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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Paperback. This fourth Jeeves volume contains "Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit", "Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves" and "Jeeves in the Offing". Series: Jeeves & Wooster. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 153 x 35. Weight in Grams: 606.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Hutchinson
Condition
New
SKU
9780091753405
ISBN
9780091753405
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 15.37

Paperback. Another collection of Jeeves novels and short stories. Features "Much Obliged, Jeeves" and "Aunts Aren't Gentlemen" together with the short stories "Extricating Young Gussie", "Jeeves Makes An Omelette" and "Jeeves and the Greasy Bird". The new "Jeeves and Wooster" ITV series will be shown in 1993. Illustrator(s): Norrington, Bob. Series: Jeeves & Wooster. Num Pages: 368 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 155 x 31. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Hutchinson
Condition
New
SKU
9780091773540
ISBN
9780091773540
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 15.37

Paperback. Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time in over fifty years at his mother's funeral. Accompanying his aunt, Henry joins a shiftless, twilight society: mixing with hippies, war criminals, CIA men; smoking pot, breaking the currency regulations and coming alive after a dull suburban lifetime. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 194.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099282587
ISBN
9780099282587
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 7.34

Paperback. In a prison in Occupied France one in every ten men is to be shot. The prisoners draw lots among themselves - and for rich lawyer Louis Chavel, it seems that his whole life has been leading up to an agonizing and crucial failure of nerve. Hysterical with a sense of injustice, he offers to barter everything he owns for someone to take his place. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Classics
SKU
9780099284147
ISBN
9780099284147
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 6.28

Paperback. Andrews is a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. Fleeing from them, with no hope of pity or salvation, he takes refuge in the house of a young woman, also alone in the world. She persuades him to give evidence against his accomplices in court. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099286158
ISBN
9780099286158
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 8.39

Paperback. This collection comprises: "Fiesta", Hemingway's first major novel; long extracts from "A Farewell to Arms", "To Have and Have Not" and "For Whom the Bell Tolls"; 25 complete short stories; and the Epilogue to "Death in the Afternoon". Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 102 x 27. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
New
SKU
9780099339311
ISBN
9780099339311
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 204. Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 20. Weight in Grams: 204.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099470472
ISBN
9780099470472
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 7.34

Paperback. On a remote Greek Island, Nicholas Urfe finds himself embroiled in the deceptions of a master trickster. As reality and illusion intertwine, Urfe is caught up in the darkest of psychological games. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 35. Weight in Grams: 486.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099478355
ISBN
9780099478355
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. Pyle is a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious 'Third Force'. As his naive optimism starts to cause bloodshed, his friend Fowler, a cynical foreign correspondent, finds it hard to stand aside and watch. But even as he intervenes he wonders why: for the sake of politics, or for love? Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 154.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099478393
ISBN
9780099478393
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 8.70

Paperback. The love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. After a chance meeting rekindles his love and jealousy two years later, Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah, and slowly his love for her turns into an obsession. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 144. The love affair between Maurice Bendix and Sarah, flourishing in the turbulent times of the London Blitz, ends when she suddenly and without explanation breaks it off. After a chance meeting rekindles his love and jealousy two years later, Bendix hires a private detective to follow Sarah, and slowly his love for her turns into an obsession. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 144.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099478447
ISBN
9780099478447
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.61

Paperback. One windy spring day in the Chilterns Joe Rose's calm, organized life is shattered by a ballooning accident. The afternoon, Rose reflects, could have ended in mere tragedy, but for his brief meeting with Jed Parry. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 16. Weight in Grams: 186.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
Edition
Media tie-in
SKU
9780099481249
ISBN
9780099481249
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.36

Paperback. Sisi, Ama, Efe and Joyce are prostitutes, the girls who stand in the windows of the red-light district, promising to make men's dreams come true - if only for half an hour and fifty euros. The murder of Sisi, the most enigmatic of the women, shatters their already fragile world. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099523949
ISBN
9780099523949
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.97

Paperback. After the early death of her philandering husband, Etsuko moves into her father-in-law's house, where she numbly submits to the old man's advances. But soon she finds herself in love with the young servant Saburo. Tormented by his indifference, yet invigorated by her desire, she makes her move, with catastrophic consequences. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099530275
ISBN
9780099530275
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 6.28

Paperback. Anthony Patch and Gloria Gibson are the golden children of the Jazz Age. They marry and embark on a life of glittering parties, lavish expenditure and scandalous revelry. When the money dries up their marriage founders. In this wistful novel Fitzgerald portrays the decline of youthful promise with devastating clarity. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099541493
ISBN
9780099541493
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 5.78

Paperback. Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded for as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
9780099765219
ISBN
9780099765219
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.94

Paperback. A tale of identical twin brothers who grow up on a farm in rural Wales and never leave home. They till the rough soil and sleep in the same bed, touched only occasionally by the advances of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 16. Weight in Grams: 196.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099769712
ISBN
9780099769712
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.32

Paperback. It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. She is fiercely intelligent, at times difficult and impatient, at times kind, but she is trapped by her circumstances, and waiting for any chance which will lift her beyond them. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141041759
ISBN
9780141041759
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.20

Paperback. Meet Holly Golightly - a free spirited, lop-sided romantic girl about town. With her tousled blond hair and upturned nose, dark glasses and chic black dresses, Holly is a style sensation wherever she goes. Her apartment rocks to Martini-soaked parties and she plays hostess to millionaires and gangsters alike. Series: Penguin Essentials. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 114 x 11. Weight in Grams: 102.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780241951453
ISBN
9780241951453
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.71

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Hachette Books Ireland
Condition
New
SKU
9781473641389
ISBN
9781473641389
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. A compelling novel of the emergency medical services on the streets of New York. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. Weight in Grams: 240. Clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Sphere
Edition
1st Uk Paperback Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0245811
ISBN
9780751523768
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

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