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Ghosts That Haunt you, Aidan Chambers [Compiiled]
1 Aidan Chambers [Compiiled] Ghosts That Haunt you
Puffin / Penguin Books 230709 Great Britain 1983 0140314288 / 9780140314281 Softcover Good Condition Ten of the best ghost stories every written. The Lonesome Place - August Derleth; The Empty Schoolroom - Pamela Hansford Johnson; Brownie - R. Chetwynd-Hayes; Lost Hearts - M. R. James; Tea At Ravensburgh - Joan Aiken; School for the Unspeakable - Manly Wade Wellman; The Emissary - Ray Bradbury; The Lamp - Agatha Christie; We'll Always Have Tommy - Brian Morse; Dead Trouble - Aidan Chambers 168 pages. Cover has a few creases. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; Children's::Puffin. ISBN: 0140314288. ISBN/EAN: 9780140314281. Inventory No: 230709. Paperback 
Price: 11.50 AUD 9.78 AUD 
The Ghost Dance, Alice McLerran
2 Alice McLerran The Ghost Dance
Clarion Books 232936 New York, USA 1995 First Edition 0395631688 / 9780395631683 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Paul Morin A ravishing illustrated re-telling of the Ghost Dance, which gave hope to the Native Americans and dread to the white invaders, who banned it culminating in the eventual massacre at Wounded Knee. HB, glossy pictorial boards, pictorial epp, VG++/--, unpaged, c.28pp, full col ills. Light rubbing, to covers, inside is clean, square and tight with no markings. Illustrator: Paul Morin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; History; Non Fiction. ISBN: 0395631688. ISBN/EAN: 9780395631683. Inventory No: 232936. Hardcover 
Price: 19.00 AUD 16.15 AUD 
The Africa House: The True Story of an English Gentleman and His African Dream, Christina Lamb
3 Christina Lamb The Africa House: The True Story of an English Gentleman and His African Dream
Penguin Books 233974 Great Britain 2000 0140268340 / 9780140268348 Softcover Very Good Condition Christina Lamb's The Africa House is the bestselling account of an English gentleman and his African dream. In the last decades of the British Empire, Stewart Gore-Brown build himself a feudal paradise in Northern Rhodesia; a sprawling country estate modelled on the finest homes of England, complete with uniformed servants, daily muster parades and rose gardens. He wanted to share it with the love of his life, the beautiful unconventional Ethel Locke King, one of the first women to drive and fly. She, however, was nearly twenty years his senior, married and his aunt. Lorna, the only other woman he had ever cared for, had married another many years earlier. Then he met Lorna's orphaned daughter, so like her mother that he thought he had seen a ghost. It seemed he had found companionship and maybe love - but the Africa house was his dream and it would be a hard one to share. 345 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140268340. ISBN/EAN: 9780140268348. Inventory No: 233974. Paperback 
Price: 20.50 AUD 17.43 AUD 
Ghost Hunters And the Incredible Revolting Ghost, Cornellia Funke
4 Cornellia Funke Ghost Hunters And the Incredible Revolting Ghost
Chicken House 110113 Great Britain 2007 1905294123 / 9781905294121 Soft Cover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 135 pages. Cover has a few faint creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781905294121. Inventory No: 110113. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD 10.63 AUD 
The Murdered Swagman's Ghost and Other Verses, G.J. Harding
5 G.J. Harding The Murdered Swagman's Ghost and Other Verses
Self published 233823 Australia 1990 0731679520 / 9780731679522 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Maureen Loughran and Leo Buckley 64 pages. Previous owners stamp on title page. With colour and black and white illustrations . Illustrator: Maureen Loughran and Leo Buckley. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Poetry, Prose, Verse; Philosophy; ISBN: 0731679520. ISBN/EAN: 9780731679522. Inventory No: 233823. Hardcover 
Price: 18.50 AUD 15.73 AUD 
The Clock Tower Ghost, Gene Kemp
6 Gene Kemp The Clock Tower Ghost
