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Letters from Tertius, A. E. White [Selected]
1 A. E. White [Selected] Letters from Tertius
Vital Publications 239405 Australia 1975 0909116016 / 9780909116019 Softcover Good Condition R. L. Drayton 112 pages. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrator: R. L. Drayton. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Religion, Theology; Religion & Theology; ISBN: 0909116016. ISBN/EAN: 9780909116019. Inventory No: 239405. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 
Possession: A Romance, A. S. Byatt
2 A. S. Byatt Possession: A Romance
Vintage 234897 London 1991 0099800403 / 9780099800408 Softcover Good Condition "Literary critics make natural detectives," says Maud Bailey, heroine of a mystery where the clues lurk in university libraries, old letters, and dusty journals. Together with Roland Michell, a fellow academic and accidental sleuth, Maud discovers a love affair between the two Victorian writers the pair has dedicated their lives to studying: Randolph Ash, a literary great long assumed to be a devoted and faithful husband, and Christabel La Motte, a lesser-known "fairy poetess" and chaste spinster. At first, Roland and Maud's discovery threatens only to alter the direction of their research, but as they unearth the truth about the long-forgotten romance, their involvement becomes increasingly urgent and personal. Desperately concealing their purpose from competing researchers, they embark on a journey that pulls each of them from solitude and loneliness, challenges the most basic assumptions they hold about themselves, and uncovers their unique entitlement to the secret of Ash and La Motte's passion. 511 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0099800403. ISBN/EAN: 9780099800408. Inventory No: 234897. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
How Proust Can Change Your Life, Alain De Botton
3 Alain De Botton How Proust Can Change Your Life
Picador 245907 Great Britain 1998 0330354914 / 9780330354912 Softcover Very Good Condition The starting point of How Proust Can Change Your Life is that a great novel can be nothing less than life-transforming. This is an unusual claim: our education system, while stressing that novels are highly worthwhile, rarely investigates why this is so. How Proust Can Change Your Life takes Marcel Proustís In Search of Lost Time as the basis for a sustained investigation into the power and significance of literature. Proustís novel, almost a byword for obscurity and irrelevance, emerges as an invaluable source of insight into the workings of love, society, art and the meaning of existence. The book reveals Proustís thoughts on how to revive a relationship, choose a good doctor, enjoy a holiday, make friends and respond to insult. A vivid portrait of the eccentric yet deeply sympathetic author is built up out of extracts from his letters, essays and fiction and is combined with a commentary on the power of literature to change our lives. A self-help book like few others. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN/EAN: 9780330354912. Inventory No: 245907. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD 
Five Letters from An Eastern Empire, Alasdair Gray
4 Alasdair Gray Five Letters from An Eastern Empire
Penguin 60's 230826 Great Britain 1995 0146000447 / 9780146000447 Softcover Good Condition 54 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0146000447. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000447. Inventory No: 230826. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 
Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography, Alexandra Hasluck
5 Alexandra Hasluck Portrait in a Mirror: An Autobiography
Oxford University Press 232732 Melbourne First Edition 0195542983 / 9780195542981 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Alexandra Hasluck Is Already Well-known As One Of That Small But Distinguished Group Of Female Historians Who Have Done So Much, By Their Perceptive Biographies, To Increase And Enlarge Our Knowledge Of The Characters Of Our History. Married Paul Hasluck. Told through letters, diaries and speeches. 329 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0195542983. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542981. Inventory No: 232732. Hardcover 
Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
Write Language, Allan Pease and Paul Dunn
6 Allan Pease and Paul Dunn Write Language
Camel Publishing 238765 Australia 1989 0959365834 / 9780959365832 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The new secrets of writing letters that really work 130 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference; Reference; ISBN: 0959365834. ISBN/EAN: 9780959365832. Inventory No: 238765. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845, Allie Bayne Windham Webb
7 Allie Bayne Windham Webb Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845
State University of New York Press 226958 USA 1983 0873956664 / 9780873956666 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::American History. ISBN: 0873956664. ISBN/EAN: 9780873956666. Inventory No: 226958. Paperback 
Price: 75.00 AUD 60.00 AUD 
A Venetian Affair: A True Story of Impossible Love in the Eighteenth Century, Andrea Di Robilant
8 Andrea Di Robilant A Venetian Affair: A True Story of Impossible Love in the Eighteenth Century
