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Tender Is The Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald
161 F. Scott Fitzgerald Tender Is The Night
Vintage 233258 Great Britain 2010 Complete and Unabridged 0099541521 / 9780099541523 Softcover Near Fine Condition Set on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, Tender Is the Night is the tragic romance of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A brilliant young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage, Dick is both husband and doctor to Nicole, whose wealth goads him into a lifestyle not his own, and whose growing strength highlights Dick's harrowing demise. A profound study of the romantic concept of character, Tender Is the Night is lyrical, expansive, and hauntingly evocative. 344 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN/EAN: 9780099541523. Inventory No: 233258. Paperback 
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The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
162 F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby
Penguin Books 246835 Great Britain 1974 0140007466 / 9780140007466 Softcover Very Good Condition Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby is the bright star of the Jazz Age, but as writer Nick Carraway is drawn into the decadent orbit of his Long Island mansion, where the party never seems to end, he finds himself faced by the mystery of Gatsby's origins and desires. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life, Gatsby is hiding a secret: a silent longing that can never be fulfilled. And soon, this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel. In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald brilliantly captures both the disillusionment of post-war America and the moral failure of a society obsessed with wealth and status. But he does more than render the essence of a particular time and place, for in chronicling Gatsby's tragic pursuit of his dream, Fitzgerald re-creates the universal conflict between illusion and reality. 188 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140007466. ISBN/EAN: 9780140007466. Inventory No: 246835. Paperback 
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Mass, F. Sionil Jose
163 F. Sionil Jose Mass
Solidaridad Publishing House 226376 Philippines 1983 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Mass, also known as Mass: A Novel, is a 1973 historical and political novel written by Filipino National Artist F. Sionil José. Together with The Pretenders, Mass is the completion of José’s The Rosales Saga, which is also known as the Rosales Novels. The literary message of Mass was "a society intent only on calculating a man's price is one that ultimately devalues all men". The narrative of Mass pictured the Philippines during the years prior to and after the imposition of Martial Law in 1972, which occurred within the scope of the middle and the late periods of the twentieth century. It narrated about a movement advocating reform, the resulting struggle for human rights, students’ rights, tenants’ rights, and women’s rights, and mass protests that were manipulated by "fraudulent leaders". The uprising failed. One of the characters went back to Central Luzon to discover his origins in order to rebuild his life. 232 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 226376. Paperback 
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The Politics Of Gulliver's Travels, F.P. Lock
164 F.P. Lock The Politics Of Gulliver's Travels
Clarendon 231468 Great Britain 1980 0198126565 / 9780198126560 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 156 pages. Spine slightly faded. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0198126565. ISBN/EAN: 9780198126560. Inventory No: 231468. Hardcover 
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And the Bridge is Love, Fay Moskowitz
165 Fay Moskowitz And the Bridge is Love
Beacon Press 227029 USA 1991 0807063274 / 9780807063279 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket "A book that will make you stand up and cheer."The Detroit News" "Bridges the gap between humor and despair, past and present, Jew and gentile, to reveal its author's simple humanity, deeply rooted in her unwavering love of family. . . . Touching and compelling."The Washington Post" "A modern woman's ancient voice, full of the juicy taste of lifeknowing, loving, feeling, and clever."Lore Segal The Feminist Press brings back into print a literary gem. "And the Bridge Is Love" is a timeless collection of life stories about growing up in a Jewish family in Detroit during the Depression and becoming a writer in Washington DC. The essays range from one on a friend who is dying to a hilarious account of binge eating at a wedding. In between these two poles is a world both modern and old-fashioned, vivid, yet vanishing. " 148 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Essays; Essays & Literary Criticism; ISBN: 0807063274. ISBN/EAN: 9780807063279. Inventory No: 227029. Paperback 
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The Pathfinder, Fenimore Cooper
166 Fenimore Cooper The Pathfinder
Thomas Nelson 244585 Great Britain 1930 Hardcover Very Good Condition Good 498 pages. 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: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 244585. Hardcover 
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Goodnight, Mice!, Frances Watts
