The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)

The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1) Suspenseful and outlandish, absorbing and fun a novel unlike any other and an introduction to the imagination of a most distinctive writer and his singular fictional universe Great Britain circa 1985 time travel is routine, cloning is a reality dodos are the resurrected pet of choice , and

Aurélia and Other Writings

Aurélia and Other Writings Aurelia is French poet and novelist Gerard de Nerval s account of his descent into madness a condition provoked in part by his unrequited passion for an actress named Jenny Colon One of the original self styled bohemians, Nerval was best known in his own day for parading a lobster on a pale

A Night of Serious Drinking

A Night of Serious Drinking A Night of Serious Drinking is among Rene Daumal s most important literary works Like Daumal s Mount Analogue it is a classic work of symbolic fiction An unnamed narrator spends an evening getting drunk with a group of friends as the party becomes intoxicated and exuberant, the narrator embarks

Paris Peasant

Paris Peasant Paris Peasant 1926 is one of the central works of Surrealism, yet Exact Change s edition is the first U.S publication of Simon Watson Taylor s authoritative translation, completed after consultations with the author Unconventional in form Aragon consciously avoided recognizable narration or

The Hearing Trumpet

The Hearing Trumpet Leonora Carrington, the distinguished British born Surrealist painter is also a writer of extraordinary imagination and charm Exact Change launched a program of reprinting her fiction with what is perhaps her best loved book The Hearing Trumpet is the story of 92 year old Marian Leatherby, who is

Maldoror and the Complete Works

Maldoror and the Complete Works Andre Breton described Maldoror as the expression of a revelation so complete it seems to exceed human potential Little is known about its pseudonymous author, aside from his real name Isidore Ducasse , birth in Uruguay 1846 and early death in Paris 1870 Lautreamont bewildered his


Lobster Aboard the Titanic, Lobster watches Angelina devour his father, before being plucked out of the aquarium himself Just as he is put in the boiling pot, the ship hits the iceberg and the pot is thrown to the floor Lobster survives, with some changes he finds himself sexually attracted not only to a

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Blank 133x176 This is the tale of a legendary land of ice and snow beyond the northern seas In the artificial city of Traumesse, scientists have created comfortable living and breeding conditions for the last endangered Fishfolk But when the Democratic Travelling Circus arrives, chaos ensues.

Nova Express (The Nova Trilogy, #3)

Nova Express (The Nova Trilogy, #3) The Soft Machine introduced us to the conditions of a universe where endemic lusts of the mind and body pray upon men, hook them, and turn them into beasts Nova Express takes William S Burroughs s nightmarish futuristic tale one step further The diabolical Nova Criminals Sammy The Butcher, Green