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Endless Night, Agatha Christie
1 Agatha Christie Endless Night
Fontana / Collins 242789 Great Britain 1972 Softcover Good Condition When penniless Michael Rogers discovers the beautiful house at Gypsy's Acre and then meets the heiress Ellie, it seems that all his dreams have come true at once. But he ignores an old woman's warning of an ancient curse, and evil begins to stir in paradise. As Michael soon learns: Gypsy's Acre is the place where fatal "accidents" happen. 190 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 242789. Paperback 
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Endless Night, Agatha Christie
2 Agatha Christie Endless Night
The Crime Club 234757 London 1967 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Strapped by a chauffeur's wages, Michael Rogers' want of a better life seems out of reach. Especially elusive is a magnificent piece of property in Kingston Bishop--unil a chance meeting with a beautiful heiress makes his dreams possible. Marrying her is the first step. Building the perfect home is the next. Unfortunately, Michael ignored the local warnings about the deadly curse buried in the tract of land, and living out his dreams may exact a higher price than he ever imagined. Praised as one of Agatha Christie's most unusual forays into gothic, psychological suspense, this novel of fate, chance, and the nature of evil was a personal favorite of the author's as well. 224 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 234757. Hardcover 
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The Course Of Love, Alain de Botton
3 Alain de Botton The Course Of Love
Penguin Books 242708 Great Britain 2017 0241962137 / 9780241962138 Softcover Very Good Condition Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after? This is a love story with a difference. From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender, messy, hilarious, painful, and entirely un-Romantic. It is a love story for the modern world, chronicling the daily intimacies, the blazing rows, the endless tiny gestures that make up a life shared between two people. Moving and deeply insightful, The Course of Love offers us a window into essential truths about the nature of love. 223 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780241962138. Inventory No: 242708. Paperback 
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Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
4 Aldous Huxley Brave New World
Flamingo 240875 Great Britain 1994 0006545793 / 9780006545798 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Far in the future, the World Controllers have finally created the ideal society. In laboratories worldwide, genetic science has brought the human race to perfection. From the Alpha-Plus mandarin class to the Epsilon-Minus Semi-Morons, designed to perform menial tasks, man is bred and educated to be blissfully content with his pre-destined role. But, in the Central London Hatchery and Conditioning Centre, Bernard Marx is unhappy. Harbouring an unnatural desire for solitude, feeling only distaste for the endless pleasures of compulsory promiscuity, Bernard has an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where the old, imperfect life still continues, may be the cure for his distress… 237 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0006545793. ISBN/EAN: 9780006545798. Inventory No: 240875. Paperback 
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17 Carnations: The Windsors, The Nazis and the Cover-Up, Andrew Morton
5 Andrew Morton 17 Carnations: The Windsors, The Nazis and the Cover-Up
Michael O'Mara Books 242330 Great Britain 2015 1782434577 / 9781782434573 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition The true story of Edward Windsor and Wallis Simpson's involvement with the Nazi regime, and the post-war cover-up. The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication, has provoked endless fascination. However, the full story of their links with the German aristocracy and Hitler has remained untold. * 17 Carnations chronicles Hitler's attempts to matchmake between Edward and a German noblewoman, and Wallis's affair with the German foreign minister, who sent her a carnation for every night they had spent together. *Pro-German sympathizers, the couple became embroiled in a conspiracy to install Edward as a puppet king after the Allies' defeat. * The Duke's letters were hidden for years as the British establishment attempted to cover up the connection between the House of Windsor and Hitler. Thoroughly researched, 17 Carnations reveals the whole fascinating story, throwing sharp new light on this dark chapter of history. 370 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Royalty. ISBN/EAN: 9781782434573. Inventory No: 242330. Paperback 
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A Wedding in December, Anita Shreve
6 Anita Shreve A Wedding in December
