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The Naughtiest Girl Collection 1 : Books 1-3

By: Enid Blyton

Price: $18.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder: 2012

Seller ID: 9781444910605

ISBN: 1444910604

Condition: New


Enid Blyton's very funny school series follows Elizabeth Allen as she is sent away to boarding school and makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been. Hilarious reading alone or aloud for ages 7 and up. Book 1: The Naughtiest Girl In The School Elizabeth Allen is spoilt and selfish. When's she's sent away to boarding school she makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been! But Elizabeth soon finds out that being bad isn't as simple as it seems ... Book 2: The Naughtiest Girl Again The naughtiest girl in the school is back! And this term she's trying... View more info

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Holden FX, FJ, FE, FC, FB, EK, EJ, EH, HD, HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Service and Repair Manual # 04067

By: Gregory's

Price: $66.95

Publisher: Australia, Gregory's: 2000

Seller ID: 9780855663889

ISBN: 085566388X

Condition: New


Holden FX - HR 6 Cylinder 1948 - 1968 Gregorys Owners Service and Repair Manual Covers Series: FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ EH HD HR. Models: Holden - Sedan, Wagon, Van and Utility. Engine capacity: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Trim levels: 132ci 138ci 149ci 161ci 179ci 186ci (6 cyl). Contents: Engine; Fuel System; Cooling System; Clutch; Manual Transmission; Automatic Transmission; Rear Axle; Steering; Front Suspension; Rear Suspension; Brakes; Electrical System; Body; Wheels & Tyres; Lubrication & Maintenance. NOTE: Only mainten... View more info

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The Seventh Secret [used book]

By: Irving Wallace

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1996

Seller ID: CN4763

ISBN: CN4763

Condition: Good


Library Journal The possibility that Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun did not commit suicide in 1945, but rather survived to perpetuate the Third Reich into modern times, has long intrigued historians and novelists alike. In this taut, fast-paced novel, the evidence rests on a Hitler-style painting of a building not constructed until 1952, a blueprint of an enormous underground bunker supposedly built by slave laborers in the final days of the war, and the activities of an elderly German woman called ''The Merry Widow,'' reputed to be Braun herself. The plot is Wallace at his best, as the line betw... View more info

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A Painted House [used book]

By: John Grisham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2001

Seller ID: 0712670394

ISBN: 0712670394

Condition: Good


The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day. it was a Wednesday, early in September 1952. The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with two weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist high to my father, almost over my head, and he and my grandfather could be heard before supper whispering words that were seldom heard. It could be a 'good crop'. Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his... View more info

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A Painted House [used book]

By: John Grisham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2011

Seller ID: 0099416158

ISBN: 0099416158

Condition: Good


The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day. It was a Wednesday, early in September 1952. The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with two weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist high to my father, almost over my head, and he and my grandfather could be heard before supper whispering words that were seldom heard. It could be a "good crop." Thus begins the new novel from John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a seven year old farm boy named Luke Chandler, who lives in the cotton fields w... View more info

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From Darjeeling to Down Under : A Journey Through the Years to the End of an Era [used book] [hard to get]

By: Lt. Col. Laurie West

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Australia, Laurie West: 2004

Inscription: "To Tom, best wishes, Laurie West" written in blue

Seller ID: 0646432427

ISBN: 0646432427

Condition: Good


Laurie West was born in India where his father was serving in the British Army, his Regiment being the Royal West Kents. On leaving school he was employed by the Burmah Oil Company. During the War he served with the Gurkha Rifles, saw action in Malaya and was a POW in Changi and worked on the Burma Railway. After the War he migrated to Australia in 1949. In 1952 he returned to Malaya to help in the organisation, training and arming of the local Home Guard during the Communist Emergency. He completed services int he rank of Lt. Colonel and was awarded the OBE and the Malayan AMN (Alhi Mang... View more info

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Philomena : The true story of a mother and the son she had to give away [used book]

By: Martin Sixsmith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 2013

Edition: Movie Tie-in Edition

Seller ID: 1447245229

ISBN: 1447245229

Condition: Good


Inspiring the film starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, and directed by Stephen Frears, Philomena is the tale of a mother and a son whose lives were scarred by the forces of hypocrisy on both sides of the Atlantic and of the secrets they were forced to keep. With a foreword by Judi Dench, Martin Sixsmith's book is a compelling and deeply moving narrative of human love and loss, both heartbreaking yet ultimately redemptive. When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent at Roscrea in Co. Tipperary to be looked after as a fallen woman. She care... View more info

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Holden 1948-1963 FX FJ FE FC FB EK EJ - 6 Cylinder Engines, Sedans, Station Wagon, Utility Automobile Repair Manual EP.H1

By: Max Ellery

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Australia, Ellery Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 9780959287882

ISBN: 0959287884

Condition: New


Holden 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual includes pages of information on all the nostalgic model Holdens, starting at the FX (48-215) & FJ, then the FE-FB followed by the FB & EK. It covers all the information the enthusiast needs from a grease and oil change to a full rebuild. Holden Factory 1948 - 1963 Owners Service & Repair Manual covers: Holden - Sedan, Utility, Panel Van and Station Wagon with the following engines: ? 48-215 1948 - 1953 6 cylinder ? FJ 1953 - 1956 6 cylinder ? FE 1957 - 1958 6 cylinder ? FC 1958 - 1960 6 cylinder ? FB 1960 - 1961 6 cylinder ? EK 1961 - 1962 6 c... View more info

