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Poverty fails to bring emotional satisfaction to a young heiress who gives away an immense fortune to marry the man she loves

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9780394479668 | Random House Inc, June 1, 1972, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Poverty fails to bring emotional satisfaction to a young heiress who gives away an immense fortune to marry the man she loves

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In a novel set in England in the 1960s, an independent young woman is faced with a difficult choice when she discovers that she is pregnant after her one and only sexual experience. Reprint. 15,000 first prinitng.

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9780156006194 | Mariner Books, October 15, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An independent young woman is faced with a difficult choice when she discovers that she is pregnant after her one and only sexual experience
9780452261266 | New Amer Library, June 1, 1989, cover price $7.95 | also contains It Service Continuity Management 101 | About this edition: Margaret Drabble’s affecting novel, set in London during the 1960s, about a casual love affair, an unplanned pregnancy, and one young woman’s decision to become a mother.
9780452264564, titled "Millstone" | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, March 1, 1988), cover price $9.00 | About this edition: Margaret Drabble’s affecting novel, set in London during the 1960s, about a casual love affair, an unplanned pregnancy, and one young woman’s decision to become a mother.

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Product Description: School Dictionary

Hardcover:

9780021950249, titled "School Dictionary" | Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School, January 1, 1998, cover price $38.30 | also contains School Dictionary | About this edition: School Dictionary

Paperback:

9780140431025 | Penguin Classics, March 1, 1975, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Clean pages.

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English archaeologist Frances Wingate, divorced mother of four, and distinguished scholar Karel Schmidt, selfless and marriage-imprisoned, stay-at-home, come inexorably together once more after years of on-again, off-again romance

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9780394498775 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1975, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: English archaeologist Frances Wingate, divorced mother of four, and distinguished scholar Karel Schmidt, selfless and marriage-imprisoned, stay-at-home, come inexorably together once more after years of on-again, off-again romance

Paperback:

9780804103633 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, April 1, 1994), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: English archaeologist Frances Wingate, divorced mother of four, and distinguished scholar Karel Schmidt, selfless and marriage-imprisoned, stay-at-home, come inexorably together once more after years of on-again, off-again romance

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Hardy's life, diverse artistic achievements, and milieu, are examined by scholars, critics, and historians

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9780394495569 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1976, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Hardy's life, diverse artistic achievements, and milieu, are examined by scholars, critics, and historians

Product Description: Two sisters: beautiful, sophisticated Louise and attractive, witty and intelligent Sarah who has always felt left behind. Then Louise marries the wealthy but unappealing novelist Stephen Halifax, and Sarah, recently graduated from Oxford, is thrown back into family affairs...read more

Hardcover:

9780851191898 | G K Hall & Co, May 1, 1985, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Two sisters: beautiful, sophisticated Louise and attractive, witty and intelligent Sarah who has always felt left behind.

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9780452264724, titled "A Summer Bird-Cage" | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, October 1, 1985), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Two sisters: beautiful, sophisticated Louise and attractive, witty and intelligent Sarah who has always felt left behind.
9780445085848 | Popular Library, April 1, 1977, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: Two sisters: beautiful, sophisticated Louise and attractive, witty and intelligent Sarah who has always felt left behind.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780816198788, titled "A Summer Bird-Cage" | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, December 1, 1985), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Two sisters: beautiful, sophisticated Louise and attractive, witty and intelligent Sarah who has always felt left behind.

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Product Description: Anthony Keating is a middle-aged property developer in Yorkshire in the mid-seventies. Having escaped London's hustle-bustle and survived a heart attack aged just thirty eight, he awaits the return of his lover Alison, who is trying to help her daughter incarcerated in a draconian Eastern bloc country...read more

Hardcover:

9780394417905 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1977, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: In today's England of collapsing economy and stately homes, social unrest and Oxonian order, a BBC editor, a real-estate shark, a roguish young woman, and a middle-aged ex-actress prepare for crucial changes in their lives and reflect one another's transformations

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9780452263512 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, February 1, 1988), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Anthony Keating is a middle-aged property developer in Yorkshire in the mid-seventies.
9780446311182 | Reissue edition (Grand Central Pub, August 1, 1983), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: In today's England of collapsing economy and stately homes, social unrest and Oxonian order, a BBC editor, a real estate shark, a roguish young woman, and a middle-aged ex-actress prepare for crucial changes in their lives and reflect one another's transformations

Product Description: Poet Jane Gray, whose husband has left her shortly before the birth of their second child, falls passionately in love with James, the husband of Lucy - Jane's cousin and her friend. Their adulterous affair remains secret until a tragic accident exposes it to the world and they have to face the consequences! "The Waterfall" is a powerfull novel about sexual awakening and obsession - and the violent conflicts of maternal and sexual love...read more

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9780452261921 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, August 1, 1988), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Poet Jane Gray, whose husband has left her shortly before the birth of their second child, falls passionately in love with James, the husband of Lucy - Jane's cousin and her friend.
9780445041189, titled "Waterfall" | Popular Library, October 1, 1977, cover price $2.75 | About this edition: Poet Jane Gray, whose husband has left her shortly before the birth of their second child, falls passionately in love with James, the husband of Lucy - Jane's cousin and her friend.