Back Bay Books 236157 New York 2006 0316154512 / 9780316154512 Softcover Good Condition At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains, seven former schoolmates gather to celebrate a wedding--a reunion that becomes the occasion of astonishing revelations as the friends collectively recall a long-ago night that indelibly marked each of their lives. Written with the fluent narrative artistry that distinguishes all of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, A Wedding in December acutely probes the mysteries of the human heart and the endless allure of paths not taken. 325 pages. Cover has a crease. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 0316154512. ISBN/EAN: 9780316154512. Inventory No: 236157. Paperback 
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Afternoon Men, Anthony Powell
7 Anthony Powell Afternoon Men
Fontana / Collins 232301 1979 000615137X / 9780006151371 Softcover Very Good Condition First published in 1931, Afternoon Men tracks the trivial encounters and empty pastimes of the social set through William Atwater. With a glee in demolishing pretenses that rivals the works of Max Beerbohm and Evelyn Waugh, Powell exposes artistic pretension, aristocratic jadedness, and the dark side of the "glamorous" life. But as Atwater finds his love for Susan Nunnery dissipate in this atmosphere, Powell moves beyond satire into darker territory. Language is stripped of meaning and human contact is thwarted until even action turns events back upon themselves in an endless cycle of futility. 191 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 000615137X. ISBN/EAN: 9780006151371. Inventory No: 232301. Paperback 
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The Shock of Recognition: the Books ad Music That Have Inspired Me, Barry Jones
8 Barry Jones The Shock of Recognition: the Books ad Music That Have Inspired Me
Allen & Unwin 242654 Australia 2016 1741759668 / 9781741759662 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition 'How much time do I have left? A hundred days? A thousand? If I knew I was going to die next week but could be taken to see The Marriage of Figaro tonight, would I go? Absolutely.' In a long and generously lived life, Barry Jones has been on an endless quest to share the extraordinary and the beautiful, to encourage the pursuit of an abundant life of reading and listening. Following the publication of A Thinking Reed, he was staggered by the response to his lists of the great works that have had the most profound effect on his life and thinking. Here he expands on those lists to write about the literature and the music that has inspired him. With no claims to objectivity, he urges us to take the plunge, to rattle the bars of the cage and expose ourselves to the music of Hildegard of Bingen, Johann Sebastian Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, Schubert, Wagner, Mahler, Ravel and Stravinsky as well as the writings of Homer, Dante, Chaucer, Montaigne, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Sterne, Tolstoy, Proust, Joyce, and Beckett among many more. Eagerly awaited by his many followers, The Shock of Recognition is a deeply considered, richly rewarding and often very funny journey of the mind. 412 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Books About Books; Books on Books; ISBN/EAN: 9781741759662. Inventory No: 242654. Paperback 
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Unless, Carol Shields
9 Carol Shields Unless
Fourth Estate 235807 Great Britain 2002 0007139292 / 9780007139293 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition The oldest daughter of 44-year-old Reta Winters suddenly, inexplicably, drops out of college and ends up on a Toronto street corner panhandling, with a cardboard sign around her neck that reads "goodness." The quiet comforts of Reta's small-town life and the constancy of her feminist perspective sustain her hope that her daughter will snap out of this, whatever "this" is. Threaded into her family's crisis is her ongoing internal elegy on the exclusion of women from the literary canon, which she transposes to mean her daughter's exclusion from humanity. Reta wonders if her daughter has discovered, as she herself did years before, that the world is "an endless series of obstacles, an alignment of locked doors," and has chosen to pursue the one thing that doesn't require power or a voice: goodness. 213 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007139292. ISBN/EAN: 9780007139293. Inventory No: 235807. Paperback 
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Unless, Carol Shields
10 Carol Shields Unless
Fourth Estate 242237 Great Britain 2002 0007139292 / 9780007139293 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition The oldest daughter of 44-year-old Reta Winters suddenly, inexplicably, drops out of college and ends up on a Toronto street corner panhandling, with a cardboard sign around her neck that reads "goodness." The quiet comforts of Reta's small-town life and the constancy of her feminist perspective sustain her hope that her daughter will snap out of this, whatever "this" is. Threaded into her family's crisis is her ongoing internal elegy on the exclusion of women from the literary canon, which she transposes to mean her daughter's exclusion from humanity. Reta wonders if her daughter has discovered, as she herself did years before, that the world is "an endless series of obstacles, an alignment of locked doors," and has chosen to pursue the one thing that doesn't require power or a voice: goodness. 213 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007139292. ISBN/EAN: 9780007139293. Inventory No: 242237. Paperback 
