This series provides readers of all kinds with an introduction to some of the most exciting works in contemporary literature. Captain Carelli's Mandolin The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts
'Marina Warner possesses an astonishing breadth of knowledge on so many subjects. Signs & Wonders brings together over thirty years' worth of her writing, and is a stimulating and occasionally unnerving experience-It's a dazzling performance. This hefty collection must confirm Warner's reputation as one of the finest literary and intellectual minds at work in Britain' Caryl Phillips
André Comte-Sponville's brilliant and thought-provoking follow-up to A Short Treatise on the Great Virtues is an ambitious introduction to the central concepts of philosophy, from morality to death, from liberty to wisdom.