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  1. Omslagsbild: Orlando av

    Orlando a biography

    Orlando: A Biography is a novel by Virginia Woolf, first published in 1928. A high-spirited romp inspired by the tumultuous family history of Woolf's partner, the aristocratic poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West, it is arguably one of Woolf's most popular and...

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    The brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov, published 1880, is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and is generally considered the culmination of his life's work. The Brothers Karamazov, here beautufully read by Tony Addison, is a passionate philosophical novel set in...

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    A room of one's own

    A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf was first published in 1929. This feminist essay argues for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by patriarchy. First published on 24 October 1929, the extended essay was based...

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    Dracula

    Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of...

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    The best of fika and påtår

    ”Det var först efter att ha bott här i Sverige ett tag som jag insåg hur viktigt fika är för svenskarna" - Al Pitcher.  Al Pitchers ”Fika Tour” gjorde våren 2012 succé och både publik och press hyllade föreställningen. Under 2013 ger sig Al Pitcher...

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    Flatland a romance of many dimensions

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin A. Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its...

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    Murder in Skarhamn a Swedish crime novel

    On the west coast of Sweden, in Skärhamn on Tjörn, Chief Inspector Greger Thulin thinks he lives at an idyllic spot. But even the most beautiful painting can have a faulty stroke of the brush. Hiding behind the walls of Bleket School, are bullying and drug addicted...

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    The portrait of a lady

    The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880–81 and then as a book in 1881. It is one of James's most popular long novels, and is regarded by critics as one of his finest. The...

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    The poet in the glass cage

    Mahad jobbar som spärrvakt i tunnelbanan. Men egentligen är han poet. Han drömmer om att kunna skriva sina dikter på svenska så att alla kan läsa dem. Och han längtar efter att få prata med den där unga kvinnan som alltid skyndar förbi med näsan i en bok. Han...

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    Lethal games a Swedish crime novel

    Arne Hildeng is found dead on his luxury Storebro yacht docked at the harbor in Skärhamn. Also on board is Andrea, his wife. Did she murder her husband? Or could the murderer be someone else in the Hildeng family? And Chief Inspector Greger Thulin didn’t expect to see...

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    Night and day

    Night and Day (1919) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. Set in Edwardian London, Night and Day contrasts the daily lives of two friends, Katharine Hilbery and Mary Datchet. The novel examines the relationships between love, marriage, happiness, and success. There are four...

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    His last bow

    His Last Bow is a collection of eight Sherlock Holmes stories (seven in some editions) by Arthur Conan Doyle, first in The Strand Magazine September 1908 to December 1913, plus the one-off title story (September 1917), also called A Reminiscence of Mr. Sherlock Holmes....

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    Precious love a Swedish crime novel

    Gothenburg, Sweden During a break-in at the luxurious home of Kenneth and Viola Svalborg, someone has neatly sliced valuable paintings from their frames. Also missing is the neighbor’s beautiful 15 year old daughter, Elina Gullberg, who was babysitting for the...

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    Deathworld

    Deathworld is a science fiction novel by Harry Harrison first published in 1960. Deathworld is the first in a series of novels begun in 1960 and originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Magazine. It’s the story of Jason dinAlt a professional gambler with...

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    The tenant of Wildfell Hall

    The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the second and final novel by Anne Brontë (1848), is concerned with the story of a woman who leaves her abusive, dissolute husband, and who must then support herself and her young son. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a slightly darker work...

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    Arm of the law

    Arm of the Law is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison first published in 1958. How could a robot—a machine, after all—be involved in something like law application and violence? Harry Harrison  tells what happens when a police robot hits an outpost on...

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    That sweet little old lady

    That Sweet Little Old Lady (Brain Twister) is a science fiction novel by Randal Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer under the pen-name of ”Mark Phillips”, first published in 1959. It was nominated for the Hugo Award in 1960 under the name Brain Twister. In the not too...

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    Jude the obscure

    Jude the Obscure is the last completed of English writer Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Eleven-year-old Jude Fawley, inspired by his teacher Mr. Phillotson, who leaves Marygreen for...

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    The variable man

    The Variable Man is a science fiction novella by Philip K. Dick, first published in 1953. “He fixed things—clocks, refrigerators, vidsenders and destinies. But he had no business in the future, where the calculators could not handle him. He was Earth’s only...

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    A pair of blue eyes

    A Pair of Blue Eyes is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, published in 1873, first serialised between September 1872 and July 1873. It was Hardy's third novel, but the first to bear his name on publication. The book describes the love triangle between a young woman,...

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    The ambassadors

    The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR). This dark comedy, seen as one of the masterpieces of James's final period. Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought,...

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    Murder in the gunroom

    Murder in the Gunroom is a detective novel by science fiction author H Beam Piper, first published in 1953. The Lane Fleming collection of early pistols and revolvers was one of the best in the country. When Fleming was found dead on the floor of his locked gunroom, a...

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    Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, first published in 1891. It initially appeared in a censored and serialised version, published by the British illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. Though now considered...

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    Agnes Grey

    Agnes Grey is a semi-autobiographic novel by Anne Brontë, first published in 1847. The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financial ruin. Desperate to earn the money to care for herself, she takes one of the few jobs...

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    The turn of the screw

    The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novel written by Henry James.. A nameless governess reports the events of two ghosts who stalk the young children she has charge over. Is she reliable, or an imaginative neurotic?  Henry James'...

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    Fanny Hill memoirs of a woman of pleasure

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (popularly known as Fanny Hill) is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748.   This book has been notorious since it first appeared and had been banned several times and in several...

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    What Maisie knew

    What Maisie Knew is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Chap-Book and (revised and abridged) in the New Review in 1897 and then as a book later that year. It tells the story of the sensitive daughter of divorced, irresponsible parents. The book...