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David Beckham: My Side, David Beckham
11 David Beckham David Beckham: My Side
CollinsWillow 237617 Australia 2003 0007157347 / 9780007157341 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition David Beckham is one of the world's foremost media icons, his popularity transcending sport and cultural divides. This is his own in-depth account of his career to date, for Manchester United and England, and of his childhood, family and personal life. With endless newspaper column inches devoted to one of the most talked about men in the world, it seems that we know everything there is to know about David Beckham. Or do we? This is Beckham's fascinating life story in his own words. His complex relationship with United boss Alex Ferguson and how he handles the pressure of playing alongside some of the most volatile footballers of his generation, from the likes of Cantona, Schmeichel and Keane. The England story, from being vilified by the nation before returning as the prodigal son and almost single-handedly guiding his country as captain to the 2002 World Cup Finals. One minute we are singing his praises; the next we are castigating him for losing control of his temper and being a poor role model. Where does the truth lie? Now from Beckham himself, we gain a vivid and at times searingly honest insight into the family man behind the famous footballer, the international model and fashion leader. He describes how he first met and then married ex-Spice girl Victoria Adams, and the upbringing of their two children Brooklyn and Romeo. How his family's every step is monitored by a possee of newshounds and paparazzi. Also, the influence of his parents, growing up as a shy youngster in the family home, and how their subsequent split affected him. This book is an intimate and soul-searching portrayal of a massive celebrity, a family man, and an awe-inspiring footballer -- the likes of which we are unlikely to see again. 404 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0007157347. ISBN/EAN: 9780007157341. Inventory No: 237617. Paperback 
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Ireland - The Land of Heart's Desire, Elisabetaa Canoro
12 Elisabetaa Canoro Ireland - The Land of Heart's Desire
Gill & Macmillan 231835 Dublin 2003 First Edition 0717136906 / 9780717136902 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Seagulls wheeling over the cliffs, white horses on the dark blue sea whipped up by the wind, and above, three hundred feet up the sheer rock face, an endless grassy expanse interrupted only by dry stone walls. Ireland is a country of time in slow motion, where tubby, long-maned ponies still draw wooden carts of peat, as they have done for the last ten centuries. This is the Ireland of islands and archipelagos anchored to time-honoured traditions, of small towns and pretty fishing villages, moors and a Celtic history, poverty and dignified suffering. But it is also the island of archaeological sites, hermits shrouded in mystery, and of Dublin, the capital of the cities built on a human scale, which has expanded on a cosmopolitan path in the recent years without losing its character. Scenic photographs, portraits of men and women from every corner of the island, and scenes from everyday life in the peace of the countryside and the hurly-burly of the city: a thousand faces of Ireland have been immortalised in this book, in an itinerary that readers can follow in person, letting their imagination and emotions run free as they are swept up in the beauty of this land on the extreme edge of Europe. 295 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Countries::Ireland; Ireland; Geography & Maps; ISBN: 0717136906. ISBN/EAN: 9780717136902. Inventory No: 231835. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Geri Halliwell: If Only, Geri Halliwell
13 Geri Halliwell Geri Halliwell: If Only
Bantam Books 237620 Great Britain 1999 0593045831 / 9780593045831 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Like many starstruck girls, Geri Halliwell grew up with one ambition. She wanted to be famous. She had the drive, the energy, the fierce determination to succeed. If only she could get that one lucky break - that one chance - she'd prove to all the doubters that she could make it, and make it big. But as Geri discovered, the road to fame can be a rocky one. Often broke and desperately lonely, her life became an endless round of failed auditions and dead-end jobs. Even her stint as a glamour model and her role as a game show host in Turkey, failed to gain her a foothold on the ladder to fame. Until one day, almost reluctantly, she answered an ad in The Stage. Someone was looking for candidates to form an all-girl band. The rest is history. As Ginger Spice, Geri's stage presence was formidable, her outfits legendary. The Spice Girls enjoyed a succession of number one hits, two successful albums and a box office hit movie. But Geri wanted her feet back on the ground. It was time to walk away, to find out who she was when she wasn't Ginger Spice. Amidst a blaze of media speculation Geri left the Spice Girls in May 1998. Now focusing on her solo career, and with a number one hit single and bestselling album already to her credit, Geri also works tirelessly for charities such as the UN's Breast Cancer Care campaign and Comic Relief. At its heart "If Only" is about fame and the rollercoaster journey one young girl took from obscurity to the world of her dreams. Believing fame would provide the answer to life's problems, she came to understand that the real solutions lie elsewhere. 367 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0593045831. ISBN/EAN: 9780593045831. Inventory No: 237620. Hardcover 
