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Wild Lavender

By: Alexandra, Belinda

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Moss Vale, NSW, Australia, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 10064238

ISBN: 0732276268

Condition: Good


Presents the story of Simone Fleurier. Wrenched from her home on a Provencal lavender farm at the age of fourteen after the accidental death of her father, she is forced to become a maid in Marseille. Years later, having achieved a dream of becoming a famous singer, the toast of Paris, she watches Nazi troops occupy the city. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0732276268. ISBN/EAN: 9780732276263. Inventory No: 10064238. Paperback View more info

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Poppy Shakespeare

By: Allan, Clare

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bloomsbury: 2007

Seller ID: 09040523

ISBN: 0747585849

Condition: Near Fine


341 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Who is mad? Who is sane? Who decides? Welcome to the Dorothy Fish, a hospital in North London. N has been a patient for thirteen years. Day after day she sits smoking in the common room and swapping medication. Like the other patients, N's ambition is never to be discharged. Then in walks Poppy Shakespeare in a short skirt and snakeskin heels. Poppy is certain she isn't mentally ill and desperate to return to her life outside and, though baffled, N agrees to help h... View more info

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Human Capital

By: Amidon, Stephen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 2004

Seller ID: 08010067

ISBN: 0670915351

Condition: As New


375 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Remainder mark. It's the spring of 2001, and the Connecticut suburbs are looking fresh and opulent. Everyone is driving great cars, building beautiful houses, living the American Dream. But Drew Hagel has spent the last decade watching things slip away - his first marriage, his real-estate brokerage, and his beloved daughter, Shannon, now a distant and mysterious high-school senior. He is in danger of losing his place in the affluent suburbs once ruled by his father, when an unexpected friendship with Quint Manning opens Drew's eyes to vast w... View more info

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The New City

By: Amidon, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Doubleday & Company: 2000

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 08040495

ISBN: 038560162X

Condition: Good


446 pages. A thought-prooking thriller and a literate page-turner, Stephen Amidon's The New City takes aim at the suburban American dream and captures the real nightmare behind it. It is 1973, the Vietnam War is winding down and the Senate Watergate hearings are heating up. But Newton, Maryland, is a model community, an enclave of harmony and prosperity. Through years of cunning legal maneuvering and smooth real-estate deals, the white lawyer Austin Swope has made the dream of this new city a reality. His best friend is Earl Wooten, the black master builder who raised Newton from its foundatio... View more info

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Birthright

By: Amiel, Joseph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09080073

ISBN: 0241115078

Condition: Very Good


This is the first UK edition. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0241115078. ISBN/EAN: 9780241115077. Inventory No: 09080073. Hardcover View more info

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The Gay Intruder

By: Amis, Breton

Price: $31.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10043053

ISBN: 0709129386

Condition: Good


This is the first UK edition. Front of dustjacket has been cut out and glued to front board and synopsis fron front flap of jacket has been glued to inside of front board, pen writing to insides of covers. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0709129386. ISBN/EAN: 9780709129387. Inventory No: 10043053. Hardcover View more info

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The Approach to Kings

By: Anderson, Patrick

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09120245

ISBN: 0718109848

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first UK edition. Edge wear and bumping to cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0718109848. ISBN/EAN: 9780718109844. Inventory No: 09120245. Hardcover View more info

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Triage

By: Anderson, Scott

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16080177

ISBN: 0330368540

Condition: Very Good


235 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Edges of covers have superficial wear. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Pages are lightly creased. Hit by an artillery shell in Kurdistan, photo-journalist Mark Walsh finds himself in a primitive hospital. Days before, his colleague Colin had been photographing the appalling conditions there. Returning to New York, Mark is nursed back to health, but the question remains: where is Colin? Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0330368540. ISBN/EAN: 9780330368544. Inventory No: 16080177. Paperback View more info

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The Silver Falcon

By: Anthony, Evelyn

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1978

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 09114082

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Novel about horse racing. by the author of "The Assassin". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; Inventory No: 09114082. Hardcover View more info

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Eagle Trap

By: Archer, Geoffrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books: 1993

Seller ID: 09114071

ISBN: 0099919109

Condition: Good


He was head of an international drugs ring, a kidnapper and a ruthless killer. One night British Sea Harriers reduced his Beirut headquarters to rubble and his evil empire to ruins. But Abdul Habib still had money, and hate, enough hate to spare to construct an elaborate plan which would destroy Gibraltar and the British Aircraft carrier which had committed the fatal strike. All he needed was luck to thread a nuclear warhead through the complicated network of the Middle East terrorist rings, get it on a Libyan freighter and head west across the Med-And enough luck to avoid the one man whose ha... View more info

