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Kingdom come

By: Ballard J.G

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Fourth Estate: 2006

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03178

ISBN: 0007232462

Condition: Very Good


In this gripping, dystopian tour de force, J.G. Ballard holds up a mirror to middle England, reflecting an unsettling image of suburbia and revealing the darker forces at work beneath the gloss of consumerism and flag-waving patriotism. There is some rippling to the top of the D/W and a small nik to the top front corner. View more info

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Visitors

By: Brookner, Anita

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03069

ISBN: 0224042882

Condition: Very Good


Visitors, is an affecting meditation on the nature of marriage, and a vivid exploration of familial responsibilities and the expectations that perpetually threaten to overwhelm them. Poignant, witty and compassionate , it is Brookner at her most accomplished. The D/W shows shelf wear to its corners and edges, and there are small indentations to the back panel. Otherwise a good clean tight copy. View more info

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Captains and the Kings

By: Caldwell, Taylor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, William Collins & Sons Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02980

ISBN: 0002211300

Condition: Very Good


This is a great surging novel about the amassing of a colossal fortune, the political power that comes with it, and the operation of a curse laid on an Irish - American dynasty and the ruthless driving man who founded it. The text block has light spotting to its edges and the D/W has a small tear to the top of the spine on the rear. There is also the shade of an old label on the rear paste-down. A clean tight copy. View more info

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A Possible Life

By: Faulks, Sebastian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02976

ISBN: 0091936802

Condition: Very Good


Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks's dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation, and missed opportunities. There are bumps to the corners. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Human Traces

By: Faulks, Sebastian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hutchinson: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03130

ISBN: 0091794552

Condition: Very Good


This is Sebastian Faulks's most ambitious novel yet, moving and challenging in equal measure, Human Traces explores the question of what kind of beings men and women really are. The D/J shows light shelf-wear especially to the top and base of the spine where there is rippling and a few tiny nicks. View more info

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The Taxidermist's Daughter

By: Mosse, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Orion Publishing Group Ltd: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02983

ISBN: 1409153754

Condition: Very Good


In a Sussex churchyard in 1912, villagers gather on the night when the ghosts of those who will die in the coming year are to walk. Here, where the estuary leads out to the sea, superstitions still hold sway. There is light shelf- wear to the D/W. A good clean tight copy. View more info

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How to be good

By: Nick Hornby

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Viking: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03874

ISBN: 0670888230

Condition: Fine


Nick Hornby's novel offers a painfully funny account of modern marriage and parenthood, and asks that most difficult of questions; what does it mean to be good. A fine, clean and tight book. The price of this book includes postage. View more info

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Winter Solstice

By: Pilcher, Rosamunde

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03283

ISBN: 0340767464

Condition: Very Good


Rosamunde Pilcher's many fans will be enchanted by this novel. Set mainly in Scotland, it charts the healing power of love on the troubled human spirit and glows with the authors trademark warmth, humour and humanity. There is slight spine lean to the text block. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Deception

By: Roth, Phillip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02877

ISBN: 0224030000

Condition: Very Good


Deception, is Philip Roth's most provocative novel about the erotic life since Portnoy's Complaint. The text block is spotted to its top and front edge . View more info

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The Fly - Truffler

By: Sobin, Gustaf

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02320

ISBN: 0747544662

Condition: Very Good


Set against a fading moment in traditional Provencal culture, The Fly-Truffler celebrates resuscitation. Out of the land's dying language and exhausted customs, spring the dream - induced visions of a life that regenerates both within Julieta's womb and incandescent Mediterranean landscape directly beyond. View more info

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The Seed Collectors

By: Thomas, Scarlett

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Canongate Books Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03048

ISBN: 184767920X

Condition: Very Good


The Seed Collectors', will make you think about the astonishing appetites of the natural world, the brittle veneer of civilisation and the scandalous secrets harboured by the most innocent of family trees. The D/W shows light wear to its edges, and there is a small mark on the base of the text block. A good clean copy. View more info