Fourth Estate 245049 Australia 2004 0007154704 / 9780007154708 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition The true story of forbidden love in 18th-century Venice between an Italian noble and the brilliant, illegitimate daughter of an English baronet.In 1754 Andrea Memmo, the dashing and gifted scion of a distinguished Catholic family, fell in love with illegitimate English beauty Giustiniana Wynne. This match went against every convention of their day; it was an 'impossible love'.The lovers chased each other through peeling palazzos, ballrooms, salons, theatres and gambling dens, rubbing shoulders with legendary figures such as Canaletto and their friend, Casanova. Increasingly desperate, they decided Giustiniana should marry to conceal their relationship. A summer passed in flirting with the English Consul, Joseph Smith, but he soon saw through the deception and the affair became public.The consequences were disastrous. Casanova was imprisoned for his 'pernicious' influence. Disgraced, Giustiniana left for Paris, where she launched herself into society in the hunt for a new husband. Her love for Memmo had lingering consequences that were to break this match, and she left again for London, hoping to build a new life, but a different fate lay in store...Andrea di Robilant is Andrea Memmo's great-great-great-grandson. The idea to write 'A Venetian Affair' was seeded when his father discovered Andrea's letters to Giustiniana mouldering in the attic of the family's crumbling Venetian palazzo. His father's violent murder inspired di Robilant to fulfil his father's dream of writing about the lovers. 313 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Non Fiction; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0007154704. ISBN/EAN: 9780007154708. Inventory No: 245049. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
Peter Howard - Life and Letters, Anne Wolridge Gordon
9 Anne Wolridge Gordon Peter Howard - Life and Letters
Hodder & Stoughton 225048 London 1969 First Edition 0340108401 / 9780340108406 Hardcover Good Condition Good 318 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0340108401. ISBN/EAN: 9780340108406. Inventory No: 225048. Hardcover 
Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
Love Letters - An Anthology, Antonia Fraser
10 Antonia Fraser Love Letters - An Anthology
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 239579 London 2002 0297829068 / 9780297829065 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Very Good Robert Gibbings A very personal anthology, Antonia Fraser has chosen the letters for their emotional power, or state of love expressed. The categories include Passions, Ecstasies, Fears and Worries, Declarations and Farewells. The anthology includes both the obvious (Byron, Keats, Abelard and Heloise) and the anonymous (a Japanese wife whose husband is in battle, a soldier in the trenches). 247 pages. Illustrator: Robert Gibbings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0297829068. ISBN/EAN: 9780297829065. Inventory No: 239579. Hardcover 
Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
Calligraphy: Calligraphic Letters and Writing [Picture Encylopedia 3], Arti Alkmaar
11 Arti Alkmaar Calligraphy: Calligraphic Letters and Writing [Picture Encylopedia 3]
Arti Alkmaar 232273 Holland Hardcover (Printed Boards) Good Condition Small Octavo Size: Small Octavo. 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art; Holland; Art & Design; Inventory No: 232273. Hardcover 
Price: 10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD 
C21 - Communicating in the 21st Century - Includes Brand New CD, Baden Eunson
12 Baden Eunson C21 - Communicating in the 21st Century - Includes Brand New CD
Wiley 225289 Australia 0470809000 / 9780470809006 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good Communicating in the 21st Century (also known as "C21"), provides a comprehensive up to date look at communication today. This text covers the traditional communication topics (eg. interpersonal, non-verbal, argument, teams and meetings, negotiation and conflict), as well as business communication (research skills, letters and memos, reports and proposals, online and academic writing, document design and graphic communication). In addition to these generic chapters, the text covers specialist topics in leadership communication, intercultural communication, organisational and stakeholder communication, public communication, and employment communication. Further to these text chapters, 8 chapters on Scientific and Technical Writing, Gender Communication, Media Communication, Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling & Usage, Style, Plain English and How to Write are available on the accompanying CD. These chapters give students a solid foundation in grammar, basic writing skills and style before embarking on the chapter content. 680 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Communication; Communications & Media; ISBN: 0470809000. ISBN/EAN: 9780470809006. Inventory No: 225289. Paperback 
Price: 45.00 AUD 36.00 AUD 
The Further Adventures Of A London Call Girl, Belle de Jour
13 Belle de Jour The Further Adventures Of A London Call Girl
Phoenix 244349 Great Britain 2007 0753821605 / 9780753821602 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket What Belle de Jour did next... this is the sparkling, witty and titillating follow-up to the bestselling INTIMATE ADVENTURES OF A LONDON CALL GIRL. ''She lists like Hornby. She talks dirty like Amis. She has the misanthropy of Larkin and examines the finer points of sexual technique as she is adjusting the torque on a beloved but temperamental old E-type...It's hard to believe that this clever and candid new voice has no more to say. Whoever the author is, she should give up the day job. Only then will we find out what the real Belle de Jour is made of.' Independent This follow-up to the hugely successful 'Intimate Adventures' will be just as bold, funny and brilliant. Peppered with agony-aunt letters and advice, and stories from her 'working' life, it's also the story of a young woman making her way in the world - told in Belle's inimitable voice. 322 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780753821602. Inventory No: 244349. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD 10.00 AUD 
Ladies of the Grand Tour, Brian Dolan
14 Brian Dolan Ladies of the Grand Tour
