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Disney Winnie The Pooh - The Story Of The Film - Part 1, 2 & 3; The Bluster Day; The Honey Tree, Adapted by Lisa Ann Marsoli
1 Adapted by Lisa Ann Marsoli Disney Winnie The Pooh - The Story Of The Film - Part 1, 2 & 3; The Bluster Day; The Honey Tree
Parragon 239384 Great Britain 2011 1445427931 / 9781445427935 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket Mario Cortes, Valeria Turati And The Disney Storybook Artists 156 pages. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Mario Cortes, Valeria Turati And The Disney Storybook Artists. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781445427935. Inventory No: 239384. Hardcover 
Price: 30.00 AUD
Nice Work - Thirty Years in British Films, Adrian Brunel
2 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: 25.00 AUD
Endless Night, Agatha Christie
3 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 
Price: 10.00 AUD
The Mirror Crack'd, Agatha Christie
4 Agatha Christie The Mirror Crack'd
Fontana / Collins 242788 Great Britain 1981 0006161359 / 9780006161356 Softcover Good Condition One minute, silly Heather Badcock had been gabbling on at her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure. But for whom was the deadly poison really intended? Marina’s frozen expression suggested she had witnessed something horrific. But, while others searched for material evidence, Jane Marple conducted a very different investigation – into human nature 192 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0006161359. ISBN/EAN: 9780006161356. Inventory No: 242788. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
Charles Scribner's Sons GHE0011173 New York, USA 1977 First Edition 0684159686 / 9780684159683 Hardcover Good Good+ Ahlberg, Janet HB, red cloth in b/w pictorial DJ, G/G+, unpaged, b/w illus by Janet Ahlberg. Ex-Lib. Moderate rubbing and creasing to edges and corners of price-clipped DJ, now protected in poly film. Book has general rubbing to edges and corners of covers, inside has usual libris removals, scars and stamps, previous reader has 'coloured-in' some illustrations with crayon, but overall good and a solid copy. 300g when packed. Item Type: Ex-Library. Illustrator: Ahlberg, Janet. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0684159686. ISBN/EAN: 9780684159683. Inventory No: GHE0011173. Hardcover 
Price: 12.00 AUD
The Lady in the Van, Alan Bennett
6 Alan Bennett The Lady in the Van
Profile Books / Faber & Faber 242926 London 2015 1781255407 / 9781781255407 Softcover Near Fine Condition In 1974, the homeless Miss Shepherd moved her broken down van into Alan Bennett's garden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tenant. And Bennett, despite inviting her in the first place, was a reluctant landlord. And yet she lived there for fifteen years. This account of those years was first published in 1989 in the London Review of Books. The play premiered in 1999, directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Dame Maggie Smith, who reprise their roles in this new film adaptation. Shot on location at Bennett's house, Alex Jennings plays the author, alongside household names including Frances de la Tour, Jim Broadbent and Dominic Cooper. 100 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781781255407. Inventory No: 242926. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Starman, Alan Dean Foster
7 Alan Dean Foster Starman
Corgi 228386 Australia 1985 0552126888 / 9780552126885 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Taking the form of her recently deceased husband, a benevolent alien convinces a young woman to help him escape the federal authorities and rendezvous with his spaceship 191 pages. Film Tie-In. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Science Fiction; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0552126888. ISBN/EAN: 9780552126885. Inventory No: 228386. Paperback 
Price: 9.00 AUD
Blessings In Diguise, Alex Guiness
8 Alex Guiness Blessings In Diguise
Penguin Books 241215 Great Britain 1997 0140262830 / 9780140262834 Softcover Good Condition he memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film career, religious beliefs and wartime experiences. 246 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Cover edges rubbed. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140262830. ISBN/EAN: 9780140262834. Inventory No: 241215. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha, Alexander. Lloyd
9 Alexander. Lloyd The First Two Lives of Lukas-Kasha
E. P. Dutton & Co Inc GHE000852 New York, USA 1978 First Edition 0525297480 / 9780525297482 Hard Cover Good Condition Good HB, VG-/G, red cloth boards213pp. Beautiful pictoral dustjacket in clear archival film, Creases to edges and corners with small tears to spine, no loss, flaps have creases and tears some loss to front flap. Boards show minor rubbing to edges and corners, and there are two tape ghosts on front cover, inside has usual library marks and fepp are scarred from sticker and pocket removal, hinge is separating at bottom, slant to spine, else clean an tight. After paying a silver penny to encourage magician to perform in the town square, a carpenter's helper is conjured to a strange place where people call him King of Abadan. Mayhem ensues. 520g when packed. Item Type: Ex-Library. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Books; Children; ISBN: 0525297480. ISBN/EAN: 9780525297482. Inventory No: GHE000852. Hardcover 
Price: 20.50 AUD
The Death of Literature, Alvin Kernan