Surveys the priggishness, sentimentalism, hypocrisies, awe-inspiring energies, and achievements of Victorian England and the ideas, reforms, and advances that have continued to affect life in the twentieth century

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9780395289600 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A look at British culture during the age of Queen Victoria.

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Selections from England's great writers, describing various sites and scenes, are accompanied by commentary on how those writers have affected our tastes

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9780394508191 | Random House Inc, November 1, 1979, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Selections from England's great writers, describing various sites and scenes, are accompanied by commentary on how those writers have affected our tastes

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9780500273401 | Thames & Hudson, April 1, 1987, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Selections from England's great writers, describing various sites and scenes, are accompanied by commentary on how those writers have affected our tastes

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Product Description: The classic bigraphy of Queen Victoria, reissued in advance of the centenary of her death. Lady Longford regards her with undisguised affection and respect - respect for the iron sense of duty which impelled the secluded widow to emerge at last and rule her empire as a mother, her family as a Queen...read more

Hardcover:

9780394512242 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1980, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Kate Armstrong, a successful English journalist and mother of grown children, faces that moment when--the emotional life of her young womanhood at an end--she must enter her later years with intelligence, understanding, and strength

Paperback:

9780804103626 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, February 1, 1989), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The classic bigraphy of Queen Victoria, reissued in advance of the centenary of her death.

Product Description: Once a model and now a mother of two, Emma has little life of her own. When her husband David is invited to star in two plays in Hereford, and Emma is obliged to leave her beloved London behind, the resentment begins to surface.

Paperback:

9780452262829 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, August 1, 1984), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Once a model and now a mother of two, Emma has little life of her own.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780816177172 | G K Hall Audio Books, October 1, 1987, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Once a model and now a mother of two, Emma has little life of her own.

Directs attention to Bennett's miserable youth, personal relationships, literary struggles, and triumphs

Paperback:

9780839829034 | Reprint edition (Macmillan Pub Co, September 1, 1986), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Directs attention to Bennett's miserable youth, personal relationships, literary struggles, and triumphs

Product Description: Clara has broken away from the stifling respectability of her northern home to live her own life in London. Through her close friendship with Celia Denham she enters a world of dazzling educated people and wealthy bohemians. Clara yearns to be part of their constellation.

Paperback:

9780452259355 | New Amer Library, June 1, 1987, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Clara has broken away from the stifling respectability of her northern home to live her own life in London.

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Examines the lives of three bright, complex women--Liz, a psychotherapist; Alix, a teacher at a women's prison; and the unmarried Esther--over a twenty-five-year period, from their Cambridge days through their early forties

Hardcover:

9780394561431 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Ambitious and artful.

Paperback:

9780804103657 | Reprint edition (Ivy Books, April 1, 1995), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Examines the lives of three bright, complex women--Liz, a psychotherapist; Alix, a teacher at a women's prison; and the unmarried Esther--over a twenty-five-year period, from their Cambridge days through their early forties

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Product Description: Based on the vastly popular Oxford Companion to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble, this indispensable volume offers over five thousand alphabetically arranged entries on individual novels, plays, songs, poems, novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, historians, fictional characters, literary movements, legends, and much more...read more
By Margaret Drabble (editor)

Hardcover:

9780198661405 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 26, 1987, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Based on the hugely popular Fifth Edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature, edited by Margaret Drabble and published in 1985, this new volume offers more than 5,000 alphabetically arranged entries on individual novels and plays; songs and poems; the lives and works of authors, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, and historians; fictional characters; literary movements; legends; theatres; and periodicals.

Paperback:

9780199214921 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 8, 2007), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Based on the vastly popular Oxford Companion to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble, this indispensable volume offers over five thousand alphabetically arranged entries on individual novels, plays, songs, poems, novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, historians, fictional characters, literary movements, legends, and much more.
9780198605591 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 31, 2003), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Based on the hugely popular Fifth Edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature, this volume offers more than 5,500 entries on individual novels and plays; songs and poems; the lives and works of authors, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers and historians; fictional characters; literary movements; legends; theatres; and periodicals.
9780192800398 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1996), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Identifies key writers and works in English and American literature
9780192826671 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.95 | also contains The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar, The Surprising Adventures of Balthazar | About this edition: Based on the vastly popular Fifth Edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature edited by Margaret Drabble, this indispensable volume offers over five thousand alphabetically arranged entries on individual novels, plays, songs, poems, novelists, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, historians, fictional characters, literary movements, legends, and much more.

