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  • Red Dog
    Red Dog (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    A few months later I returned to Western Australia and spent two glorious weeks driving around collecting Red Dog stories and visiting the places that he knew, writing up the text as I went along.

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  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin
    Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, humorous - and a consumate musician.

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  • Birds Without Wings
    Birds Without Wings (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Set against the backdrop of the collapsing Ottoman Empire, the Gallipoli campaign and the subsequent bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks, Birds Without Wings traces the fortunes of one small community in south-west Anatolia - a town in which Christian and Muslim lives and traditions have co-existed peacefully for centuries.

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  • Senor Vivo & The Coca Lord
    Senor Vivo & The Coca Lord (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Dionisio Vivo, a South American lecturer in philosophy, is puzzled by the hideously mutilated corpses that keep turning up outside his front door. and although Dionisio manages to escape the hit-men sent to get him, he soon realises that others are more vulnerable, and his love for them leads him to take a colossal revenge.

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  • Crampton Hodnet
    Crampton Hodnet (Paperback) Barbara Pym

    Genteel North Oxford is riven by gossip and scandal in Barbara Pym's exquisitely entertaining comedy. WIth a brand new introduction by Louis de Bernieres.

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  • Notwithstanding
    Notwithstanding (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Welcome to the village of Notwithstanding, where a lady dresses in plus fours and shoots squirrels, a retired general gives up wearing clothes altogether, a spiritualist lives in a cottage with the ghost of her husband, and people think it quite natural to confide in a spider that lives in a potting shed.

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  • Of Love and Desire
    Of Love and Desire (English, Hardback) Louis de Bernieres, Donald Sammut

    Of Love and Desire is a rich collection of love poems from Louis de Bernieres, written over a lifetime, and capturing its many forms - from rapture, infatuation, urgency, to sorrow, heartache and disillusion.

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  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin
    Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, humorous - and a consummate musician.

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  • Sunday Morning At The Centre Of The World
    Sunday Morning At The Centre Of The World (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Capturing the myriad voices of modern Britain, with their different rhythms of speech and accents, their humour and their tragedy, jokes and gossip, this book describes the community and spirit of a south London suburb.

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  • Imagining Alexandria
    Imagining Alexandria (English, Hardback) Louis de Bernieres

    Poetry was Louis de Bernieres' first literary love and Imagining Alexandria is his debut poetry collection.De Bernieres was introduced to Greek poetry while in Corfu in 1983, and since then he has always travelled with a book of Cavafy's poetry in his pocket.

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  • War Of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts
    War Of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    When the spoilt and haughty Dona Constanza tries to divert a river to fill her swimming pool, she starts a running battle with the locals. Thus they plan to head for the mountains and start a new and convivial civilisation.

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  • The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman
    The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    While the economy of his small South American country collapses, President Veracruz joins his improbable populace of ex-soldiers, former guerrillas, unfrocked priests and reformed - though by no means inactive - whores, in a bizarre search for sexual fulfilment.

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  • The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman
    The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (English, Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    With the same ebullient storytelling, luxuriant prose, and irrepressible eroticism he brought to The War of Don Emmanuel s Nether Parts and Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, Louis de Bernières continues his chronicle of Cochadebajo, the Andean village where macho philosophers, defrocked priests, and reformed (though hardly inactive) prostitutes cohabit in cheerful anarchy. But this unruly...

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  • The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman
    The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman (Hardback) Louis de Bernieres

    When the economy of his small South American country collapses, President Veracruz joins his improbable populace of ex-soldiers, former guerillas, unfrocked priests and reformed - though by no means inactive - whores, in a bizarre search for sexual fulfilment.

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  • Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 2:: Red Dog
    Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 2:: Red Dog (English, Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Word count 7,662 Suitable for younger readers

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  • Notwithstanding
    Notwithstanding (English, Paperback) Louis De Bernieres

    As the world around it marches forward, the bucolic English village of Notwithstanding remains unchanged. It is, as it always has been, a place of pubs and cricket pitches, where local eccentrics?a retired colonel who has eschewed clothes, a spiritualist living with the ghost of her husband, and a dog named Archibald Scott-Moncrieff?almost fit in. In this delightfully evocative collection of...

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  • A Partisan's Daughter
    A Partisan's Daughter (Paperback) Louis de Bernieres

    Chris is in his forties: bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. And though she's not a prostitute, when she's propositioned by Chris, she gets into his car anyway.Over the next few months Roza tells Chris the stories of her past. She's a fast-talking Scheherazade, saving her own life by telling it to Chris.

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  • Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord
    Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord (English, Paperback) Louis De Bernieres

    A young philosophy professor becomes a national hero when he dares to denounce his South American country's cocaine mafia, whose attempts to assassinate him backfire with supernatural regularity. By the author of Corelli's Mandolin. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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  • Red Dog
    Red Dog (English, CD-Audio) Louis De Bernieres

    Red Dog is a West Australian, a lovable friendly red kelpie who found widespread fame as a result of his habit of travelling all over Western Australia, hitching rides over thousands of miles, settling in places for months at a time and adopting new families before heading off again to the next destination and another family?sometimes returning to say hello years later....

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  • Red Dog
    Red Dog (English, CD-Audio) Louis De Bernieres

    Red Dog is a West Australian, a lovable friendly red kelpie who found widespread fame as a result of his habit of travelling all over Western Australia, hitching rides over thousands of miles, settling in places for months at a time and adopting new families before heading off again to the next destination and another family?sometimes returning to say hello years later....

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