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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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
SKU
9780099284147
ISBN
9780099284147

€ 6.02

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

€ 13.99
€ 6.49

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

€ 10.99
€ 6.49

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 Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs.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 Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs.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
SKU
9780099470472
ISBN
9780099470472

€ 6.02

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
SKU
9780099478393
ISBN
9780099478393

€ 10.99
€ 9.38

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
SKU
9780099478447
ISBN
9780099478447

€ 10.99
€ 9.38

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
SKU
9780099541493
ISBN
9780099541493

€ 11.99
€ 6.49

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
2006
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099765219
ISBN
9780099765219

€ 11.99
€ 6.49

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

€ 6.02

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.13

Paperback. A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge. Translator(s): Davies, J.M.Q. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2ACG; DSBF; DSK; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 98. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141182247
ISBN
9780141182247

€ 9.18

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
SKU
9780241951453
ISBN
9780241951453

€ 9.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. Hot on the heels of Fiere and Red Dust Road, a generous new collection from a storyteller in a class of her own. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 214.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
SKU
9780330515726
ISBN
9780330515726

€ 11.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Dublin. Midsummer. While absent in New York, the celebrated actor Molly Fox has loaned her house to a playwright friend, who is struggling to write a new work. Why does Molly never celebrate her own birthday, which falls upon this day? What does it mean to be a playwright or an actor? Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 184.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Condition
New
SKU
9780571298785
ISBN
9780571298785

€ 11.99
€ 9.08

Paperback. Ben is, at last, leaving home. At twenty-two, he's the youngest of the family. His mother, is distraught. His father, is rather hoping to get his wife back. His brother, is struggling in a relationship. And his sister, is wrestling with debt and the end of a turbulent love affair. This book talks about the Boyd family and the empty nest. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 274. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Black Swan, London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0002182
ISBN
9780552773119

€ 4.64

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
Film Tie-in Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0245811
ISBN
9780751523768

€ 4.64

Paperback. Humorous novel by bestselling author Helena Frith Powell, about the French art of having affairs Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 30. Weight in Grams: 268. 8vo Good copy .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Gibson Square Books Ltd
Edition
First
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0255191
ISBN
9781906142773

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 243 x 39. Weight in Grams: 756. Very good copy in fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303392
ISBN
9781408876589

€ 35.00

Hardcover. A thrilling, plot-twisting new novel set in Europe during the first world war, from the bestselling author of Any Human Heart, Restless and Ordinary Thunderstorms Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 158 x 35. Weight in Grams: 614. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303521
ISBN
9781408817742

€ 50.00

Hardcover. The new novel by the author of the Booker-shortlisted In Every Face I Meet and Richard & Judy selection The Promise of Happiness. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 164 x 26. Weight in Grams: 490. Very good copy in near fine dustwrapper . First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303544
ISBN
9781408803882

€ 35.00

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