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Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

By: George Orwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 9780141036144

ISBN: 0141036141

Condition: New


Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that lif... View more info

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Werewolves: A Hunter's Guide

By: Graeme Davis

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000417

ISBN: 1472808584

Condition: New


Werewolves reveals the shocking role that werewolves have played in some of history's most significant events. Fear the full moon; for on that day of lunacy the terrible wrath of the werewolves is unleashed. For thousands of years, from ancient Greek chronicles to modern news reports, from the depths of the darkest forests to dimly lit city streets, these dread beasts have stalked us in the realms of shadow and nightmare. Now, they are awakening. This book is the only ... View more info

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Beneath the Dark Ice #1 Alex Hunter [used book]

By: Greig Beck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Australia: 2009

Seller ID: 000708

ISBN: 1405039124

Condition: Good


When a plane crashes into the Antarctic ice, exposing a massive cave beneath, a rescue and research team is dispatched. Twenty-four hours later, all contact is lost. Captain Alex Hunter and his highly trained squad of commandos are fast tracked to the hot zone to find out what went wrong - and to follow up the detection of a vast underground reservoir. Accompanying the team is an assortment of researchers, including petrobiologist Aimee Weir. If the unidentified substan... View more info

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Burial Rites

By: Hannah Kent

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2014

Seller ID: 9781743516966

ISBN: 1743516967

Condition: New


Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2014 and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnusdottir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait on the farm of District Officer Jon Jonsson and his family, who are horrified and avoid Agnes. Only Toti, the young assistant reverend appointed as Agnes's spiritual guardian, is compelled to try to understand her. As the summer months fall away to winter, A... View more info

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Back Spin #4 Myron Bolitar [used book]

By: Harlan Coben

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2007

Seller ID: 001797

ISBN: 0752849166

Condition: Good


The boy was born and raised on the Main Line. But he vanished on Philadelphia's mean streets - last seen in a down-town cheater's hotel. For sports agent Myron Bolitar, his client, superstar Linda Coldren, comes first, and that means unravelling the mystery of her son's kidnapping. But when Myron goes after the missing boy, he crashes through a crowd of low-lifes, blue bloods and liars on both sides of the social divide. And when family skeletons start coming out of the ... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2001

Seller ID: 9780099419785

ISBN: 0099419785

Condition: New


Set in a sleepy town in South Alabama during the Great Depression in the 1930s, this multi-layered story dissects the white and black communities of the American South. Told with gentle humour, it focuses on religious turpitude and the ambivalence of adult morality. About the Author: Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, a village that is still her home. She attended local schools and the University of Alabama. Before she started writing, she lived in New... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Arrow: 2004

Seller ID: 9780099466734

ISBN: 0099466732

Condition: New


THE ORIGINAL TEXT 'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s with both compassion and humour. She also creates one of the... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 000896

ISBN: 1840224029

Condition: New


Uncle Tom's Cabin is the most popular, influential and controversial book written by an American. Stowe's rich, panoramic novel passionately dramatises why the whole of America is implicated in and responsible for the sin of slavery, and resoundingly concludes that only 'repentance, justice and mercy' will prevent the onset of 'the wrath of Almighty God!'. View more info

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The Turn of the Screw : Second Norton Critical Edition

By: Henry James

Price: $27.95

Publisher: USA, WW Norton & Co: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780393959048

ISBN: 039395904X

Condition: New


Contexts includes twenty-six selections, from James's letters, notebooks, and other writings during the period 1863-1908, centering on the ghost story, the supernatural and, in particular, "my little book," The Turn of the Screw. Also reproduced are four paintings by Charles Demuth. The essays in Criticism span one hundred years, providing a rich array of perspectives on James and his story. Representing contemporary reactions are pieces by Henry Harland, John D. Barry, ... View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1992

Seller ID: 002663

ISBN: 1853260258

Condition: New


With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London. Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. His colourful adventures, his endurance, his love for his wife and son have the same power to move and inspire readers today as they did in Archaic Greece, 2800 years ago. This poem has been translated many times over the... View more info

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The Rule of Four [used book]

By: Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2005

Seller ID: 000802

ISBN: 0099451956

Condition: Good


Tom Sullivan is about to graduate from Princeton. He's intelligent and popular, but haunted by the violent death several years earlier of his father, an academic who devoted his life to studying one of the rarest, most complex and most valuable books in the world. Since its publication in 1499, the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili has baffled scholars who have tried to understand its many mysteries. Coded in seven languages, the text is at once a passionate love story, an intr... View more info

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Beggars Banquet: 22 short stories [used book]

By: Ian Rankin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2003

Seller ID: 004100

ISBN: 075284959X

Condition: Good


Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular Rebus novels. 10 years ago, A GOOD HANGING Ian's first short story collection demonstrated this talent and now after nearly a decade at the top of popular fiction, Ian is releasing a follow up. Ranging from the macabre ('The Hanged Man') to the unfortunate ('Th... View more info

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Long After Midnight [used book]

By: Iris Johansen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 1997

Seller ID: 000960

ISBN: 0340695218

Condition: Good


At twenty-nine, Kate Denby believes she's finally carved out a safe and secure life for herself and her nine-year-old son. But the gifted scientist couldn't be more wrong... Deep in a genetic research facility, Kate is very close to achieving a major medical breakthrough. But there is someone who will stop at nothing to make sure she never finishes her work. Someone not interested in holding out hope, but in buying and selling death. Now Kate is waking up to a nightmare ... View more info

Image for Nine Stories: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, Teddy

Nine Stories: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, Teddy

By: J. D. Salinger

Price: $11.95

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown and Company: 2014

Seller ID: 002763

ISBN: 0316769509

Condition: New


Nine works in a collection of Salinger's perceptive and realistic short stories.: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, and Teddy. View more info

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The Catcher In The Rye

By: J. D. Salinger

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2010

Seller ID: 9780241950432

ISBN: 0241950430

Condition: New


The Catcher in Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it's relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the 'phony' aspects of society, and the 'phonies' themselves- the headmaster whose affability depends on the wealth of the parents, his roommate who scores with girls using sickly-sweet affection. Lazy in style, full of slang and sw... View more info

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The Catcher in the Rye [original American text]

By: J. D. Salinger

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1994

Seller ID: 9780140237504

ISBN: 014023750X

Condition: New


The Catcher in the Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it's relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the 'phony' aspects of society, and the 'phonies' themselves- the headmaster whose affability depends on the wealth of the parents, his roommate who scores with girls using sickly-sweet affection.Lazy in style, full of slang and... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1997

Seller ID: 002468

ISBN: 1853268984

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve t... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

By: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2009

Seller ID: 002469

ISBN: 1840221747

Condition: New


Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds. Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve t... View more info

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The Brisbane I Used to Know

By: James G. Lergessner

Price: $29.99  $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2018

Seller ID: 9781925522945

ISBN: 1925522946

Condition: New


Capturing Brisbane’s suburban heartland over six decades, this novel is a love letter to those who remember the past and those who want to know the history. Some will miss the old Brisbane; some will be glad it’s gone; while others will understand that change is the only constant. However, many will be left saying, that’s the Brisbane I used to know. View more info

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Hear No Evil #4 Jack Swyteck [used book]

By: James Grippando

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 000749

ISBN: 0060753269

Condition: Good


A woman comes to see lawyer Jack Swyteck and begs him to represent her. She says she's about to be arrested for the murder of her husband, an officer stationed at Guantanamo Bay. Having no experience of military law and sensing she isn't telling the truth, he refuses. Then she claims she's the adoptive mother of Jack's biological son. View more info