10 Alvin Kernan The Death of Literature
Yale University Press 227800 USA 1990 0300052383 / 9780300052381 Softcover Very Good Condition Literature has passed through a crisis of confidence in recent decades-a radical questioning of its traditional values and its importance to humanity. In this witty and eloquent book, a distinguished professor of humanities looks at some of the agents that have contributed to literature's demise and ponders whether its vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late twentieth-century culture. Other critics, such as E. D. Hirsch and Allan Bloom, have also explored the growing cultural illiteracy of modern society. Alvin Kernan probes deeper, relating the death of literature to potent forces in our postindustrial world-most obviously, the technological revolution that is rapidly transforming a print to an electronic culture, replacing the authority of the written word with the authority of television, film, and computer screens. The turn taken by literary criticism itself, in deconstructing traditional literature and declaring it void of meaning in itself, and in focusing on what are described as its ideological biases against women and nonwhites, has speeded the disintegration. Recent legal debates about copyright, plagiarism, and political patronage of the arts have exposed the greed and self-interest at work under the old romantic images of the imaginative creative artist and the work of art as a perfect, unchanging icon. Kernan describes a number of the crossroads where literature and society have met and literature has failed to stand up. He discusses the high comedy of the obscenity trial in England against Lady Chatterley's Lover, in which the British literary establishment vainly tried to define literature. He takes alarmed looks at such agents of literary disintegration as schools where children who watch television eight hours a day can't read, decisions about who chooses and defines the words included in dictionaries, faculty fights about the establishment of new departments and categories of study, and courtrooms where criminals try to profit from bestselling books about their crimes. According to Kernan, traditional literature is ceasing to be legitimate or useful in these changed social surroundings. What is needed, he says, if it is any longer possible in electronic culture, is a conception of literature that fits in some positive way with the new ethos of post-industrialism, plausibly claiming a place of importance both to individual lives and to society as a whole for the best kind of writing. 230 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0300052383. ISBN/EAN: 9780300052381. Inventory No: 227800. Paperback 
Price: 15.50 AUD
Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins, Amanda Vaill
11 Amanda Vaill Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins
Broadway Books 237015 New York 2006 0767904206 / 9780767904209 Softcover Very Good Condition From the author of the acclaimed Everybody Was So Young, the definitive and major biography of the great choreographer and Broadway legend Jerome Robbins To some, Jerome Robbins was a demanding perfectionist, a driven taskmaster, a theatrical visionary; to others, he was a loyal friend, a supportive mentor, a generous and entertaining companion and colleague. Born Jerome Rabinowitz in New York City in 1918, Jerome Robbins repudiated his Jewish roots along with his name only to reclaim them with his triumphant staging of Fiddler on the Roof. A self-proclaimed homosexual, he had romances or relationships with both men and women, some famous?like Montgomery Clift and Natalie Wood?some less so. A resolutely unpolitical man, he was forced to testify before Congress at the height of anti-Communist hysteria. A consummate entertainer, he could be paralyzed by shyness; nearly infallible professionally, he was conflicted, vulnerable, and torn by self-doubt. Guarded and adamantly private, he was an inveterate and painfully honest journal writer who confided his innermost thoughts and aspirations to a remarkable series of diaries and memoirs. With ballets like Dances at a Gathering, Afternoon of a Faun, and The Concert, he humanized neoclassical dance; with musicals like On the Town, Gypsy, and West Side Story, he changed the face of theater in America. In the pages of this definitive biography, Amanda Vaill takes full measure of the complicated, contradictory genius who was Jerome Robbins. She re-creates his childhood as the only son of Russian Jewish immigrants; his apprenticeship as a dancer and Broadway chorus gypsy; his explosion into prominence at the age of twenty-five with the ballet Fancy Free and its Broadway incarnation, On the Town; and his years of creative dominance in both theater and dance. She brings to life his colleagues and friends?from Leonard Bernstein and George Balanchine to Robert Wilson and Robert Graves?and his loves and lovers. And she tells the full story behind some of Robbins?s most difficult episodes, such as his testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee and his firing from the film version of West Side Story. Drawing on thousands of pages of documents from Robbins?s personal and professional papers, to which she was granted unfettered access, as well as on other archives and hundreds of interviews, Somewhere is a riveting narrative of a life lived onstage, offstage, and backstage. It is also an accomplished work of criticism and social history that chronicles one man?s phenomenal career and places it squarely in the cultural ferment of a time when New York City was truly ?a helluva town.? 675 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; United States; Dance; Dance. ISBN: 0767904206. ISBN/EAN: 9780767904209. Inventory No: 237015. Paperback 
