Alma Books

  • Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series at GBP4.99. Oscar Wilde's only full-length novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a lasting gem of sophisticated wit and playfulness, which brings together all the best elements of his talent in a reinterpretation of the Faustian myth. This edition contains photo...

    Poche 8.80 € Sur commande
  • Little women

    Louisa May Alcott

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    Poche 11.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Beat generation

    Jack Kerouac

    Written in 1957, but only recently rediscovered in manuscript form in a New Jersey warehouse, Beat Generation bears the hallmarks of vintage Kerouac: flowing, stream-of-consciousness language, orchestrated with a jazz-like sense of adventure and rhythm....

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Good to Be God

    Tibor Fischer

    Using the credit card and identity of a handcuffs salesman, professional failure Tyndale Corbett arrives in Miami for a law enforcement conference to discover the joys of luxury hotels and above all the delight of being someone else, someone successful....

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande

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  • Witty, poignant, darkly comic, The Happy Numbers of Julius Miles is a triumph of linguistic inventiveness and a timely tale of personal relationships in a modern metropolis....

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Brilliance

    Anthony Mccarten

    Witty, magical, furious, Brilliance, Anthony McCarten's ambitious new novel, brings to life the birth of the modern era and provides an indelible portrait of the times in which we now live....

    Grand format 21.40 € Sur commande

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  • A tale of adventure with as many twists and turns as the enchanting Somerset landscape that forms its backdrop, Two Cows and a Vanful of Smoke is, above all, a celebration of the English countryside - full of magic, history and superstition - where smoke is in the air, and where not all is what ...

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Each year the storyteller Hassan gathers listeners to the city square to share their recollections of a young foreign couple who mysteriously disappeared some time ago. The Storyteller of Marrakesh is a reminder of what's being lost, a call to arms to save the storytelling tradition....

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Offers a contemporary satire on the world of marketing, in which memory, race and history are subsumed into the cover-up of corporate branding. Here, a 'nomenclature consultant' - an expert on naming the most disparate things, from antidepressants to cars, and spoons to plasters - is summoned by the...

    Grand format 15.90 € Indisponible
  • Anglais LILA

    Robert M. Pirsig

    Phaedrus is sailing down the Hudson River when he meets Lila Blewitt. He is drawn to her physically and interested in her intellectually. Lila prompts Phaedrus to explore conflicts of values, and finally, he formulates his 'Metaphysics of Quality', which offer a system of understanding actions accor...

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Remainder

    Tom Mccarthy

    Traumatised by an accident that involves something falling from the sky and leaving him eight and a half million pounds richer, our hero spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past. But when this fails to quench his thirst for authentici...

    Grand format 17.50 € Sur commande

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  • When Cambridge undergraduate Nick falls in love with an American student during a summer holiday in California, he fails to realise the far-reaching consequences this short but passionate affair will have on him. Years later, still haunted by memories and regrets, he continues to receive "coded" mes...

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais THE SISTER

    Paola Kaufmann

    As a woman, Emily Dickinson is most known as a recluse; as a poet, she is known for producing some of the most daring and original verse of the nineteenth century. This work probes into this world, revealing her tense relationship with her parents, her hidden passions and aspirations, and her secret...

    Grand format 17.50 € Sur commande
  • Donald Delpe is a troubled teenager. Not only is he a 'terrible teen' by default, as obsessed with sex, music, videogames and drugs as the rest of his gang, but he is also suffering from a life-threatening form of leukemia, which makes him an even more difficult boy, both for his parents and his tea...

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Dear Everybody

    Michael Kimball

    Traces the nuances of a short-lived life, maintaining a tone of finely judged tension between laughter and tears in a sympathetically written work of fiction....

    Grand format 15.90 € Sur commande

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  • Anglais Spinners

    Anthony Mccarten

    Teenage meat-packer Delia Chapman's claim that she has encountered a group of aliens is at first considered temporary insanity because of the stresses of her job. For how else can her story, which gains her instant tabloid fame and the envy of her catty friends, be explained? Things get stranger whe...

    Poche 12.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais All Ears

    Michael Holden

    Includes vignettes, fifteen colour illustrations, scene-setting descriptions for each dialogue and a map identifying the location of each conversation....

    Grand format 15.90 € Sur commande
  • Anglais Men in space

    Tom Mccarthy

    Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism, this title follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase a stolen icon painting from Sofia to Prague and beyond....

    Grand format 19.80 € Sur commande

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  • Written by Stephen Hawking's first wife, Jane Hawking, this memoir presents the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. Featuring photographs, it confronts not only the complicated and painful dilemmas of her first marriage, but also the faultlines exposed in a relationship by the pervasive ef...

    Grand format 31.80 € Sur commande
  • Anglais The Lake

    Paola Kaufmann

    A remote lake in Patagonia draws a scientific expedition in 1922 to search for the fabled monster living in its depths. In 1975, Ana Mullin takes up the search for the monster. This work follows Ana's quest to find the monster within herself as much as it leads the reader on a quest towards the mons...

    Grand format 14.90 € Sur commande
  • Based on a true story, this work is a demonstration of survival of the fittest, centred around a car yard in an everyday suburb (Lower Hutt), where a struggling car dealership stages an endurance competition in which a "brand new Ford Explorer" will be given to whomever can keep their hand on the ve...

    Grand format 16.40 € Sur commande
  • As a young girl from a wealthy family, Ginko Ogino seems set for a conventional life in the male-dominated society of nineteenth-century Japan. But when she contracts gonorrhea from her husband, she suffers the disgrace of divorce. Forced to bear the humiliation of being treated by male doctors, she...

    Grand format 29.90 € Sur commande

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  • Anglais Okei

    Mitsugu Saotome

    Set in the midst of samurai warfare in the mountainous region of Aizu in the late nineteenth century, this book recounts the coming of age of a young peasant girl Okei, who falls desperately in love with the fierce warrior Sanasuma Kingo, only to learn that the world she inhabits has no place for lo...

    Grand format 15.90 € Sur commande
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