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  1. Never to Return

    Never to Return

    Written by Esther Tusquets, Translated by and Afterword by Barbara F. Ichiishi

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    Never to Return is a witty, penetrating account of a woman’s inner journey to understanding through her encounter with Freudian psychoanalysis. On the brink of turning fifty, Elena suddenly falls into a deep depression. Her... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1999
    Paperback | £13.99
  2. Bordeaux

    Bordeaux

    Written by Soledad Puertolas, Translated by Francisca Gonzalez-Arias

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    Bordeaux, a shrewd and moving portrayal of life in contemporary Europe, is the first novel to appear in English by Soledad Puértolas, one of the most acclaimed writers in Spain today. A novel that subtly takes the measure of... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1998
    Paperback | £11.99
  3. Abelard's Love

    Abelard's Love

    Written by Luise Rinser, Translated by Jean M. Snook

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Abelard’s Love is an inspired retelling of the story of Abelard and Heloise—the French medieval theologian and his brilliant student—whose love affair led to a scandal that has echoed through the centuries. In the affair’s... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1998
    Paperback | £11.99
  4. The Forbidden Woman

    The Forbidden Woman

    Written by Malika Mokeddem, Translated by Karen Melissa Marcus

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    The Forbidden Woman tells the story of Sultana, an Algerian woman doctor who, after years spent living in France, returns to her native village in order to attend the funeral of a former lover. The clash between her origins and... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1998
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. The Governor's Daughter

    The Governor's Daughter

    Written by Paule Constant, Translated by Betsy Wing

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    The Governor’s Daughter is an extraordinary tale of innocence adrift in a monstrous world. Set just after World War I in the French penal colony in Cayenne, French Guiana, it is the story of Chrétienne, the seven-year-old daughter... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1998
    Paperback | £11.99
  6. Slander

    Slander

    Written by Linda Le, Translated by and Afterword by Esther Allen

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    Like author Linda Lê, the young woman who narrates this novel is from Vietnam and is a writer, a “dirty foreigner writing in French.” The narrator has distanced herself not only from Vietnamese society but also from her... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 1996
    Paperback | £12.99
  7. Nevermore

    Nevermore

    Written by Marie Redonnet, Translated by and Introduced by Jordan Stump

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    When Deputy Willy Bost arrives in the mysterious border town of San Rosa, he does not know why he has been sent there or what he will find. What he encounters, gradually, is an obscure network of private and public relations tarnished... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1996
    Paperback | £9.99
  8. Candy Story

    Candy Story

    Written by Marie Redonnet, Translated by Alexandra Quinn

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Candy Story recounts a turbulent year in the life of Mia, a young woman whose apparent calm is perpetually threatened by inner doubts and outer catastrophe. Her modest dreams of happiness are dashed by the deaths of her mother,... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1995
    Paperback | £9.99
  9. Forever Valley

    Forever Valley

    Written by Marie Redonnet, Translated by Jordan Stump

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    These three short novels are the first works to appear in English by a remarkable contemporary French author, Marie Redonnet. Born in Paris in 1947, Redonnet taught for a number of years in a suburban lycée before deciding to... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1994
    Paperback | £11.99
  10. Hotel Splendid

    Hotel Splendid

    Written by Marie Redonnet, Translated by Jordan Stump

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    These three short novels are the first works to appear in English by a remarkable contemporary French author, Marie Redonnet. Born in Paris in 1947, Redonnet taught for a number of years in a suburban lycée before deciding to... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1994
    Paperback | £9.99
  11. Rose Mellie Rose

    Rose Mellie Rose

    Written by Marie Redonnet, Translated by Jordan Stump

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Bison Books

    These three short novels are the first works to appear in English by a remarkable contemporary French author, Marie Redonnet. Born in Paris in 1947, Redonnet taught for a number of years in a suburban lycée before deciding to... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1994
    Paperback | £10.99
  12. Concert

    Concert

    Written by Else Lasker-Schuler, Translated by and Introduced by Jean M. Snook

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Concert was one of the last books published by a Jew in Germany before Hitler came to power. The work is autobiographical, a collection of essays and vignettes that both entertain and engage the reader at a deeper level. Like... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1994
    Hardback | £39.00
  13. Daughters of Eve
    This volume is the first anthology of contemporary East German women's writing in English translation. It will introduce scholars and general readers to writers whose voices are essential to an understanding of the situation of... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
    Paperback | £20.99
  14. The Book of Promethea

    The Book of Promethea

    Written by Helene Cixous, Translated by and Introduced by Betsy Wing

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    In writing Le Livre de Promethea Hélène Cixous set for herself the task of bridging the immeasurable distance between love and language. She describes a love between two women in its totality, experienced as both a physical... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1991
    Paperback | £12.99
  15. The Tongue Snatchers

    The Tongue Snatchers

    Written by Claudine Herrmann, Translated by and Introduced by Nancy Kline

    Series European Women Writers

    UNP - Nebraska

    Claudine Herrmann became famous in France with he publication of Les Voleuses de langue in 1976. Her much-quoted book is now recognized as a modern classic of feminist literary criticism. Nancy Kline's welcome English translation... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1991
    Paperback | £11.99
  16. Bitter Healing
    Bitter Healing is the first anthology of eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century German women's writing in English translation. It goes far toward filling a major gap in literary history by recovering for a wide audience the... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1990
    Paperback | £28.99
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