Baxter delivers a delicious stew of pulp adventure novels, highbrow hijinks, and outright absurdity: lonesome cowboys confront modern art, brave men tremble before moussaka, and schoolgirls hoard hashish. This new selection of Baxter’s work brings together highlights from all parts of his long caree..
Cipriano Martos Case. Life and Death of an Anti-Fr
Cipriano Martos Jiménez, member of the Communist Party of Spain, died in 1973 at the Hospital de Sant Joan de Reus. His death remained ignored by an impatient regime eager to bury what undoubtedly smelled of political crime. Is there anyone who can testify that Cipriano Martos was tortured? / Cipri..
It is generally agreed that the story is the narrative form par excellence within contemporary North American literature and that Raymond Carver is the indisputable master of this register. In each story of Cathedral the latent presence or intrusion of “extraordinary terrors within an ordinary exist..
A hired killer refuses a mission in the Organization that he works for. He decides to retire and goes back to the town where he was born so he can settle down and marry his childhood sweetheart. But the Organization won't let him go: they have other plans for him. / Un asesino profesional al servic..
If you take a look at the cocaine you will see dust, but if you look through the cocaine you will see the world. According to Roberto Saviano, “To write about cocaine is like doing it: you want more and more. More information, more news… and what you find is so juicy that you cannot help but to keep..
1962: Florence and Edward are celebrating their wedding in a hotel on the Dorset coast. As they dine, the expectations of their marital duties become overwhelming. Unbeknownst to them both, the decisions they make this night will resonate throughout the rest of their lives. A beautiful story from Ia..
These texts deal with encounters and clashes of boys and girls in every stage of life. The characters are people of all ages who are located on one side of the road and don’t know if they have lived that moment or is it something that is yet to come. / En su nuevo libro de relatos –el séptimo–, Sol..
This book adds together the last two novels of the five that Bukowski dedicated to his alter ego, Henry Chinaski. Ham on Rye addresses his childhood, adolescence and early youth in the Depression and the Second World War, and he brings us back to when a director takes his stories to the cinema in Ho..
A parade that monopolize all the attention, the hirsute hipster beards and the fashion of body hair removal; the dictatorship of the digital, the diets and the politically correct; self-help books and artistic pretentiousness. This book contains various sparks of life. / La sonrisa del carrolliano ..
During a flight, Marta Sanz feels pain somewhere she has never felt it before. From that moment grows the comic discomfort that triggers Clavicle: "I will tell what has and what has not happened to me. The possibility that nothing has happened to me is the one that shakes me the most. / Durante un ..
Experienced businessmen and young entrepreneurs, teenagers of both sexes, lonely motorists that unload on the urban traffic the bad mood that pervades their life: in this merciless story, everything is news that, with different variants, has always been so. / Experimentados hombres de negocios y jo..
A book about Economics for those who do not understand it; even those well-versed in the language of money will equally enjoy it; Lanchester is a masterful writer with a witty style who goes beyond clichés by revealing how the world of finance really works. / Este es un libro sobre economía para lo..