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Game Over, Adele Parks
81 Adele Parks Game Over
Penguin Books 237395 Great Britain 2001 0140290664 / 9780140290660 Softcover Good Condition Cas Perry doesn't want a relationship. When her father walked out on her and her mother she decided relationships, love, marriage, the whole shebang, simply weren't worth the heartache. But is Cas, immoral most of the time and amoral when it comes to business, going too far with her new TV programme, Sex with an Ex? Unfeeling and unscrupulous, she ruthlessly manipulates everyone she comes into contact with. Until she meets Darren. A babe. Trouble is, he's a highly principled babe. He believes in love, marriage, fidelity and constancy, so can he believe in Cas? Is it possible the world is a better place than she imagined? And if it is - after a lifetime of playing games - is this discovery too late? 374 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780140290660. Inventory No: 237395. Paperback 
Price: 16.50 AUD 12.38 AUD 
Young Wives, Tales, Adele Parks
82 Adele Parks Young Wives, Tales
Penguin Books 237391 Great Britain 2007 0141030763 / 9780141030760 Softcover Very Good Condition Lucy stole her friend Rose's 'happily ever after' because she wanted Rose's husband, Peter, and Lucy always gets what she wants. Big mistake. Rose was the ideal wife and is the ideal mother; Lucy was the perfect mistress. Connie - good friend to both Lucy and Rose - is stuck in the middle. She listens to Lucy as she struggles to be a wife, mother and career bitch with one ear and hears about Rose's pain at being a lonely single mum with the other. But Connie has troubles too: she's just got the hang of her own family life when an old flame pops up to rekindle a dangerous passion ... will the whispers from the past blast out all the other noise? All three women need more than a belief in happily ever after if they are to negotiate their way through messy modern life. Especially as there are many more twists in the tale still to come ... 569 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780141030760. Inventory No: 237391. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society, Adeline Yen Mah
83 Adeline Yen Mah Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society
Allen & Unwin 214529 Australia 2004 186508865X / 9781865088655 Softcover Very Good Condition 280 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners details on small sticker on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781865088655. Inventory No: 214529. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom, Adeline Yen Mah
84 Adeline Yen Mah Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom
HarperCollins 233272 Great Britain 2000 0002570998 / 9780002570992 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Author of bestselling Falling Leaves weaves together for the same audience her own personal experiences with the best of Chinese philosophy. Adeline Yen Mah, whose autobiography, Falling Leaves, is an international bestseller, here interweaves her own experiences with her views on Chinese thought and wisdom to create an illuminating and highly personal guide for Western readers. Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, and through the conversations and wisdom of her grandfather and aunt learnt a great deal of traditional Chinese thought, history and religion. Through her father's second marriage, to a Eurasian woman, and their subsequent move to Hong Kong, she learnt more about the Chinese attitudes to business and to family, and the strength of the Chinese in exile.Since living in London and California, Adeline Yen Mah has studied Chinese thought, looking at both the strengths and weaknesses which it gives those who follow it and now, in Watching the Tree, she takes us on a journey through the Chinese language, religions, history, using both Chinese proverbs and her own experiences, to bring to us an understanding of the richness of China and the ways that we can take and use some of the wisdom for ourselves in the West 248 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Spirituality; ISBN: 0002570998. ISBN/EAN: 9780002570992. Inventory No: 233272. Hardcover 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Extracts from Regulations for Conducting Musketry Instruction of the Army, Adjutant-General's Office, Horse Guards
85 Adjutant-General's Office, Horse Guards Extracts from Regulations for Conducting Musketry Instruction of the Army
Parker Hale Limited 233078 Great Britain 1972 Abridged Edition Softcover Near Fine Condition Abridged facsimile of the 1959 edition. Includes Enfield Royal Artillery certificate. 42 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; Inventory No: 233078. Paperback 
Price: 28.50 AUD 21.38 AUD 
Nice Work - Thirty Years in British Films, Adrian Brunel
86 Adrian Brunel Nice Work - Thirty Years in British Films
Forbes Robertson 224791 London 1949 Hardcover Good Condition Good Adrian begins with the story of British Film making during the first World War and then thirty years later took the plunge into British film production. From then we follow the adventures of Adrian as he fought his way through slumps and booms making every type of film, from comedies to musicals in England, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain and Morocco 217 pages. Moderately foxed throughout. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Film::Cinema. Inventory No: 224791. Hardcover 
Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
The Maya Codex - Can It Secrets Be Decoded In Time?, Adrian d'Hage
87 Adrian d'Hage The Maya Codex - Can It Secrets Be Decoded In Time?
Michael Joseph 237643 Great Britain 2010 1921518197 / 9781921518195 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Deep in the Guatemalan jungle lies the Maya Codex, an ancient document containing a terrible warning for civilisation. Archaeologist Dr Aleta Weizman and CIA agent Curtis O'Connor are desperately searching for the codex, but powerful forces in Washington and Rome will do anything to stop them.Both Weizman and O'Connor know that the earth will align with a massive black hole at the centre of the galaxy on the winter solstice, December 2012 - just as the Mayans predicted. Might a catastrophic pole shift be on the way?From the corridors of power in Nazi Germany to modern-day Washington, from the secret archives of the Vatican to the Temple of the Lost World pyramid in the jungles of Central America, The Maya Codex takes us on a heart-stopping journey to find the codex before it's too late. 467 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781921518195. Inventory No: 237643. Paperback 
Price: 21.00 AUD 15.75 AUD 
The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
88 Adrian Desmond The Ape's Reflexion
Blond & Briggs 232681 1979 First Edition 0856340693 / 9780856340697 Hardcover Good Condition Good A thoughtful discussion of whether apes use language. 288 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Usual library stamps and markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 0856340693. ISBN/EAN: 9780856340697. Inventory No: 232681. Hardcover 
Price: 26.50 AUD 19.88 AUD 
The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
89 Adrian Desmond The Ape's Reflexion
Quartet Books 232711 London 1980 070433335X / 9780704333352 Softcover Good Condition A thoughtful discussion of whether apes use language. 288 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Nature::Natural History; Natural History & Resources; ISBN: 070433335X. ISBN/EAN: 9780704333352. Inventory No: 232711. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
Vindolandra, Adrian Goldsworthy
90 Adrian Goldsworthy Vindolandra
Head Zeus 234777 Australia 2017 9781781974695 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition AD 98: The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over twenty years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall. But for now defences are weak as tribes rebel against Rome, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders. It falls to Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, to keep the peace. But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain. This is a hugely authentic historical novel, written by one of Britain's leading historians. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781781974695. Inventory No: 234777. Paperback 
Price: 22.00 AUD 16.50 AUD 
Wartime, Adrian Mitchell
91 Adrian Mitchell Wartime
Picador 228759 Great Britain 1973 0330244671 / 9780330244671 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 142 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330244671. ISBN/EAN: 9780330244671. Inventory No: 228759. Paperback 
Price: 14.50 AUD 10.88 AUD 
Life Without Genes, Adrian Woolfson
92 Adrian Woolfson Life Without Genes
Flamingo 235400 Great Britain 2000 0006548741 / 9780006548744 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Can life exist without genes? What will living things be like in the future and how did life evolve in the first place? '"Life Without Genes" is gloriously playful, enticing, eye-opening and heartening.' Scotsman 'Lucid and entertaining!From Airfix kit-inspired, "Just-So" stories to lucid descriptions of the work of the mathematician Ilya Prigogine, Woolfson is a virtuoso in full command of extraordinary material.' Simon Inges Taking us beyond biology and genes, Adrian Woolfson changes our view of the future forever. Might giraffes grow taller than skyscrapers? How could crocodiles stay underwater for more than an hour? Is it possible to turn a stickleback into a daffodil, or a tiger into a porcupine? Woolfson asks us to imagine a hypermarket stocked with every possible type of toy in the universe, to see DNA as a infinitely flexible Lego, and he takes us on swirling Peter Pan-like trips through our own genes, showing us the full scope (and perils) of genetic engineering. A uniquely accessible work of science, with shades of Huxley, Lewis Carroll and Darwin, 'Life Without Genes' presents a truly startling vision of a future where the consequences of our current genetic experiments turn out to be both stranger and more foreign than we ever imagined. 'Fine-woven from dreams, swooping around the outer edges of the imaginable, "Life Without Genes" takes us to some mind-boggling conceptual spaces, conjuring into existence frightening Borgesian worlds, to make us question our assumptions about life!Wildly, ferally enjoyable.' Lisa Gee, Scotland on Sunday 409 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0006548741. ISBN/EAN: 9780006548744. Inventory No: 235400. Paperback 
Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
The Silver Dog and the Bear, Adriana Xenides
93 Adriana Xenides The Silver Dog and the Bear
Spiritual Sense 233601 Australia 1997 0958714606 / 9780958714600 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket Adriana ha led a remarkable life, taking her to the international catwalks of Paris, Madrid and Vienna as a top model, followed by a world breaking career as the longest serving co-host of the international programme "Wheel of Fortune", becoming a true television icon and dearly loved and respected by the Australian public Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Children; Animals & Nature::Dogs. ISBN: 0958714606. ISBN/EAN: 9780958714600. Inventory No: 233601. Hardcover 
