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Eclipse Fever

By: Abish, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber:

Edition: Advance Review Copy

Seller ID: 09114003

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 09114003. Paperback View more info

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Wild Conquest

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17110048

Condition: Good


348 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Teenage Fiction; Inventory No: 17110048. Paperback View more info

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The Household Guide To Dying

By: Adelaide, Debra

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2008

Seller ID: 10060499

ISBN: 0330424254

Condition: As New


386 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. A brilliantly moving and darkly comic novel, which charts the attempts of dying heroine Delia - a modern day Mrs Beeton - to prepare her family for the future and lay to rest a ghost from her past. Inspired by her heroine, Isabella Beeton, Delia has made a living writing a series of ... View more info

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The Tower of London

By: Ainsworth, W. H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Alexander Classic Library: No date

Seller ID: 10100156

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


474 pages. Burgundy leather bindings with gilt lettering on spine (faded) and gilt top edge of pages. Wear to corners of covers. Lightly tanned pages. Edges browned . Hinge is cracked at title page causing binding to be loose Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Teenage Fiction; Inventory No: 10100156. Hardcover View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rydalmere, N.S.W., Hodder Headline: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11070065

ISBN: 0751536822

Condition: Fine


208 pages. THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN is a wonderfully moving fable that addresses the meaning of life, and life after death, in the poignant way that made TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE such an astonishing book. The novel's protagonist is an elderly amusement park maintenance worker named Eddie who, while operating a ride called the 'Free Fall', dies while trying to save a young girl who gets in the way of a falling cart that hurtles to earth. Eddie goes to heaven, where ... View more info

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Doubleday Book Club: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16080173

ISBN: 1920798218

Condition: Very Good


208 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's phone number in ink. THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN is a wonderfully moving fable that addresses the meaning of life, and life after death, in the poignant way that made TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE such an astonishing book. The novel's protagonist is an elderly amusement park maintenance worker named Eddie who, while operating a ride called the 'F... View more info

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Alentejo Blue

By: Ali, Monica

Price: $13.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2007

Seller ID: 10110809

ISBN: 0552771163

Condition: As New


301 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. "Alentejo Blue" is the story of the Portuguese village of Mamarrosa told through the lives of those who live there and those who are passing through - men and women, children and old people, locals, tourists and expatriates. For some, such as Teresa, a beautiful, dreamy villa... View more info

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The Marriage of the Sea

By: Alison, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Text Publishing Company: 2004

Seller ID: 10064241

ISBN: 1920885099

Condition: Very Good


In a damp Venetian palace, Oswaldo contemplates the ravages of time to his body and his beloved city. In New York, Lach savours his freedom, having just dropped Vera to join his new love, Francesca, in Venice. In rainy London, Max packs for New Orleans, in pursuit of Lucinde, a woman he barely knows. From New Orleans, Lucinde flies to the aid and comfort of Vera, who has accepted a grant to paint in Venice. While elsewhere in the Crescent City, Anton, leaving for Venice,... View more info

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Vinegar Hill

By: Ansay, A. Manette

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 13040409

ISBN: 0732265584

Condition: Good


240 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0732265584. ISBN/EAN: 9780732265588. Inventory No: 13040409. Paperback View more info

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Hunting the Wild Pineapple, and Other Related Stories

By: Astley, Thea

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood Vic., Penguin: 1979

Seller ID: 10100017

ISBN: 0140058435

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. First page is clipped Leverson, the narrator at the centre of these stories, calls himself a 'people freak.' Seduced by north Queensland's sultry beauty and unique strangeness, he is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by the old established Queenslanders. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140058435. ISBN/EAN: 9780140058437. Inventory No: 10100017. Hardco... View more info

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The Greek Liar

By: Athanasou, Nikos

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Brandl & Schlesinger: 2002

Seller ID: 18060191

ISBN: 1876040416

Condition: Good (ex-library)


220 pages. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. Pages are lightly creased. George Makris returns to Sydney after 7 years in England. He re establishes his uneasy relationship with those whose aims he once rejected. He is an outsider whose observations bring to the... View more info

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The Blind Assassin

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago Press: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10100077

ISBN: 1860498809

Condition: Very Good


637 pages. Laura Chase's older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, is living in Port Ticonderoga, a town dominated by their once-prosperous family before the First War. While coping with her unreliable body, Iris reflects on her far from exemplary life, in particular the events surrounding her sister's tragic death. Chief among these was the publication of The Blind Assassin, a novel which earned the dead... View more info

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On the Edge

By: Aubyn, Edward

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1998

Seller ID: 10050262

ISBN: 0701167254

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0701167254. ISBN/EAN: 9780701167257. Inventory No: 10050262. Paperback View more info

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Beware of God Stories

By: Auslander, Shalom

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09060156

ISBN: 0330442031

Condition: Near Fine


194 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Pages are lightly tanned. Shalom Auslander's stories in "Beware of God" have the mysterious punch of a dream. They are wide ranging and inventive: a young man's inexplicable transformation into a very large, blond, tattooed goy ends with a Talmudic argument over, whether or not his father can beat his uncl... View more info

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The Arabian Nights Entertainments

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $33.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co:

Seller ID: 09010232

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


421 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Edges browned . Undated but appears to be early 1900s. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 09010232. Hardcover View more info

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Remember Me

By: Azzopardi, Trezza

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2005

Seller ID: 09050625

ISBN: 0330493469

Condition: As New


262 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Set in England against the backdrop of World War II, the much anticipated second novel by the Booker Prize finalist and national best-selling author of The Hiding Place is a story of pursuit: of stolen goods, of missing years, and of one woman’s forgotten history The only debut novel to be short-listed for the B... View more info

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Winterton Blue

By: Azzopardi, Trezza

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Picador: 2008

Seller ID: 10010340

ISBN: 0330493485

Condition: Near Fine


271 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Lewis is haunted by the memory of his brother, by a stolen car and a river running full, and most of all by the boy at the wheel. Anna is haunted too, but her ghost is very much alive. Rita, Anna's mother, is the exact opposite of her daughter loud, carefree, and a daredevil, at seventy-six. When Rita suffers a fa... View more info

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Martin Rattler

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Alexander Classic Library: No date

Seller ID: 10100147

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


281 pages. Burgundy leather bindings with gilt lettering on spine (faded) and gilt top edge of pages. Wear to corners of covers. Lightly tanned pages. Edges browned . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 10100147. Hardcover View more info

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Talking It Over

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 07110229

ISBN: 0394222393

Condition: Good (ex-library)


275 pages. Clear plastic protective cover over dustjacket. Text marked with Library stamps, but very discreetly, spine unmarked, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Written by the author of A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters and Flaubert's Parrot, this novel begins as a comedy about love and misunderstanding, then slowly darkens and deepens, drawing us into the quagmires of the heart. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISB... View more info

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

By: Bartlett, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Macmillan: 1975

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 13110517

ISBN: 0333017137

Condition: Very Good


1750 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket has moderate creasing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and moderate chipping. Pages are lightly tanned. Edges of pages are slightly soiled. A Collection of Passages, Phrases and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Reference. ISBN: 0333017137. ISBN/EAN: 9780333017135. Inventory No: 131105... View more info