Books tagged: eastern europe

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When History Enters the House: Essays from Central Europe, 1992-1996
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
“Blumenthal uses his exceptional powers of observation to look at Central Europe from an America an perspective, and re-view America from a Hungarian vantage point. (He) has a poet's eye for the telling detail, an expatriate's appreciation for cultural paradox, and the passion to see beyond both, to the salient heart of human and political dilemmas. This is a wise, witty book…” Eva Hoffman
The Shadow Master
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,360. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
TIME. An archeologist found dead in his hotel room suddenly ran out of it. His brother Klement, a former intelligence agent, suspects his death was as unnatural as the things he did in a race against it. Klement joins the chase for an invaluable book that is a monument to it. A beautiful art dealer, a mass killer, and an invisible man all rock around this clock.
Running The World: Budapest, Hungary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Taylor Chase. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The routes, maps, stats, and cultural information you need to safely - and happily - run Budapest, Hungary's sparkling capital city. Brought to you by Blaze Travel Guides, a not-for-profit resource of international guides for active travelers.
Waking Beauty
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Price: $9.29 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by Smart Media New York. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
An original, dark, funny three act play, with a strong female lead, blending the European and American culture and angst. A modern tragedy, a social vaudeville, and indirect a political play with an absurd and neo-feminist touch, coming from the tradition of Bertolt Brecht’s Three Penny Opera, Wendy Wasserstein’s Heidi Chronicles and David Hare’s Amy’s View.
Sceptic at Large
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A controversial critique of the European Union by maverick Conservative MEP Roger Helmer. If you want to understand British politics from the right of centre viewpoint then this book is essential. "Well-informed and merciless" - Lord Nigel Lawson. "Our national debate is the richer for a Sceptic at Large," Rt Hon. John Redwood MP.
Miorița blues
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: Romanian. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
O selecție de proză scurtă cuprinzând 13 texte scrise între anii 1995 și 2010.
Brittle Lives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Love, in all its positive and negative aspects, often serves as the defining test of a person's character. These stories show that redemption implies a preexisting state of despair, and such despair can all too often be a by-product of love. These stories show the transitions between these states. They are all set in Poland and, indirectly highlight aspects of Polish culture.
Vagabond Shoes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
After a series of personal and financial catastrophes the author ran away for a year following in the footsteps of Victorian women travellers. Veering from France to Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, through India, California, Central America and Cuba, this is a wry look at life on the road from a woman who has been there, done that and usually couldn’t afford to buy the T-shirt.
Through a glass, darkly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
We have to find our way through this world even though none of our reference points really makes complete sense. I have used those images and ideas which interest me most – European history, cycling, physics, sitting in cafes – as metaphors for the ephemeral nature of this world, and also as metaphors for each other. The confusion this generates helps me make sense of it all.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.