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The Quest

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, MacMillan: 2007

Seller ID: 238085

ISBN: 1405005815

Condition: Very Good Condition


Wilbur Smith returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series. Following on from River God, The Seventh Scroll and Warlock. The Quest continues the story of the Warlock, Taita, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods and a master of magic and the supernatural. Egypt is struck by a series of terrible plagues that cripple the Kingdom, and then the ultimate disaster follows. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up. Something catastrophic is taking place in the distant and totally unexplored depths of Africa from where the mighty river springs. In d... View more info

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Tea and Biscuits

By: A. L. Kennedy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London, England., Phoenix Books: 1996

Seller ID: 039128

ISBN: 1857997573

Condition: Very Good


Size: Small Format. 57 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1857997573. ISBN/EAN: 9781857997576. Inventory No: 039128. Paperback View more info

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The Potter's Hand

By: A. N. Wilson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2012

Seller ID: 231422

ISBN: 1848879539

Condition: Very Good Condition


In 1774, Josiah Wedgwood, master craftsman possessed with a burning scientific vision, embarks upon the thousand piece Frog Service for Catherine the Great. Josiah's nephew Tom journeys to America to buy clay from the Cherokee for this exquisite china. Tom is caught up in the American rebellion, and falls for a Cherokee woman who will come to play a crucial role in Josiah's late, great creation: the Portland Vase. As the family fortune is made, and Josiah's entrepreneurial brilliance creates an empire that will endure for generations, it is his daughter Sukey, future mother of Charles Darwin, ... View more info

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The Sweets Of Pimlico

By: A.N. Wilson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1988

Seller ID: 243406

ISBN: 0140066977

Condition: Good Condition


Evelyn Tradescant. A recent failure in love, with a passion for natural history, timid and rather lonely. By accident she meets Theo Gormann in the park, an old man with a chequered, enigmatic past (baron, ex-intimate of Goebbels, pacifist, drama critic... who knows?). A strange quasi-erotic friendship develops as Gormann delicately and cleverly draws Evelyn into his net. Suddenly, Evely discovers she is controlling a balance of power, power she relishes manipulating. Or is she? 178 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; IS... View more info

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Recipes from the Dump

By: Abigail Stone

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton: 1996

Seller ID: 234270

ISBN: 0393038548

Condition: Very Good Condition


In a totally original first novel that's as American as Whitney Otto's How to Make an American Quilt, as satisfying as Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate, Stone tells the story of a woman's hunt for the essential ingredients in a cluttered world, a mock cookbook for our culture. 271 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN: 0393038548. ISBN/EAN: 9780393038545. Inventory No: 234270. Paperback View more info

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The Trial Begins

By: Abram Tertz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244789

Condition: Good Condition


A Soviet public prosecutor´s life falls apart, as his wife starts an affair, his son starts thinking for himself and is accused of trotskyism and he himself starts prosecuting a Jewish doctor for abortion. 128 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 244789. Hardcover View more info

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Tales of Love and Hate

By: Adrian Conan Doyle

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, John Murray: 1964

Seller ID: 243579

Condition: Good Condition


Vintage. 192 pages. Pages browned. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 243579. Paperback View more info

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Wartime

By: Adrian Mitchell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 1973

Seller ID: 228759

ISBN: 0330244671

Condition: Good Condition


142 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330244671. ISBN/EAN: 9780330244671. Inventory No: 228759. Paperback View more info

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Vampyres of Hollywood

By: Adrienne Barbeau and Micahel Scott

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2009

Seller ID: 248928

ISBN: 0312565771

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ovsanna Moore is a Hollywood siren, horror film legend, and cut throat producer. She also happens to be a vampire. When those around her start dropping dead, she teams up with Peter King, a cynical cop who's seen it all. He knows a thing or two about Hollywood, except for the fact that most of the agents, producers, and actors are really bloodthirsty vampires...Fans of legendary scream queen Adrienne Barbeau and readers of vampire fiction will be hooked: when the horror queen and the hunky cop form an unholy alliance to fight the undead, sparks fly and so do the creatures of the night. 325 pag... View more info

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The Mirror Crack'd

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1981

Seller ID: 242788

ISBN: 0006161359

Condition: 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.... View more info

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One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249337

ISBN: 0006159524

Condition: Good Condition


A dentist lies murdered at his Harley Street practice... The dentist was found with a blackened hole below his right temple. A pistol lay on the floor near his outflung right hand. Later, one of his patients was found dead from a lethal dose of local anaesthetic. A clear case of murder and suicide. But why would a dentist commit a crime in the middle of a busy day of appointments? A shoe buckle holds the key to the mystery. Now - in the words of the rhyme - can Poirot pick up the sticks and lay them straight? 191 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Ca... View more info

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A Pocket Full of Rye

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2009

Seller ID: 249852

ISBN: 0007310900

Condition: Good Condition


A new tie-in edition of one of Agatha Christie's most well-loved Marple mysteries, published to coincide with major ITV series starring Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple. Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Miss Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme! 335 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-In. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating ... View more info

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Postcards from No Man's Land

By: Aidan Chambers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Definitions: 2007

Seller ID: 236577

ISBN: 1862302847

Condition: Good Condition


Jacob Todd is abroad on his own for the first time, visiting his grandfather's grave at the annual commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem in Amsterdam. There, he meets Geertrui, a terminally ill old lady, who tells an extraordinary story of love and betrayal, which completely overturns Jacob's view of himself and his country, and leads him to question his place in the world. Jacob's story is paralled in time by the events of the dramatic day in World War II when retreating troops were sheltered by Geertrui's family. An intensely moving and richly layered novel, spanning 50 years, which powerful... View more info

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Flash House

By: Aimee Liu

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Review: 2003

Seller ID: 238187

ISBN: 0755302559

Condition: Good Condition


When a plane carrying Aidan Shaw goes down in Kashmir, his wife refuses to accept that he is dead. Then she learns that a female reporter has disappeared in the same area. and she sets off with her friend from the secret service and a girl she saved from a brothel in New Dehli to discover what happened. 442 pages. Spine slightly slanted. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0755302559. ISBN/EAN: 9780755302550. Inventory No: 238187. Paperback View more info

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Starman

By: Alan Dean Foster

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Australia, Corgi: 1985

Seller ID: 228386

ISBN: 0552126888

Condition: Good Condition


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. Booksellers stamp on inside cover. 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 View more info

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The Line Of Beauty

By: Alan Hollinghurst

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 2004

Seller ID: 244247

ISBN: 0330427377

Condition: Very Good Condition


501 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780330427371. Inventory No: 244247. Paperback View more info

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Lion In The Evening

By: Alan Scholefield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Heinemann: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 236185

ISBN: 0434678554

Condition: Very Good Condition


British East Africa during World War I is the setting of this taut, exciting novel. The British are rushing to complete a vital railway link, but progress is hindered by hostile terrain and the depredations of two man-eating lions. While the hungry animals continue to prowl and kill, and the colony slowly bleeds to death under German attack, two men face the greatest challenge of their careers: Colonel Frederick Storey, once a famous hunter, and Richard Kendon, an Amnerican engineer caught in a war not his own. 176 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. ... View more info

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Men Women And Children

By: Alan Sillitoe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, W.H. Allen: 1974

Seller ID: 244685

Condition: Very Good Condition


189 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 244685. Hardcover View more info