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Paperback. An immediate sensation upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks and heroic adventure on shark-infested seas. Translator(s): O'Brian, Patrick. Series: Harper Perennial Modern Classics. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTP; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 402.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Condition
New
SKU
9780007179961
ISBN
9780007179961
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.28

Paperback. Was George Mallory the first man to reach the summit of Everest? Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding embark on a death-defying expedition to find out Num Pages: 272 pages, 2x8pp. BIC Classification: 1FKAH; BT; WSZG; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 18. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719524929
ISBN
9780719524929
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. Suitable for those who have read the American Sniper, this title takes you right into the heart of the Iraq war. Num Pages: 384 pages, 2x8 page colour inset. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 3JMC; BTM; HBJF1; HBLX; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 292. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Penguin
Edition
1st Penguin Edition
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTG0009814
ISBN
9780141029016
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 11.99
€ 9.50

Hardcover. A signed and numbered special edition of the prize-winning, bestselling story of a famous Victorian murder case - and the notorious detective who solved it Num Pages: 400 pages, B&W Inserts. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWW; 3JH; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 161 x 31. Weight in Grams: 932.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Condition
New
SKU
9781408803561
ISBN
9781408803561
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.80

Paperback. Violently gang-raped when she was thirteen years old, and raped three more times before the age of eighteen, Madeleine has experienced more trauma in her life than most ever will. BIC Classification: BT; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781786062765
ISBN
9781786062765
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 6.28

Paperback. The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. This book features three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and the 'real world'. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JKVF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571335855
ISBN
9780571335855
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 6.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages, over 120 b&w photos, 20 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 220 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hikoki Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902109169
ISBN
9781902109169
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 32.05

Paperback. When James Miles and his best friend Paul Loseby were caught smuggling ten kilos of cocaine out of Caracas, Venezuela, they couldn't deny their guilt. This title tells the true-life story of how two men endured untold savagery in the most appalling conditions. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSV; BTP; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 125 x 22. Weight in Grams: 230.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780091946791
ISBN
9780091946791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00
€ 13.15

Paperback. The impossibly moving story of how Judy, World War Two's only animal POW, brought hope in the midst of hell. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FMN; 3JJH; BTP; HBWQ; JWXR; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Quercus
Condition
New
SKU
9781848665385
ISBN
9781848665385
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.71

Paperback. This text represents Kuan-Chung Lo's retelling of the events attending the fall of the Han Dynasty in 220 AD. It is an epic saga of brotherhood and rivalry, loyalty and treachery, victory and death that is as important for Chinese culture as the Homeric epics have been for the West. Series: Tuttle Classics of Asian Literature S. Num Pages: 992 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; BT; FC; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 588. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KCW0000096
ISBN
9780804834674
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. Brian Keenan's fascination with Alaska began as a small boy. With a head full of questions about its landscape and a heart informed by his love of desolate and barren places, he sets out for Alaska, to discover its four geographical quarters, from snowmelt to snowfall. He ultimately finds that to make Alaska a home, one must surrender to the land. Num Pages: 448 pages, col. Illustrations, 1 map, col. ports. BIC Classification: 1MTN; BTP; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
New
SKU
9780552999731
ISBN
9780552999731
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.75

Paperback. John Gotti: Gangster, killer, celebrity. From the tough streets of Queens to the heights of the American Mafia, John Gotti thought he was invincible. Ruthless, brutal and always immaculately dressed, he was known as the Teflon Don, because no charge the Feds brought against him would stick. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 36. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780091943189
ISBN
9780091943189
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. In the summer of 2000, Jane Steare received the phone call every mother dreads. Her daughter Lucie Blackman - tall, blonde, and twenty-one years old - had stepped into the vastness of a Tokyo summer and disappeared forever. That winter, her dismembered remains were found buried in a seaside cave. Had Lucie been abducted by a religious cult? Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 140 x 32. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Vintage
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780099502555
ISBN
9780099502555
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. This book offers a fascinating glimpse of what he encountered abroad: unfamiliar religions, customs and societies. Translator(s): Cliff, Nigel. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 1F; 3H; BTH; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780241253052
ISBN
9780241253052
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. Peking, 1937: The teenage daughter of a British consul is brutally slaughtered. The police investigation is botched; as war looms British and Chinese authorities close ranks. A grieving father vows to uncover the truth - alone. Seventy-five years later, historian Paul French uncovers a stash of forgotten documents revealing the killer's identity. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJG; BTC; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241957172
ISBN
9780241957172
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. In the depths of Antarctic winter, hundreds of miles from land or rescue, a small fishing boat is swallowed by waves as high as houses. Only the actions of Matt Lewis, a 23-year-old British marine biologist and one of the most inexperienced men aboard, will save the lives of the South African crew. Lewis is the last man off the sinking boat.. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJPR; BTP; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241967447
ISBN
9780241967447
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. For over a year everyone assumed missing Dublin woman Elaine O'Hara had ended her own life. But after her remains were found gardai discovered that Elaine was in thrall to a man who had spent years grooming her to let him kill her. That man was Graham Dwyer, a married father of three and partner in a Dublin architecture practice. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 208.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241973783
ISBN
9780241973783
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.20

Paperback. What makes a restaurant hot? Whose name do you need to drop to get a table? Why is one place booked solid for the next nine months while somewhere equally delicious is as empty and inhospitable as the Gobi desert? This book deals with the tricks of the food trade and what really makes this GBP90 billion a year industry tick. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: BT; KNDF; KNSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 24. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552167123
ISBN
9780552167123
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.45

Paperback. Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flip side. Criminals are often the earliest, and most innovative, adopters of technology and modern times have led to modern crimes. This is a call to action for better security measures worldwide, but most importantly. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: BTC; JFFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 53. Weight in Grams: 474.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552170802
ISBN
9780552170802
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. First published by Heinemann, Jilly Cooper has written a tribute to the role of animals in wartime. Many won medals for gallantry, like Rob, a mongrel, who made over 20 parachute jumps with the SAS. Too many others died, abandoned, in agony and alone, after serving their country with distinction. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w photographs. BIC Classification: BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 164.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552990912
ISBN
9780552990912
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.30