Puffin / Penguin Books 004544 London, England 1987 0140315543 / 9780140315547 Paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket Carolyn Dinan 89 pages - cover art Jon Miller Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Carolyn Dinan. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Puffin; Children; Children's::Children's Fiction. ISBN: 0140315543. ISBN/EAN: 9780140315547. Inventory No: 004544. Paperback 
Price: 14.50 AUD 12.33 AUD 
LOVE POEMS, Griffiths, Bryn [Signed Edition]
7 Griffiths, Bryn [Signed Edition] LOVE POEMS
Artlook Books GHE0014976 Western Australia 1980 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good no date, c.1980, PB, pictorial card covers, VG/--, 56pp. Minor rubbing to edges & corners of covers, a sticker ghost to fr cover, inside is square, clean & tight. 210g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Poetry; Poetry; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. Inventory No: GHE0014976. Paperback Signed by Author
Price: 18.50 AUD 15.73 AUD 
Ghost Games, Jana Novotny Hunter
8 Jana Novotny Hunter Ghost Games
Delacorte Press 232929 New York, USA 1992 First Edition 0385307012 / 9780385307017 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition Good Sue Porter A non-threatening ghost story with lovely illustrations. 'A Doubleday Book for Young readers', HB, glossy pictorial boards in like DJ, VG/G+, unpaged, c.32pp, col illus Unclipped DJ has minor rubbing to edges and corners, a tear to upper spine, neatly tape repaired. Book has light rubbing to covers, inside has a blank bookplate to ffwp, no doubt covering an inscription, else square, clean & tight. Illustrator: Sue Porter. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0385307012. ISBN/EAN: 9780385307017. Inventory No: 232929. Hardcover 
Price: 19.00 AUD 16.15 AUD 
Leviathan - The Unauthorised Biography of Sydney, John Birmingham
9 John Birmingham Leviathan - The Unauthorised Biography of Sydney
Vintage 231107 Australia 2000 0091842034 / 9780091842031 Softcover Good Condition An electrifying, epic history of the city of Sydney as you have never seen her before.'To peer deeply into this ghost city, the one lying beneath the surface, is to understand that Sydney has a soul and that it is a very dark place indeed.' Beneath the shining harbour, amid the towers of global greed and deep inside the bad-drugs madness of the suburban wastelands, lies Sydney's shadow history. Terrifying tsunamis, corpse-robbing morgue staff, killer cops, neo-Nazis, power junkies and bumbling SWOS teams electrify this epic tale of a city with a cold vacuum for a moral core. Birmingham drills beneath the cover story of a successful multicultural metropolis and melts the boundaries between past and present to reveal a ghost city beneath the surface of concrete and glass. In Birmingham's alternative history of Sydney, the yawning chasm between the megarich and the lumpen masses is as evident in the insane wealth of the new elites as it was in the head-spinning rapacity of the NSW Rum Corps. This is a city shattered by the nexus between government, big money and the underworld, where the glittering prizes go to the strong, not the just. Combining intensive research with the pace of a techno-thriller, John Birmingham creates a rich portrait of a city too dazzled by its own gorgeous reflection to care much for what lies at its dark, corrupted heart. Illuminated by wild flashes of black humour, violent, ghoulish and utterly compelling, Leviathan is history for the Tarantino generation. 563 pages. Tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; ISBN: 0091842034. ISBN/EAN: 9780091842031. Inventory No: 231107. Paperback 
Price: 19.50 AUD 16.58 AUD 
The Ghost of Carmen Miranda and Other Spooky Gay and Lesbian Tales, Julie K. Trevelyan and Scott Brassart - Editors
10 Julie K. Trevelyan and Scott Brassart - Editors The Ghost of Carmen Miranda and Other Spooky Gay and Lesbian Tales
Alyson Books 228730 USA 1998 First Edition 1555834884 / 9781555834883 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 308 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Gay & Lesbian::Fiction; Gay & Lesbian; ISBN: 1555834884. ISBN/EAN: 9781555834883. Inventory No: 228730. Paperback 
Price: 21.50 AUD 18.28 AUD 
Mister Corbett's Ghost, Leon Garfield
11 Leon Garfield Mister Corbett's Ghost
