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Age of Iron

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200388


First edition. Bookplate signed by author without inscription affixed to half-title page. Pages toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 180, [1] pp. 8vo. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. Dying of cancer, Elizabeth Curren writes a testament to her lost daughter, now living in America. Her account describes her relationship with the tramp, Vercueil, who becomes her silen... View more info

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Foe

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200997


First edition. Jacket flaps and top page ridge faintly foxed. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 157 pp. 8vo. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. When Susan Barton is marooned on an island in the middle of the Atlantic she enters the world of two men. One is a mute negro called Friday; the other is Robinson Cruso. The Island is a society already at work. Its rules are simpl... View more info

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Waiting for the Barbarians

By: Coetzee, J.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264374


Light foxing to inner front wrapper and endpaper. 1982 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for fiction, and inspiration for the opera by American composer Philip Glass. Coetzee received the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature, and is also a two-time recipient of the Booker Prize. Set in an isolated outpost on the edge of a great Empire, Waiting for the Barbarians is a s... View more info

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In a Free State

By: Naipaul, V.S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch: 1971

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202743


2nd printing. Signed by author without inscription on slip affixed to title page. Minor foxing on endpapers & page ridges, front jacket flap corner clipped, jacket lightly toned. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. 8vo. The Booker Prize winner by the author from Trinidad who would go on to win the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature. This grouping of two short stories, a short novel within a prologue and an epilogue from Naipaul's travel jou... View more info

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The Rage of the Vulture

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199098


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages toned, jacket spine slightly faded, jacket flap edges lightly foxed. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443 pp. 8vo. It is May 1908 and the Ottoman world is crumbling. Robert Markham, an Englishman in Constantinople, is newly posted to the British legation with his imperious wife and overly curious son. Markham's hidden life is about to make itself known as he forgets fa... View more info

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The Rage of the Vulture

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Granada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199099


First edition. Pages toned, jacket spine slightly faded. 1982 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 443 pp. 8vo. It is May 1908 and the Ottoman world is crumbling. Robert Markham, an Englishman in Constantinople, is newly posted to the British legation with his imperious wife and overly curious son. Markham's hidden life is about to make itself known as he forgets familial and patriotic ties in order to absolve a deep-seated guilt. Twelve years befor... View more info

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Pascali's Island

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199101


First edition. A couple tiny spots on page ridge, spine head and foot lightly pushed. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 188, [1] pp. 8vo. On the Aegean island where Pascali the spy is filing his last report to his Turkish paymasters, the old Europe can already be heard dropping apart. Why Pascali, exposed and in deadly danger, should choose this moment to become involved with a mysterious Englishman is part of this, his testament. View more info

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The Hide

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199102


First edition. Top page ridge and endpapers lightly foxed, 1/4 inch tear to top jacket edge, minimal wear to jacket corners. 1970 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. 8vo. This early work by the Booker Prize-winning author Barry Unsworth chronicles one of his literary obsessions the corruption of innocence and forms it into a compelling contemporary narrative set in the rambling, overgrown grounds of an English estate. There, relying on his ... View more info

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After Hannibal

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199103


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top page ridge lightly foxed,. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242, [1] pp. 8vo. Professor Monti is trying to interpret the history of Umbria to his students. It sometimes helps him to forget the unexpected desertion of his wife. But the themes of betrayal and gain are not consigned to history - they are there in his own life and in the mosaic of lives in his neighbourhood. View more info

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The Songs of the Kings

By: Unsworth, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199093


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Rear hinge slightly tender. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 244, [2] pp. 8vo. Troy meant one thing only to the men gathered here, as it did to their commanders. Troy was a dream of wealth; and if the wind continued the dream would crumble. As the harsh wind holds the Greek fleet trapped in the straits at Aulis, frustration and political impotence turn into a desire for the... View more info