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  • PALACE OF DESIRE
    MAHFOUZ, NAGUIB
    Palace of Desire is the second novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrannical patriarch al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household with a strict hand while living a secret life of self-in...
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    $ 65,000.00

  • A DECENT RIDE
    WELSH, IRVINE
    ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson is a man who contains multitudes: he's a top shagger, a drug dealer, a gonzo pornstar, and a taxi driver. As we ride along in Juice's cab through the depraved streets of Edinburgh, we encounter a series of charmingly filthy characters, each of whom present their own unique challenges. Has he finally met his match in Hurricane ‘Bawbag’? Can he discover the f...
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    $ 39,900.00

  • ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS AND ECCE HOMO
    NIETZSCHE, FRIEDRICH
    The great philosopher's major work on ethics, along with Ecce Homo, Nietzche's remarkable review of his life and works. On the Genealogy of Morals (1887) shows him using philsophy, psychology, and classical philology in an effort to give new direction to an ancient discipline.The work consists of three essays. The first contrasts master morality and slave morality and indicate...
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    $ 55,000.00

  • THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA
    NIETZSCHE, FRIEDRICH
    Friedrich Nietzsche's most accessible and influential philosophical work, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly original and enormously influential, Thus Spoke Zarathustra is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale in Penguin Classics. Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most f...
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    $ 69,900.00

  • THE SEX LIVES OF SIAMESE TWINS
    WELSH, IRVINE
    When Lucy Brennan, a Miami Beach personal-fitness trainer, disarms an apparently crazed gunman, the police and the breaking-news cameras are not far behind. Within hours, Lucy becomes a hero. The solitary eye-witness, the depressed and overweight Lena Sorenson, thrilled by Lucy's heroism and decisiveness, becomes obsessed with the trainer and enrolls as a client at her Bodyscul...
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    $ 55,000.00

  • DANCE DANCE DANCE
    MURAKAMI, HARUKI
    Dance Dance Dance--a follow-up to A Wild Sheep Chase--is a tense, poignant, and often hilarious ride through Murakami's Japan, a place where everything that is not up for sale is up for grabs. As Murakami's nameless protagonist searches for a mysteriously vanished girlfriend, he is plunged into a wind tunnel of sexual violence and metaphysical dread. In this propulsive novel, f...
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    $ 79,900.00

  • BREAKDOWNS ( INGLÉS)
    SPIEGELMAN, ART
    The creator of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus explores the comics form...and how it formed him!This book opens with Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!, creating vignettes of the people, events, and comics that shaped Art Spiegelman. It traces the artist's evolution from a MAD-comics obsessed boy in Rego Park, Queens, to a neurotic adult examining the effect of his parents...
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    $ 120,000.00

  • STORY OF A SHIPWRECKED SAILOR
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    In 1955, Garcia Marquez was working for El Espectador, a newspaper in Bogota, when in February of that year eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared. Ten days later one of them turned up, barely alive, on a deserted beach in northern Colombia. This book, which originally appeared as a series of newspaper articles, is Garcia ...
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    $ 74,900.00

  • THE TRAGEDY OF MR. MORN
    NABOKOV, VLADIMIR
    Vladimir Nabokov's earliest major work, written when he was twenty-four, is a full-length play in verse of Shakespearean beauty and richness. The story of an incognito king whose love for the wife of a banished revolutionary brings on the chaos the king has fought to prevent, this five-act play was never published in Nabokov's lifetime and lay in manuscript until it appeared in...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • THE ORIGINAL OF LAURA
    NABOKOV, VLADIMIR
    When Vladimir Nabokov died in 1977, he left instructions for his heirs to burn the 138 hand-written index cards that made up the rough draft of his final and unfinished novel, The Original of Laura. But Nabokov's wife, Vera, could not bear to destroy her husband's last work, and when she died, the fate of the manuscript fell to her son. Dmitri Nabokov's decision finally to allo...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • SUGAR STREET
    MAHFOUZ, NAGUIB
    Sugar Street is the final novel in Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's magnificent Cairo Trilogy, an epic family saga of colonial Egypt that is considered his masterwork. The novels of the Cairo Trilogy trace three generations of the family of tyrannical patriarch al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad, who rules his household with a strict hand while living a secret life of self-indulge...
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    $ 65,000.00

  • OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura, who has already dreamed about a girl with hair trailing after her like a bridal train. As he tends ...
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    $ 59,900.00

  • THE ANATOMY LESSON
    ROTH, PHILIIP
    At forty, the writer Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious affliction--pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso, and taking possession of his spirit. Zuckerman, whose work was his life, is unable to write a line. Now his work is trekking from one doctor to another, but none can find a cause for the pain and nobody can assuage it. Zuckerman hims...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • AFTER DARK
    MURAKAMI, HARUKI
    After dark moves from mesmerizing drama to metaphysical speculation, interweaving time and space as well as memory and perspective into a seamless exploration of human agency ?the interplay between self? expression and empathy, between the power of observation and the scope of compassion and love. ...
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    $ 49,900.00

  • THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH
    TOLSTOY, LEO
    Tolstoy’s most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spent his life focused on his career as a bureaucrat and emotionally detached from his wife and children. After an accident he finds hi...
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    $ 29,900.00

  • THE SPORTSWRITER
    FORD, RICHARD
    As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people--men, mostly--who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires to. But at thirty-eight, he suffers from incurable dreaminess, occasional pounding of the heart, and the not-too-distant losses of a career, a son, and a marriage. In the course of the Easter week in which Ford's mo...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • INDIGNATION
    ROTH, PHILIIP
    It is 1951 in America, the second year of the Korean War. A studious, law-abiding, intense youngster from Newark, New Jersey, Marcus Messner, is beginning his sophomore year on the pastoral, conservative campus of Ohio's Winesburg College. And why is he there and not at the local college in Newark where he originally enrolled? Because his father, the sturdy, hard-working neighb...
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    $ 32,900.00

  • THE HEMLOCK CUP
    HUGHES, BETTANY
    From the celebrated British author and historian: a brilliant new book combining historical inquiry and storytelling élan to paint an unprecedentedly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of classical Athens.We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and in the example of his own life, he set the standard for al...
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    $ 88,000.00

  • A PIECE OF MY HEART
    FORD, RICHARD
    Ford's mesmerizing first novel is the story of two godless pilgrims. Robard Hewes has driven across the country in the service of a destructive passion. Sam Newell is seeking the missing piece of himself. When these men converge, on an uncharted island in the Mississippi, each discovers the thing he's looking for--amid a conflagration of violence that's as shocking as it is ine...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY´S
    CAPOTE, TRUMAN
    In this book, Truman Capote created Holly Golightly, a woman whose name entered the american idiom and whose style is a part of the landscape. This volume also includes three of Capote's stories - House of flowers, A diamond guitar, and A Chistmas memory. ...
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    $ 59,900.00

  • NEWS OF A KIDNAPPING
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar head of the Medellin drug cartel kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, Garcia Marquez describes the survivors perilous ordeal and the bizarre drama of the negotiations for their release. He also depicts the keening ache of Colombia after nearly forty years of rebel up...
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    $ 74,900.00

  • LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    "A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek the International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-Winning author Gabriel Garcia MarquezIn their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business ...
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    $ 79,900.00

  • EVERYMAN
    ROTH, PHILIIP
    Philip Roth's new novel is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism. The bestselling author of The Plot Against America now turns his attention from "one family's harrowing encounter with history" (New York Times) to one man's lifelong skirmish with mortality.The fate of Roth's everyman is traced from his first shocking confrontation with death on t...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • HELEN OF TROY
    HUGHES, BETTANY
    A major new book about the life and legend of the world’s ‘most beautiful woman’ – by the new star of TV history. As soon as men began to write, they made Helen of Troy their subject. Hesiod, a poet born around 700BC and one of the first named authors in history, called her ‘the most beautiful woman in the world’ and the description endured. Even though we have no contemporary ...
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    $ 90,000.00

  • STRANGE PILGRIMS
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    In Barcelona, an aging Brazilian prostitute trains her dog to weep at the grave she has chosen for herself. In Vienna, a woman parlays her gift for seeing the future into a fortunetelling position with a wealthy family. In Geneva, an ambulance driver and his wife take in the lonely, apparently dying ex-President of a Caribbean country, only to discover that his political ambiti...
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    $ 79,900.00

  • MEMORIES OF MY MELANCHOLY WHORES
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    Memories of My Melancholy Whores is Gabriel García Márquez’s first work of fiction in ten years, written at the height of his powers, the Spanish edition of which Ilan Stavans called, “Masterful. Erotic. As hypnotizing as it is disturbing” (Los Angeles Times).On the eve of his ninetieth birthday, our unnamed protagonist–an undistinguished journalist and lifelong bachelor–decide...
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    $ 49,900.00

  • SPEAK, MEMORY
    NABOKOV, VLADIMIR
    Speak, Memory, first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised in 1966, is an elegant and rich evocation of Nabokov's life and times, even as it offers incisive insights into his major works, including Lolita, Pnin, Despair, The Gift, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, and The Defense. ...
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    $ 49,000.00

  • LIVING TO TELL THE TALE
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    No writer of his time exerted the magical appeal of Gabriel García Márquez. In this long-awaited autobiography, the great Nobel laureate tells the story of his life from his birth in1927 to the moment in the 1950s when he proposed to his wife. The result is as spectacular as his finest fiction. Here is García Márquez's shimmering evocation of his childhood home of Aracataca, th...
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    $ 59,900.00

  • THE GENERAL IN HIS LABYRINTH
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    General Simon Bolivar, the Liberator of five South American countries, takes a last melancholy journey down the Magdalena River, revisiting cities along its shores, and reliving the triumphs, passions, and betrayals of his life. Infinitely charming, prodigiously successful in love, war and politics, he still dances with such enthusiasm and skill that his witnesses cannot believ...
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    $ 74,900.00

  • CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD
    GARCIA MARQUEZ, GABRIEL
    A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to her parents. Her distraught family forced her to name her first lover; and her twin brothers announced their intention to murder S...
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    $ 74,900.00


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