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Inconceivable [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2000

Seller ID: 0552148199

ISBN: 0552148199

Condition: Good


Sometimes it's possible to want something too much. That's when you risk losing what you have. Sam and Lucy seem like the perfect couple. Successful, happy and in love. But life isn't that simple. Lucy thinks Sam is a sad, cold sensitivity-exclusion zone who would rather read a newspaper than have an emotion. Sam thinks Lucy is blaming him because she can't walk past Mothercare without getting all teary. The problem is that they might be infertile. And in more ways than one. Lucy wants a baby. Sam wants to write a hit movie. And given that the average IVF cycle has about a one in five chance o... View more info

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High Society [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2003

Seller ID: 0552150533

ISBN: 0552150533

Condition: Good


The war on drugs has been lost but for want of the courage to face the fact that the whole world is rapidly becoming one vast criminal network. From pop stars and princes to crack whores and street kids. From the Groucho Club toilets to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we are all partners in crime. High Society is a story or rather a collection of interconnected stories that takes the reader on a hilarious, heart breaking and terrifying journey through the kaleidoscope world that the law has created and from which the law offers no protection. View more info

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Popcorn [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Black Swan: 2003

Seller ID: 0552151017

ISBN: 0552151017

Condition: Good


Bruce Delamitri makes cool films about killers. Films in which people die to rock and roll sound-tracks. Meanwhile, psychotic, unbalanced Wayne and Scout are actual killers. On Oscar night, as Bruce becomes King of Hollywood, Wayne and Scout go on a murderous rampage and fact is about to confront fiction. View more info

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Dead Famous [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2002

Seller ID: 0552149020

ISBN: 0552149020

Condition: Good


One house. Ten contestants. Thirty cameras. Forty microphones. Yet again the public gorges its voyeuristic appetite as another group of unknown and unremarkable people submit themselves to the brutal exposure of the televised real-life soap opera, House Arrest. Everybody knows the rules: total strangers are forced to live together while the rest of the country watches them do it. Who will crack first? Who will have sex and with whom? Who will the public love and who will they hate? All the usual questions. And then, suddenly, there are some new ones. Who is the murderer? How did he or she mana... View more info

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Chart Throb [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2007

Seller ID: 0552773778

ISBN: 0552773778

Condition: Good


Chart Throb.The ultimate pop quest. Ninety five thousand hopefuls. Three judges. Just one winner. And that's Calvin Simms, the genius behind the show. Calvin always wins because Calvin writes the rules. But this year, as he sits smugly in judgement upon the mingers, clingers and blingers whom he has pre-selected in his carefully scripted search for a star, he has no idea that the rules are changing. The real is about to be put back into reality television and Calvin and his fellow judges (the nation's favourite mum and the other bloke) are about to become ex-factors themselves. Ben Elton, auth... View more info

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Chart Throb [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2006

Seller ID: 0593057503

ISBN: 0593057503

Condition: Good


Chart Throb is the ultimate pop quest. There are ninety five thousand hopefuls, three judges, and just one winner. And that's Calvin Simms, the genius behind the show. Calvin always wins because Calvin writes the rules. But this year, as he sits smugly in judgement upon the mingers, clingers and blingers whom he has pre-selected in his carefully scripted 'search' for a star, he has no idea that the rules are changing. The 'real' is about to be put back into 'reality' television and Calvin and his fellow judges (the nation's favourite mum and the other bloke) are about to become ex-factors them... View more info

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Meltdown [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2009

Seller ID: 0593061926

ISBN: 0593061926

Condition: Fair


For amiable City trader Jimmy Corby money was the new Rock n' Roll. His whole life was a party, adrenalin charged and cocaine fuelled. If he hadn't met Monica he would probably have ended up either dead or in rehab. But Jimmy was as lucky in love as he was at betting on dodgy derivatives, so instead of burning out, his star just burned brighter than ever. Rich, pampered and successful, Jimmy, Monica and their friends lived the dream, bringing up their children with an army of domestic helps. But then it all came crashing down. And when the global financial crisis hit, Jimmy discovers that anyo... View more info

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Blast from the Past [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 1998

Seller ID: 0593044142

ISBN: 0593044142

Condition: Good


It's two fifteen a.m., you're in bed alone and you're woken by the phone. Your eyes are wide and your body tense before it has completed so much as a single ring. And as you wake, in the tiny moment between sleep and consciousness, you know already that something is wrong. Only someone bad would call at such an hour. Or someone good, but with bad news, which would probably be worse. You lie there in the darkness and wait for the answer machine to kick in. Your own voice sounds strange as it tells you that nobody is there but that a message can be left. You feel your heart beat. You listen. And... View more info

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Dead Famous [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2002

Seller ID: 0593048059

ISBN: 0593048059

Condition: Good


One house. Ten contestants. Thirty cameras. Forty microphones. Yet again the public gorges its voyeuristic appetite as another group of unknown and unremarkable people submit themselves to the brutal exposure of the televised real-life soap opera, House Arrest. Everybody knows the rules: total strangers are forced to live together while the rest of the country watches them do it. Who will crack first? Who will have sex and with whom? Who will the public love and who will they hate? All the usual questions. And then, suddenly, there are some new ones. Who is the murderer? How did he or she mana... View more info

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The First Casualty [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2005

Seller ID: 0593051122

ISBN: 0593051122

Condition: Good


In Flanders in June 1917, a British officer and celebrated poet is shot dead, killed not by German fire, but while recuperating from shell shock well behind the lines. A young English soldier is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder. Douglas Konig, formerly a detective with the London police, soon discovers that both the evidence and the witnesses he needs are quite literally disappearing into the mud that surrounds him. View more info

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Chart Throb [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2007

Seller ID: 059305749X

ISBN: 059305749X

Condition: Good


"Chart Throb" is the ultimate pop quest. Ninety five thousand hopefuls. Three judges. Just one winner. And that's Colin Simms, the genius behind the show. Colin always wins because Colin writes the rules. But this year, as he sits smugly in judgement upon the mingers, clingers and blingers whom he has pre-selected in his carefully scripted 'search' for a star, he has no idea that the rules are changing. The 'real' is about to be put back into 'reality' television and Colin and his fellow judges (the nation's favourite mum and the other bloke) are about to become ex-factors themselves. Ben Elto... View more info

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High Society [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2003

Seller ID: 0593049403

ISBN: 0593049403

Condition: Good


The war on drugs has been lost but for want of the courage to face that fact the whole world is rapidly becoming one vast criminal network. From pop stars and princes to crack whores and street kids. From the Groucho Club toilets to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we are all partners in crime. HIGH SOCIETY is a story or rather a collection of interconnected stories that takes the reader on a hilarious, heart breaking and terrifying journey through the kaleidoscope world that the law has created and from which the law offers no protection. View more info

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Past Mortem [used book]

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2005

Seller ID: 0593050967

ISBN: 0593050967

Condition: Good


With old friends like these, who needs enemies? It's a question short, mild mannered detective Edward Newson is forced to ask himself having in romantic desperation logged on to the Friends Reunited website searching for the girlfriends of his youth. Newson is not the only member of the Class of '86 who has been raking over the ashes of the past. As his old class begins to reassemble in cyberspace, the years slip away and old feuds and passions burn hot once more. Meanwhile, back in the present, Newson's life is no less complicated. He is secretly in love with Natasha, his lovely but very atta... View more info