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The Willow Pool

By: Elgin, Elizabeth

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 2000

Seller ID: 13060640

ISBN: 0002261235

Condition: Good


476 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. The long-awaited Liverpool-at-war novel from an author whose tales of love and loss, passion and pain during the great wars are in a class of their own. From Elizabeth Elgin, whose tales of love and loss during the great wars are in a class of their own, comes a captivating story of passion and pain. Against the background of bomb-ravaged Liverpool, Meg Blundell mourns the death of her beloved mother. She is nineteen, father... View more info

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The Willow Pool

By: Elgin, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Collins: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18030007

ISBN: 0006514308

Condition: Very Good


476 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine has moderate reading creases. Edges of pages are lightly browned. The long-awaited Liverpool-at-war novel from an author whose tales of love and loss, passion and pain during the great wars are in a class of their own. From Elizabeth Elgin, whose tales of love and loss during the great wars are in a class of their own, comes a captivating story of passion and pain. Against the background of bomb-ravaged Liverpool, Meg Blundell mourns the death of her beloved mother. She is nineteen, father unknown, her past veiled ... View more info

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Longshore Drift

By: Gillece, Karen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dublin, Hodder Headline: 2006

Seller ID: 11050723

ISBN: 0340841230

Condition: Near Fine


299 pages. No creasing, wear or marks to covers or pages. In the blink of an eye, in a busy Brazilian marketplace, a small boy disappears without a trace ...His mother's free-living existence, travelling South America with her lover and son, comes to a sudden, brutal end. Two years later, broken from searching for her missing son, Nacio, and desolate at her lover's departure, Lara returns to her childhood home on the southwest coast of Ireland. As she struggles to come to terms with her loss, Lara once again befriends Christy, her childhood sweetheart, who finds himself increasingly drawn to h... View more info

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Longshore Drift

By: Gillece, Karen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hodder and Stoughton: 2006

Seller ID: 13060533

ISBN: 0340841230

Condition: Good


299 pages. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are moderately bumped. Spine has minimal reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. In the blink of an eye, in a busy Brazilian marketplace, a small boy disappears without a trace ...His mother's free-living existence, travelling South America with her lover and son, comes to a sudden, brutal end. Two years later, broken from searching for her missing son, Nacio, and desolate at her lover's departure, Lara returns to her childhood home on the southwest coast of Ireland. As she struggles to come to terms with her loss, Lara once again ... View more info

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Zelda's Cut

By: Gregory, Philippa

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 13010353

ISBN: 0006511775

Condition: Very Good


422 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Reading creases to spine. Multiple copies of this title available. Delicious combination of confused identities, personal dramas and moral dilemmas in a contemporary chiller from one of our most outstanding novelists. For years, Isobel Latimer has composed serious novels for serious people, but to dwindling acclaim and ever-more dwindling gain. Now her husband is ill and she must carry their financial burden alone, and in secret. But if the public don't want careful moral fables any longer, why not provide an outrageous tale of sex and satanism, and an author t... View more info

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Sweet Ruin

By: Hanauer, Cathi

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2006

Seller ID: 09080009

ISBN: 1863255761

Condition: As New


322 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. As observant about family life as it is about love and sexual longing. I didn't want it to end. Meg Wolitzer, author of THE POSITION. No one knows better than Elayna Leopold that life can change in an instant. On the surface she seems typical of other 30-something married women who spent their twenties chasing dreams in the city and end up chasing children in the suburbs. But spring marks her reawakening a... View more info

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Artist of the Beautiful

By: Landis, J.D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2005

Seller ID: 10044019

ISBN: 0345450078

Condition: Very Good


In his critically acclaimed novel, "Longing," J. D. Landis explored the volatile nature of passion as he brought to life the extraordinary marriage of Robert and Clara Schumann. It was a fervent love story that unfolded against the lavish backdrop of the Romantic Age. Now Landis tells a haunting story set amid a sylvan cluster of towns, villages, and graveyards in New England-- nestled in a valley that would be purposely flooded in the late 1930s to create the Quabbin Reservoir. Communities would be destroyed, lives uprooted, connections to places of birth severed, and the dead would b... View more info

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The Last Mazurka : A Tale of War, Passion and Loss

By: Tarnowski, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Aurum Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09010094

ISBN: 1845131924

Condition: As New


348 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. The shot Count Hieronim Tarnowski fired on his wedding night in 1914, on the eve of the First World War, was like a tocsin that sounded the doom of his ancient Polish family. When in August 1939 his daughter Sophie saw blood pouring down the side of her train, she foresaw a terrible future and knew her idyllic world would be swept away. Thirty years later, when Count Hieronim's British grandson Andrew lear... View more info