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Big Night Out

By: Adams, Jessica

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06110266

ISBN: 0143000233

Condition: As New


Multiple copies of this title available. A collection of over 30 short stories with illustrations, recipes, music, beauty and party tips, in aid of the charity War Child. With Nick Hornby, Nick Earls, Marian Keyes, Candace Bushnell, Kathy Lette, Kate Moss, Julian Clary, Joan Collins, Bob Geldof, Boy George, Jamie Oliver's hangover cure, comedians, a white witch... and much more. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0143000233. ISBN/EAN: 9780143000235. Inventory No: 06110266. Paperback View more info

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Between the Assassinations

By: Adiga, Aravind

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2009

Seller ID: 19050283

ISBN: 1848871228

Condition: Very Good


351 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Welcome to Kittur, an imaginary everytown nestling on the Indian coast south of Goa and north of Calicut. Journeying through its streets and schoolyards, bedrooms and businesses, its inner workings and outer limits, Aravind Adiga weaves a remarkable fictional tapestry of India in the 80s, the years after the assassination of Indira Gandhi and before that of her son Rajiv.From a middle-aged Communist to an Islamic terrorist; fro... View more info

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A Twist in the Tale

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09010242

ISBN: 0340405384

Condition: Good (ex-library)


221 pages. Clear plastic protective cover over dustjacket. Usual library markings, minor spine lean The expected never happens ...a man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged ...Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to "A Twist in the Tale". Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of sex with a sexy stranger, a violent row in a golf clubhouse b... View more info

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To Cut a Long Story Short

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 09114049

ISBN: 0006514693

Condition: Very Good


Reading creases to spine. Moderate spine lean. The fourteen new stories in To Cut a Long Story Short follow in the tradition of Jeffrey Archer's storytelling. An elderly man who doesn't know which of his relations to leave his fortune to, declares himself bankrupt to find out who really cares about him - only to be surprised by the results. A man listens in on a conversation on a crossed line, which changes his whole life. A South African, a long-standing believer in apartheid, has a change of heart. A criminal who wants the police to catch him so he can live off his ill-gotten gains. Two old ... View more info

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The Collected Short Stories

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1997

Seller ID: 11030224

ISBN: 0002256177

Condition: Very Good


600 pages. Minor edgewear to boards. Lightly tanned pages. Dust jacket has minor bumping to edges. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Front end page is clipped Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0002256177. ISBN/EAN: 9780002256179. Inventory No: 11030224. Hardcover View more info

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A Twist in the Tale

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1988

Seller ID: 12030496

ISBN: 0340405384

Condition: Good


221 pages. Tanned pages. Front end page has had a section cut out extending entire width of page. Bumping to dust jacket and small tear top of dust jacket's spine. The expected never happens ...a man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged ...Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to "A Twist in the Tale". Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game ... View more info

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A Twist in the Tale

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder and Stoughton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13120339

ISBN: 0340405384

Condition: Very Good


221 pages. Tanned pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are reasonably tanned. The expected never happens ...a man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged ...Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to "A Twist in the Tale". Con... View more info

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To Cut A Long Story Short

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 2000

Seller ID: 18070107

ISBN: 0002261499

Condition: Good (ex-library)


272 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping, superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Page edges are reasonably browned and slightly soiled. Pages are reasonably tanned and lightly creased. The latest short-story collection from Britain's bestselling writer, 'the greatest storyteller of our age'. The fourteen new stories in To Cut a ... View more info

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Brick : A Literary Journal No.69 Spring 2002

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Brick: 2002

Seller ID: 08040518

ISBN: 0968755534

Condition: Near Fine


Features work by Lydia Davis, Maggie Helwig, Walter Murch, Marni Jackson, Fanny Howe, Michael Ondaatje, W. G. Sebald, Carolyn Forche, Darren Wershler-Henry, Christian Bok, Charles Johnson, Mark Abley, Nino Ricci and Pico Iyer. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Australia; ISBN: 0968755534. ISBN/EAN: 9780968755532. Inventory No: 08040518. Paperback View more info

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Blackwoods Magazine October 1970 : Number 1860, Volume 308

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, William Blackwood & Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 08090360

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Inventory No: 08090360. Paperback View more info

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Blackwoods Magazine February 1970 : Number 1852, Volume 307

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, William Blackwood & Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 08090362

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Inventory No: 08090362. Paperback View more info

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The Bumper Book of Stories for Boys and Girls

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Cathay Books: 1983

Seller ID: 07030658

ISBN: 0861782208

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0861782208. ISBN/EAN: 9780861782208. Inventory No: 07030658. Hardcover View more info

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The Secret Self 1 : Short Stories by Women

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $9.00

Publisher: North Clarendon, Vermont, U.S.A., Everymans Library: 1993

Seller ID: 09060132

ISBN: 0460873482

Condition: Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0460873482. ISBN/EAN: 9780460873482. Inventory No: 09060132. Paperback View more info

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Tales From Chambers's Journal [Volume 3]

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Great Britain, W & R Chambers: 1892

Seller ID: 11120118

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


One volume of the 4-volume set. Light soiling and rubbing to boards. Endpapers very tanned, text block lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 11120118. Hardcover View more info

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Biplane

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16100204

ISBN: 0330304216

Condition: Good


299 pages. Surface tear on back cover. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0330304216. ISBN/EAN: 9780330304214. Inventory No: 16100204. Paperback View more info

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A Gift of Wings

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18030078

ISBN: 0330304216

Condition: Good


299 pages. Surface tear on back cover. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0330304216. ISBN/EAN: 9780330304214. Inventory No: 18030078. Paperback View more info

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Sebastian and Other Voices

By: Baldwin, Michael

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Panther: 1969

Seller ID: 12010126

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


156 pages. Minor edgewear to covers. Tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Inventory No: 12010126. Paperback View more info

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Sebastian and Other Voices

By: Baldwin, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Grafton: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14040344

ISBN: 0586029346

Condition: Good


156 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; ISBN: 0586029346. ISBN/EAN: 9780586029343. Inventory No: 14040344. Paperback View more info

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Solo

By: Bayliss, John

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hamish Hamilton: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15100087

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


158 pages. Covers have slight soiling. Edges of boards have moderate wear. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Short Stories; Inventory No: 15100087. Hardcover View more info

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The Christmas Cat

By: Beard, Julie & Bretton, Barbara & Karland, Lynn & Beverley, Jo

Price: $11.00

Publisher: USA, Berkley Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18030034

ISBN: 0425155420

Condition: Very Good


0.165. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Four heartwarming tales of Christmas cheer--and cats who play Cupid! These stories include Julie Beard's My True Love Gave to Me in which a woman spends Christmas Eve searching for her black cat and finds a tall dark knight; Jo Beverley's A Gift of Light which tells of a tenacious tom courting a fiery feline at Christmas, as his master and her mistress follow suit; Barbara Bretton's Home for the Holidays in which college sweethearts ... View more info