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Young Wives, Tales, Adele Parks
101 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 
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Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter, Adeline Yen Mah
102 Adeline Yen Mah Falling Leaves - The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Penguin Books 239349 Great Britain 1997 0140265988 / 9780140265989 Softcover Very Good Condition Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare privileges during a time of political and cultural upheaval. But wealth and position could not shield Adeline from a childhood of appalling emotional abuse at the hands of a cruel and manipulative Eurasian stepmother. Determined to survive through her enduring faith in family unity, Adeline struggled for independence as she moved from Hong Kong to England and eventually to the United States to become a physician and writer. A compelling, painful, and ultimately triumphant story of a girl's journey into adulthood, Adeline's story is a testament to the most basic of human needs: acceptance, love, and understanding. With a powerful voice that speaks of the harsh realities of growing up female in a family and society that kept girls in emotional chains, "Falling Leaves" is a work of heartfelt intimacy and a rare authentic portrait of twentieth-century China. 248 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0140265988. ISBN/EAN: 9780140265989. Inventory No: 239349. Paperback 
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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom, Adeline Yen Mah
103 Adeline Yen Mah Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom
HarperCollins 243028 Great Britain 2000 0002570998 / 9780002570992 Hardcover Good Condition 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: 243028. Hardcover 
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Watching The Tree: A Chinese Daughter Reflects on Happiness, Spiritual Beliefs an Universal Wisdom, Adeline Yen Mah
104 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 
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The Love Affairs Of Nathaniel P., Adelle Waldman
105 Adelle Waldman The Love Affairs Of Nathaniel P.
Widmill 242634 London 2014 0099558998 / 9780099558996 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Writer Nate Piven's star is rising. After several lean and striving years, he has his pick of both magazine assignments and women: Juliet, the hotshot business reporter; Elisa, his gorgeous ex-girlfriend, now friend; and Hannah, "almost universally regarded as nice and smart, or smart and nice," who holds her own in conversation with his friends. When one relationship grows more serious, Nate is forced to consider what it is he really wants. In Nate's 21st-century literary world, wit and conversation are not at all dead. Is romance? Novelist Adelle Waldman plunges into the psyche of a flawed, sometimes infuriating modern man--one who thinks of himself as beyond superficial judgment, yet constantly struggles with his own status anxiety, who is drawn to women, yet has a habit of letting them down in ways that may just make him an emblem of our times. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. is a tale of one young man's search for happiness--and an inside look at how he really thinks about women, sex and love. 244 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780099558996. Inventory No: 242634. Paperback 
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Gardening With Conifers, Adrian Bloom
106 Adrian Bloom Gardening With Conifers
Bloomings Books 240653 Australia 2001 First Edition 1876473312 / 9781876473310 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Adrian Bloom explains how to make the best use of conifers in any garden landscape, large or small, and provides a directory of over 200 of the best cultivars. 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 1876473312. ISBN/EAN: 9781876473310. Inventory No: 240653. Hardcover 
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The Maya Codex - Can It Secrets Be Decoded In Time?, Adrian d'Hage
107 Adrian d'Hage The Maya Codex - Can It Secrets Be Decoded In Time?
Michael Joseph 239862 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: 239862. Paperback 
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The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
108 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 
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The Ape's Reflexion, Adrian Desmond
109 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 
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The Apothecary's House, Adrian Mathews
110 Adrian Mathews The Apothecary's House
MacMillan 245272 Australia 2005 1405050950 / 9781405050951 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition When an old woman storms into the Rijks Museum demanding the return of her painting, archivist Ruth Braams cannot quell her curiosity. Together with Myles, her gay confidant, Ruth delves into the history of the piece of looted Nazi art and discovers an enigmatic picture with a disturbing wartime provenance. It also appears that the elderly Lydia is not the only claimant and, against strict bureau regulations, Ruth endeavours to help strengthen her case. Days later, Ruth begins to receive sinister anonymous threats, warning her to stay away from Lydia and the painting. When the door of her home, a houseboat on the Bloemgracht canal, is covered in graffiti and her gas supply tampered with, Ruth is convinced these are deterrents from the rival claimant. Our irrepressible and emotionally troubled heroine refuses to take them at face value and continues to strike up a friendship with the lonely old lady. But as the threats escalate, Ruth realises that there must be far more to the painting's popularity, and she enters into a series of increasingly lethal adventures as she investigates the painting's secret symbolism . . . 534 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Light age tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1405050950. ISBN/EAN: 9781405050951. Inventory No: 245272. Paperback 
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Cathy Freeman - A Journey Just Begun, Adrian McGregor
111 Adrian McGregor Cathy Freeman - A Journey Just Begun
