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The Death of King Arthur

By: Cable, James

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Penguin: 1971

Seller ID: 0034382

ISBN: 0140442553

Condition: Good


'Lancelot has brought me such great shame as to dishonour me through my wife, I shall never rest till they are caught together'Recounting the final days of Arthur, this thirteenth-century French version of the Camelot legend, written by an unknown author, is set in a world of fading chivalric glory. It depicts the Round Table diminished in strength after the Quest for the Holy Grail, and with its integrity threatened by the weakness of Arthur's own knights. Whisper... View more info

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Mr. Mani

By: A B Yehoshua

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harcourt Brace: 1992

Seller ID: 0015624

ISBN: 0156627698

Condition: Good


"Mr. Mani" is a deeply affecting six-generation family saga, extending from nineteenth century Greece and Poland to British-occupied Palestine to German-occupied Crete and ultimately to modern Israel. The narrative moves through time and is told in five conversations about the Mani family. It ends in Athens in 1848 with Avraham Mani's powerful tale about the death of his young son in Jerusalem.  A profoundly human novel, rich in drama, irony, and wit. View more info

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A Woman In Jerusalem

By: A B Yehoshua

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Harcourt: 2007

Seller ID: 0011752

ISBN: 0156031949

Condition: Good


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Day

By: A L Kennedy

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Anansi: 2007

Seller ID: 0032037

ISBN: 0887848087

Condition: Good


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Blue Water

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $6.99

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 2006

Seller ID: 0000093

ISBN: 0380732882


From New York Times bestselling author A. Manette Ansay comes an unforgettable story of two families united by tragedy -- and one woman's deeply emotional journey toward a choice she'd never thought possible.On an ordinary morning in Fox Harbor, Wisconsin, Meg and Rex Van Dorn's lives are irrevocably altered when a drunk driver -- Meg's onetime best friend, Cindy Ann Kreisler -- slams into the Van Dorns' car, killing their six-year-old son, Evan. As Meg recovers fr... View more info

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Vinegar Hill: A Novel

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Avon Books: 1994

Seller ID: 0005649

ISBN: 0380730138


In a stark, troubling, yet ultimately triumphant celebration of self-determination, award-winning author A. Manette Ansay re-creates a stifling world of guilty and pain, and the tormented souls who inhabit it. It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellen Grier and her family back to Holly's Field, Wisconsin. Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill--a loveless house suffused with th... View more info

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Sister

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Avon Books: 1996

Seller ID: 0014830

ISBN: 0380729768

Condition: Good


"When my brother disappeared in 1984, I began to see myself in the third person as if my life were a story being told to someone else."Abigail Schiller lives a seemingly normal childhood in a rural Catholic commuinity in Wisconsin. But that life is shattered when her younger brother, Sam, vanishes at the age of seventeen, fleeing their father's rigid rules of masculinity and the violence their mother denies. Finally, thirty years old and expecting a child of her ow... View more info

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Good Things I Wish You

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2010

Seller ID: 0024488

ISBN: 006123995X

Condition: Good


The acclaimed author of Vinegar Hill returns with a story of two unlikely romances--one historical, the other modern-day--separated by thousands of miles and well over a century. Battling feelings of loss and apathy in the wake of a painful divorce, novelist Jeanette struggles to complete a book about the long-term relationship between Clara Schumann, a celebrated pianist and the wife of the composer Robert Schumann, and her husband's protege, the handsome young co... View more info

Love Unknown

By: A N Wilson

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1987

Seller ID: 0011735

ISBN: 014010190X

Condition: Good


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The Biographer's Tale

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 0005885

ISBN: 009928393X


Phineas G. sets out to write a biography of a great biographer. But a "whole life" is hard to find. Everywhere he looks he finds fragments and gaps: bones and husks, boxes of marbles, collections of coins and undated postcards. Trails run cold and mysteries are unresolved. Phineas feels he is hunting shadows. Like a shaman flying across the globe, his mind tracks the journeys of his subjects to the deserts of Africa and the maelstroms of the Arctic. He meets others b... View more info

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The Biographer's Tale

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 0014883

ISBN: 0375725083

Condition: Good


From the award-winning author of "Possession" comes an ingenious novel about love and literary sleuthing: a dazzling fiction woven out of one man's search for fact. Here is the story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted graduate student who decides to escape the world of postmodern literary theory and immerse himself in the messiness of "real life" by writing a biography of a great biographer. In a series of adventures that are by turns intellectual and comic, scient... View more info

Babel Tower

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 0005887

ISBN: 0679405135

Condition: Fair


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The Matisse Stories

By: A S Byatt

Price: $8.99

Publisher: C&W: 1993

Seller ID: 0028888

ISBN: 0701160888

Condition: Good


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A Whistling Woman

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage: 2003

Seller ID: 0010613

ISBN: 0099443392

Condition: Good


New from the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession. This electrifying new novel forms the triumphant conclusion to the great "Frederica quartet" depicting the forces in English life from the early 50s to 1970. While Frederica -- the spirited heroine of Virgin in the Garden, Still Life, and Babel Tower -- falls almost by accident into a career in television in London, tumultuous events in her home county of Yorkshire threaten to change her life and those of th... View more info

The Virgin in the Garden

By: A S Byatt

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Penguin: 1981

Seller ID: 0037575

ISBN: 0140116869

Condition: Good


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Cutting For Stone

By: Abraham Verghese

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2010

Seller ID: 0009359

ISBN: 0307357783

Condition: Good


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Mr Lincoln's Wars

By: Adam Braver

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Perennial: 2003

Seller ID: 0000145

ISBN: 0060081198

Condition: Good


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The Quickening Maze

By: Adam Foulds

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2009

Seller ID: 0006395

ISBN: 0307399109

Condition: Very good


Based on real events in Epping Forest on the edge of London around 1840, The Quickening Maze centres on the first incarceration of the great nature poet John Clare. After years struggling with alcohol, critical neglect and depression, Clare finds himself in High Beach Private Asylum - an institution run on reformist principles which would later become known as occupational therapy. At the same time another poet, the young Alfred Tennyson, moves nearby and becomes entangl... View more info

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In the Wolf's Mouth

By: Adam Foulds

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2015

Seller ID: 0032532

ISBN: 1443430994

Condition: Good


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Empress Of Asia

By: Adam Lewis Schroeder

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Raincoast Books: 2008

Seller ID: 0012711

ISBN: 1551929600

Condition: Good


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