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Pincher Martin

By: Golding, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260609

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2002 Trade Paperback. The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martin’s will to live as the sum total of his life. View more info

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Close Quarters: A Novel

By: Golding, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276299

ISBN: 0374125104

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Top edge lightly foxed, small sticker on front endpaper. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281, [1] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of Lord of the Flies. The enthralling sequel to Golding's Booker Prize-winning 1980 novel, Rites of Passage, continuing the story of the 18th-century fighting ship carrying passengers and cargo from England to Australia. View more info

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Darkness Visible

By: Golding, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276352

ISBN: 0374135029

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Review copy, slip laid in. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 265, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel by the Nobel Prize winning author of Lord of the Flies. Hideously scarred and orphaned during the bombing of London, Matty sees himself as set apart from others, and his wanderings bring him into contact with Mr. Pedigree, a respected teacher and obsessed pederast, and Sophy and Toni, angelic-looking terrorist twins. View more info

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Rites of Passage

By: Golding, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279089

ISBN: 0374250863

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Foxing to top page ridge, jacket lightly rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Edmund Talbot recounts his voyage from England to the Antipodes, and the humiliating confrontation between the stern Captain Anderson and the nervous parson, James Colley, which leads to the latter's death. View more info

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The Spire: A Novel

By: Golding, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279099

Condition: Good


First edition. Faint foxing to top page ridge, light edge wear, jacket faded. 1964 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Jocelin's Folly they called it; the great spire that the Dean drove upwards until the stone pillars that held it shrieked and the earth beneath it crawled and crept. For the spire had no foundations; and a spire, if it is to stand, must go down as far as it goes up.... View more info

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A Moving Target

By: Golding, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281516

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, top edge lightly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 202 pp. 8vo. William Golding has divided this collection of short, or shortish, non-fiction pieces - his first since the publication of The Hot Gates in 1965 - into two sections. The first, Places, ranges from Wiltshire and Winchester and Salisbury cathedrals, through Holland (the Dutch waterways), Greece (Delphi), and Egypt (in two guises, inside ... View more info