List of products by brand Vintage Books

  • Brave New World

    It is set in the far future, in 2540 AD and features a utopian view of the society at that time, with a lot of material dedicated to sleep learning, reproductive technology, and classical conditioning. The title is derived from a line in Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

    €11.00
  • Casino Royale: James...

    Le Chiffre is a businessman with expensive tastes, and SMERSH’s chief operative in France. But as his dissolute lifestyle threatens to ruin him, his only hope is to risk his paymasters’ money at the card table.

    James Bond, the finest gambler in the service, has a deadly new mission: to outplay Le Chiffre and shatter his Soviet cell.

    €14.25
  • H is for Hawk

    As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later, when her father died and she was struck deeply by grief, she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk.

    €14.00
  • Or the Bull Kills You...

    Either you kill the bull, or the bull kills you -- traditional proverb. Chief Inspector Max Cámara hates bullfighting but one hot afternoon in Valencia he has to replace his boss, judging a festival corrida that stars Spain's most famous young matador. That night, he is summoned back to the bullring where the young matador's dead body now lies, naked and mutilated.

    €11.25
  • Selected stories

    This first-ever selection of Alice Munro's stories sums up her genius. Her territory is the secrets that cackle beneath the facade of everyday lives, the pain and promises, loves and fears of apparently ordinary men and women whom she renders extraordinary and unforgettable.

    €16.00
  • The Anarchist...

     Sent on leave after his last, brutal, case, Max Cámara returns to his home town in La Mancha, famous for producing the finest saffron in the world. There, the past keeps pulling at him. The town is exhuming a mass grave from the Civil War, but why is his grandfather behaving so strangely?

    €12.25
  • The Children Act

    Fiona Maye, a leading High Court judge, renowned for her fierce intelligence and sensitivity is called on to try an urgent case. For religious reasons, a seventeen-year-old boy is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life. Time is running out. She visits the boy in hospital - an encounter which stirs long-buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy.

    €10.00
  • The Narrow Road To The...

    The Narrow Road To The Deep North was awarded the Man Booker for its elegance and originality. Dorrigo Evans, the protagonist, is imprisoned in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. During his time there, he will use his surgeon skills to help the other prisoners, condemned to build the railway that will link the capitals of Burma and Thailand. Many will get sick, but Dorrigo will make a name for himself.

     

    Meanwhile, he will remember with regret his love story of years ago with his uncle's young wife, but time passes for everyone and, years later, being a war hero will discover everything that was lost on the way to the north.

    €15.00
  • The pirates in...

    Bruised from a crushing disappointment at the Pirate of the Year Awards, the Pirate Captain decides that it’s time for a career change. Before long, his loyal crew, much to their dismay, find themselves en route to St. Helena, a bleak speck of an island a thousand miles from anywhere.

    €10.50
  • What We Talk About...

    This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.

    €13.00