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This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland, Gretel Ehrlich
14 Gretel Ehrlich This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
Vintage books 241236 New York 2003 0679758526 / 9780679758525 Softcover Very Good Condition For the last decade, Gretel Ehrlich has been obsessed by an island, a terrain, a culture, and the treacherous beauty of a world that is defined by ice. In This Cold Heaven she combines the story of her travels with history and cultural anthropology to reveal a Greenland that few of us could otherwise imagine. Ehrlich unlocks the secrets of this severe land and those who live there; a hardy people who still travel by dogsled and kayak and prefer the mystical four months a year of endless darkness to the gentler summers without night. She discovers the twenty-three words the Inuit have for ice, befriends a polar bear hunter, and comes to agree with the great Danish-Inuit explorer Knud Rasmussen that "all true wisdom is only to be found far from the dwellings of man, in great solitudes." This Cold Heaven is at once a thrilling adventure story and a meditation on the clarity of life at the extreme edge of the world. 377 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; United States; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0679758526. ISBN/EAN: 9780679758525. Inventory No: 241236. Paperback 
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Over The Top, H.G. Hartnett
15 H.G. Hartnett Over The Top
A&U 236709 Australia 2011 1742375952 / 9781742375953 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Australia's diggers didn't go 'over the top' for King and Country, they did it for their mates and their battalion - extraordinary deeds performed by ordinary men.Henry George Hartnett, known as 'Harry', joined the Australian Imperial Force on 13 September 1915 at the age of 23. He saw action on the Western Front at Fromelles and on the Somme, receiving his first 'Blighty', a wound so serious he was sent back to Britain for treatment, in the Battle of Pozieres. Upon his recovery, he returned to 'tour' the front with his battalion - an endless cycle of fighting interspersed with brief rest periods behind the lines.In this book Harry recalls the battles, the long marches, and the many amusing events that provided escape from the horrors of the battlefront. His moving descriptions give the reader insight into the unshakeable bonds forged between men trapped in situations they could never have imagined.Over the Top takes the reader on an eye-opening tour of life in and behind the trenches on the Western Front. Harry's book, which has never before been published, is a magnificent gift to Australia. 326 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian War; Military & Warfare; War::World War I. ISBN/EAN: 9781742375953. Inventory No: 236709. Paperback 
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Under The Feet of Jesus, Helena Maria Viramontes
16 Helena Maria Viramontes Under The Feet of Jesus
A Dutton Book 228201 USA 1995 First Edition 0525939490 / 9780525939498 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good At the center of this powerful tale is Estrella, a girl about to cross over the perilous border to womanhood. What she knows of life comes from her mother, who has survived abandonment by her husband in a land that treats her as if she were invisible, even though she and her children pick the crops of the farms that feed its people...from the aging but iron-bodied man who reluctantly becomes the head of the family, even as dreams of his youth in Mexico are calling him home...and from the endless highways and vast fields of California, where they travel and work together. But within Estrella, seeds of growth and change are stirring. And in the arms of Alejo, only a few years older than herself, they burst into full fierce flower, as she tastes the joy and pain of first love. Estrella begins to listen to her own inner voice in giving herself to that love. She comes to learn the value of life and discovers her own power to defy a system that would otherwise keep her down. Pushed to the margins of society, she learns to fight back and is able to help the young farmworker she loves when his ambitions and very life are threatened in a harvest of death. Infused with the beauty of the California landscape and shifting splendors of the passing seasons juxtaposed with the bleakness of poverty, this vividly imagined novel, so observant and full of wisdom, is worthy of the people it celebrates and whose story it tells so magnificently. The simple lyrical beauty of Viramontes's prose, her haunting use of image and metaphor, and the urgency of her themes all announce Under the Feet of Jesus as a landmark work of American fiction. 180 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0525939490. ISBN/EAN: 9780525939498. Inventory No: 228201. Hardcover 
