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THE BRIDE STRIPPED BARE

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate Limited: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000012847

ISBN: 0007170866

Condition: Very Good+


A series of diary entries charts the sinuous paths of marriage and sexual d esire in this artful book, a bestseller in the U.K. The author of the entri es, a nameless 30-something housewife, has disappeared, leaving behind what amounts to 138 "lessons," written in the second-person, for her fellow arc hetypal "good wives." At first, the gimmick is jarring, but as the protagon ist's personality emerges and flowers, readers will be seduced by this some times subtle, sometimes overwrought novel set in modern-day London. At firs t, marriage equals safety to the woman ("it's a r... View more info

THE POEM OF THE CID: DUAL LANGUAGE EDITION (MERIDIAN)

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Plume: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000015682

ISBN: 0452010608

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover. View more info

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HRAFNKEL'S SAGA AND OTHER ICELANDIC STORIES

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000046167

ISBN: 0140442383

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Written around the thirteenth century AD by Icelandic monks, the seven tale s collected here offer a combination of pagan elements tightly woven into t he pattern of Christian ethics. They take as their subjects figures who are heroic, but do not fit into the mould of traditional heroes. Some stories concern characters in Iceland - among them Hrafknel's Saga, in which a poor man's son is murdered by his powerful neighbour, and Thorstein the Staff-S tr... View more info

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EYRBYGGJA SAGA

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046168

ISBN: 0140445307

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. An Icelandic saga which mixes realism with wild gothic imagination and hist ory with eerie tales of hauntings. It dramatizes a 13th century view of the past, from the pagan anarchy of the Viking age to the settlement of Icelan d, the coming of Christianity and the beginnings of organized society. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Pengui... View more info

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LAXDAELA SAGA

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000046169

ISBN: 0140442189

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Written around 1245 by an unknown author, the Laxdaela Saga is an extraordinary tale of conflicting kinships and passionate love, and one of the most compelling works of Icelandic literature. Covering 150 years in the lives of the inhabitants of the community of Laxriverdale, the saga focuses primarily upon the story of Gudrun Osvif's-daughter: a proud, beautiful, vain and desirable figure, who is forced into an unhappy marriage and destroys the only ... View more info

CAME TO BELIEVE

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Hazelden Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042093

ISBN: 0916856054

Condition: Good


Came to Believe by Anonymous, Aa Services Aa Services Over 75 A.A. members from all over the world describe the wide diversity of convictions implied in "God as we understood Him. Came to Believe - the spiritual adventure of A.A. as experienced by individual members. Over 75 A.A. members from all over the world describe the wide diversity of convictions implied in "God as we understood Him." Especially helpful to those who confuse "spiritual" with "religious." View more info

PRIMARY COLORS: A NOVEL OF POLITICS

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011849

ISBN: 0446604275

Condition: Very Good


The main appeal of Primary Colors, of course, lies in guessing who's who in the fictionalization of Bill Clinton's first bid for the Democratic presid ential nomination and just how much of its juicy plot is true. Combining th e narrative structure of Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men with thinl y disguised versions of headline news from the spring of 1992, Joe Klein cr eated a portrait of American politics that has become virtually indistingui shable from the real thing. View more info

THE BOUDOIR: A VICTORIAN MAGAZINE OF SCANDAL, ETC.

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Star: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000041878

ISBN: 0352314915

Condition: Good


A collection of stories, poems and salacious yarns originally published in the Victorian periodical "The Boudoir - A Magazine of Scandal, Facetiae &c" . It features three complete novellas including "The Voluptuous Confessions of a French Lady of Fashion" View more info

GLORIOUS GARDENING IN POTS

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Murdoch Books Pty Limited: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000039372

ISBN: 0864111800

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE MABINOGION

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000035559

ISBN: 0460010972

Condition: Very Good


An assembly of Welsh stories from two ancient books, the 'Red Book of Herge st' and the earlier 'The White Book of Rhydderch' approx 500 BC. View more info

HOW IS IT DONE

By: Anonymous

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000026012

ISBN: 0864381220

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library edition. View more info