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9781844573868 | British Film Inst, February 14, 2012, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: What, I thought, was to prevent me from truly killing the author?Part murder mystery and all jet-black satire, and based on a real life scandal, this edgy novella tells the story of Léopold Sfax, world-renowned as the creator of "The Theory"—a bizarre literary theory that grew from an intellectual folly to a dominant school of criticism that enslaved college campuses across the country...read more

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9781933633572, titled "The Death of the Author" | Melville Pub House, June 1, 2008, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: What, I thought, was to prevent me from truly killing the author?

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Summoned to a snowed-in Dartmoor manor on Boxing Day in 1935 when the body of a blackmailing gossip columnist is discovered in the attic, retired Scotland Yard inspector Trubshawe is baffled when he discovers clues that do not add up.

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9780786720170 | Carroll & Graf Pub, September 28, 2007, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Summoned to a snowed-in Dartmoor manor on Boxing Day in 1935 when the body of a blackmailing gossip columnist is discovered in the attic, retired Scotland Yard inspector Trubshawe is baffled when he discovers clues that do not add up.

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By Gilbert Adair (editor), Sophie Herxheimer (editor) and Marina Warner (editor)

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9780195178210 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 4, 2004, cover price $24.99

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A young British man comes to 1980s Paris to teach English and to taste the erotic life that has eluded him in Britain. He's gay - most of the teachers at the school are gay - and he suddenly finds himself in the midst of a sexual free-for-all beyond his wildest dreams. Then the AIDS epidemic hits.

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9780571206063 | Gardners Books, February 19, 2004, cover price $18.10 | About this edition: A young British man comes to 1980s Paris to teach English and to taste the erotic life that has eluded him in Britain.

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By Gilbert Adair (introduced by), Robert Chandler (trans) and Nikolai Leskov

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9781843910688 | Hesperus Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $14.95

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By Gilbert Adair (introduced by), Andrew Brown and Jules Verne

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9781843910671 | Hesperus Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: In the summer of 1911, the German writer Thomas Mann visited Venice in the company of his wife Katia. There, in the Grand Hotel des Bains, as he waited for the dinner-gong to ring, the author’s roving eye was drawn to a nearby Polish family, the Moeses, consisting of a mother, three daughters, and a young sailor-suited son who, to Mann, exuded an almost supernatural beauty and grace...read more

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9780786712472 | Carroll & Graf Pub, August 1, 2003, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: In the summer of 1911, the German writer Thomas Mann visited Venice in the company of his wife Katia.

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Product Description: Containing many scenes that were subsequently cut from the final edit, this is the screenplay adaptation of Gilbert Adair's novel. The film tells the unlikely tale of the obsession harbored by reclusive London novelist Giles De'ath for hunky but not very talented American teen pin-up Ronnie Bostock, after seeing him in an appalling movie...read more

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9781901680089 | Screenpress Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Containing many scenes that were subsequently cut from the final edit, this is the screenplay adaptation of Gilbert Adair's novel.

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Product Description: Whilst visiting Venice in 1911 Thomas Mann's eye was drawn to a young sailor suited boy of almost supernatural beauty, and inspired to write "Death in Venice". This is a biography of that boy, who went on to lead a life as rich and as full of twists as any piece of fiction.

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9780571208203 | Short Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Whilst visiting Venice in 1911 Thomas Mann's eye was drawn to a young sailor suited boy of almost supernatural beauty, and inspired to write "Death in Venice".

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Product Description: Cinema is the quintessential art form of the twentieth century. From the Lumiere brothers' first public film screening at the end of the nineteenth century to the technical wizardry of today, cinema has recorded, created, even revised our history...read more
By Gilbert Adair (editor)

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9780141180847 | Penguin USA, May 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Cinema is the quintessential art form of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: “A literary gem, a tour de force . . . Beautifully constructed, superbly characterized. What disturbs is the sheer elegance of Adair’s prose style –– most of us had probably forgotten English could be written so well.” –– Literary Review (U.K.)

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9780802135926 | Grove Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: “A literary gem, a tour de force .

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9780571179916 | Faber & Faber, October 1, 1997, cover price $16.95

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Designed for gift giving, an illustrated collection of classic fairy tales, rendered in modern prose by such celebrated authors as A. S. Byatt and John Ashbery, explores the battle of good and evil and the endless quest for love. (view table of contents)
By Gilbert Adair (editor), John Ashbery (trans), Ranjit Bolt (trans), A. S. Byatt (trans), Terence Cave (trans), Sophie Herxheimer (illustrator) and Marina Warner (editor)

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9780374292812 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 1996), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: English translations of classic French fairy tales for adults feature magic, love, revenge, politics, and satire

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Product Description: The author presents a single image from each of 100 years of cinema, together with a short essay on both the still itself and what that image represents in terms of film history. His aim has been to encompass the many facets of film without reducing the book to an academic inventory of highlights...read more

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9780571173099 | Faber & Faber, August 1, 1995, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The author presents a single image from each of 100 years of cinema, together with a short essay on both the still itself and what that image represents in terms of film history.

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Alice travels through the eye of a needle and meets many unusual creatures including the letters of the alphabet.
By Gilbert Adair and Jenny Thorne (illustrator)

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9780525483755 | Reprint edition (E P Dutton, March 1, 1988), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Alice slips through the eye of a needle and discovers a fantasy world peopled by the Siamese-Twin Cats, the Welsh Rabbit, and the Red Queen and the White Queen

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9780862761011, titled "Hollywood's Vietnam: From the Green Berets to Apocalypse Now" | Proteus Pub Co, June 1, 1985, cover price $8.95

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