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    The repairman and other stories

    The Repairman and Other stories is a science fiction short story compilation by Harry Harrison. This is a collection of 3 of Harry Harrison marvelous early stories that were published in Galaxy, Analog and Fantastic Universe.  The Repairman (1958), (35 min.), is a...

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    Quo vadis

    Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz. The novel tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Ligia, and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes...

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    The golden bowl

    The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and...

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    The voyage out

    The Voyage Out is the first novel by Virginia Woolf, published in 1915. It is one of Woolf's wittiest social satires. The novel had a long and difficult gestation and was not published until 1915. It was written during a period in which Woolf was especially...

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    The movie Date

    Detta är boken "Biobesöket" på engelska! Moa och Ali ska gå på bio tillsammans. Vi följer deras förberedelser och möte – kantat av vissa missförstånd.  Eva Thors-Rudvalls böcker är bevis på att det går att berätta en historia med väldigt få och enkla...

  33. Omslagsbild: The knights of Arthur av

    The knights of Arthur

    The Knights of Arthur is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958. Pohl takes us into the future in this quirky and funny story, where the population of the United States is less than 10,000 people ... total. Yes you guessed it, there was a war;...

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    Two poets

    Two Poets (1837) is the first book in Balzac’s Lost Illusions trilogy, which is part of his sweeping set of novels collectively titled La Comédie Humaine. The story is set in post-Napoleonic France, when the new bourgeoisie was jostling for position alongside the old...

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    The world that couldn't be

    The World That Couldn't Be is a science fiction short story by American author Clifford D. Simak. Layard was a curiosity to sociologists. The planet supported thriving tribes of natives but they were genderless. How could tribes form without families? But Gavin Duncan...

  36. Omslagsbild: Eve and David av

    Eve and David

    Eve and David (1843) is the final book in Balzac’s Lost Illusions trilogy, which is part of his sweeping set of novels collectively titled La Comédie Humaine. The story is set in post-Napoleonic France. In the first volume of the trilogy (Two Poets, 1837), we met...

  37. Omslagsbild: The ramp av

    The ramp

    En rolig och varm bok på lättläst engelska, som passar även de som inte redan är skejtfrälsta. Jens älskar att åka skateboard. Han är i rampen nästan varje dag. Men så en dag kommer Maria dit. Jens vill visa henne vad han kan, och hur man åker i rampen. Men...

  38. Omslagsbild: The stars, my brothers av

    The stars, my brothers

    The Stars, My Brothers is a classic science fiction novella by American author Edmond Hamilton first published in Amazing Stories 1962. The Stars, My Brothers is considered one of Edmonton’s best stories, and certainly most imaginative, stories. A spaceman is killed in...

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    The liar

    The Liar is a short story by Henry James, which first appeared in The Century Magazine in May-June 1888, and in book form 1889. It is the story of a young successful painter’s dilemma when he reconnects with the woman he once loved during a visit to an English country...

  40. Omslagsbild: A voyage to Arcturus av

    A voyage to Arcturus

    A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by Scottish writer David Lindsay, first published in 1920. An interstellar voyage is the framework for a narrative of a journey through fantastic landscapes. The story is set at Tormance, an imaginary planet orbiting Arcturus, which, in...

  41. Omslagsbild: The well-beloved av

    The well-beloved

    The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament is a novel by Thomas Hardy, serialized in 1892, and published as a book in 1897. The main setting of the novel, the Isle of Slingers, is based on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, southern England. Many of Hardy's novels were set...

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    Roxana the fortunate mistress

    Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress (full title: The Fortunate Mistress: Or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim, in Germany, Being the Person known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the...

  43. Omslagsbild: Space Viking av

    Space Viking

    Space Viking is a science fiction novel written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1962. Space Viking is set in Piper’s Terro-Human future history. It tells the story of one man's search for his wife's murderer and its unexpected consequences.  A galactic war...

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    Inside earth

    Inside Earth is a science fiction novella by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1951. This story takes place in the not so distant future. Earth has been conquered and is a subjugated planet, the much too humanoid new rulers now extract heavy taxes, control industry and...

  45. Omslagsbild: Brigands of the moon av

    Brigands of the moon

    Brigands of the Moon is a science fiction novel by American author Ray Cummings first published in 1931. Brigands of the Moon is one of Cummings’ classic novels – a thrilling novel of the clash of two planets in the fight super-power ore, an adventure in...

  46. Omslagsbild: They twinkled like jewels av

    They twinkled like jewels

    They Twinkled Like Jewels by Philip José Farmer is a science fiction short story, first published in 1954. The story begins with Jack Crane lying in vacant lot. He seems a bit worse for wear, hiding from Bureau of Health and Sanity (Bohas) agents. Jack Crane is trying...

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    Triplanetary 1948 novel version

    Triplanetary (NOVEL version) is a science fiction novel and space opera by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. It was first serialized in the magazine Amazing Stories in 1934. The novel covers several episodes in an eons-long human breeding project by the...

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    The hated

    The Hated is a science fiction short story by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958 under the name Paul Flehr. After space, there was always one more river to cross ... the far side of hatred and murder! Unfortunately, there is a side-effect to locking a half-dozen men...

  49. Omslagsbild: The K-factor av

    The K-factor

    The K-Factor is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison, first published in 1960. The human race has reached the stars, colonized many planets and done amazing things in all areas of scientific progress. But humans are still humans and remain both honorable and...

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    Lone Star Planet

    Lone Star Planet is a Science fiction novel by H Beam Piper and John J McGuire first published in 1958. In 1999, the novel won the Prometheus Award, Hall of Fame Award for Best Classic Libertarian SF Novel. The story of a junior diplomat and his first posting to a planet...

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