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BRICK LANE: A NOVEL

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007588

ISBN: 0743243307

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Wildly embraced by critics, readers, and contest judges (who put it on the short-list for the 2003 Man Booker Prize), Brick Lane is indeed a rare find: a book that livest?p to its hype. Monica Ali's debut novel chronicles the life of Nazneen, a Bangladeshi girl so sickly at birth that the midwife?t ... View more info

ALENTEJO BLUE

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000026667

ISBN: 0743293037

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition: Following her National Book Critics Circle and Los Angeles Times Book Award -nominated, bestselling debut, Brick Lane, Monica Ali's splendid Alentejo B lue "rewards readers with characters who etch themselves into one's memory" (People). Set in a small Portuguese village, Alentejo Blue is a story of displacement and modernization told through the lives of the locals and of people who a re ju... View more info

ALENTEJO BLUE

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000039977

ISBN: 0552155470

Condition: Very Good


Alentejo Blue is the story of the Portuguese village of Mamarrosa told thro ugh the lives of those who live there and those who are passing through - m en and women, children and old people, locals, tourists and expatriates. For some, such as Teresa, a beautiful, dreamy village girl, it is a place f rom which to escape; for others - the dysfunctional Potts family - it is a way of running from trouble (but not eluding it). Vasco, a café owner who h as never recovered fr... View more info

UNTOLD STORY

By: Ali, Monica

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Scribner Book Company: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000039983

ISBN: 145165457X

Condition: Very Good


When Princess Diana died in Paris's Alma tunnel, she was thirty-seven years old. Had she lived, she would have turned fifty on July 1, 2011. Who would the beloved icon be if she were alive today? What would she be doing? And where? One of the most versatile and bold writers of our time, Monica Ali h as imagined a different fate for Diana in her spectacular new novel, "Untol d Story." Diana's life and marriage were both fairy tale and nightmare rolled into on e. ... View more info

OTHER KINDS OF TREASON

By: Allbeury, Ted

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General D.: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000002581

ISBN: 0340592443

Condition: Very Good


A collection of short stories, four of which are original while the other 1 2 have been previously published in magazines and anthologies. The book inc ludes stories of love, war and betrayal. The author also wrote "A Wildernes s of Mirrors", "A Time Without Shadows" and "The Judas Factor" View more info

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ROYAL CAT (BIG MIKE MYSTERIES

By: Allen, Garrison

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corpor: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000002586

ISBN: 1575660458

Condition: Very Good


Abyssinian alley cat Mycroft-aka Big Mike-returns for his second adventure (after Desert Cat) among the wacky denizens of Empty Creek, Ariz. The towns people have turned out for the Empty Creek Authentic Elizabethan Spring Fai re, but mischief turns foul when the queen is murdered. Mystery-bookstore o wner Penelope Warren, the hastily chosen new queen, snoops around when she isn't sending shrews and bawds to the pillory or kissing Sir Walter Raleigh , while her feline co... View more info

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THE FOREST AND THE FORT: THE CITY IN THE DAWN

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: ¥325.00

Publisher: Warner Books Inc: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000002575

ISBN: 0446814377

Condition: Very Good


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THE HIGH WHITE FOREST (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: Allen, Ralph

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1964

Seller ID: RWARE0000038173

Condition: Very Good


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FOREST OF THE PYGMIES

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000043656

ISBN: 0007199635

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


From one of the world's best-loved storytellers comes a magical novel of ad venture and discovery Alexander Cold knows all too well his grandmother Kat e is never far from an adventure. When International Geographic commissions her to write an article about the first elephant-led safaris in Africa, th ey head-with Nadia Santos and the magazine's photography crew-to the blazin g, red plains of Kenya. Days into the tour, a Catholic missionary approache s the camp in search... View more info

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THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000042950

ISBN: 0552995886

Condition: Very Good


Spanning four generations, Isabel Allende's magnificent family saga is popu lated by a memorable, often eccentric cast of characters. Together, men and women, spirits, the forces of nature, and of history, converge in an unfor gettable, wholly absorbing and brilliantly realised novel that is as richly entertaining as it is a masterpiece of modern literature. Review "'This is a novel like the novels no one seems to write anymore: thick with plot and bristling with c... View more info