167 Frances Watts Goodnight, Mice!
ABC Books 234781 Australia 2011 0733331769 / 9780733331763 Softcover Fine Condition Judy Watson Winner of the 2012 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Children's Fiction. This is a charming, funny and reassuring story for littlies to follow the going-to-bed ritual . Gift Quality Illustrator: Judy Watson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780733331763. Inventory No: 234781. Paperback 
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Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966, Francis Wyndham and Diana Melly - Editors
168 Francis Wyndham and Diana Melly - Editors Jean Rhys Letters 1931-1966
Andre Deutsch 237963 London 1984 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In her will, Jean Rhys expressed a wish that no biography of her should be written unless authorized during her lifetime. Following her death, her literary executor was approached frequently with requests for permission to write "an official life". Finally he decided that, by compiling a volume of letters, authentic biographical information would be provided. But as the collection grew, the biographical aspect took on a secondary importance as the self-portrait began to reveal the turbulent process of literary creation. The final result is a portrait spanning the years 1931 (taking up the story roughly where it was left in "Smile Please") to 1966, when the long struggle to finish "Wide Sargasso Sea" was over. 313 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 237963. Hardcover 
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Focus on Switzerland - Intellectual and Literary Life; The Fine Arts; Music, Francois Gross - Editor
169 Francois Gross - Editor Focus on Switzerland - Intellectual and Literary Life; The Fine Arts; Music
Swiss Office for the Development of Trade 2242 Switzerland 1975 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Small mark on cover where a price sticker has been removed 175 pages. With colour and black and white illustrations . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Non Fiction; Railways; Inventory No: 2242. Paperback 
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A Letter To Myself, Francoise Mallet-Joris
170 Francoise Mallet-Joris A Letter To Myself
W. H. Allen 232621 London 1964 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Good Translateed from the French by Patrick O'Brien. Orignally published as Lettre a moi-meme. Letter to myself is not only self-portrait of the author. It is also the occasion to depict us maliciously or sometimes fiercely his friends of the literary or artistic world and his book thus passes from the confidence to the satyr. 237 pages. Foxing to covers, endpapers and page edges . Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; Inventory No: 232621. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD
 
 
Shakespeare's Language, Frank Kermode
171 Frank Kermode Shakespeare's Language
Penguin Books 226296 Great Britain 2001 014028592X / 9780140285925 Softcover Near Fine Condition The true biography of Shakespeare - and the only one we really need to care about - is in the plays. Sir Frank Kermode, Britain's most distinguished literary critic, has been thinking about them all his life. This book is a distillation of that lifetime's thinking. The great English tragedies were all written in the first decade of the seventeenth century. They are often in language that is difficult to us, and must have been hard even for contemporaries. How and why did Shakespeare's language develop as it did? Kermode argues that the resources of English underwent major change around 1600. The originality of Kermodes' writing, and the intelligence of his discussion, make this book a landmark. 324 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 014028592X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140285925. Inventory No: 226296. Paperback 
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William Wordsworth. The Oxford Authors, Frank Kermode (editor)
172 Frank Kermode (editor) William Wordsworth. The Oxford Authors
Oxford University Press s3286 London, England. 1984 1st Edition 0192813331 / 9780192813336 Soft Cover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 752pp. Contact us for further information. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0192813331. ISBN/EAN: 9780192813336. Inventory No: s3286. Paperback 
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Dark Palace [Companion Novel To Grand days], Frank Moorhouse
173 Frank Moorhouse Dark Palace [Companion Novel To Grand days]
Knopf / Random House 240622 2000 009183676X / 9780091836764 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Five years have passed since Edith Campbell Berry's triumphant arrival at the League of Nations in Geneva, determined to right the wrongs of the world. The idealism of those early Grand Days has been eroded by a sense foreboding as the world moves ever closer to another war. Edith's life too, has changed- her marriage and her work are no longer the anchors in her life - she is restless, unsure, feeling the weight of history upon her and her world. As her certainties crumble, Edith is once again joined by Ambrose Westwood, her old friend and lover. Their reunion is joyful, and her old anxiety about their unconventional relationship is replaced by a feeling that all things are possible - at least in her private life. But World War II advances inexorably, and Edith, Ambrose and their fellow officers must come to terms with the knowledge that their best efforts - and those of the well-meaning world - are simply useless against the forces of the time. Moving, wise and utterly engrossing, this is a profound and enriching novel. Grand Days and Dark Palace confirm Frank Moorhouse as one of our greatest writers - a master of tone and timing, an elegant and exuberant stylist, and an unerring chronicler of the human spirit. Dust jacket has a small closed tear to top of rear cover. 678 pages. Light age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 009183676X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836764. Inventory No: 240622. Hardcover 
