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RIVERS OF LONDON

By: Aaronovitch, Ben

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043006

ISBN: 0575097582

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. My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to - and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May. Then one night, in pu... View more info

ESCAPE TO LOVE

By: Aarons, Edward S.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Fawcett Publications, Inc: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009605

Condition: Very Good+


A highly collectible first edition of this 1952 Fawcett Gold Medal edition. View more info

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FOOL'S PROGRESS

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000041188

ISBN: 0380708566

Condition: Good


Long after his Desert Solitaire won him a national readership, Edward Abbey provides the fat masterpiece and operatic plainsong that writers and criti cs have been waiting for. The Fool's Progress is a foil for our culture's c liches and good intentions, and it manages to give meaning to the tumultuou s post-World War II years. View more info

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DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS

By: Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000019373

ISBN: 0439950589

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Don't panic - I'm Islamic| Amal is a 16-year-old Melbourne teen with all the usual obsessions about boys, chocolate and Cosmo magazine. She's also a Muslim, struggling to honour the Islamic faith in a society that doesn' understand it. The story of her decision to "shawl up" and itsttendent anxieties (like how much eyeliner to wear) is funny, surprising and touching by turns. View more info

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THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS

By: ABELLA, ALEX

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Serpent's Tail: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000018997

ISBN: 1852422750

Condition: Very Good


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

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THE FAN

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011915

ISBN: 0751516759

Condition: Very Good


This dark suspense novel shows the pathological side of fandom. Gil is a ra bid fan of baseball's Chicago White Sox who hopes that the team's newly acq uired free agent, Bobby Rayburn, will deliver the pennant. Meanwhile, Gil's own life is falling apart. Having lost everything-job, wife, and son-he re tains his memories of his own baseball greatness and his obsession with Ray burn as he drifts into robbery and murder. When Gil meets Rayburn and Raybu rn shows up Gil's pretensions, a murderous encounter at home plate becomes inevitable. Gil will remind readers of the hero of Robert Coover's Uni... View more info

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THE NYMPHOS OF ROCKY FLATS

By: Acevedo, Mario

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Voyager: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000038316

ISBN: 0060833262

Condition: Very Good


Felix Gomez went to Iraq a soldier. He came back a vampire. Now he finds himself pulled into a web of intrigue when an old friend promp ts him to investigate an outbreak of nymphomania at the secret government f acilities in Rocky Flats. He'll find out the cause of all these horny women or die trying! But first he must contend with shadowy government agents, E astern European vampire hunters, and women who just want his body . . . Skewering sexual myths, conspiracy fables, and government bureaucracy, The Nymphos of Rocky Flats reveals the bizarre world of the undead with a humorous slant and... View more info

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THE LAMBS OF LONDON

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 200: 2004

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000020482

ISBN: 0701177446

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean signed first edition no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: A tour de force in the tradition of Peter Ackroyd's Hawksmoor and Chatterton, a gripping novel of betrayal and deceit set in the teeming streets of nineteenth-century London. View more info

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DAN LENO AND THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Minerva: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000032448

ISBN: 074939515X

Condition: Good


In this novel the light and the dark sides of 19th-century London flow into each other, attracting the attention of famous names such as Marx and Giss ing, but also of less-well-known characters, who play a significant role in a tale that is a mixture of fable, adventure and Gothic comedy. View more info

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THE LAST TESTAMENT OF OSCAR WILDE

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000032267

ISBN: 0140171118

Condition: Good


Oscar Wilde never wrote a last testament during his isolation in Paris. Thi s book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fic tional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a ca reer which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour. View more info

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THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pan Macmillan: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044433

ISBN: 0330262130

Condition: Good


Having survived, or so it seems, the exigencies of space travel at the merc y of that definitive volume, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur D ent now seeks a decent cup of tea...Ford Prefect is after a good gin and to nic (or jynnan tonnyx, depending on what planet you've encountered)...and Z aphod Beeblebrox wants a good meal. So what do the intrepid travelers disco ver in this second volume installment of the epic quest? That while Reality is frequently inaccurate, the Hitchhiker's Guide is definitive. That the m ajor problem of time travel is one of grammar, requiring at least 1,0... View more info

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THE PLAGUE DOGS

By: Adams, Richard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000044784

ISBN: 0140050000

Condition: Good


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WATERSHIP DOWN

By: Adams, Richard

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin UK: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000044783

