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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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DIFFICULTIES WITH GIRLS

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000037759

ISBN: 014010433X

Condition: Very Good


Over 25 years ago, Kingsley Amis wrote TAKE A GIRL LIKE YOU, a comedy about a lusty young couple, Patrick and Jenny, each engaged with equal ardor in gaining an opposite goal -- he with getting her into bed, she with staying out of it. They both win. In DIFFICULTIES WITH GIRLS, Jenny and Patrick are back with us. They're old er, though not much wiser -- Jenny, devoted but aggrieved; Patrick, boozing and unfaithful. Each lives in a fantasyland projecting life through len... View more info

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

PREGNANT WIDOW

By: Amis, Martin

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043259

ISBN: 0099488736

Condition: Very Good


A riotous, bitingly funny, and supremely clever novel from one of our most distinctive voices in the English language. The year is 1970, and Keith Nearing, a twenty-year-old literature student, is spending his summer vacation in a castle on a mountainside in Italy. The Sexual Revolution is in full-swing--a historical moment of unprecedented o pportunity--and Keith and his friends are immediately caught up in its chao tic, ecstatic throes. Yet they soon discover a distur... View more info

THE CAT AND THE CURMUDGEON

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000030449

ISBN: 0316037451

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. Despite his hard-knock beginnings, Polar Bear is finicky about his newfound fame. Will nine lives be enough for him to answer all his fan mail? This tale of two curmudgeons will tickle the fancy of everyone who has ever been owned by a cat. And it doesn't end here-Polar Bear's fans won't want to miss the third and most poignant ... View more info

THE ANATOMIST

By: Andahazi, Federico

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007998

ISBN: 0385410115

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. "O my America, my new-found-land!" Mateo Renaldo Colombo (or Columbus, to g ive him his English name) might have written in his De re anatomica. It is no accident that Federico Andahazi draws a parallel between his Renai ssance hero, the anatomist Mateo Colombo, and the explorer Christopher Colu mbus. It is the conceit of his f... View more info

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ON THIN ICE

By: Andersen, Susan

Price: ¥425.00

Publisher: Zebra: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000011987

ISBN: 082176845X

Condition: Very Good+


Fear... For Sasha Miller, the world of professional ice skating brought glory, fame , and a refuge from the wounds of her tragic past. But it also brought sham e when she lost her childhood friend and partner, Lon, to a mysterious drug scandal that left innocent people dead. Sasha went on to Olympic fame, her graceful skating and dazzling smile hiding a heavy heart. But that was yea rs ago -- and now Lon is back, promising her he's changed for good. So why is there a... View more info

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THAT THING CALLED LOVE

By: Andersen, Susan

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harlequin HQN: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000024175

ISBN: 0373776918

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: He's the last man on earth she should want... For a guy she's fantasized about throttling, Jake Bradshaw sure is easy on the eyes. In fact, he seriously tempts inn manager Jenny Salazar to put her hands to better use. Except this is the guy who left Razor Bay-and his you ng son, Austin, whom Jenny adores like her own-to become a globe-trotting p hotojournalist. He can't just waltz back and claim Austin... View more info

DEADLY CODE

By: Anderson, Lin

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Luath Press: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000008173

ISBN: 1905222033

Condition: Fine


Key Features * Crime fiction set in Glasgow, Skye and the USA * Book of the Month potential for shops * Author is member of the dynamic Scottish Femme s Fatales crime writing trio, together with Alex Gray and Alanna Knight Who will buy this book? * Readers of modern fiction * Readers who like Quentin Jardine and Ian Rankin * Viewers of Prime Suspect, Silent Witness, CSI and other leading crime and forensic television programmes. View more info

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BURGER WUSS

By: Anderson, M. T.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Candlewick: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000002022

ISBN: 0763615676

Condition: Near Fine


When Anthony's girlfriend dumps him for a guy who works for a fast food cha in, he devises a complicated plan to get her back by working for a rival re staurant. "Anderson's witty tale of a lovelorn boy and his corporate antago nists is both a tasty read and a stinging satire. View more info

TRIAGE

By: Anderson, Scott

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pan Books: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000043181

ISBN: 0330368540

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. 'This exploration of the nature of war, history, evil and the impulse to national purity is a novel for our time' - ObserverWhen American photo-journalist Mark Walsh is wounded by an artillery shell in Kurdistan, he finds himself a patient in the Harir Cave - a primitive local hospital where a man's future is decided by the rand... View more info

MURDER WITH PEACOCKS

By: Andrews, Donna

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Minotaur Books: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000015807

ISBN: 0312970633

Condition: Very Good+


Meg Lanslow, maid of honor for three impending weddings, returns to her Vir ginia small-town home for the summer in order to arrange the details. Amids t the near disasters, truculent brides-to-be, screwball relatives, and minu tiae-filled days, someone kills the rudely annoying sister of her mother's fiance. Meg's divorced but amicable father, an insatiable busybody and doct or, begins investigating?with assistance from Meg. Loquacious dialog, persi stent humor, and int... View more info

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ORPHANS 2: CRYSTAL

By: Andrews, Virginia

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000001652

ISBN: 0671021982

Condition: Near Fine


When the Morrises choose Crystal, she is full of optimism - at last she has a home to call her own. Karl Morris is proud of her being a good student. Thelma makes her feel truly wanted. But Crystal will soon discover that sad ness is banished, and that means no one is prepared when tragedy comes. View more info

FEAR NOT

By: Anne, Holt;

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000035401

ISBN: 0857895044

Condition: Very Good


The silent, snow-covered streets of Oslo are a perfect scene of Christmas t ranquillity. But over the tolling of bells for the last Sunday of Advent, a black note sounds. A boy's -body washes up near the shoreline of the city' s Aker Bridge. His corpse is bloated by the water, almost unrecognisable. N obody has even bothered to report him missing. One week later, the bishop o f Bergen is found stabbed to death on a deserted street. Eva Karin Lysgaard is a popular public ... View more info

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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 time... 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... View more info

FIREFLY

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000031702

ISBN: 0380759500

Condition: Good


When a fleshless corpse is found on a Florida estate, a reclusive caretaker , an investigative reporter, a police officer, and a woman discover that a creature whose victims die in a frenzied state of sexual ecstasy is preying on human beings. View more info

THE HEADMASTER RITUAL

By: Antrim, Taylor

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000031340

ISBN: 0618756825

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. Taylor Antrim's debut novel is a darkly comic, clear-eyed look at hidden wo rlds whose complexities and rules can be understood only from inside: the i nsular hothouse of boarding school, the thorny dynamics between father and son, and the self-delusion of blind ideological commitment. Dyer Martin, a new history teacher at the ... View more info

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DEAD OF WINTER (UK EDITION)

By: Appignanesi, Lisa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000002539

ISBN: 0553811843

Condition: Very Good


This is a chilling and psychological thriller is about why some men love wo man yet are ready to kill them. The author unravels the intricacies of huma n relationships while exploring with raw honesty the irrational reasons beh ind sexual jealousy. Madeleine has a deep-rooted suspicion of men, she is f ound dead, suicide? or murder? View more info

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DREAMS OF INNOCENCE

By: Appignanesi, Lisa

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000020567

ISBN: 0006490166

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: A love story and an exploration of brothers and brotherhoods, fathers and fatherlands, set against the unfolding history of 20th-century Europe. View more info