The London Bookworm: Modern Paperback Novels
found: 13 books

 
PATRICIA ANGADI
Turning the Turtle
London England, Black Swan, 1992. 1st Black Swan Edition, Binding: Softcover, Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall 0552994898 Paperback Harriet Turtle was brilliant, single-minded, and dominating. when - amdist violent family recriminations and the smashing of china - she walked out on her clever but ineffectual husband, taking their two children with her, a ripple of disquiet began to spread across the surface of their comfortable, middle-class world. For the Turtles' best friends were Laura and Alan Summerson, he a designer, she a gentle, non careerist mother of four, and the Summersons wanted to help and support the Turtles - if they could.
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Book number: 011132
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Fiction

 
HELEN DUNMORE
Talking to the Dead
London England, Penguin, 1997. 1st Penguin Edition, Binding: Softcover, Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall 0140258256 Paperback Winner of the Orange Prize.Bound together since childhood by the sudden death of their baby brother, Isabel and Nina know too much about one another, and their knowledge could destroy their adult lives. When Nina embarks on an affair with Isabel's husband, the fuse is lit and the past is suddenly alive and dangerous. Slight crease on front cover.
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Book number: 013501
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: FICTION PSYCHOLOGICAL SISTERS

 
JANET FRAME
The Edge of the Alphabet
New York USA, George Braziller, 1991. First Paperback Reprint Edition, Binding: Softcover, Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall Paperback Few novelists have so successfully portrayed the world of dreams and illusions.
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Book number: 005121
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.59 | JP¥ 853]
Keywords: Fiction

 
GEORGE, CATHERINE
City Cinderella (Modern Romance)
Great Britain, Mills & Boon, 2003. 1st UK Paperback Edition, Binding: Softcover, Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall 0263832244 Paperback A sparkling new novel from Catherine George. 186 pp. Slight wear to cover. exiting romantic fiction.
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Book number: 029303
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 284]
Keywords: FICTION ROMANCE

 
MAGGIE JAMES
Texas Lucky
U.S.A., Topaz, 1998. 1st Paperback Printing, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall Paperback a sensual fast paced read Tess Partridge travelled west to marry a man she had never met-and found herself a prisoner in a makeshift jail when her plans went unexpectedly awry,Her cellmate was darkly handsome curt hammond.a man accused of Cold- bloodied Murder.Their captivity set free a dangerous passion.their daring escape tore them apart.
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Book number: 009675
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Historical romance/fiction

 
MATHER, ANNE
Wild Enchantress (Collector's Edition)
Great Britain, Mills & Boon, 1997. Reprint, Binding: Softcover, Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall 0263805557 Paperback Slight crease to front cover.
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Book number: 028033
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 284]
Keywords: FICTION ROMANCE

 
BERNICE RUBENS
The Waiting Game
London England, Abacus, 1998. 1st Abacus Edition, Binding: Softcover, Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall Paperback Winner of the Booker Prize. At The Hollyhocks old people's home, the inhabitants are "waiting for the scythe". But while they are waiting.Lady Celia, doyenne of the drawing room runs a lucrative blackmailing business on the quiet, Mr. Cross seizes each day with a tantalizing 'who will I outlive next'?, and Mrs. Green seems to be hiding a mysterious past. Presiding over them all is Matron grimly efficient and ever alert to the Expectation of Legacies. Then two newcomers arrive to disturb the life of the home, and suddenly The Hollyhocks is awash with hidden desires, fear and trepidation. Terrible secrets, unusual sexual preferences and dark humour are mixed to delicious effect in Bernice Ruben's wickedly wonderful novel. Very slight crease on front cover.
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Book number: 008449
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Fiction/Old People s Home/Secrets/Sexual Preference/Dark Humour

 
WILBUR SMITH
Birds of Prey
Great Britain, Pan, 1998. 1st Pan Edition, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall Paperback It is 1667 and the mighty naval wars between the dutch and the english still rages Sir Francis Courtney and his son Hal,in their fighting caravel,are on patrol off southern Africa,Lying in wait for a dutch east indiaman galleon retuning from the orient laden ith spices timber and Gold.
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Book number: 008962
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Historical Fiction/naval war/dutch/england

 
RICHARD STARK
The Green eagle Score. Allison & Busby American Crime
London England, Allison & Busby, 1986. 1st Paperback Edition, Binding: Softcover, Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall 0850317517 Softcover With Mary Fusco newly out of the penitentiary and a smart alec finance clerk named Devers, Parker plans to steal the payroll for an entire US Air Force base up near the Canadian border. Parker knows the score is risky, but he sees a way the odds can be shortened. And like every heist that Parker plans the job goes sweetly until one thing - not even Parker could have forseen - turns the whole think sour.
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Book number: 029323
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1138]
Keywords: Fiction/Crime

 
SUE TOWNSEND
The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
London, England, Methuen & Co., 1985. Reprint, Binding: Softcover, Fair. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall 0413588106 Paperback An enthralling sequel to the hilarious touching and hugely popular The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4.The first volume of Adrian Mole's diary took him to his fifteenth birthday and a humiliating accident to his nose with a model aeroplane and some glue. This new book takes up where the previous diary left off. Life in the Mole family is turbulent and full of surprises. As Adrian comments on New Year's Eve, 'If my father announced that he was really a Russian agent or my mother ran away with a circus knife-thrower I wouldn't raise an eyebrow.crease on cover.
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Book number: 037844
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 1.75 US$ 1.9 | JP¥ 213]
Keywords: Fiction/Humour

 
JOHN WAINWRIGHT
Requim for a Loser
London, England, Quartet Books, 1975. Reprint, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾ tall 070431178x Paperback You're a villian, but no killer. Yet you've already been convicted of one murder, and now they're after you for another. Only this time it;s even worse. This time you're supposed to have killed a copper. You're a born loser..
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Book number: 002234
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.33 | JP¥ 711]
Keywords: Fiction/Crime

 
NIGEL WILLIAMS
The Wimbledon Poisoner
London England, Faber & Faber, 1990. Reprint, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall 0571173667 Paperback Henry Farr is forty years old. He is suburban, average, conventional - and desperate to get rid of his wife. Bur Farr's plans for the perfect murder go disastrously wrong and his life starts to spiral out of control.Described as 'very, very funny' (The Times) and 'comparable to Wodehouse' (New Statesman and Society), this is Nigel William's comedy of surburban manners.
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Book number: 008185
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.59 | JP¥ 853]
Keywords: Fiction/Murder/Humour/TV Tie-In

 
NIGEL WILLIAMS
The Wimbledon Poisoner
London England, Faber & Faber, 1990. Reprint, Binding: Softcover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall 0571173667 Paperback Henry Farr is forty years old. He is suburban, average, conventional - and desperate to get rid of his wife. Bur Farr's plans for the perfect murder go disastrously wrong and his life starts to spiral out of control.Described as 'very, very funny' (The Times) and 'comparable to Wodehouse' (New Statesman and Society), this is Nigel William's comedy of surburban manners.
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Book number: 008184
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.59 | JP¥ 853]
Keywords: Fiction/Murder/Humour/TV Tie-In

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