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JEAN COCTEAU AND THE FRENCH SCENE

By: Abadie, Daniel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Abbeville Pr: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000043391

ISBN: 0896594122

Condition: Good/Good


This illustrated collection of essays on Cocteau's relationship to theatre, ballet, music, film, visual art, and literature provides a portrait of the man, the artist and twentieth-century French culture. View more info

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GIRLS' NIGHT IN 2 : GENTLEMEN BY INVITATION

By: Adams, Jessica

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: No Imprint: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000025752

ISBN: 0143000047

Condition: Very Good


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GIRLS' NIGHT IN

By: Adams, Jessica

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000042392

ISBN: 0140277269

Condition: Good


687 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page. This Book Was The Brainchild Of Th e Three Authors. Meeting Up For Drinks One Night, They Talked About The Hos t Of Young Women Whose Unique Brand Of Fiction Currently Top Of The Book Ch arts, And Decided To Bring All That Talent Together In One Book For One Ter rific Cause. View more info

BAKE-FACE AND OTHER GUAVA STORIES

By: Adisa, Opal Palmer

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000011904

ISBN: 0006543731

Condition: Very Good+


Set in rural Jamaica, these stories celebrate the lives of four, semi-educa ted Jamaican women struggling for survival and self-expression against a hi story of social and sexual oppression. Seemingly hard and rough from the ou tside, from within their lives offer sweetness and feeling. View more info

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COMPLETE SHORT STORIES-II

By: Ahern, Cecelia

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Collins UK: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000040094

ISBN: 0007361610

Condition: Good


The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after th e author's death. In these twenty-three stories, asimov's vivid awareness o f the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas. The defini tive collection of short fiction by isaac asimov, supreme master of the sci ence fiction genre continues with volume two of the complete stories. The g ood doctor was always ahead of his time and his work stands today as the cl earest expression o... View more info

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BIG NIGHT OUT

By: Alderson, Maggie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000041709

ISBN: 0007141858

Condition: Very Good


An exciting new collection of over thirty short stories interspersed with i llustrations, cocktail recipes and lists of songs for a guaranteed BIG NIGH T OUT and set to repeat the phenomenal success of Girls' Night In and Girls ' Night Out/Boys' Night In.Following on from the bestselling anthologies Gi rls' Night In and Girls' Night Out/Boys' Night In comes the biggest collect ion yet in aid of the international charity War Child.The theme is literall y a BIG NIGHT OUT -... View more info

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NEON WILDERNESS

By: Algreen, Nelson

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Doubleday Co Inc: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000042813

ISBN: 0863161227

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 stories in The Neon Wilderness established Algren in the pantheon of American writers and formed the vein that he mined for all his subsequent novels and stories. Included are "A Bottle of Milk for Mother," about a youth being cornered for a murder, "The Face on the Barroom Floor," in which a legless man nea... View more info

SOMETHING TO DECLARE

By: Alvarez, Julia

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Plume: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000028519

ISBN: 0452280672

Condition: Good


"Reading Julia Alvarez's new collection of essays is like curling up with a glass of wine in one hand and the phone in the other, listening to a big-h earted, wisecracking friend share hard-earned wisdom about family, identity , and the art of writing." -People The rich and revealing essays in Something to Declare offer Julia Alvarez's dual meditations on coming to America and becoming a writer. In the first section, "Customs," Alvarez relates how she an... View more info

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WINESBURG, OHIO

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1967

Seller ID: RWARE0000035053

ISBN: 0670018015

Condition: Good


A collection of short stories dealing with a small town in Ohio. --This tex t refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. View more info

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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

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CAT O'NINE TALES: AND OTHER STORIES

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000041212

ISBN: 0330418831

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. Cat O'Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these thirteen stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spe nt in prison, including the ... View more info

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UNDER THE EAVES: SELECTED SHORT STORIES BY CONTEMPORARY WRITERS FROM SHANGH AI

By: Association, Shanghai Writers

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Shanghai Book Traders: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000038549

ISBN: 1602202079

Condition: Good


Shanghai's most famous writers divulge the secrets of a city that has seize d the world's limelight. What lies beyond the glittering skyline and the be autiful facade? The 31 stories in this two-volume series reveal the true rh ythm of Shanghai as experienced by people who are most intimate with it. Pe er into the daily life, the local customs, the quick romances, and family g et-togethers to see the inner fabric of one of the most complicated and par adoxical cities in ... View more info

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WILDERNESS TIPS

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Virago Press Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000042150

ISBN: 1853813958

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 leathery bog-man transforms an old love affair; a sweet, gruesome gift is sent by the wife of an ex-lover; landscape paintings are haunted by the ghost of a young girl. This dazzling collection of ten short stories takes us into familiar Atwood territory to reveal the logic of irrational behaviour and the many textures lying b... View more info

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ECLIPSE- A LITERARY JOURNAL VOLUME ELEVEN NUMBER ONE FALL 2000

By: Author, No

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Glendale Community College: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000015514

ISBN: 0970193807

Condition: Very Good+


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SIZE OF THOUGHTS:, THE: ESSAYS AND OTHER LUMBER

By: BAKER, NICHOLSON

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000012694

ISBN: 0679439323

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition (as stated)price clipped, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Novelist and essayist Nicholson Baker has had a small but well-deserved cult following since his first book, The Mezzanine, and the publication of the literary sex-bomb Vox saw his popularity mushroom. Baker's great gift is a precision of observational detail that has a peculiarly incisive effect on a reader's consciousness. Here is over a decade's worth of his essays and a... View more info

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SOMETHING TO DECLARE: ESSAYS ON FRANCE

By: Barnes, Julian

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Pan Macmillan: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000041346

ISBN: 033048916X

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 irresistibly informative and witty collection of essays from a writer wh ose knowledge and love of all things French is second to none. Julian Barnes's long and passionate relationship with France began more tha n forty years ago, as a boy on car trips with his parents, both French teac hers. From those days as a skeptical ... View more info

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WHERE THREE ROADS MEET

By: Barth, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000035170

ISBN: 0618773428

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. From the acclaimed John Barth, "one of the greatest novelists of our time" (Washington Post Book World) and "a master of language" (Chicago Sun-Times) , comes a lively triad of tales that delight in the many possibilities of l anguage and its users. The first novella, "Tell Me," explores a callow undergr... View more info

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BURNING HOUSE

By: BEATTIE, ANN

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000041779

ISBN: 067976500X

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 now-classic, utterly unique voice of Ann Beattie is so dry it throws of f sparks, her eye endowed with the emotional equivalent of X-ray vision. He r characters are young men and women discovering what it means to be a grow n-up in a country that promised them they'd stay young forever. And here, i n shapely, penetrating sto... View more info

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WHATS YOUR NAME

By: Beaumont, Roger

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Non Basic Stock Line: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000019405

ISBN: 9748237117

Condition: Very Good


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THE GIRL IN THE FLAMMABLE SKIRT: STORIES

By: Bender, Aimee

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000041757

ISBN: 0385492162

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 collection of wistful, witty stories." --Esquire "Hilarious, deep and a little bit dirty." --Harper's Bazaar A grief-stricken librarian decides to have sex with every man who enters he r library. A half-mad, unbearably beautiful heiress follows a strange man h ome, seeking total sexual abandon: He only wants ... View more info