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  • Ian Fleming

    For Your Eyes Only

    $20.00

    A departure from the full-length James Bond novels, For Your Eyes Only is a stunning collection of five stories that sends 007 to Bermuda, Berlin, and beyond, and places him in the dangerous company of adversaries of all varieties. Titular “From a View to a Kill” whisks Bond to the French countryside where he must go undercover to expose a deadly secret-intelligence plot, and in “For Your Eyes Only,” 007 is absorbed into a private vendetta of M’s, blurring the lines between the personal and p...

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  • Hwee Hwee Tan

    Foreign Bodies

    $49.00

    Trouble often comes with a late-night phone call. So it comes to Mei, a twenty-something Singaporean lawyer about to face the greatest trial of her life. Her English boyfriend Andy, working in Singapore as a teacher, has been arrested, accused of masterminding an international betting ring. Under Singapore's draconian system of justice, he has but nine short days to prove his innocence or face life in prison. With time running out, Singapore native Eugene, Andys best friend and Mei's childhoo...

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  • Enid Blyton

    Good Old Secret Seven

    $89.00

    Jack's new telescope promised hours of fun until Susie claimed her half share. But old feuds were forgotten once Janet glimpsed strange happenings at Torling Castle. Who was lurking in the ruined tower, and why were the resident jackdaws disturbed? The lively Secret Seven rushed helter-skelter into the spookiest adventure of their career.Hardback: 120 Pages Product Dimensions: 137 x 194 mmCondition: 5/10Published by Brockhampton Press

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  • Brigid Brophy

    Hackenfeller's Ape

    $20.00

    Percy is a rare ape, caged in London Zoo with his mate. Professor Darrelhyde longs to witness the apes' mating ritual, but Percy, inhibited by confinement, will not oblige. As the Professor stands by the cage, singing Mozart, their empathy increases.Paperback: 121 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmCondition: 8/10Published by Penguin Books

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  • Thomas Hardy

    Jude the Obscure

    $10.00

    A great novel exists on many levels, and Jude the Obscure is no exception. It is at once a bitter attack on Victorian morality, institutionalized religion, and social and economic injustices, as well as a penetrating study of the subtle and intricate relationship between man and woman. Thomas Hardy is no systemic philosopher. In fact, his philosophical lubrications — inspired by his reading in Greek tragedy and Darwin's Origin of Species — impede the flow of his charged novel. Hardy is at his...

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  • David Line

    Mike And Me

    $20.00

    "My heart practically stopped. I felt myself freeze up. Two of them, then. One coming up the stairs; one below." There was just one piece of evidence those greedy, ruthless speculators needed to get rid of. And that was the roll of film that Jim Woolcott and his cousin Mike and just discovered. There had already been a burglary and a coshing to prove the hired thugs would stop at nothing. But the film had to be preserved, and it was up to Jim and Mike to stop it falling into the hands of that...

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  • Charles Dickens

    Pickwick Papers

    $39.00

    This novel, written when Dickens was only 25 years old, immediately brought him immense popularity. Presenting a host of now-classic characters in a series of adventures, it displays the richness of his skills of characterization and description. Mr Samuel Pickwick is general chairman of the Pickwick Club, whose members - Tracy Tupman, Augustus Snodgrass, and Nathaniel Winkle - form a society to report their adventures and observations. From these reports emerge the rascal Jingle and his serv...

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  • Enid Blyton

    Secret Seven Mystery

    $59.00

    When a schoolgirl was reported missing the Secret Seven went into action–with Susie, as usual for hindrance. Their search led them far afield at all hours–including darkest night–and from mystery to mystery. What excitement and what a triumph for the Secret Seven!Hardback: 120 Pages Product Dimensions: 137 x 194 mmCondition: 5/10Published by Brockhampton Press

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  • Tsao Yu

    Sunrise

    $58.00

    translated by A. C. Barnes In Cao Yu's second play, Sunrise, aka Ri Chu in Chinese, he continues his thematic treatment respecting individuals' progressive moral degradation in the face of a hostile society. This full-length modern drama tells of the corruption and luxury of the rich and the suffering of the poor in the old China. The plot revolves around Chen Balu (陈白露), a high-class courtesan in Shanghai in the 1930s. Chen enjoys a pleasure-seeking life in the city but in the end commits s...

