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Fiction: special features

Paperback. Morpho Eugenia and The Conjugal Angel are two fascinating novellas and, like A. S. Byatt's Booker Prize-winning novel, Possession, they are set in the mid-nineteenth century, weaving fact and fiction, reality and romance. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 216. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002409
ISBN
9780099224310

€ 17.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 288. Good clean copy. Showing light shelf wear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Comma Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021995
ISBN
9781905583492

€ 4.64

Paperback. A comprehensive selection of Voltaire's very brief contes and melanges: tiny feats of narrative compression, each often no more than a few pages long. Their genre is something between a tale and a polemic - more gestures than stories. Translator(s): Cuffe, Theo. Num Pages: 208 pages, chronlogy, further reading, notes. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBD; DSK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 162.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446869
ISBN
9780140446869

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. Presents the tale of a star-crossed courtship between the young nobleman Calisto and the beautiful maiden Melibea in fifteenth-century Spain. Translator(s): Peden, Margaret Sayers. Series: The Margellos World Republic of Letters. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 19. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Edition
Tra
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300141993
ISBN
9780300141993

€ 15.24

Paperback. The name on the covers was Bachman. But the imagination could only belong to one man: Stephen King. Num Pages: 992 pages. BIC Classification: FK; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 43. Weight in Grams: 658.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Condition
New
SKU
9781444723533
ISBN
9781444723533

€ 14.99
€ 11.88

Hardcover. Celebrate "an authentic American genius" (Gore Vidal) in James Purdy's first complete short story collection. Num Pages: 752 pages, frontispiece. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 167 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1206.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Liveright
Edition
First Edition ~1st Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780871406699
ISBN
9780871406699

€ 32.99
€ 29.74

Paperback. This collection, Helen Simpson's third and best yet, is a loosely linked set of stories about women - at work, at home and on holiday - that is poignant, perceptive, often sad and frequently funny. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 15. Weight in Grams: 144. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0001834
ISBN
9780099284222

€ 17.95

Paperback. The story of the title deals with a little boy named Larry and his feelings towards his father. When his father returns home from World War II, Larry is resentful and jealous of losing his mother's undivided attention, and finds himself in a constant struggle to win back her affections. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284. 369pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141187877
ISBN
9780141187877

€ 12.99
€ 10.70

Paperback. Picture two people, young and in love. Picture them being separated from one another. Picture them keeping their love alive through letters. But now imagine they've not just been separated geographically, but also historically. Imagine that their love and letters now defy time and place, life and death.. Translator(s): Bromfield, Andrew. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Quercus Publishing Plc United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780871080
ISBN
9781780871080

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. William Trevor is one of the most renowned figures in contemporary literature, described as 'the greatest living writer of short stories in the English language' by the New Yorker and acclaimed for his haunting and profound insights into the human heart. This title offers a collection of his short fiction. Num Pages: 1280 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 158 x 52. Weight in Grams: 1190.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
1280
Condition
New
SKU
9780140232455
ISBN
9780140232455

€ 21.99
€ 13.67

Hardcover. 200 pages. Largely autobiographical, Why the Child Is Cooking in the Polenta incorporates Aglaja Veteranyi's own experiences as a circus child, refugee, and wanderer . . . Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Dimension: 211 x 150 x 22. Weight: 382.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Dalkey Archive Press
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781564786869
ISBN
9781564786869

€ 30.37

Paperback. A collection of short stories from Alice Walker. Opening with an account of her early marriage to a Jewish lawyer and their life in racist Mississippi, the collection goes on to cover themes of idealism, lost love and hope. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. Weight in Grams: 190. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
The Women's Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0000620
ISBN
9780704346888

€ 5.55

Paperback. Translator(s): Harss, Luis. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 134 x 203 x 20. Weight in Grams: 302.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811221801
ISBN
9780811221801

€ 16.99
€ 16.94

Paperback. A collection of truly brilliant short stories, each depicting the deeply personal experience of a universal or historical event. Momentous fiction from the best American writer of his generation. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 137 x 20. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780297829508
ISBN
9780297829508

€ 16.99
€ 13.00

Paperback. Editor(s): Haining, Peter. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 23. Weight in Grams: 412. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Souvenir Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004458
ISBN
9780285636590

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 35. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
No Exit Press
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843447603
ISBN
9781843447603

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. From a farmer's romance and his skin condition to one man's culinary relationship with Bruce Lee, Mondo Desperado and its blackly comic series of stories will make you howl with laughter. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Picador
Condition
New
SKU
9781447259619
ISBN
9781447259619

€ 11.99
€ 10.09

Paperback. At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. In this book, the author entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and faith - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in its imperfection and grandeur. Translator(s): Briggs, Anthony. Num Pages: 1440 pages, maps. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 134 x 60. Weight in Grams: 964.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140447934
ISBN
9780140447934

€ 12.99
€ 10.10

Paperback. This collection, Helen Simpson's third and best yet, is a loosely linked set of stories about women - at work, at home and on holiday - that is poignant, perceptive, often sad and frequently funny. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 15. Weight in Grams: 144. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001171
ISBN
9780099284222

€ 17.95

Paperback. Series: Arcturus Classics. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 228. Good clean copy. Showing light shelfwear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Arcturus Publishing Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021732
ISBN
9781848373211

€ 4.64

Paperback. Presents a narrative particle accelerator that zooms between Wild Turkey Whiskey and Bob Dylan, unicorn skulls and voracious librarians, John Coltrane and Lord Jim. Tracking one man's descent into the Kafkaesque underworld of contemporary Tokyo, this title unites East and West, tragedy and farce, compassion and detachment, slang and philosophy. Num Pages: 416 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; FA; FM; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 292.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099448785
ISBN
9780099448785

€ 11.99
€ 9.44

Paperback. A warrior sails to a distant land, to a once great hall plagued by a murderous enemy: the monster Grendel. Can the hero Beowulf defeat his blood-thirsty foe, save the Geats from being wiped off the map, and claim his just rewards? The Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf is brought to life by American poet Meghan Purvis in a vigorous new translation. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: DCF; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 156.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penned in the Margins United Kingdom
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908058140
ISBN
9781908058140

€ 13.99
€ 11.36

Paperback. Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a living as a typist, Macabea loves movies, Coca-Cola and her philandering rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly and unloved. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 135 x 7. Weight in Grams: 80. Good clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141392035
ISBN
9780141392035

€ 10.99
€ 9.02

Paperback. Translator(s): Schiff, V. Num Pages: 214 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 130. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1968
Publisher
Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
214
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714501833
ISBN
9780714501833

€ 9.02

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