Viking Kestrel 059720 England 1987 Reprint 0670816523 / 9780670816521 Hardcover Good Good Antony Maitland The apprentice wished for nothing more than the death of his hated master but finds the burden of the man's ghost too great to bear. 64 pages. A few library stamps. Item Type: Ex-Library. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Illustrator: Antony Maitland. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 0670816523. ISBN/EAN: 9780670816521. Inventory No: 059720. Hardcover 
Price: 18.50 AUD 15.73 AUD 
Stalin's Ghost - An Arkady Renko Novel, Martin Cruz Smith
12 Martin Cruz Smith Stalin's Ghost - An Arkady Renko Novel
MacMillan 231141 Australia 2007 0230013945 / 9780230013940 Trade Paperback Good Condition Investigator Arkady Renko, the pariah of the Moscow prosecutor's office, has been assigned the thankless job of investigating a new phenomenon: late-night subway riders report seeing the ghost of Joseph Stalin on the platform of the Chistye Prudy Metro station. The illusion seems part political hocus-pocus and also part wishful thinking, for among many Russians Stalin is again popular; the bloody dictator can boast a two-to-one approval rating. Decidedly better than that of Renko, whose lover, Eva, has left him for Detective Nikolai Isakov, a charismatic veteran of the civil war in Chechnya, a hero of the far right and, Renko suspects, a killer for hire. The cases entwine, and Renko's quests become a personal inquiry fueled by jealousy. The investigation leads to the fields of Tver outside of Moscow, where once a million soldiers fought. There, amidst the detritus, Renko must confront the ghost of his own father, a favorite general of Stalin's. In these barren fields, patriots and shady entrepreneurs -- the Red Diggers and Black Diggers -- collect the bones, weapons and personal effects of slain World War II soldiers, and find that even among the dead there are surprises. 333 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780230013940. Inventory No: 231141. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 15.73 AUD 
The Ghost Rock Mystery, Mary C. Jane
13 Mary C. Jane The Ghost Rock Mystery
Scholastic 204891 USA 1971 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Browning and markings to pages and outer page edges, creases on cover, bumped edges. 122 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 204891. Paperback 
Price: 13.50 AUD 11.48 AUD 
The Book of Mrs Noah, Michele Roberts
14 Michele Roberts The Book of Mrs Noah
Minerva 233376 Great Britain 1993 074939773X / 9780749397739 Softcover Good Condition A series of ghost stories whose central characters are women. They include a woman, about to marry Mr Right, who is haunted by the spirit of his first wife; a secretary on a diet who begins to see fat people everywhere; and a woman whose dead fiance appears to her whenever she kisses another man. 287 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 074939773X. ISBN/EAN: 9780749397739. Inventory No: 233376. Paperback 
Price: 14.50 AUD 12.33 AUD 
CHILDS PLAY MAGIC: An Imagination Book, Not Stated
15 Not Stated CHILDS PLAY MAGIC: An Imagination Book
Child's Play International 225906 1978 First Edition 085953104X / 9780859531047 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good No Dust Jacket Adams, Pam Rhyming text and die-cut pages present a ghost at the window, a ghost in the water tap, and ghosts everywhere you look. Oblong. Illustrator: Adams, Pam. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; Children; ISBN: 085953104X. ISBN/EAN: 9780859531047. Inventory No: 225906. Hardcover 
Price: 15.50 AUD 13.18 AUD 
Regeneration, Pat Barker
16 Pat Barker Regeneration
Penguin Books 226639 London 1992 0140123083 / 9780140123081 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Regeneration is Pat Barker's classic, Man Booker Prize-nominated novel of World War I and trauma. Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers's job is to make the men in his charge healthy enough to fight. Yet the closer he gets to mending his patients' minds the harder becomes every decision to send them back to the horrors of the front. Pat Barker's Regeneration is the classic exploration of how the traumas of war brutalised a generation of young men. This is the first novel in Pat Barker's Man Booker Prize-winning Regeneration Trilogy. "A brilliant novel. Intense and subtle". (Peter Kemp, Sunday Times). "A vivid evocation of the agony of the First World War and a multi-layered exploration of all wars. A fine anthem for doomed youth". (Time Out). "A novel of tremendous power". (Margaret Forster). "Unforgettable". (Sunday Telegraph). "One of the strongest and most interesting novelists of her generation". (Guardian). Other titles in the trilogy: The Eye in the Door, and, The Ghost Road 251 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::War Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140123083. ISBN/EAN: 9780140123081. Inventory No: 226639. Paperback 