ISBN: 0140039589

Condition: Good


Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the war ren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver's sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade t he other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver's vision finally l eads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challe nge of all... Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventu re, courage and survival against the odds. View more info

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DROWN ALL THE DOGS

By: Adcock

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Pocket: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000036535

ISBN: 0671883291

Condition: Good


New York detective Neil Hockaday, of the S.C.U.M. patrol--Street Crimes Uni t-Manhattan--journeys to Ireland to uncover the truth about his father, who disappeared during World War II. View more info

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AWALK ACROSS THE SUN BY ADDISON, CORBAN ( AUTHOR ) ON FEB-02-2012, PAPERBAC K.

By: Addison, Corban

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Quercus Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000045558

ISBN: 0857388185

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. Ahalya Ghai and her younger sister Sita are as close as sisters can be. But when a tsunami rips through their village on India's Coromandel coast, their home is swept away, and the sisters are the sole survivors of their family. Destitute, their only hope is to find refuge at a convent many miles away. A driver agrees to take them. But the moment they get into that car their fate is sealed. The two sisters - confused, alone, totally reliant on each ot... View more info

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THE WHITE TIGER

By: Adiga, Aravind

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000044649

ISBN: 1848870426

Condition: Very Good


Born in a village in the dark heart of India, the son of a rickshaw puller, Balram is taken out of school and put to work in a teashop. As he crushes coal and wipes tables, he nurses a dream of escape. His big chance comes wh en a rich landlord hires him as a chauffeur for his son, daughter-in-law, a nd their two Pomeranian dogs. From behind the wheels of a Honda, Balram see s Delhi and begins to see how the Tiger might escape his cage. For surely a ny successful man must spill a little blood on his way to the top? The Whit e Tiger is a tale of two Indias. Balram's journey from the darkness of... View more info

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THE ABSENT ONE: A DEPARTMENT Q NOVEL

By: Adler-olsen, Jussi

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000046730

ISBN: 1405912669

Condition: Very Good


Copenhagen's Detective Carl Mørck is back and ready for action in the second Department Q novel from the "new 'it' boy of Nordic Noir" (The Times , London). Carl Mørck has settled into Department Q and is ready to take on another cold case. This time, it's the brutal double-murder of a brother and sister two decades earlier. One of the suspects confessed and is serving time, but it's clear to Mørck that all is not what it seems. Kimmie, a homeless woman with secrets involving certain powerful individuals, could hold the key--if Mørck can track her down before they ... View more info

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DUTY AND DESIRE

By: Aidan, Pamela

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Wytherngate Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000014469

ISBN: 0972852913

Condition: Near Fine


The second installment in Aidan's Fitzwilliam Darcy trilogy has the Pride a nd Prejudice hero wrestling with his infatuation with Elizabeth Bennet. Whi le Aidan's Darcy exhibits the class snobbery and noblesse oblige readers ex pect of him, he also has a purpose: Darcy decides he must find another woma n "of his own station as beautiful and blessed with wit as Elizabeth Bennet , whose charms would banish her from his mind and displace her in his heart ." While searching for this woman, Darcy looks after his sister, Georgiana, who is emerging from a long depression. View more info

RED POPPIES

By: Alai

Price: ¥3,200.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007983

ISBN: 0618119647

Condition: Fine/Fine


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. The sweeping epic novel Red Poppies, by Tibetan author Alai, is set in eastern Tibet in the middle of the last century. It chronicles the waning days of the once-powerful Tibetan chieftains and the rise of the Communist Chinese state. The tale is narrated by the son of one of the most powerful chieftains, a son considered an idiot by his family. But this supposed idiot consolidates his family's power and wealth with peasant good sense and cunning. And cunning... View more info

PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN (SIR JOHN FIELDING MYSTERIES)

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007465

ISBN: 0399143092

Condition: F/F


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. Eighteenth-century London comes alive in Alexander's (Watery Grave, fourth Sir John Fielding mystery. Here, Sir John, the blind magistrate of the Bow Street Court, and his ward and helper Jeremy Proctor investigate the murders of prostitutes in Covent Garden. After several deaths occur, it becomes clear that they are searching for not one but two brutal killers, each with his own cruel method of murder. View more info