LITTLE BLUE BOOK club
small but mighty masterpieces
A mixture of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.
A book club for the time and concentration poor who are craving intellectual stimulus, variety and community during these uncertain times.
THREE JAPANESE SHORT STORIES
BY UNO, NAGAI & AKUTAGAWA
Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai's Behind the Prison, Uno's Closet LLB and Akutagawa's deeply macabre General Kim.
BY GERTRUDE STEIN
From apples to artichokes, these glittering, fragmented, painterly portraits of food by the avant-garde pioneer Gertrude Stein are redolent of sex, laughter and the joy of everyday life.
THE THREE ELECTROKNIGHTS
BY STANISLAW LEM
From a giant of twentieth-century science fiction, these four miniature space epics feature crazy inventors, surreal worlds, robot kings and madcap machines.
THE GREAT HUNGER
BY PATRICK KAVANAGH
By turns comical, grouchy and exalted, and including his tragic masterpiece 'The Great Hunger', some of the key poems by the writer who transformed Anglo-Irish verse.
THE LEGEND OF THE SLEEPERS
Sleepers awake in a remote cave and the ancient mystic Simon Magus attempts a miracle, in these two magical, otherworldly tales from one of the greatest voices of twentieth-century Europe.
TILL SEPTEMBER PETRONELLA
BY JEAN RHYS
In stories that span the course of a lifetime - from childhood in the Caribbean to adolescent modelling in Paris; lonely adulthood to old age.
INVESTIGATIONS OF A DOG
BY FRANZ KAFKA
How does a dog see the world? How do any of us? In this playful and enigmatic story of a canine philosopher, Kafka explores the limits of knowledge.