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Margaret Jull Costa

Margaret Jull Costa

·3.73·414,117 Ratings
“ Don't fear change. The surprise is the only way to new discoveries. Be playful! ” ― Gordana Biernat
Authors' Books
  • Written Lives

    2007·
    ·3.85·364 Ratings
    In addition to his own busy career as "one of Europe's most intriguing contemporary writers" (TLS), Javier Marías is also the translator into Spanish of works by Hardy, Stevenson, Conrad, Faulkner, Nabokov, and Laurence Sterne. His love for these authors
  • Requiem: A Hallucination

    2002·
    ·3.93·663 Ratings
    In this enchanting and evocative novel, Antonio Tabucchi takes the reader on a dream-like trip to Portugal, a country he is deeply attached to. He spent many years there as director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. He even wrote Requiem in Por
  • Borges and the Eternal Orangutans

    2000·
    ·3.79·518 Ratings
    Jorge Luis Borges is the hero of this literary whodunit by one of Brazil's most celebrated writers. Vogelstein is a loner who has always lived among books. Suddenly, fate grabs hold of his insignificant life and carries him off to Buenos Aires, to a confe
  • Fever and Spear (Your Face Tomorrow, #1)

    2005·
    ·4·1,345 Ratings
    Part spy novel, part romance, part Henry James, Your Face Tomorrow is a wholly remarkable display of the immense gifts of Javier Marias. With Fever and Spear, Volume One of his unfolding novel Your Face Tomorrow, he returns us to the rarified world of Oxf
  • Tomorrow in the Battle Think on Me

    2001·
    ·4.02·1,740 Ratings
    "No one ever suspects," begins Tomorrow in the Battle Think On Me, "that they might one day find themselves with a dead woman in their arms...." Marta has just met Victor when she invites him to dinner at her Madrid apartment while her husband is away on
  • Dance and Dream (Your Face Tomorrow, #2)

    2006·
    ·4.27·737 Ratings
    Your Face Tomorrow, Javier Marias's dazzling unfolding magnum opus, is a novel in three parts, which began with Volume One: Fever and Spear. Described as a "brilliant dark novel" (Scotland on Sunday), the book now takes a wild swerve in its new volume. Sk
  • When I Was Mortal

    2009·
    ·3.67·360 Ratings
    Victims of mistaken identity, sponging relatives, amateur sleuths, eavesdroppers, professional liars, assassins, and failed bodyguards populate the short stories in When I Was Mortal. Plots turn on curious exigencies—a woman about to star in her first p
  • The Man of Feeling

    2007·
    ·3.7·460 Ratings
    Glinting like a moonstone with layers of emotion, The Man of Feeling is a sleek and strange tale of cosmopolitan love. An affair between a married woman and a young man just becoming an opera star (curiously helped along by the husband's factotum) meets w
  • Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanui

    2015·
    ·3.95·181 Ratings
    Alfanhui's master is a taxidermist who does bizarre things with trees by making them sprout feathers. When the locals burn down the taxidermist's house, young Alfanhui sets off to travel around Castille seeking knowledge rather than his fortune.
  • The Yellow Rain

    2004·
    ·3.91·339 Ratings
    Ainielle is a village high in the Spanish Pyrenees. Its houses are mostly deserted ruins and have been for years. Ainielle's last surviving inhabitant, an old man at death's door, lingers on, and as the "yellow rain" of leaves flutters around him and the
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