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..
Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore’s defense of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein’s reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sure...
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..
With a mix of journalism and fiction, Roberto Saviano dedicates his book to the study of the international cocaine trade, which dominates a large part of the world economy. It is a vision of a world in thrall to cocaine, and a description of the effects of its abuse, trafficking, addiction and victi..
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..
Acclaimed around the world and a national best-seller, this is the definitive work on Che Guevara, the dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the developing world through armed revolution.Jon Lee Anderson’s biography traces Che’s extraordinary life, from..
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 compiles the first three titles starring the alcoholic misanthropist Casanova: Henry Chinaski, Bukowski's alter ego. In them we follow his youth among prostitutes, drunks and other creatures of the path of the losers while he dreams of being a writer and his beginnings as an author. / Es..
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..