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Product Description: My Fellow Skin is a beautiful, affectionate novel told from the point of view of an impressionable young boy. The novel opens before the boy can talk, and we follow Anton’s first, tentative steps on the path to adulthood. He gradually begins to grasp an understanding of time and death, and when he goes to school he falls in love for the first time – not with the schoolgirls his peers are interested in, but with his classmate, Willem...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781782270195 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, May 5, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: My Fellow Skin is a beautiful, affectionate novel told from the point of view of an impressionable young boy.
9780345454072, titled "The Homing" | Ballantine Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $3.99 | also contains The Homing | About this edition: A young widow returning to her hometown to marry her childhood sweetheart must protect her vulnerable daughters when she is confronted with an unspeakable horror--an unearthly, hideous force of nature seeking to satisfy its appetite for innocence

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Joris has lived with his aunt and uncle in a village since his childhood; his father died young and his mother moved to Spain. He is a quiet and introverted child who, his relatives fear, resents the loss of his parents deeply. The gentle rhythm of life, however, is about to be disturbed, awakening in Joris charged memories of his dead father.
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781782270201 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, May 5, 2015, cover price $14.95
9781843431725 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Joris has lived with his aunt and uncle in a village since his childhood; his father died young and his mother moved to Spain.
9780345909572, titled "The Sword of Shannara" | Reissue edition (Del Rey, March 1, 1996), cover price $6.99 | also contains Sword of Shannara | About this edition: Living in peaceful Shady Vale, Shea Ohmsford knew little of the troubles that plagued the rest of the world.

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Product Description: Written from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy who lives with his grandmother, Marcel is a striking debut novel describing the vivid history of a family in a Flemish village. The mysterious death of Marcel, the family favourite, has always haunted the young boy...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781782270188 | Pushkin Pr Ltd, May 5, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Written from the point of view of a ten-year-old boy who lives with his grandmother, Marcel is a striking debut novel describing the vivid history of a family in a Flemish village.
9780345905239, titled "The Alpine Christmas" | Ballantine Books, November 1, 1993, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Alpine Christmas | About this edition: An Emma Lord Mystery.

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Product Description: Amid the lush abundance of Java's landscape, two boys spend their days exploring the vast lakes and teeming forests. But as time passes the boys come to realize that their shared sense of adventure cannot bridge the gulf between their backgrounds, for one is the son of a Dutch plantation owner, and the other the son of a servant...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781846273230 | Ingram Pub Services, October 4, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Amid the lush abundance of Java's landscape, two boys spend their days exploring the vast lakes and teeming forests.

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Product Description: One summer's afternoon in 1981, a factory owner, Christiaan Dudok, is found dead in his study having taken his own life. He has left no suicide note, but on his desk is a newspaper from 2 April 1942, reporting on the bombing of the north German town of Lubeck...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9780857050557 | Gardners Books, October 27, 2011, cover price $19.90 | About this edition: One summer's afternoon in 1981, a factory owner, Christiaan Dudok, is found dead in his study having taken his own life.

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Product Description: Set in the cities and islands of the Mediterranean, and linked thematically, the eight stories in The Foxes Come At Night read more like a novel, a meditation on memory, life and death. Their protagonists collect and reconstruct fragments of lives lived intensely, and now lost, crystallized in memory or in the detail of a photograph...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9780857050236 | Gardners Books, May 26, 2011, cover price $18.55 | About this edition: Set in the cities and islands of the Mediterranean, and linked thematically, the eight stories in The Foxes Come At Night read more like a novel, a meditation on memory, life and death.

Two very different women, Kit and Ara, grow to be friends in this often unexpected novel of an unusual relationship.
By Connie Palmen and Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781846555640 | Vintage Uk, April 5, 2011, cover price $21.95
9781860465604 | Harvill Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Two very different women, Kit and Ara, grow to be friends in this often unexpected novel of an unusual relationship.

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Product Description: Born into wealth and privilege, Rudolf Kerkhoven is destined to follow his father's footsteps into the Dutch colonies, with its uncleared jungle foothills and potential for riches.  When he arrives in Java he is immediately smitten by the landscape and the life, and over the seasons, Rudolf's dedication and diligence gradually transform the land into a productive estate for tea, coffee and quinine...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781846271700 | Granta Books, November 4, 2010, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: Rudolf leaves his comfortable origins in Delft by ship for Java to help run the family's estates there.

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9781846271717 | Reprint edition (Ingram Pub Services, October 3, 2013), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Born into wealth and privilege, Rudolf Kerkhoven is destined to follow his father's footsteps into the Dutch colonies, with its uncleared jungle foothills and potential for riches.

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By Ina Rilke (trans)

Paperback:

9780981955742, titled "Eline Vere: A Novel of the Hague" | Archipelago Books, August 1, 2010, cover price $20.00

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Kata, the daughter of a Jewish father who fled Budapest during World War II, is drawn to a young man named Stefan and later learns that he is her half brother, a situation that is complicated by their mutual attraction.
By Tessa De Loo and Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9781569473160 | Soho Pr Inc, February 1, 2003, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Kata, the daughter of a Jewish father who fled Budapest during World War II, is drawn to a young man named Stefan and later learns that he is her half brother, a situation that is complicated by their mutual attraction.

