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The Return of Philip Latinowicz

By Krleza, Miroslav; Depolo, Zora (translator)

Evanston, IL, U.S.A.: Northwestern University Press, 1995 Orginally published in 1932, this novel is the first book translated into English by the author generally considered Croatia's greatest writer; it is the story of a successful but disillusioned painter who returns to his hometown in Croatia after many years absence in the hope that revisiting his cultural roots will inspire him to create the perfect work of art and thereby restore his faith in both art and life; however, haunted by a troubled childhood, he falls in with shady characters and discovers the emotional, intellectual, and imaginative poverty of his own background; introduction by Stuart Morgan (green pictorial cover with Matisse painting on the front, slight edgewear, otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy). Trade Paperback. Very Good.


El baile de los Guerreros

By Schoo, Ernesto

Buenos Aires, Argentina: Corregidor, 1979. Novel in Spanish by Argentine writer / novela en español por Argentina escritor (yellow pictorial cover with red lettering, minor shelf and edge wear, hinges reinforced with clear tape, otherwise a good, clean, tight copy). First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good.


Heavy Water and Other Stories
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Heavy Water and Other Stories

By Amis, Martin

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Harmony Books, 1999. A collection of short stories by British author Martin Amis, inscribed on the title page (blue cloth with silver lettering, blue paper covered boards, very slight edgewear; pictorial dust jacket with very slight edgewear, crease on front flap; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy of a signed first printing). Inscribed By Author. First American Edition. Half Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.