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First among Equals

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder & Stoughton: 1985

Seller ID: 09110463

ISBN: 0340363703

Condition: Poor (ex-library)


Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers and/or pocket. First Among Equals is an exciting political drama, by master storyteller, Jeffrey Archer. In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions and upheavals of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all. But only one man can gain the ultimate goal - the office of Prime Minister ... Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0340363703. ISBN/EAN: 9780340363706. Invent... View more info

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The Secret Purposes

By: Baddiel, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Abacus: 2005

Seller ID: 09124022

ISBN: 0349117462

Condition: Very Good


THE SECRET PURPOSES, David Baddiel's third novel, takes us into a little-known and still somewhat submerged area of British history: the internment of German Jewish refugees on the Isle of Man during the Second World War. Isaac Fabian, on the run with his young family from Nazism in East Prussia, comes to Britain assuming he has found asylum, but instead finds himself drowning in the morass of ignorance, half-truth, prejudice, and suspicion that makes up government attitudes to German Jews in 1940. One woman, June Murray, a translator from the Ministry of Information, stands out - and when she... View more info

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The Summer of the Melting Days

By: Baker, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1988

Seller ID: 10020040

ISBN: 0709033893

Condition: Very Good


Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0709033893. ISBN/EAN: 9780709033899. Inventory No: 10020040. Hardcover View more info

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Arthur & George

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Jonathan Cape: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19030389

ISBN: 0224077031

Condition: Good (ex-library)


360 pages. Text and spine/cover marked with Library stamps, in all other respects in very good condition throughout. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. No dust jacket as issued. Clear, self-adhesive laminate over boards. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Pages are lightly tanned. Arthur and George grow up worlds and miles apart in late nineteenth-century Britain- Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur becomes a doctor, and then a writer; George a solicitor in Birmingham. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his a... View more info

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Castle Ugly

By: Barrett, Mary

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, World Books: 1968

Seller ID: 08080270

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


223 pages. Dustjacket has some bumping on top edge and foxing on the rear face, previous owner name on front endpaper, spotting to top closed edge, pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; Inventory No: 08080270. Hardcover View more info

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The Sudden Strangers

By: Barrett, William E.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, William Heinemann: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09100482

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


Edges of dustjacket are chipped, 6cm tear on rear fold of spine, gift inscription on front end page. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; Inventory No: 09100482. Hardcover View more info

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A Woman in the House

By: Barrett, William E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1971

Seller ID: 10110365

ISBN: 0434047015

Condition: Good


207 pages. Chipping to dust jacket cover,foxing to pages and small stain on rear of dust jacket and corner of last 20 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0434047015. ISBN/EAN: 9780434047017. Inventory No: 10110365. Hardcover View more info

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Carrie's War / The Witch's Daughter / The Peppermint Pig

By: Bawden, Nina

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1986

Seller ID: 09124055

ISBN: 0706427750

Condition: Good


Tanned pages. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Drama & Sagas; ISBN: 0706427750. ISBN/EAN: 9780706427752. Inventory No: 09124055. Hardcover View more info

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Bitter Grounds

By: Benitez, Sandra

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Hyperion Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06100552

ISBN: 0786861576

Condition: Good (ex-library)


444 pages. You would hardly know this is an ex-library book - very few and unobtrusive stamps. Mylar covering. Centering on a letter that remains unopened for 26 years, Benitez's impressive saga follows the intertwined lives of three generations of Salvadoran women, the very rich and the very poor, friends and mothers and daughters, mistresses and servants, and, finally, oppressors and victims and guerrillas. Their lives are played out against the backdrop of the ever-present radio soap-opera serial and the violence and corruption of the police state and civil war of 20th-century El Salvador. ... View more info

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King of a Small World

By: Bennet, Rick

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Arcade Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06100499

ISBN: 1559702842

Condition: Good (ex-library)


Very few library stickers .etc. in front of book. Joey is a great poker player: ruthless, sharp, and hugely aware. At twenty-five, he knows more about himself and the human spirit than most people learn in a lifetime. In cards and in life he plays honestly - true to himself, the game, his friends and enemies alike. But when a perennial loser who Joey beats blows himself away, Joey's poker freedom starts to crumble, and his game confidence with it. Suddenly the stakes have changed, and everything's wild. Between communities - rich and poor, black and white, Asian and American - Joey's getting s... View more info