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  • Tan Twan Eng

    The Garden Of Evening Mists

    $98.00

    Teoh Yun Ling was seventeen years old when she first heard about Aritomo and the garden. But a war would come to Malaya, and a decade pass before she would travel to see him. A man of extraordinary skill and reputation, Aritomo was once the gardener for the Emperor of Japan, and now Yun Ling needs him. She needs him to help her build a memorial to her beloved sister, killed at the hands of the Japanese. She wants to learn everything Aritomo can teach her, and do her sister proud, but to do so...

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  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    The Idiot (Penguin Designer Classics)

    $1,400.00

    This is one of 1000 limited-edition copies of The Idiot published to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, with a special jacket created by one of the most influential designers of our time, Ron Arad. Inspired by an image of Christ's suffering, Dostoyevsky set out to create a protagonist with "a truly beautiful soul" and to trace the fate of such an individual as he comes into contact with the brutal reality of contemporary society. The novel begins when the innocent epileptic Pr...

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  • John Steinbeck

    The Long Valley

    $20.00

    First published in 1938, this volume of stories collected with the encouragement of his longtime editor Pascal Covici serves as a wonderful introduction to the work of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck. Set in the beautiful Salinas Valley of California, where simple people farm the land and struggle to find a place for themselves in the world, these stories reflect Steinbeck’s characteristic interests: the tensions between town and country, laborers and owners, past and present. Included here...

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  • Graham Greene

    The Man Within

    $20.00

    THE MAN WITHINby Graham Greene published by Penguin Books, 1971LIMITED TO ONE COPY ONLY, CONDITION 5/10 * Graham Greene’s first published novel tells the story of Andrews, a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. Fleeing from them, with no hope of pity or salvation, he takes refuge in the house of a young woman, also alone in the world. Elizabeth persuades him to give evidence against his accomplices in court, but neither she nor Andrews is aware that to bo...

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  • Enid Blyton

    The Mystery Of The Spiteful Letters

    $59.00

    This is the fourth story in the exciting and amusing adventures of the Five Find-Outers (and Dog) and it is as full of interest, humour and excitement as the other books in the series. all the children are here–Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip and Bets, and Buster the dog, of course–and they try to solve the peculiar mystery of spiteful letters that arrive unsigned, for various people in Peterswood. Mr. Goon, the policeman, tries to solve the mystery too, and comes up against Fatty, who in various di...

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  • Enid Blyton

    The Mystery Of The Strange Messages

    $89.00

    Another Mystery–with Mr. Goon right in the middle of it, feeling very puzzled indeed! Who is sending him the strange messages that pop up all over the place? Why is the messenger never seen? What's all this about a house called The Ivies, which doesn't exist? Mr. Goon thinks that Fatty is playing a joke on him–and that's how it is that the Five Find-Outers learn about the queer little mystery–that leads to yet another, bigger mystery–which opens up a more curious one still! A Mystery made up ...

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  • Donna Tartt

    The Secret History & The Little Friend

    $369.00

    Packaged together for the first time this deluxe edition features stunning silver-edged pages, with both books signed by Donna Tartt in Venetian ink. The box set includes: The Secret HistoryA misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their privileged lives apart, they drag Richard into the nightmare that engulfs the...

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  • James Thurber

    The Thurber Carnival

    $20.00

    Thurber himself once described his stories as 'mainly humorous but with a few kind-of-sad ones mixed in'. To him all is absurd yet understandable. He depicts in simple lines - and words - the pathetic, yet humorous, stupidities of the people of his day and age.Paperback: 405 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmCondition: 5/10Published by Penguin Books

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  • Michael Bond

    Thursday Rides Again

    $15.00

    This is the second book featuring Thursday, the lively and ingenious mouse. Thursday and Harris build a car, and the Peck family are delighted to accept their offer of a trip to the coast. How were they to know that they would end up in France with no obvious way of getting home?Paperback: 137 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmCondition: 7/10Published by Puffin Books

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