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TEE-SHIRT AND GENES

By: Asplin, Richard

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Random House of Canada: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000003564

ISBN: 0099416840

Condition: Near Fine


The average male is 98% chimpanzee; the other 2% isn't so smart. A cautionary and comic tale of a young man who puts his future in the hands of popular scientific theory and learns the hard way that there is more to the human heart than a red splodge of muscle and tissue. View more info

CASE HISTORIES

By: Atkinson, Kate

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Black Swan: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000034348

ISBN: 0552772437

Condition: Very Good


A major event: a new novel by the Whitbread Award winner, her first novel s ince Emotionally Weird, and probably her most commercial book yet. In Cambridge, Jackson Brodie, a private investigator and former police dete ctive, is quietly contemplating life as a divorced father when he is flung into the midst of three resurrected old crimes: a child who mysteriously di sappeared from a tent in her back garden; an unidentified man who marched i nto an office and slashed th... View more info

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THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043207

ISBN: 0307739902

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. Adam One, the kindly leader of the God's Gardeners - a religion devoted to the melding of science and religion, the preservation of all species, the tending of the Earth, and the cultivation of bees and organic crops on flat rooftops - has long predicted the Waterless Flood. Now it has occurred, obliterating most human life. Two... View more info

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DEATH FROM THE WOODS

By: AUBERT, BRIGITTE

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Hodder Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000020565

ISBN: 034079416X

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: 'This first-person mystery is not only chiling, it is--incredibly--amusing. Elise is an engaging heroine with a remarkable sense of humor about her ph ysical and mental state... far from feeling sorry for Elise, will find them selves cheering on this gutsy woman as she uses her remarkable intellect to keep herself out of danger and bring the murderer to justice' Otto Penzler , Amazon.com" Product Description The awa... View more info

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THE FEAST OF STEPHEN

By: Aubert, Rosemary

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000003530

ISBN: 0425177998

Condition: Very Good


Fallen from grace, ex-Toronto judge Ellis Portal, known to street acquainta nces as "Your Honor," leads a basically homeless existenceAbut by choice. H is focus, however, is changed by the request of a homeless woman friend: sh e wants him to investigate the suspicious death of a homeless friend of her s. Soon Ellis finds himself visiting his former courthouse stomping grounds Adisguised as an officer of the courtAafter two further deaths convince him that a murd... View more info

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THE VALLEY OF THE HORSES

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Crown: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000001561

ISBN: 0340329645

Condition: Near Fine


Ayla leaves the safety of her clan and sets out on an epic journey of disco very. A hostile land awaits her, and her need for human love remains unfulf illed. But in the valley of the horses she finds refuge and contentment. Fa te brings a stranger, Jondalar, and Ayla is torn between fear and hope. View more info

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THE PLAINS OF PASSAGE

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Coronet: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000020251

ISBN: 0340547421

Condition: Good


Jean Auel's The Plains of Passage, the fourth volume in the Earth's Childre n sequence, is one of the most massive yet (running to nearly 1,000 pages) and has all the sweep and vigour of the earlier books in the series. There are few writers who demonstrate the sheer range and ambition of Auel in the fantasy field. The Clan of the Cave Bear was a truly ground-breaking work, with its sweeping historical saga crammed with the kind of detail that had never been seen before ... View more info

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THE MAMMOTH HUNTERS: EARTH'S CHILDREN, BOOK THREE

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Bantam: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042824

ISBN: 0553381644

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. Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race. With all the co nsummate storytelling artistry and vivid authenticity she brought to The Cl an of the Cave Bear and its sequel, The Valley of Horses, Jean M. Auel cont inues the breathtaking epic... View more info

THE SHELTERS OF STONE REISSUE

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Coronet Books: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000032762

ISBN: 0340821965

Condition: Very Good


Ayla and Jondalar have reached home: the Ninth Cave of the Zelandonii, the old stone age settlement in the region known today as south-west France. Ay la has much to learn from the Zelandonii as well as much to teach them. Jon dalar's family are initially wary of the beautiful young woman he has broug ht back, with her strange accent and her tame wolf and horses. She is delig hted when she meets Zelandoni, the spiritual leader of her people, a fellow healer with whom she... View more info

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THE NEW YORK TRILOGY

By: Auster, Paul

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000043576

ISBN: 0571168647

Condition: Very Good


Three stories on the nature of identity. In the first a detective writer is drawn into a curious and baffling investigation, in the second a man is se t up in an apartment to spy on someone, and the third concerns the disappea rance of a man whose childhood friend is left as his literary executor. View more info

THE HARMONY SILK FACTORY

By: Aw, Tash

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: 4th Estate: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000026957

ISBN: 0007193815

Condition: Very Good


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OLIVE READERS

By: Aziz, Christine

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Knv Open Market Editions: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000015921

ISBN: 0330442708

Condition: Fine


I cannot recall the exact moment when I decided to become a Reader. This is unusual for me, as I am always precise about beginnings...Imagine a future without a past, a time without memory, a state in which nationality, ances try, tradition, language, history have no place. Governing this world is a hyper-organised system of corporations, a network of companies, each respon sible for a particular product, each with a workforce conditioned to one en d...But, somewhere, a ... View more info

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THE HIDING PLACE

By: Azzopardi, Trezza

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Picador: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000023266

ISBN: 0330487795

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

SO LONG A LETTER

By: BA, MARIAMA

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Virago Press Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000018981

ISBN: 086068296X

Condition: As New


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

RESCUE FERRETS AT SEA

By: Bach, Richard

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008429

ISBN: 1865088706

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscri ptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition; One of the Ferret Chronicles - five books which combine dramatic physical and spiritual adventure and are played out in a parallel universe filled with courageous, questing animals pursuing typically human challenges and dreams. They are written for adults, but may also appeal to children. View more info

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ILLUSIONS

By: Bach, Richard

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Laurel Books: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000023844

ISBN: 0440343194

Condition: Good


A lighthearted, mystical adventure story about two barnstorming vagabonds, Illusions is a thought-provoking dialogue between a guy named Richard and a real Messiah who quit . . . a startling look at the way many of us could l ive, and the way some of us do. View more info

AMERICAN FUJI

By: Backer, Sara

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007992

ISBN: 0399146911

Condition: F/NF


A tight clean first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper, not price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. Since the late 1970s, young Americans have made their way to Japan to teach English, pay off student loans, and generally have a good time. A happy by product of this exodus has been the American-in-Japan novel. The comic poss ibilities of the form are obvious: bumbling foreigner tries to learn the cu stoms of the inscrutable East. In American Fu... View more info

BAHAMA CRISIS

By: Bagley, Desmond (author)

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000041170

ISBN: 0006163041

Condition: Good


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EUCALYPTUS

By: Bail, Murray

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008610

ISBN: 0374148570

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/printing, tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. There is so much to love about Bail's novel that it's difficult to identify exactly which of its qualities make it such a complete delight. Is it Ellen's "speckled beauty ... so covered in small brown-black moles she attracted men, every sort of man"? Is it the detailed descriptions... View more info

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THE LOST GERMAN SLAVE GIRL

By: Bailey, John

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Picador Australia: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000026612

ISBN: 0330422049

Condition: Good


One spring morning in New Orleans, in 1843, a middle-aged German immigrant was walking through the city's Spanish Quarter when she came across a woman she recognised, a beautiful young German who had disappeared over 20 years before as a young child. Yet the woman in front of her was a slave, with n o memory of a "white" past. What had happened? Had a defenceless European o rphan been callously enslaved? So began one of the most celebrated legal dr amas in 19th C... View more info