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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 in the genre. The Valley of Horses and The Mammoth Hunters continued to enthral readers with their breathtaking panoplies of ... View more info

SUNSET PARK: A NOVEL

By: Auster, Paul

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000048047

ISBN: 0571258816

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. Luminous, passionate, expansive, an emotional tour de force Sunset Park follows the hopes and fears of a cast of unforgettable characte rs brought together by the mysterious Miles Heller during the dark months o f the 2008 economic collapse. An enigmatic young man employed as a trash-out worker in southern Florida o bsessively photographing thousands of abandoned objects left behind by the evicted families. A group of young people squatting in an a... View more info

FIVE STAR BILLIONAIRE: A NOVEL

By: Aw, Tash

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047112

ISBN: 0812994353

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. LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YE AR BY NPR AND BOOKPAGE Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more. An expansive, eye-opening novel that captures the vibrancy of China today Phoebe is a factory girl who has come to Shanghai with the promise of a job --but when she arrives she discovers that the job doesn't exist. Gary is a country boy turned pop star w... View more info

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 clandestine group is operating to preserve the past.. .In the Olive producing region of Olea, the Readers are smuggling and s... 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

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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

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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

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

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 Fuji, first-time novelist Sara B acker hits all the comic notes, but takes the time to examine the very real allure of living i... 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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GLAMOUR

By: Bagshawe, Louise

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000016111

ISBN: 0755304330

Condition: Very Good


California, 1980s. All-American Texan honey Sally Lassiter, buttoned-up En glish rose Jane Morgan and shy, pretty Jordanian Helen Yanna meet at an exc lusive girls' school and become best friends. Years later, the three girls are grown-up, co-founders and millionaire co-owners of the exclusive Glamo ur chain of stores - a runaway success the world over. They are fabulously wealthy, instantly recognizable, adored and revered, each of them fulfille d and content. Or are they? The Glamour empire is on the verge of collaps e and the three women are embroiled in a bitter feud. What happened i... View more info

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 of the landscape? The way Bail uses them to comment on human nature, on the nature of storytelling and of language itself (&... 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 Century America - the battle to free Salome Muller, the lost G erman slave girl. View more info

A QUIET LIFE

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000048098

ISBN: 0140234179

Condition: Good


People thought nothing could disturb the even tenor of Alan's family life. But they didn't know about his sister Madge's forbidden passion or his moth er's disappearances. This novel was first published in 1976. View more info

MASTER GEORGIE: A NOVEL

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Open Road Media: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000047727

ISBN: 0715628313

Condition: Very Good/Good


Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: A masterwork of love, guilt, and frie ndship set in Victorian Liverpool and Eastern Europe during the Crimean War . Photography is the common thread weaving together three different points of view that span the years from 1846 to 1854. The first "plate" opens with t he account of Myrtle, a young orphan girl, as she is taking a photograph of her adoptive father, Mr. Hardy, who has just passed away in Liverpool. The sudden and unsavory circumstances of Mr. Hardy's death bind Myrtle and the other characters of this story together as history propels t... View more info

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A GLIMPSE OF THE MERSEY

By: Baker, Anne

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000015671

ISBN: 0747267774

Condition: Very Good


Daisy Corkill has never known who her parents were - or why they left her t o be brought up by the couple she calls 'Uncle' Ern and 'Aunt' Gladys. Dais y yearns for the love and security that a family of her own would give her, but she finds comfort in her relationship with Brenda, her older 'sister'. One day in 1919 Brenda arrives home flushed with excitement. She has agree d to marry businessman Gil Fox. Daisy is horrified, for she doesn't trust t he handsome Gil. And soon after their wedding, Brenda realises that Gil isn 't the man she thought he was. But Daisy's dreams are about to come tr... View more info

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POET IN THE GUTTER

By: Baker, John

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Orion: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011916

ISBN: 0575600454

Condition: Very Good


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ENGRAM

By: Baker, Keith

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000003515

ISBN: 0747261830

Condition: Very Good


After four years in a coma, Meg Winter suddenly regains consciousness. But as she begins to pick up the pieces of her life, one area of the past remai ns a mysterious blank - the crash that put her in a coma. Meg finds herself in a deadly race against time to solve the mystery of that fateful night. View more info

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THE EVERLASTING STORY OF NORY: A NOVEL

By: BAKER, NICHOLSON

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000015156

ISBN: 0679439331

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean first edition (as stated)protected in a new brodart wrapper. Sex and the adult cerebellum have tended to be Nicholson Baker's cherished subjects, and not necessarily in that order. In The Everlasting Story of N ory, however, he turns his literary microscopy in an entirely new directio n, exploring the consciousness of a child. Nory, we are told, "was a nine- year-old girl from America with straight brown bangs and brown eyes. She w as interested in dentistry or being a paper engineer when she grew up." Th is future dentist or paper engineer is also ensconced for a ye... View more info

THE INNOCENT

By: Baldacci, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000046080

ISBN: 0446572985

Condition: Good


America has enemies--ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the mil itary can't stop. That's when the U.S. government calls on Will Robie, a st one cold hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. View more info