Flamingo 246326 Great Britain 2002 0007105339 / 9780007105335 Softcover Very Good Condition Hearing of the delights of the Grand Tour from pioneering friends, increasing numbers of English ladies set off to sample foreign lands from which many returned apparently 'the best informed and most perfect creatures'. For others the Grand Tour was an intellectual and romantic rite of passage, widening their knowledge of society, love and politics and inspiring a genre of literary fiction all of its own. Brian Dolan leads us into the hearts and minds of the ladies through the stories, thoughts and court gossip recorded in their journals, letters and diaries. 338 pages. Light tanning to pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007105339. ISBN/EAN: 9780007105335. Inventory No: 246326. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
French Letters: Under the Provencal Sun An Incredible tale of Fathers, Scams & Lavender Moussaka, Bruno Bouchet
15 Bruno Bouchet French Letters: Under the Provencal Sun An Incredible tale of Fathers, Scams & Lavender Moussaka
Hodder 245263 Australia 2004 0733618138 / 9780733618130 Trade Paperback Good Condition Peter Noirelle enjoys his life in New York and has not given the father who vanished 25 years ago a second thought. One day a letter arrives urging Peter and his brother to visit their father to find out about their past. They travel to Marseille and are plunged into the bizarre world of their father and his Greek wife, Kiki. 278 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0733618138. ISBN/EAN: 9780733618130. Inventory No: 245263. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Burton J. Hendrick
16 Burton J. Hendrick The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page
William Heinemann 229309 London 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket American Journalist, Publisher and Diplomat. 438 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 229309. Hardcover 
Price: 17.50 AUD 14.00 AUD 
Dead Letters, Caite Dolan-Leach
17 Caite Dolan-Leach Dead Letters
Corvus 241741 Great Britain 2017 1786491303 / 9781786491305 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition Ava doesn't believe it when the email arrives to say that her twin sister is dead. It's not grief or denial that causes her scepticism - it just feels too perfect to be anything other than Zelda's usual manipulative scheming. And Ava knows her twin. Two years after she left, vowing never to speak to Zelda again after the ultimate betrayal, Ava must return home to retrace her errant sister's last steps. She soon finds notes that lead her on a twisted scavenger-hunt of her twin's making. Letter by letter, Ava unearths clues to her sister's disappearance: and unveils harrowing truths of her own. A is for Ava, and Z is for Zelda, but deciphering the letters in-between is not so simple... A clever, twisty, suspense novel for readers of The Ice Twins by S. K Tremayne and Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberley McCreight. 332 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781786491305. Inventory No: 241741. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
Where Rainbows End, Cecelia Ahern
18 Cecelia Ahern Where Rainbows End
Harper 241886 Great Britain 2007 0007260822 / 9780007260829 Softcover Very Good Condition Rosie and Alex are destined for each other and everyone seems to know it but them. Best friends since childhood, they separate as teenagers when Alex and his family relocate from Dublin to Boston. Like two ships always passing in the night, Rosie and Alex stay friends, and though years pass and weddings, funerals, and baptisms take place, the two remain firmly attached via e-mails and letters. Heartbroken, they learn to live without each other. But destiny is a funny thing, and in this novel of several missed opportunities, Rosie and Alex learn that fate isn't done with them quite yet. 585 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007260829. Inventory No: 241886. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 AUD 6.80 AUD 
The Reason Why: The Charge of the Light Brigade, Cecil Woodham-Smith
19 Cecil Woodham-Smith The Reason Why: The Charge of the Light Brigade
Smithmark 242863 USA 1995 0831758163 / 9780831758165 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Cecil Woodham-Smith delves into the extraordinary story of the disastrous defeat of Britain's Light Cavalry Brigade on September 20, 1854, at the battle of Balaclava in the Crimea. From scores of previously unpublished letters and official communiques, she has unearthed devastating evidence about why more than 500 men rode to certain death in a valley occupied on three sides by enemy Russian artillery. 287 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; ISBN: 0831758163. ISBN/EAN: 9780831758165. Inventory No: 242863. Hardcover 
Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
Powdered Eggs, Charles Simmons
20 Charles Simmons Powdered Eggs
Penguin Books 239875 1971 Reprint 0140032010 / 9780140032017 Softcover Fair Condition A young writer-to-be embarks on a comic coming-of-age journey through the crushing mediocrity of work, the vagaries of fate, and the mysteries of sex. A confused and conflicted but not altogether angry young man shares his observations, disappointments, rants, and sexual desires in a revealing series of letters to an unnamed friend. Our hero wants to be a writer, but is stuck doing mind-numbing work for an unscrupulous encyclopedia publisher. He muddles through two engagements, one to a bright-eyed Catholic virgin, the other to a woman pregnant with another man's child. And the Great American Novel he is writing 'about a man named Austin who is becoming invisible' may be a bit too much for the reading public to handle. But as long as he's got his friends (like Jose, who is determined to bed and wed his cousin Rita the nun), his health (no thanks to the medical establishment that killed his father), and his libido, everything should turn out okay. Small black pen mark to front. 153 pages. Pages browned. Cover edges well rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140032010. ISBN/EAN: 9780140032017. Inventory No: 239875. Paperback 
Price: 7.00 AUD 5.60 AUD 
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