Price: 27.50 AUD
J.M. Barrie and The Lost Boys, Andrew Birkin
12 Andrew Birkin J.M. Barrie and The Lost Boys
Constable 246098 London 1979 First Edition 0094620008 / 9780094620001 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good J. M. Barrie, novelist, playwright, and author of Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up, led a life almost as magical and interesting as his famous creation. Childless in his marriage, Barrie grew close to the five young boys of the Llewelyn Davies family, ultimately becoming their guardian and devoted surrogate father when they were orphaned. Andrew Birkin draws extensively on a vast range of material by and about Barrie, including notebooks, memoirs, and hours of recorded interviews with the Llewelyn Davies family and their circle, to describe Barrie's life and the wonderful world he created for the boys. Originally published in 1979, this enchanting and richly illustrated account is reissued with a new preface to mark the release of Neverland, the film of Barrie's life, and the upcoming centenary of Peter Pan 323 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has fading to spine edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0094620008. ISBN/EAN: 9780094620001. Inventory No: 246098. Hardcover 
Price: 25.00 AUD
The Oscars - The Secret History of Hollywood's Academy Awards, Anthony Holden
13 Anthony Holden The Oscars - The Secret History of Hollywood's Academy Awards
Warner 227073 Great Britain 1994 0751500682 / 9780751500684 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The author of Lawrence Olivier and Prince Charles presents a wryly penetrating, provocative history of the Academy Awards, from the first banquet to the 1991 presentations, that is also a scrupulously researched look at how the Oscar has become the plaything of many powerful Hollywood special interest groups. Photos. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Film::Film and TV; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 0751500682. ISBN/EAN: 9780751500684. Inventory No: 227073. Paperback 
Price: 23.00 AUD
Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement, Anthony Robbins
14 Anthony Robbins Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement
Pocket Books 239513 Great Britain 2001 0743409396 / 9780743409391 Softcover Very Good Condition NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND COACH TO MILLIONS BRINGS A TRANSFORMATIVE GUIDE TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS. 'Tony's power is superhuman . . . He is a catalyst for getting people to change' Oprah Winfrey 'He has a great gift. He has the gift to inspire' Bill Clinton, former President of the United States 'Tony Robbins' coaching has made a remarkable difference in my life both on and off the court. He's helped me to discover what I'm really made of, and I've taken my tennis game - and my life - to a whole new level!' Serena Williams, 22-time Grand Slam tennis champion and Olympic gold medalist 'No matter who you are, no matter how successful, no matter how happy, Tony has something to offer you' Hugh Jackman, Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor and producer If you have ever dreamed of a better life, Unlimited Power will show you how to achieve the extraordinary quality of life you desire and deserve, and how to master your personal and professional life.Tony Robbins has proven to millions through his books, tapes and seminars that by harnessing the power of your mind you can do, have, achieve and create anything you want for your life. He has shown heads of state, royalty, Olympic and professional athletes and film stars how to achieve.Unlimited Power is a revolutionary fitness book for the mind. It will show you, step by step, how to perform at your peak while gaining emotional and financial freedom, attaining leadership and self-confidence and winning the co-operation of others. 424 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Self Help; Self Help & Motivation; ISBN: 0743409396. ISBN/EAN: 9780743409391. Inventory No: 239513. Paperback 
Price: 17.00 AUD
Long Hot Summer, Barbara Anderson
15 Barbara Anderson Long Hot Summer
Victoria University Press 242460 Wellington 1999 0864733712 / 9780864733719 Trade Paperback Good Condition It is 1936. As they have done every summer, the Hopkins family – Derek and Lorna and the three children – have rented a house at the Beach. But Lorna is bored and only sees her husband on the weekends. When the handsome James Clements gets the locals and the Maoris involved in his amateur western, “Lust in the Dust,” Lorna plays the whore with the heart of gold. The film’s title proves disturbingly prophetic and old certainties fall away as unaccustomed proximity leads to unexpected liaisons. 263 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; New Zealand; Fiction; ISBN: 0864733712. ISBN/EAN: 9780864733719. Inventory No: 242460. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD
Disney Frozen: The Essential Guide [Featuring All The Lyrics from the Film's Songs], Barbara Bazaldua
16 Barbara Bazaldua Disney Frozen: The Essential Guide [Featuring All The Lyrics from the Film's Songs]