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ZORRO

By: Allende, Isabel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000042234

ISBN: 0060779004

Condition: Good


A child of two worlds-the son of an aristocratic Spanish military man turne d landowner and a Shoshone warrior woman-young Diego de la Vega cannot sile ntly bear the brutal injustices visited upon the helpless in late-eighteent h-century California. And so a great hero is born-skilled in athleticism an d dazzling swordplay, his persona formed between the Old World and the New- the legend known as Zorro. View more info

BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Plume: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000038550

ISBN: 0452269571

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. Greenville County, South Carolina, a wild, lush place, is home to the Boatwright family-rough-hewn men who drink hard and shoot up each other's trucks, and indomitable women who marry young and age all too quickly. At the heart of this astonishing novel is Ruth Anne Boatwright, known simply as Bone, a South Carolina bastard with... View more info

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FINAL THEORY

By: Alpert, Mark

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pocket Star: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000043242

ISBN: 1439109419

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. A Spellbinding Thriller about a Science History Professor on the Run for his Life and an Unpublished Einstein Theory that Could Change the World Debut novelist Mark Alpert brings one of the most explosive books of 2008, seamlessly weaving current issues of science, history, and politics with wh ite-knuckle chases. David Swift,... View more info

MEG: A NOVEL OF DEEP TERROR

By: Alten, Steven

Price: ¥425.00

Publisher: Bantam Books, Incorporated: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000003572

ISBN: 0553840169

Condition: Very Good


In a top-secret dive into the Pacific Ocean's deepest canyon, Jonas Taylor found himself face-to-face with the largest and most ferocious predator in the history of the animal kingdom. The sole survivor of the mission, Taylor is haunted by what he's sure he saw but still can't prove exists -- Carcha rodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. The average p rehistoric Meg weighs in at twenty tons and could tear apart a Tyrannosauru s rex in seconds. Writ... View more info

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KINFLICKS: 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

By: Alther, Lisa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Plume: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000018077

ISBN: 0452276772

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: An extraordinary first novel.... Funny with the touchmark of acute, aching, poignant reality...the most marvelously described teens, adolescent mores and attitudes, sex and sensibilities since Salinger took us on Holden Caulfield's journey...Ginny is the classic outsider and her fine sense of the comic permits the novel to approach a kind of high seriousness...In the august company of The Catcher in the Rye, Portrait... View more info

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UNCOMMON DANGER

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Fontana, 1977: 1941

Seller ID: RWARE0000043956

ISBN: 000615011X

Condition: Good


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A COFFIN FOR DIMITRIOS

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000043933

ISBN: 0375726713

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. The classic story of an ordinary man seemingly out of his depth, this is Am bler's most widely acclaimed novel, "one of the masterpieces of the genre" (The New York Times Book Review). A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel leads Charles Latimer, the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinist... View more info

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WAKE UP, SIR!

By: Ames, Jonathan

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000042055

ISBN: 0743230043

Condition: Very Good/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. Wake Up, Sir! by Jonathan Ames What kind of book has Jonathan Ames written this time? Well, think of Cerva ntes' Don Quixote, except that Wake Up, Sir! is not as good. But that's all right -- no book is as good as Don Quixote. You might also think of A Conf ederacy of Dunces, but there again Ames's book falls short. I think, t... View more info

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THE BIOGRAPHER'S MOUSTACHE

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Flamingo: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000026647

ISBN: 0006548717

Condition: Very Good


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NIGHT TRAIN

By: Amis, Martin

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harmony: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000043329

ISBN: 0099275376

Condition: Good


Detective Mike Hoolihan, an American policewoman, a 'police' in cop parlanc e, begins to investigate the suspicious death of Jennifer, a police colleag ue's daughter. The evidence swings towards suicide -the gun in her hand, th e suicide note, the secret history of depression and drug addiction, and th en swings away - three shots to the head; could a suicide adminster THREE, and why does the autopsy reveal no sign of drug abuse? As Mike probes furth er into Jennifer's l... View more info