Random House 238582 Australia 1998 First Edition 0091836492 / 9780091836498 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 363 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0091836492. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836498. Inventory No: 238582. Hardcover 
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Gun Street Girl, Adrian McKinty
112 Adrian McKinty Gun Street Girl
Serpent's Tail 247032 Great Britain 2015 1846689813 / 9781846689819 Trade Paperback Good Condition Book 4 in the Detective Sean Duffy series Belfast, 1985. Gunrunners on the borders, riots in the cities, The Power of Love on the radio. And somehow, hanging on, is Detective Inspector Sean Duffy, a Catholic policeman in the Royal Ulster Constabulary. The usual rounds of riot duty and sectarian murders are interrupted when a wealthy couple are shot dead while watching TV. Their son jumps to his death, leaving a note claiming responsibility. But something doesn't add up, and people keep dying. Soon Sean Duffy, Belfast's most roguish detective, is on the trail of a mystery that will pit him against shadowy US national security forces, and take him into the white-hot heart of the biggest political scandal of the decade. 323 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781846689819. Inventory No: 247032. Paperback 
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I Hear The Sirens In The Street - A Sean Duffy Thriller, Adrian McKinty
113 Adrian McKinty I Hear The Sirens In The Street - A Sean Duffy Thriller
Serpent's Tail 244447 London 2013 1846688183 / 9781846688188 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Book 2 in the Detective Sean Duffy series. Sean Duffy knows there's no such thing as a perfect crime. But a torso in a suitcase is pretty close. Still, one tiny clue is all it takes, and there it is. A tattoo. So Duffy, fully fit and back at work after the severe trauma of his last case, is ready to follow the trail of blood-however faint-that always, always connects a body to its killer. A legendarily stubborn man, Duffy becomes obsessed with this mystery as a distraction from the ruins of his love life, and to push down the seed of self-doubt that he seems to have traded for his youthful arrogance. So from country lanes to city streets, Duffy works every angle. And wherever he goes, he smells a rat... 334 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781846688188. Inventory No: 244447. Paperback 
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The Cold Cold Ground [A Sean Duffy Thriller], Adrian McKinty
114 Adrian McKinty The Cold Cold Ground [A Sean Duffy Thriller]
Orion 244281 Great Britain 2012 184668823X / 9781846688232 Softcover Very Good Condition Book 1 in the Detective Sean Duffy series. 'McKinty is one of Britain's great contemporary crime writers and the Sean Duffy books are his masterpiece.' Ian Rankin Two dead. One left in a car by the side of a road. He was meant to be found quickly. His killer is making a statement. The other is discovered hanging in a tree, deep in a forest. Surely a suicide: she'd just given birth, but there's no sign of the baby. Nothing seems to link the two, but Detective Sergeant Sean Duffy knows the links that seem to be invisible are just waiting to be uncovered. And as a policeman who has solved six murders so far in his career, but not yet brought a single case to court, Duffy is determined that this time, someone will pay. 421 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781846688232. Inventory No: 244281. Paperback 
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The Silver Dog and the Bear, Adriana Xenides
115 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 
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Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany, Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author]
116 Adriane Wildencamp [ Signed by Author] Seasons of Love in Australia and Germany
Hale & Iremonger 242992 Australia 1998 0868066656 / 9780868066653 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket This autobiographical work is almost painfully intimate, and yet it is a joyous book, full of hope and wonder. We experience the author's childhood and medical studies in Germany and in 1982 follow her to Australia, where she settles in Tasmania. While adventuring across the globe she manages to become deeply rooted in place and time. 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Signed Editions. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780868066653. Inventory No: 242992. Paperback Signed by Author
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Advance Australia - Album of Melbourne Views, Advance Australia
117 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. Category: Australian::Australian History; Genealogy & Local History; Inventory No: 233666. Hardcover 
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Prometheus and Other Plays: Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians, Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction]
118 Aeschylus [Phillip Vellacott - Translated with an introduction] Prometheus and Other Plays: Prometheus Bound; The Suppliants; Seven Against Thebes and The Persians
Penguin Classics 240239 London, England. 1966 Reprint Softcover Good Condition 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. 160 pages. Age tanning to pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Plays; Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 240239. Paperback 
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Endless Night, Agatha Christie
119 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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Hickory Dickory Dock, Agatha Christie
120 Agatha Christie Hickory Dickory Dock
Fontana / Collins 246810 Great Britain 1958 Softcover Good Condition An outbreak of kleptomania at a student hostel was not normally the sort of crime that aroused Hercule Poirot's interest. But then he saw the list of stolen and vandalized items: a stethoscope, some old flannel trousers, a box of chocolates, a slashed rucksack, and a diamond ring found in a bowl of soup. He congratulated the warden, Mrs. Hubbard, on a "unique and beautiful problem."The list made absolutely no sense at all. But, reasoned Poirot, if this was merely a petty thief at work, why was everyone at the hostel so frightened? 191 pages. Pages browned. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Inventory No: 246810. Paperback 
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