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  1. All a Novelist Needs (Pocket)

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    Colm Toibin, Susan M. (EDT) Griffin, Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780801897795 - UTGIVEN: 2010-09

    This book collects, for the first time, Colm Toibin's critical essays on Henry James. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize for his novel about James's life, The Master, Toibin brilliantly analyzes James from a novelist's point of view. Known for his acuity and originality, Toibin is himself a master o[...]

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    från 196.00 kr
  2. The Testament of Mary (Häftad)

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    Colm Taoibain, Colm T[ibn, Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9781451692389 - UTGIVEN: 2014-02

    In the ancient town of Ephesus, Mary lives alone, years after her son's crucifixion. She has no interest in collaborating with the authors of the Gospel, who are her keepers. She does not agree that her son is the Son of God; nor that his death was "worth it"; nor that the "group of misfits he gathe[...]

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    från 109.00 kr
  3. Brooklyn (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780141041742 - UTGIVEN: 201003

    Colm Toibin's "Brooklyn" is a devastating story of love, loss and one woman's terrible choice between duty and personal freedom. It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when her sister arranges for her to emigrate to New Yo[...]

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    från 98.00 kr
  4. Nora Webster (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780141041759 - UTGIVEN: 2015-01

    This book was shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Novel Awards. Nora Webster is the heartbreaking new novel from one of the greatest novelists writing today. It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the deat[...]

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    från 97.00 kr
  5. The Empty Family (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780141041773 - UTGIVEN: 201106

    In the captivating stories that make up "The Empty Family" Colm Toibin delineates with a tender and unique sensibility lives of unspoken or unconscious longing, of individuals, often willingly, cast adrift from their history. 'I imagined lamplight, shadows, soft voices, clothes put away, the low sou[...]

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    från 106.00 kr
  6. The Human Factor (Häftad)

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    Graham Greene, Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780143105565 - UTGIVEN: 2008-09

    Maurice Castle is a high-level operative in the British secret service during the Cold War. He is deeply in love with his African wife, who escaped apartheid South Africa with the help of his communist friend. Despite his misgivings, Castle decides to act as a double agent, passing information to th[...]

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    från 129.00 kr
  7. The Art of the Novel (Pocket)

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    Henry James, R. P. Blackmur, Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780226392059 - UTGIVEN: 201106

    This collection of prefaces, originally written for the 1909 multivolume "New York" Edition of Henry James' fiction, first appeared in book form in 1934 with an introduction by poet and critic R. P. Blackmur. In his prefaces, James tackles the great problems of fiction writing - character, plot, poi[...]

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    från 239.00 kr
  8. Gender Epistemologies in Africa (Inbunden)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780230623453 - UTGIVEN: 201012

    This volume will bring together a variety of studies that are engaged with notions of gender in different African localities, institutions and historical time periods. The objective is to expand empirical and theoretical studies that take seriously the idea that in order to understand gender and gen[...]

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    från 709.00 kr
  9. Brooklyn (Pocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780241972700 - UTGIVEN: 2015-10-22

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    från 99.00 kr
  10. The Heather Blazing (Storpocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330321259 - UTGIVEN: 199309

    Eamon Redmond is a judge in Ireland's high court, a man remote from his wife, his son and daughter and, at least outwardly, from his own childhood. The life he has built for himself, between his work in Dublin and his family's retreat by the sea at Cush, is distinguished by order and by achievement.[...]

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    från 109.00 kr
  11. The South (Storpocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330323338 - UTGIVEN: 199209

    In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland and her family for Barcelona, determined to become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and proceeds to build a life with him. But Katherine cannot escape her past, as Michael Graves, a fellow Irish emigre to Spai[...]

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    från 106.00 kr
  12. The Story of the Night (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330340182 - UTGIVEN: 199709

    Richard Garay lives alone with his mother, hiding his sexuality from her and from those around him. Stifled by a job he despises, he finds himself willing to take considerable risks. Set in Argentina in a time of great change, The Story of the Night is a powerful and moving novel about a man who, as[...]