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STATEMENTS: Three Plays, Fugard, John; Kani, John; Ntshona, Winston
174 Fugard, John; Kani, John; Ntshona, Winston STATEMENTS: Three Plays
Oxford University Press GHE0010020 Oxford, UK 1989 Reprint 0192811703 / 9780192811707 Soft Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket PB, pictorial card covers, VG-/--, 109pp, glossary. Minor rubbing to edges and small creases to corners of covers, inside has minor age tanning to page edges, looks to have been re-glued at spine and spine fragility is noted, else square, clean and tight without markings. Two Workshop Productions.' Zize Bansi is Dead'; 'The Island' and a new Play 'Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act'. 125g when packed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0192811703. ISBN/EAN: 9780192811707. Inventory No: GHE0010020. Paperback 
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Introducing Shakespeare, G. B. Harrison
175 G. B. Harrison Introducing Shakespeare
Pelican / Penguin Books 232502 Great Britain 1948 Reprint Softcover Good Condition Tanning to pages. Pelican Books A43. Previous owners details on top of page edges. 174 pages. Foxing to Covers. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 232502. Paperback 
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English Literary Appreciation, G. C. Rosser
176 G. C. Rosser English Literary Appreciation
University Of London Press Ltd 151489 London, England 1963 Fourth Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 160 pp. Ex libris on front blank endpaper. Previous owners name on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Literature::Literary Criticism. Inventory No: 151489. Hardcover 
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Offprint from Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century LVIII: 1967: Transcendence and Immanence in the Philosophy of History from Enlightenment to Romanticism, G. Christie Wasberg
177 G. Christie Wasberg Offprint from Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century LVIII: 1967: Transcendence and Immanence in the Philosophy of History from Enlightenment to Romanticism
Private Publication 229167 Softcover Very Good Condition Pages 1829-1838 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 229167. Paperback 
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Lantana - A Rippling Good Yarn, Gary Simmons
178 Gary Simmons Lantana - A Rippling Good Yarn
ACMI Study Guides 242946 Australia 2005 1920805133 / 9781920805135 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket ACMI Study Guide 75 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Reference; ISBN/EAN: 9781920805135. Inventory No: 242946. Paperback 
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Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature], Geoffrey Borny
179 Geoffrey Borny Classic American Drama [Horizon Studies in Literature]
Sydney University Press 227894 Sydney 1993 0424001926 / 9780424001920 Softcover Very Good Condition Arthur Miller - The Crucible; Tennessee Williams - The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire; Edward Albee - Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 68 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature::Literary Criticism; Australia; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0424001926. ISBN/EAN: 9780424001920. Inventory No: 227894. Paperback 
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The Canterbury Tales [An Illustrated Edition], Geoffrey Chaucer; Nevill Coghill (Translator), Melvyn Bragg (Foreword), John Wain (Introduction)
180 Geoffrey Chaucer; Nevill Coghill (Translator), Melvyn Bragg (Foreword), John Wain (Introduction) The Canterbury Tales [An Illustrated Edition]
Century Hutchinson 241826 Great Britain 1986 Reprint 0712695249 / 9780712695244 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others who make up the cast of characters -- including Chaucer himself -- are real people, with human emotions and weaknesses. When it is remembered that Chaucer wrote in English at a time when Latin was the standard literary language across western Europe, the magnitude of his achievement is even more remarkable. But Chaucer's genius needs no historical introduction; it bursts forth from every page of The Canterbury Tales. If we trust the General Prologue, Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way back. He never finished his enormous project and even the completed tales were not finally revised. Scholars are uncertain about the order of the tales. As the printing press had yet to be invented when Chaucer wrote his works, The Canterbury Tales has been passed down in several handwritten manuscripts. 288 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0712695249. ISBN/EAN: 9780712695244. Inventory No: 241826. Hardcover 
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