Dorking Kindersley 246879 2014 0241186951 / 9780241186954 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition Learn about the characters, locations, themes, and iconic moments of Disney's newest princess tale, "Frozen." A fact-filled reference, "Frozen: The Essential Guide" takes you inside this enchanting world featuring beautiful movie stills and fun and interesting facts! 77 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780241186954. Inventory No: 246879. Hardcover 
Price: 15.50 AUD
Being Elizabeth, Barbara Taylor Bradford
17 Barbara Taylor Bradford Being Elizabeth
HarperCollins 242382 Australia 2008 0007278454 / 9780007278459 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition The final novel in the bestselling Ravenscar trilogy. Elizabeth Turner, scion of the fabled Deravenel family, carries the red-gold hair and beautiful English complexion of her ancestors. And it is not just her colouring that she has inherited from Edward Deravenel. Astute and charismatic, she is also bold, daring and fiercely ambitious, with the same ruthless streak. Now, aged just twenty-five, she stands in the position she has dreamed of -- inheriting the family business, Deravenels. Over eight hundred years old, the company is a bastion of male chauvinism and the challenge that lies ahead of Elizabeth is immense. She also has to cope with the enmity of her cousin Mary who misguidedly believes she is the rightful heir. Cecil Williams acts as Elizabeth's mentor while navigating the treacherous corridors of power with her. But her greatest ally is her childhood friend, handsome, charming Robert Dunley. Highly intelligent, he is her match in every way -- and there is a spark between them that is impossible to resist. Yet Robert is already married. When they begin an affair it scandalises those around them. But far worse is to come!From the family seat perched high on the Yorkshire moors to the glamour of London as the twentieth century draws to a close, Elizabeth fights for her birthright and her inheritance. 423 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN/EAN: 9780007278459. Inventory No: 242382. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Letter from a Stranger, Barbara Taylor Bradford
18 Barbara Taylor Bradford Letter from a Stranger
HarperCollins 241553 Australia 2011 0007304145 / 9780007304141 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Captivating and evocative, Letter from Istanbul will take you on an unforgettable journey from idyllic Connecticut to exotic Istanbul to war-torn Berlin then back to the present day. When award-winning film maker Justine Nolan returns to her beautiful childhood home, she is intrigued by an envelope she finds in her absent mother's post. But the letter inside contains a shocking revelation. If genuine it will change everything she believes about her family's recent history, her mother and her adored grandmother, Gabriele. With the support of her beloved twin brother, Richard, Justine resolves to uncover the truth. To do so she must travel to Istanbul -- the teeming, beguiling city on the cusp of East and West. It is a place which holds its own secrets, leading her to a fascinating man who appears to know more than he is prepared to disclose. Yet even when her quest succeeds, Justine is faced with a further mystery: Gabriele's background is not what it seems. Justine is given a book of memories in which the real story unfolds, taking her back to the darkest days of European history, with its suffering and astonishing acts of bravery. At the heart of it lie the final facts of Gabriele's identity -- and her own. The letter from a stranger has brought her not only to the truth about her family but also a chance to heal the wounds of past betrayals, to embrace a new love and new life. 436 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780007304141. Inventory No: 241553. Paperback 
Price: 16.00 AUD
The Green Centre: An Account of the BBC/ABC film of Central Australia, Barry Payne
19 Barry Payne The Green Centre: An Account of the BBC/ABC film of Central Australia
Marlin Books 244770 Australia 1976 0091301815 / 9780091301811 Softcover Good Condition 176 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Tanning to page edges. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; ISBN: 0091301815. ISBN/EAN: 9780091301811. Inventory No: 244770. Paperback 
Price: 18.00 AUD
Pygmalion - A Romance In Five Acts, Bernard Shaw
20 Bernard Shaw Pygmalion - A Romance In Five Acts
Penguin Classics 226959 Great Britain 2003 Reprint 0141439505 / 9780141439501 Softcover Very Good Condition Definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence. Introduction by Nicholas Grene. George Bernard Shaw's witty comedy of manners, Pygmalion includes an introduction by Nicholas Grene in Penguin Classics. Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his 'creation' has a mind of her own. Adapted into the Oscar-winning musical film My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison in 1964, Pygmalion This is the definitive text produced under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence, with an illuminating introduction by Nicholas Grene, discussing the language and politics of the play. Also included in this volume is Shaw's preface, as well as his 'sequel' written for the first publication in 1916, to rebut public demand for a more conventially romantic ending. 122 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays::Drama; Theatre & Plays; ISBN/EAN: 9780141439501. Inventory No: 226959. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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