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  • The Bell by Iris Murdoch
    The Bell (English, Paperback) Iris Murdoch

    BYATTDora Greenfield, erring wife, returns to live with her husband in a a lay community encamped outside Imber Abbey, home to a mysterious enclosed order of nuns. Watched over by its devout director and the discreet authority of the wise old Abbess, Imber Court is a haven for lost souls seeking tranquility.

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  • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    Possession (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    The perfect gift for Valentine's DayPossession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.

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  • The Virgin In The Garden by A. S. Byatt
    The Virgin In The Garden (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    In Yorkshire, the Potter family are preparing to celebrate Elizabeth II's arrival on the throne. Anxious teenager Marcus gains a new teacher and suffers increasingly disturbing visions. On the brink of adulthood, a love affair with a young playwright may offer the freedom she desperately desires.

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  • The Children's Book by A. S. Byatt
    The Children's Book (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Famous author Olive Wellwood writes a special private book, bound in different colours, for each of her children.

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  • Unruly Times by A. S. Byatt
    Unruly Times (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Unruly Times is a superlative portrait of the relationship between Wordsworth and Coleridge, and a fascinating exploration of the Romantic Movement and the dramatic events that shaped it.

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  • The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
    The Mill on the Floss (English, Paperback) George Eliot

    Brought up at Dorlcote Mill, Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents, but her passionate, wayward nature and her fierce intelligence bring her into constant conflict with her family.

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  • The Oxford Book of English Short Stories by A. S. Byatt
    The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    A fresh contemporary design for A. S. Byatt's celebrated anthology of English short stories The Oxford Book of English Short Stories.The 37 stories featured here are selected from the 19th and 20th centuries, by authors ranging from Dickens, Trollope, and Hardy to J. G. Ballard, Angela Carter, and Ian McEwan.

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  • Death Comes For The Archbishop by Willa Cather
    Death Comes For The Archbishop (English, Paperback) Willa Cather

    Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.

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  • Possession by A. S. Byatt
    Possession (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once a literary detective novel and a triumphant love story. Following a trail of letters, journals and poems they uncover a web of passion, deceit and tragedy, and their quest becomes a battle against time.

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  • The Winds of Heaven by Monica Dickens
    The Winds of Heaven (Paperback) Monica Dickens, A. S. Byatt $20.20
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  • Peacock & Vine by A S Byatt
    Peacock & Vine (English, Hardback) A S Byatt

    From the winner of the Booker Prize: A ravishing book that opens a window into the lives, designs, and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris, two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A. S. Byatt. ...

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  • The New Uncanny by A. S. Byatt
    The New Uncanny (English, Paperback) A. S. Byatt, Ramsey Campbell

    Performing a deft metaphorical evisceration of Sigmund Freud's classic 1919 essay that delved deeply into the tradition of horror writing, this freshly contemporary collection of literary interpretations reintroduces to the world Freud's compelling theory of das unheimliche?or, the uncanny. Specifically designed to challenge the creative boundaries of some of the most famed and respected horror...

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  • The Bell by Iris Murdoch
    The Bell (English, Paperback) Iris Murdoch

    The story of a lay community of mixed-up people encamped outside Imber Abbey, home of an enclosed order of nuns, follows the lives of Dora Greenfield, an erring wife who returns to her husband, and Michael Meade, who is confronted by his homosexual former lover. Repriint.

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  • Degrees Of Freedom by A. S. Byatt
    Degrees Of Freedom (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    Byatt's Degrees of Freedom examined the first eight novels of Iris Murdoch, identifying freedom as a central theme in all of them, and looking at Murdoch's interest in the relations between art and goodness, master and slave, and the novel of character in the nineteenth century sense.

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  • The Djinn In The Nightingale's Eye by A. S. Byatt
    The Djinn In The Nightingale's Eye (Paperback) A. S. Byatt

    The title story, 'The Djinn and the Nightingale's Eye', a long story about an Englishwoman in Turkey who unwittingly releases a genie from his bottle, is a reflection on women's lives, on magic and on the power of storytelling itself.

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  • The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    The Professor's House (English, Paperback) Willa Cather

    A rich and suggestive work which contrasts the middle-aged disillusion of Professor St Peter with his memories of his favourite student, the brilliant explorer and inventor Tom Outland

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  • The Quest For Corvo by A. J. A. Symons
    The Quest For Corvo (English, Paperback) A. J. A. Symons

    One day in 1925 a friend asked A. J. A. Symons if he had read Fr. Rolfe's Hadrian the Seventh. He hadn't, but soon did, and found himself entranced by the novel -- "a masterpiece"-- and no less fascinated by the mysterious person of its all-but-forgotten creator. The Quest for Corvo is a hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of the strange Frederick Rolfe, self-appointed Baron Corvo, an artist,...

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  • Little Black Book of Stories by A S Byatt
    Little Black Book of Stories (English, Paperback) A S Byatt

    Blending elements of folk and fairy tales with the darker elements of everyday life, a haunting collection of short fiction by the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession includes the story of two middle-aged women confronting their childhood fears and memories and the tale of a man who encounters the ghost of his living wife. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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  • Morphologies by Ali Smith
    Morphologies (English, Paperback) Ali Smith, Toby Litt $14.84 $15.99
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  • Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
    Daniel Deronda (Hardback) George Eliot

    George Eliot's last novel, published in 1876, weaves together two stories, one about Gwendolen Harleth, the spoilt beauty who marries for money, the other concerning the mysterious hero of the title whose search for his true destiny leads him towards Zionism.

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