Price: 33.50 AUD 25.13 AUD 
The Forest Giant, Adrien Le Corbeau
94 Adrien Le Corbeau The Forest Giant
Jonathan Cape 230747 Great Britain 1935 New Illustrated Edition Hardcover Good Condition Fair Agnes Miller Parker [Woodcuts] Translated from the French by J. H. Ross. Dust jacket has discolouration. 158 pages. Moderately foxed throughout. Illustrator: Agnes Miller Parker [Woodcuts]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Inventory No: 230747. Hardcover 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views, Advance Australia
95 Advance Australia Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views
Government PrintER 233666 Melbourne 1889 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Message reads: With my best love to Dear Mother, Christine, Melbourne Dec 25th 1889. The photos are sepia and fold out to give you a very accurate pictures what Melbourne looked like in 1888-1889. The outside of the book has a few scratches and marks but it is nearly 130 years old so for its age it is in very good condition Inscription to previous owner on front pastedown. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Inventory No: 233666. Hardcover 
Price: 83.50 AUD 62.63 AUD 
The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians], Aedeen Cremin [Editor]
96 Aedeen Cremin [Editor] The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians]
New South Wales University Press 231850 NSW, Australia 1988 Reprint 0868401145 / 9780868401140 Softcover Very Good Condition Richly illustrated with over 300 black and white photographs, drawings and maps. 230 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; Archaeology; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0868401145. ISBN/EAN: 9780868401140. Inventory No: 231850. Paperback 
Price: 22.50 AUD 16.88 AUD 
Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians, Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction]
97 Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction] Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians
Penguin Classics 231935 London, England. 1986 Reprint 0140441123 / 9780140441123 Softcover Good Condition (ex-library) No Dust Jacket The first of the great Greek Tragedians, Aeschylus wrote a large number of plays, of which seven survive. Of the four included in this volume, The Persians is unique in Greek tragedy in having as its subject matter a recent historical event, the defeat of the Persians at the famous battle of Salamis. The other three, Prometheus, The Suppliants and Seven Against Thebes, were all written as parts of trilogies and take their themes from Greek legend, but in each Aeschylus' interpretation reflects the new morality of classical Athens. Thus, in Seven Against Thebes the fate of the two main figures, Eteocles and Polyneices, is not entirely controlled by the gods, for Eteocles is free to choose whether or not he should fight his brother. And in Prometheus and The Suppliants Aeschylus shows that although the struggle of reason against violence can never be an easy one, it is reason that is the proper principle of civilized life. School library stamp on title page. 160 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; ISBN: 0140441123. ISBN/EAN: 9780140441123. Inventory No: 231935. Paperback 
Price: 15.50 AUD 11.63 AUD 
Death Comes as the End, Agatha Christie
98 Agatha Christie Death Comes as the End
Pocket Books 228322 USA 1959 0671465392 / 9780671465391 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket A novel of anger, jealousy, betrayal and murder in 2000 BC It is Egypt, 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a Ka-priest. Young, beautiful and venomous, most agree that she deserved to die like a snake. Yet Renisenb, the priest's daughter, believes that the woman's death was not fate, but murder. Increasingly, she becomes convinced that the source of evil lurks within her own father's household. As the wife of an eminent archaeologist, Agatha Christie took part in several expeditions to the Middle East. Drawing upon this experience and exhaustive research, she wrote this serial killer mystery laid in Egypt 4000 years ago. 222 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0671465392. ISBN/EAN: 9780671465391. Inventory No: 228322. Paperback 
Price: 14.50 AUD 10.88 AUD 
Der Wachsblumenstrauss, Agatha Christie
99 Agatha Christie Der Wachsblumenstrauss
Scherz Vrlag 237673 Germany 1980 3502505454 / 9783502505457 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Als Richard Abernethie plötzlich stirbt, kommt die gesamte Familie zu seiner Beerdigung. Recht taktlos erscheint seine Schwester Cora, als sie den natürlichen Tod ihres Bruders in Frage stellt. Denn der Tod kommt allen Verwandten recht gelegen, stecken sie doch allesamt in Geldschwierigkeiten und Richard hat sie großzügig in seinem Testament bedacht. Da wird Cora kurz darauf ermordet und nur Hercule Poirot kann den wahren Mörder überführen. 141 pages. Text is in German. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Foreign Language::German; German Language; Fiction; ISBN: 3502505454. ISBN/EAN: 9783502505457. Inventory No: 237673. Paperback 
Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
Endless Night, Agatha Christie
100 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 
Price: 20.50 AUD 15.38 AUD 
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