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  • Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste ’79, Vienna ’85, Prague ’89

    Richard Bassett

    RB embraced Trieste in our Cuckoo Press piece of 2013. Here is the fully-fledged version, with RB as hornist in the Ljubljana opera house, then as Times Foreign Correspondent in Vienna and Warsaw. A memoir of both ease and grit in the last decade of the Cold War, full of irony, subtlety and humour

    Hardback £16.99
  • Drive your Plow over the Bones of the Dead

    Olga Tokarczuk

    From the author of ‘Flights’, this is an entertaining noir novel suffused with William Blake, astrological lore, and the landscapes of middle Europe.

    Paperback £12.99
  • The Salt Of The Earth

    Józef Wittlin

    WW1 in the Carpathians: a peasant is obliged to fight in a war he does not understand. Inspired by ‘The Odyssey’, this is a great pacifist novel about the consequences of war for ordinary people. First published in 1935.

    Hardback £16.99