An Introduction To Literary Criticism

    A very basic way of thinking about literary theory is that these ideas act as different lenses critics use to view and talk about art, literature, and even culture. These different lenses allow critics to consider works of art based on certain assumptions within that school of theory. The different lenses also allow critics to focus on particular aspects of a work they consider important. While ... Read more

    $328.67 AUD