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Blade Runner

By: Philip K. Dick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Gollancz: 2017

Seller ID: 9781473222687

ISBN: 1473222680

Condition: New


A marvellous and complex book, simply written but leaving all kinds of resonance in the mind Dick's most widely-read novel. It is also one of his best - Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels. As the eagerly-anticipated new film BLADE RUNNER 2049 finally comes to the screen, rediscover the world of Blade Runner . . . World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn't 'retiring' them with his laser weapon, he dreamed of owning a live animal - the ultimate status symbol in ... View more info

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A Scanner Darkly

By: Philip K. Dick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2012

Seller ID: 9781780220420

ISBN: 1780220421

Condition: New


A brilliant sci-fi novel from one of the last century's most influential pop culture figures. Substance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing what is happening to him, he is as dependent as any of the addicts he is monitorin... View more info

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A Scanner Darkly

By: Philip K. Dick

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Gollancz: 1999

Edition: SF Masterworks

Seller ID: 9781857988475

ISBN: 1857988477

Condition: New


A brilliant sci-fi novel from one of the last century's most influential pop culture figures Substance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing what is happening to him, he is as dependent as any of the addicts he is monitoring. ... View more info

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The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

By: Philip K. Dick

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 2010

Seller ID: 9781780220406

ISBN: 1780220405

Condition: New


In the overcrowded world and cramped space colonies of the late twenty-first century, tedium can be endured through the use of the drug Can-D, which enables the user to inhabit a shared illusory world. But when industrialist Palmer Eldritch returns from an interstellar trip, he brings with him a new drug, Chew-Z, which is far more potent than Can-D. But could the permanent state of drugged illusion it induces be part of something much more sinister? About the Author: Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley ... View more info

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Assassin's Apprentice #1 The Farseer Trilogy

By: Robin Hobb

Price: $13.95

Publisher: USA, Del Rey Books: 1996

Seller ID: 002758

ISBN: 055357339X

Condition: New


Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father's gruff stableman. He is treated like an outcast by all the royalty except the devious King Shrewd, who has him sectetly tutored in the arts of the assassin. For in Fitz's blood runs the magic Skill--and the darker knowledge of a child raised with the stable hounds and rejected by his family. As barbarous raiders ravage the coasts, Fitz is growing to manhood. Soon he will face his first dangerous, soul-shattering mission. And though some regard him as a threat to the throne, he may... View more info

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The Mad Ship #2 Liveship Traders [used book]

By: Robin Hobb

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Voyager: 2000

Seller ID: 0006498868

ISBN: 0006498868

Condition: Good


The second volume in this superb trilogy from the author of The Farseer trilogy continues the dramatic tale of piracy, serpents, love and magic. Althea Vestrit has found a new home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but she lives only to reclaim the Vivacia as her rightful inheritance. However, Vivacia has been captured by the pirate, 'King' Kennit, and is acquiring a keen bloodlust. Meanwhile in Bingtown, the fading fortunes of the Vestrit family lead Malta deeper into the magical secrets of the mysterious Rain Wilds Traders. And just outside Bingtown, Amber dreams of relaunching the Paragon, The M... View more info

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Revenge [used book]

By: Sharon Osbourne

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Sphere: 2011

Seller ID: 1847442846

ISBN: 1847442846

Condition: Good


Amber and Chelsea Stone are sisters who share the same dream - huge, global fame. As children they were close, but success has pulled them apart. Both have the looks, the talent, and the star quality - but only one has the ruthless ambition to make it to the very top. And she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. About the Author: Sharon Osbourne was born in London in 1952. She is married to rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and has three children: Aimee, Kelley and Jack. She divides her time between Los Angeles and Buckinghamshire. View more info

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My Heart I Give to Children : Education Classic

By: Vasily Aleksandrovich Sukhomlinsky

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, EJR Language Service: 2016

Edition: Translated by Alan Cockerill

Seller ID: 9780980588576

ISBN: 098058857X

Condition: New


Translated by Alan Leslie Cockerill. Vasily Sukhomlinsky's My Heart I Give to Children is an educational classic that has sold millions of copies in 30 languages. It describes Sukhomlinsky's ground-breaking work with thirty-one students in rural Ukraine, during an experimental preschool year and the subsequent four years of their primary schooling. Sukhomlinsky wrote over thirty books, all based on his personal experience as a teacher and school principal at Pavlysh Secondary School in rural Ukraine during the 1950s and 1960s. His school became famous in educational circles and hosted tho... View more info

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Rage #6 Courtney [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 1988

Seller ID: 0330302639

ISBN: 0330302639

Condition: Good


There are heroes and there are monsters. But most of us are ordinary mortals caught up in events too turbulent for any of us. Perhaps when the battle is over, all we will inherit are the ashes of a once beautiful land. It is 1952. Guided by the ruthless hands of Shasa Courtney and Centaine Malcomess, the Courtney family empire has come to dominate the lives of white and black South African alike. But the winds of change are fanning fires of revolution. In his deadly quest for power, Shasa will be tested far beyond the battle of the boardroom, forced to betray his ideals for a misguided dream o... View more info

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Rage #6 Courtney [used book]

By: Wilbur Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann: 1987

Seller ID: 0434714186

ISBN: 0434714186

Condition: Good


From the author of BIRDS OF PREY. It is 1952. Bitterly divided by the struggles of their native land, the Courtney family empire has come to dominate the lives of all South Africans. As the thought of revolution is in the air, Shasa Courtney is forced to betray his ideals to further his quest for power. View more info