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9781900850643 | Italian edition edition (Arcadia Books Ltd, April 1, 2008), cover price $22.95 | also contains A Bed in Heaven
9781569473511 | Soho Pr Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.00

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By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781900850643 | Italian edition edition (Arcadia Books Ltd, April 1, 2008), cover price $22.95 | also contains A Bed in Heaven

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Hardcover:

9781585675838 | Overlook Pr, May 10, 2007, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Following his runaway best seller, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie gives us a delightful new tale of East meets West: an adventure both wry and uplifting about a love of dreams and the dream of love, and the power of reading to sustain and inspire the spirit...read more
By Ina Rilke (trans)

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9781400042593 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 7, 2005, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: After years of studying Freud in Paris, Mr.

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9781597223966 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, December 13, 2006), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Following his runaway best seller, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie gives us a delightful new tale of East meets West: an adventure both wry and uplifting about a love of dreams and the dream of love, and the power of reading to sustain and inspire the spirit.

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Sadly, the 10,000 dollars Muo offers Judge Di to free his beloved aren't enough. The judge, tired of cash and cars, orders Muo to bring him a virgin girl to satisfy his sexual predilection for the unsullied.
By Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9780701177393 | Vintage Uk, June 2, 2005, cover price $23.45 | About this edition: Sadly, the 10,000 dollars Muo offers Judge Di to free his beloved aren't enough.

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Product Description: In Margriet de Moor's prizewinning novel a strange and extraordinary love story unfolds amid the carriages, churches, and shadowed harbors of eighteenth-century Naples. For one entire opera season, Carlotta, a Neapolitan duchess, sits in her candle-lit box captive to her passion for Gasparo, the tantalizing castrato with whom she has been smitten since their childhood together in a small Italian village...read more

Hardcover:

9780786252565 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, April 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Margriet de Moor's prizewinning novel a strange and extraordinary love story unfolds amid the carriages, churches, and shadowed harbors of eighteenth-century Naples.
9781585670031 | Overlook Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A novel set in eighteenth-century Naples introduces Carlotta, a wealthy woman who is falling under the romantic spell of the castrati, Gasparo.

By Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9789990059731 | Random House Inc, September 1, 2001, cover price $0.02

Paperback:

9789990154573 | 2 edition (Random House Inc, November 1, 2002), cover price $0.02

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At the height of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two young boys are sent to the country for 'reeducation' at a remote mountain village, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translations. A first novel.

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9780739301012 | Unabridged edition (Random House, October 1, 2002), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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A novel set in eighteenth-century Naples introduces Carlotta, a wealthy aristocrat who is falling under the romantic spell of the castrato Gasparo. Reprint.
By Magriet Demoor and Ina Rilke (trans)

Paperback:

9781585672530 | Reissue edition (Overlook Pr, February 1, 2002), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A novel set in eighteenth-century Naples introduces Carlotta, a wealthy aristocrat who is falling under the romantic spell of the castrato Gasparo.

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Explores the devastating effect the death of a child has on parents, friends, and lovers after Oda and Paul Klein's eight-year-old daughter, Vera, drowns in a neighbor's pool.

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9780374185855 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Explores the devastating effect the death of a child has on parents, friends, and lovers after Oda and Paul Klein's eight-year-old daughter, Vera, drowns in a neighbor's pool.

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The arrival of two African princes in Holland in 1837 causes a deep disturbance among the two cousins, who find their innocence stripped away as they attend boarding school and learn European ways. 12,500 first printing.
By Arthur Japin and Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9780375406751 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Their arrival in Holland in 1837 causes a deep disturbance among two African princes, Kwame and Kwasi, who find their innocence stripped away as they attend boarding school and learn European ways.

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In a collection of twenty-five original essays, the author of The Following Story chronicles his travels throughout Spain over the course of three decades, discussing his trip through La Mancha, the magnificent Prado Museum, a visit to the shrine of the Black Madonna of Guadalupe, and more. (view table of contents)
By Cees Nooteboom and Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9780151001972 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, March 1, 1997), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In a collection of twenty-five essays the author chronicles his travels throughout Spain over the course of three decades, discussing his trip through La Mancha, the Prado Museum, and a visit to the shrine of the Black Madonna of Guadalupe

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Herman Mussert, a former teacher of Latin and Greek, falls asleep in Amsterdam one evening, only to wake up in a hotel room in Lisbon with the fear that he is dead. Reprint. NYT.
By Cees Nooteboom and Ina Rilke (trans)

Hardcover:

9780151000982 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Herman Mussert, a former teacher of Latin and Greek, falls asleep in Amsterdam one evening, only to wake up in a hotel room in Lisbon with the fear that he is dead

Paperback:

9780156002547 | Mariner Books, January 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Herman Mussert, a former teacher of Latin and Greek, falls asleep in Amsterdam one evening, only to wake up in a hotel room in Lisbon with the fear that he is dead.

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