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EUGENIE GRANDET

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000046166

ISBN: 014044050X

Condition: Very Good


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JANE EYRE

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000046272

ISBN: 0140366784

Condition: Good


Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë is one of the most loved English Classics of all time. Mystery, hardship - and love. Jane comes from nothing but she des ires everything life can offer her. And when she finds work as a governess in a mysterious mansion, it seems she has finally met her match with the da rkly fascinating Mr Rochester. But Thornfield Hall contains a shameful secr et - one that could keep Jane and Rochester apart forever. Can she choose b etween what is right, and her one chance of happiness? ***One of the most w idely-read and enjoyed of all Victorian novels, and one of the greate... View more info

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THE PILGIM'S PROGRESS

By: Bunyan, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: P/B: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000046134

ISBN: 0140430040

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. Bunyan wrote the first part of his allegory while in prison for his faith, and this experience adds extra urgency and depth to his story of Christian pursuing his pilgrimage through Vanity Fair, the Slough of Despond and Dele ctable Mountains towards the Celestial City. The influence of The Pilgrim's Progress, both indirectly on the English consciousness and directly on the literature that followed, has been immeasurable. Rich, inventive, profoundly ... View more info

PERIL AT END HOUSE

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: MODERN AGE BOOKS: 1938

Seller ID: RWARE0000009843

Condition: Good


Small crease and chip to top part of cover, o/w in great condition, no unde rlining,not an ex-lib. View more info

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THE WOMAN IN WHITE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000020160

ISBN: 0140430962

Condition: Good


Novel by Wilkie Collins, published serially in All the Year Round (November 1859-July 1860) and in book form in 1860. Noted for its suspenseful plot a nd unique characterization, the successful novel brought Collins great fame ; he adapted it into a play in 1871. This dramatic tale, inspired by an act ual criminal case, is told through multiple narrators. Frederick Fairlie, a wealthy hypochondriac, hires virtuous Walter Hartright to tutor his beauti ful niece and heiress, Laura, and her homely, courageous half-sister, Maria n Halcombe. Although Hartright and Laura fall in love, she honors her ... View more info

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ARMADALE

By: Collins, Wilkie

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000046655

ISBN: 0140434119

Condition: Good


British author whose writings paved the way for suspense and detective fict ion. Collins' pen also produced insightful observations on various social i ssues of his times including the condition of women. View more info

THE ROVER

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: ¥30,000.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co: 1923

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010972

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A tight clean copy, of this first American edition, protected in a new brod art wrapper, no chips or tears to dustwrapper, not price clipped, or any ma rkings throughout, pages all clean and bright. View more info

HEART OF DARKNESS

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Hesperus Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000035343

ISBN: 184391008X

Condition: Very Good


Published here for the first time with Conrad's complete Congo Diary and Up ?River Book, this is a centenary edition of the author's masterpiece-a prof ound exploration of the human subconscious twinned with a terrifying portra yal of the dangers of imperialism. A work of immense significance, it has b een hailed as the first novel of the 20th century. In this searing tale, Se aman Marlow recounts his journey to the dark heart of the Belgian Congo in search of the elusive Mr. Kurtz. Far from civilization as he knows it, he c omes to reassess not only his own values, but also those of nature an... View more info

THE HIDDEN FORCE

By: Couperus, Louis

Price: ¥2,400.00

Publisher: University of Massachusetts: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000012651

ISBN: 0870237152

Condition: Fine


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MOLL FLANDERS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000046164

ISBN: 0192815709

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. First published in 1722, MOLL FLANDERS is called the first social novel in English. It is the tale of the unfortunate Moll Flanders, forced into a life of prostitution and crime until fate bestows fortune upon her. Racy, ironic, rich in realistic sociological detail, it is also a tale of romance, with Moll in quest of a familial paradise where she can reside at its charmed center. View more info

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ROXANA: THE FORTUNATE MISTRESS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046147

ISBN: 0192824597

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. Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. This edition uses the rare first edition text, w... View more info

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MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000046114

ISBN: 0192827103

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. Defoe was one of the great character writers of his time. He shows that skill well in this novel about the middle of English society. View more info

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A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000046113

ISBN: 0192826824

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. Long considered the most compelling account of natural disaster in all of literature, Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 scans the streets and alleyways of stricken London in an effort to record the extreme suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, A Journal of the Plague Year offers a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste. View more info

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000045456

ISBN: 0451516338

Condition: Good


Dickens' genius for creating eccentric yet entirely captivating characters found its fullest expression in his third novel, Nicholas Nickleby, publish ed in 1839. The ebullient narrative follows Nicholas as he escapes from the influence of his villainous uncle and the wicked schoolmaster Wackford Squ eers, stumbles into a theatrical career, and pursues his fortune through nu merous adventures. This Nonesuch edition features the author's final text a nd the illustrations Dickens himself selected to complement his words. The Legendary Nonesuch Dickens, issued in the 1930s, presented the writing... View more info

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JOSEPH ANDREWS

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000046130

ISBN: 0140431144

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. (in full The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams) Novel by Henry Fielding, published in 1742. It was written as a reaction against Samuel Richardson's novel Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded (1740). Joseph Andrews begins as a burlesque of Pamela, but the parodic intention of the novel soon becomes secondary, and it develops into a masterpiece of sustained irony and social criticism. At its center is Parson Adams,... View more info

THE PARADISE MYSTERY

By: Fletcher, J.S.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publ: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000031948

ISBN: 1499256582

Condition: Like New


J.S. Fletcher was a British author who wrote over 200 books, and though he wrote on many subjects, his most famous works were in the genre of detectiv e fiction. For that reason, he has long been considered one of the best in the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" View more info

THE GOLD OF THEIR BODIES

By: Gorham, Charles

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000009967

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


A highly collectible first edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper,one small chip to DJ,o/w in very good condition. View more info

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000003108

ISBN: 014062029X

Condition: Near Fine


Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fa ir and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years l ater Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has beco me the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relat ionships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-day tragic hero, unable to survive in the new commerci al world, his story is also a journey towards love. This edition is th... View more info

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LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

By: Laclos, Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos de

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000046117

ISBN: 0140441166

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. View more info

THE LOTUS AND THE WIND

By: Masters, John

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000016286

Condition: Very Good


Penguin No. 1166. Robin Savage is forced to clear his name through service in 'The Great Game' on the North West Frontier. His primary task is to discover the reasons for a murder which seems to have some connection with Russian ambitions in the area. View more info