Together with Animal Farm (also available in our collection), 1984 is George Orwell's most famous and influential novel. Both books have transcended the particular targets they were gunning for at the time of their conception.
When professors Thomson, and Ramón y Cajal meet in Stockholm in December 1906 to receive, respectively, the Nobel Prizes for Physics, and Medicine they talk about how the fields their work is opening up: electronics and neuroscience.
'A paso de tortuga' ('Slow as a Tortoise') is a traditional African story; a fable starring the wisest, most patient and long-lived animal and how he managed to save all the animals.
We often feel that we're no big deal, but if we look at the people around us, we realise that we can be very special. Even the smallest of gestures are important and they give rise to gigantic actions. Every one of us can make a difference.
In 27 letters, there's a whole world hidden: jungles full of animals, unchartered seas and the names of every single one of your friends. 27 letters, a thousand nights of stories and even magic spells to summon the wind!
One day when I was feeling worried, my grandpa said to me, 'Max, we're going to climb the old oak tree today, like I used to do when I was your age. You see, everything looks different up there.'
On her thirteenth birthday, Amanda Black receives a letter signed by her parents,who had disappeared a few months after her birth. The letter sets her a mission: "You are the last of our line. The last Black.
A detective with the Guardia Civil arrives in Lecumberri in Navarra on the evening before the "Alzamiento Nacional" or National Uprising of Francoist forces in 1936.
Douglas Suttle is a writer, translator and editor based in Catalonia. As well as writing for several newspapers and magazines throughout Europe, he ...