Price: 14.50 AUD 12.33 AUD 
A House Of Air - Selected Writings, Penelope Fitzgerald
17 Penelope Fitzgerald A House Of Air - Selected Writings
Flamingo 231438 London 2003 First Edition 0007136420 / 9780007136421 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HERMIONE LEE The previously uncollected occasional prose of a great English writer - full of wit, feeling and illumination. Penelope Fitzgerald was a prolific letter writer. She avoided the phone if she could, never even contemplated the possibility of going online. Her warmth, humour and supreme storytelling abilities found their best forum here. Surprising, wonderfully funny, definitive, this is a major collection of Penelope Fitzgerald's reviews, essays and autobiographical writings. This collection includes pieces on contemporary novelists Giles Foden, Anne Enright, Carol Shields, Rose Tremain, Roddy Doyle; on classic writers Muriel Spark, A.E. Housman, Rose Macaulay, M.R. James, Stevie Smith, Dorothy L. Sayers; on remembering her grandfather E.H. Shepard; on her love of Devon and Spain and William Morris: on writers in their old age; and witty and poignant recollections of her schooldays, her life on a Thames barge, her childhood in Hampstead and the ghost who lived next door but one. This is a fantastically funny book - as much of an entertainment as the Kingsley Amis letters. 552 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007136420. ISBN/EAN: 9780007136421. Inventory No: 231438. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 156.50 AUD 133.03 AUD 
THE GHOST WITHIN, Prince, Alison
18 Prince, Alison THE GHOST WITHIN
Magnet / Methuen GHE0020823 London, England 1986 First Thus 0416521401 / 9780416521405 Softcover Very Good No Dust Jacket PB, pictorial card wraps, VG-/--, 119pp. Moderate rubbing to edges and corners of covers, inside has age tanning to page edges, PO name to h/title page, else square, clean, tight and unmarked. Eight haunting stories of that will stay in the mind. 150g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0416521401. ISBN/EAN: 9780416521405. Inventory No: GHE0020823. Paperback 
Price: 16.50 AUD 14.03 AUD 
The Ghost Within, Prince, Alison
19 Prince, Alison The Ghost Within
Magnet / Methuen 227616 London, Great Britain 1986 0416521401 / 9780416521405 Softcover Very Good- No Dust Jacket A haunting collection of stories about the evil of everyday things. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0416521401. ISBN/EAN: 9780416521405. Inventory No: 227616. Paperback 
Price: 11.50 AUD 9.78 AUD 
The Virago Book of Ghost Stories - The Twentieth Century, Richard Dalby [Editor]
20 Richard Dalby [Editor] The Virago Book of Ghost Stories - The Twentieth Century
Virago 230264 Great Britain 1990 0860688100 / 9780860688105 Softcover Fair Condition Gathering together deliciously chilling tales from the three highly-acclaimed volumes of Virago ghost stories, this collection features stories by A. S. Byatt, Angela Carter, Charlotte Brontė, Antonia Fraser, Penelope Lively, Ruth Rendell, Edith Wharton, and many more. Here lost loves, past enmities, and unwanted memories mingle with the inexplicable as unquiet souls return to repay kindnesses, settle scores, and haunt the imagination. All of the writers demonstrate a subtle power to delight and chill at the same time as they explore the ghostly margins of the supernatural. Cover has several creases and a small tear to front side edge and to bottom of spine edge. 331 pages. Light tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0860688100. ISBN/EAN: 9780860688105. Inventory No: 230264. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.90 AUD 
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