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Paperback. Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the death camps. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; HBJD; HBTZ1; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 3. Weight in Grams: 114.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140189896
ISBN
9780140189896
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.14

Paperback. From the writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", "All the President's Men" and "Marathon Man", Oscar-winning screen writer William Goldman presents his memories and views of movie-making, and of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman and Hoffman. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: APF; BGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 29. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
New
SKU
9780349107059
ISBN
9780349107059
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 6.23

Paperback. Primo Levi's devastating and classic account of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD; HBLW; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
New
SKU
9780349138640
ISBN
9780349138640
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 5.70

Hardcover. Num Pages: 736 pages, 2 plate sections of 8 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 169 x 262 x 61. Weight in Grams: 1284. Very good copy in fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Profile Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303432
ISBN
9781781256497
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 65.00

Hardcover. Very good copy in near good dustwrapper . First edition.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Alfred a Knopf Inc
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303540
ISBN
9780394554846
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 25.00

Hardcover. At the outset of his career Ted Hughes described letter writing as 'excellent training for conversation with the world', and he was to become a prolific master of this art which combines writing and talking. This selection documents the course of a life at once resolutely private but intensely attuned to other lives. Editor(s): Reid, Christopher. Num Pages: 784 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 166 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1025. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper. First edition
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Main
SKU
KEX0303688
ISBN
9780571221387
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 35.00

Hardcover. Philip Larkin met Monica Jones at University College Leicester in autumn 1946, when they were both 24, he was the newly-appointed assistant librarian and she was an English lecturer. This title consists of nearly 2000 letters, postcards and telegrams, which chronicle various aspects of Larkin's life and the convolutions of their relationship. Editor(s): Thwaite, Anthony. Num Pages: 496 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BJ; DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 166 x 43. Weight in Grams: 770. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper. First edition
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303689
ISBN
9780571239092
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 35.00

Hardcover. " The best publisher alive or dead".... C P Snow. Very good copy in original printed wrappers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1935
Publisher
V. Gollancz in Association with
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
Worn cover/second Impression
SKU
KEX0304174
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 40.00

Paperback. A stunning photographic portrait of the most talented and high-profile sportsman in the world today, accompanied by his own autobiographical text. Num Pages: 240 pages, Colour photographs througout. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 142 x 17. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0008237
ISBN
9780340792704
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. One of the most terrifying stories of our time: unforgettable for its individuality, its horror, and its lesson about a man and a woman's commitment to understanding the world - and to each other. Now a Paramount feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKP; BGB; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228. Keywords: Autobiography, Mariane Pearl
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Virago
Edition
Film Tie-in Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0010039
ISBN
9781844084593
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: AVGT; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 135 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
KSG0020041
ISBN
9780091960322
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Sphere
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTJ0035346
ISBN
9780708807385
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Lewis Hamilton's explosive arrival on the Formula 1 scene has made front-page headlines. In My Story, for the first time Lewis opens up about his stunning debut season in grand prix racing, as well as his dad Anthony, his home life and his early years. The only book with the real story, as told by Lewis. Num Pages: 336 pages, 100 col plates (32pp), With index. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 238.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Harpersport
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007270064
ISBN
9780007270064
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.00

Paperback. Robert Plant is one of the few genuine living rock legends. Frontman of Led Zeppelin, musical innovator and seller of millions of records, Plant has had a profound influence on music for over four decades. But the full account of his life has barely been told .. until now. Num Pages: 400 pages, (2x8pp plates). BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
HarperCollins
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007514892
ISBN
9780007514892
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.29

Paperback. When Ellen finished the Vendee Globe, yachting's toughest race aged just 24 the nation took her to it's heart. The depth of the affection for Ellen is extraordinary - she makes people feel like they can do anything! This book presents her story. Num Pages: 416 pages, 32pp colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSSN3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9780141006970
ISBN
9780141006970
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. Young Johnnie Walker was obsessed with music and loved to share that passion. So it wasn't long after he'd started DJing in dance halls and pubs that he got his big break: he talked his way into a slot with newly founded station Radio England - and launched his career. This autobiography tells of forty years at the heart of British broadcasting. Num Pages: 432 pages, 2 x 8 pages of colour. BIC Classification: APW; BGFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 28. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141024288
ISBN
9780141024288
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. Series: The World in a Life Series. Num Pages: 176 pages, 13. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFGA; 3JB; 3JD; BGH; HBJF; HBJH; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 166.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190269784
ISBN
9780190269784
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.96

Paperback. Editor(s): Chapman, R. W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 1536 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 60. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
1536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540211
ISBN
9780199540211
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.42

Hardback. Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. Num Pages: 680 pages, 20 black and white photographs, 7 maps, 2 charts, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 53. Weight in Grams: 1225.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
680
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252039522
ISBN
9780252039522
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 36.91

Paperback. The first of John Master's evocative memoirs about life in the Gurkhas in India on the cusp of WWII Series: Cassell Military Paperbacks. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 Line Drawing(s). BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BGA; JWLF; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 200 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304361564
ISBN
9780304361564
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

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