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    från 101.00 kr
  13. Homage to Barcelona (Storpocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330373562 - UTGIVEN: 200203

    This book celebrates one of Europe's greatest cities -- a cosmopolitan hub of vibrant architecture, art, culture and nightlife. It moves from the story of the city's founding and its huge expansion in the nineteenth century to the lives of Gaudi, Miro, Picasso, Casals and Dali. It also explores the [...]

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    från 106.00 kr
  14. The Blackwater Lightship (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330389860 - UTGIVEN: 200004

    'This is the most astonishing piece of writing, lyrical in its emotion and spare in its construction ...Toibin has crafted an unmissable read' Sunday Herald In Blackwater in the early 1990s, three women -- Dora Devereux, her daughter Lily and her granddaughter Helen -- have come together after years[...]

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    från 94.00 kr
  15. Lady Gregory's Toothbrush (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330419932 - UTGIVEN: 200309

    A remarkable figure in Celtic history, she was married to an MP and land-owner, yet retained an unprecedented independence of both thought and deed, actively championing causes close to her heart. At once conservative and radical in her beliefs, she saw no conflict in idealizing and mythologizing th[...]

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    från 99.00 kr
  16. Mothers and Sons (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330441834 - UTGIVEN: 200706

    "Mothers and Sons" is a sensitive and beautifully written meditation on the dramas surrounding this most elemental of relationships. Psychologically intricate and emotionally incisive, each finely wrought story teases out the delicate and difficult strands woven between mothers and sons. This is an [...]

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    från 101.00 kr
  17. The Master (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330485661 - UTGIVEN: 200501

    In January 1895 Henry James anticipates the opening of his first play, Guy Domville, in London. The production fails, and he returns, chastened and humiliated, to his writing desk. The result is a string of masterpieces, but they are produced at a high personal cost. In The Master Colm Toibin captur[...]

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    från 105.00 kr
  18. Love in a Dark Time (Storpocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780330491389 - UTGIVEN: 200302

    In Love in a Dark Time, Colm Toibin looks at the life and work of some of the greatest and most influential artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His subjects range from figures such as Oscar Wilde, born in the 1850s, to Pedro Almodovar, born nearly a hundred years later. Toibin studies[...]

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    från 114.00 kr
  19. Nora Webster (Inbunden)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780670918140 - UTGIVEN: 2014-10

    Nora Webster is the heartbreaking new novel from one of the greatest novelists writing today. It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. She is fiercely intelligent, at times dif[...]

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    från 211.00 kr
  20. The Testament of Mary (Inbunden)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780670922093 - UTGIVEN: 201210

    This is longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013. Colm Toibin's The Testament of Mary is a short, powerful novel about one of the most famous mothers in history. From the author of Brooklyn, in a voice that is both tender and filled with rage, The Testament of Mary tells the story of a cataclysmic e[...]

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    från 0.00 kr
  21. On Elizabeth Bishop (Inbunden)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780691154114 - UTGIVEN: 2015-03

    In this book, novelist Colm Toibin offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences--the American poet Elizabeth Bishop. Ranging across her poetry, prose, letters, and biography, Toibin creates a vivid picture of Bishop while also revealing [...]

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    från 162.00 kr
  22. Love in a Dark Time (Pocket)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780743244671 - UTGIVEN: 2004-05

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    från 130.00 kr
  23. The Master (Häftad)

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    Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780743250412 - UTGIVEN: 200505

    Like Michael Cunningham in "The Hours, " Colm Toibin captures the extraordinary mind and heart of a great writer. Beautiful and profoundly moving, "The Master" tells the story of a man born into one of America's first intellectual families who leaves his country in the late nineteenth century to liv[...]

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    från 137.00 kr
  24. The Hour of the Star (Pocket)

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    Clarice Lispector, Benjamin Moser, Colm Toibin

    ISBN: 9780811219495 - UTGIVEN: 201111

    Narrated by the cosmopolitan Rodrigo S.M., this brief, strange, and haunting tale is the story of Macabea, one of life's unfortunates. Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a poor living as a typist, Macabea loves movies, Coca-Colas, and her rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn M[...]

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    från 110.00 kr