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Kill Switch [A Jed Walker Thriller], James Phelan
17 James Phelan Kill Switch [A Jed Walker Thriller]
Hachette 243127 Australia 2015 0733634400 / 9780733634406 Trade Paperback Good Condition The countdown has begun ...The world is under cyber attack. The secretive terror outfit of linked lone-wolf operatives, known as Zodiac, has activated another terrorist cell. Chaos will be unleashed at six-hour intervals, with each event more catastrophic than the last, culminating in a devastating global catastrophe within 48 hours. The options for the hackers are endless: bring down California's telecom system; remote detonate explosives at an army base in Virginia; cause Amtrak's signals to fail; collapse air traffic control in US airspace. Consequences are unthinkable. The US President has the power to enact the Internet Freedom Act - the 'Kill Switch'. Turning off the Net will stop the attacks, and give the CIA and the Pentagon time to track down those responsible. But it's not that simple. Fourteen people with the key to restart the Internet are missing. The US will plummet into pandemonium if electronic communications cease. The rest of the world will follow. Jed Walker, ex CIA-operative, has thwarted Zodiac twice before. But, this time, nothing will prepare him for what he uncovers. Walker has 48 hours, and the countdown has begun . 380 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Thriller Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780733634406. Inventory No: 243127. Paperback 
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Murder in Aisle 9, Jim Schembri
18 Jim Schembri Murder in Aisle 9
Lothian 227072 Australia 2000 0734400969 / 9780734400963 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Something just doesn't add up...Piercing lights. Fouls, dark air. The punishing isolation. The lasers, shooting into her eyes. And the beeping, the endless merciless beeping. Welcome to the life of Nelia Renetti, an innocent girl stuck in a world where nothing seems fair. So when she spies a man getting away with a heinous deceit, Nelia decides to take a stand. She will expose the worthless mongrel, even if it means dragging her friends into a scheme of risk taking and law breaking. This man deserves to be punished. Of that. Nelia has no doubt. But does he deserve to die? And if he does, will his blood be on her hands? 175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0734400969. ISBN/EAN: 9780734400963. Inventory No: 227072. Paperback 
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Playing With Water: A Story of A Garden, Kate llewellyn
19 Kate llewellyn Playing With Water: A Story of A Garden
Fourth Estate 240902 Australia 2005 0732281318 / 9780732281311 Softcover Good Condition Kate Llewellyn's world is one that concentrates on the simple things...the planting of flowers, the moving of a tree, the art of digging the perfect hole. this is a life that endows small things with grace and dignity. After moving from her much-loved home in the mountains, Kate starts to establish her new garden in a coastal town. Here she also plants roots in her new community and details the small acts of humanity that lead to friendship. In capturing a moment, such as mowing a lawn with a blind man in the moonlight, waiting for the sound of frogs in a backyard pond or watching a lyrebird disappear into the scrub, Playing with Water creates a meditation on nature, on community and on the cycle of life. With a poet s touch, Kate transports us so we feel the endless heat of summer; experience the smoky winds and the orange skies of the bushfire season; taste the salt that hangs in the air on the walk to the seapool; and hear the squelch of lifting arum lilies from the mud... In Playing with Water, Kate Llewellyn has created a lyrical memoir that is a celebration of the senses and the seasons. 424 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. ISBN: 0732281318. ISBN/EAN: 9780732281311. Inventory No: 240902. Paperback 
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Balthazar, Lawrence Durrell
20 Lawrence Durrell Balthazar
Faber and Faber 239928 Great Britain 1958 Softcover Good Condition The dazzling second volume of "The Alexandria Quartet" - and enthralling and deeply disturbing work of gorgeous surfaces and endless deceptions.In Alexandria in the years before the Second World War, an exiled Irish school teacher seeks to unravel his sexual obsession with two women: the tubercular cafe dancer, Melissa, and Justine, the alluring Jewish wife of a wealthy Coptic Christian. What emerges in his sessions with the psychiatrist Balthazar, however, is something far more complex - and unfathomably more sinister - than neurosis. Lawrence Durrell's kaleidoscopic narrative ushers us into a world in which no perception is reliable - and love itself is always an act of treachery. 250 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 239928. Paperback 
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