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Liz Headleand receives a package from an old friend containing writing, drawings, and what appear to be finger bones, and soon she is on an adventure, determined to discover what her friend is trying to tell her. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780670842704 | Viking Pr, May 1, 1992, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A middle-aged psychiatrist, comfortably settled into her modern-world lifestyle, receives a cryptic package from an old friend that leads her on a journey into the horrors of Southeast Asia

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9780140167191, titled "The Gates of Ivory" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1993), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Liz Headleand receives a package from an old friend containing writing, drawings, and what appear to be finger bones, and soon she is on an adventure, determined to discover what her friend is trying to tell her.

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Product Description: The first biography of literary lion (ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES) and gay pioneer Angus Wilson (1913-1991), captured brilliantly by one of our greatest novelists. In this vivid and absorbing biography, Margaret Drabble has created a portrait of an artist of enormous courage, a man who confronted challenge to the end...read more

Hardcover:

9780312142766 | St Martins Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Recalls the life and work of the openly gay writer who was known for his portrayal of the peculiarities of English society life

Paperback:

9780312167745 | St Martins Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The first biography of literary lion (ANGLO-SAXON ATTITUDES) and gay pioneer Angus Wilson (1913-1991), captured brilliantly by one of our greatest novelists.

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When their eccentric mother decides to run away to a old seaside hotel, the Palmer family is forced to ask questions about the dark spirit of Exmoor in order to understand why she would suddenly place herself in exile. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780670872763 | Harcourt, September 1, 1997, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Frieda, the peculiar matriarch of the Palmer family, makes her family wonder what escapade she will think of next and whether her foreign grandson will inherit all her money or if the sinister atmosphere of Exmoor has caused her to lose her mind
9780151003631 | Harcourt, September 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Frieda, the peculiar matriarch of the Palmer family, makes her family wonder what escapade she will think of next and whether her foreign grandson will inherit all her money or if the sinister atmosphere of Exmoor has caused her to lose her mind
9780771028755 | McClelland & Stewart Ltd, June 1, 1996, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: 'Confident and marvellously accomplished.

Paperback:

9780156006040 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, November 1, 1998), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Frieda, the peculiar matriarch of the Palmer family, makes her family wonder what escapade she will think of next and whether her foreign grandson will inherit all her money or if the sinister atmosphere of Exmoor has caused her to lose her mind

CD/Spoken Word:

9780753112397 | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, October 30, 1998), cover price $89.95 | About this edition: 'Confident and marvellously accomplished.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780753101506 | Isis Audio, April 1, 1998, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: 'Confident and marvellously accomplished.

By Rashid Al Daif, Margaret Drabble (foreword by) and Paul Starkey (trans)

Paperback:

9780704381131 | Quartet Books Ltd, February 1, 2000, cover price $15.00

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As Faro Gaulden listens to a lecture on genetic inheritance, she wonders why some people live in one place generation after generation whereas others feel the need for continuous movement, and finds that the past has a way of reasserting itself . Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780151005215 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 2001, cover price $33.00 | also contains Analysis and Synthesis of Dynamical Systems With Time-delays | About this edition: As Faro Gaulden listens to a lecture on genetic inheritance, she wonders why some people live in one place generation after generation whereas others feel the need for continuous movement, exploring the concepts of genetics and individuality.

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9780156007191 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, April 25, 2002), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: As Faro Gaulden listens to a lecture on genetic inheritance, she wonders why some people live in one place generation after generation whereas others feel the need for continuous movement, exploring the concepts of genetics and individuality.
9780140297164 | New edition (Gardners Books, June 28, 2001), cover price $16.35 | About this edition: A portrait of four generations of one family, this story explores themes of inheritance, DNA, the individual's place in history and fate.

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Mysteries explained have fateful results for three women in present-day England, as one struggles to find a friend taken hostage, one investigates her mother's death, and one befriends a mass murderer

Hardcover:

9780862203603 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, September 1, 1990), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Mysteries explained have fateful results for three women in present-day England, as one struggles to find a friend taken hostage, one investigates her mother's death, and one befriends a mass murderer
9780670828371 | Viking Pr, August 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This sequel to "The Radiant Way" describes life in 1980s Britain and is set in a Yorkshire city to which some of the characters have decamped from London.

Paperback:

9780140122282 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, July 1, 1990), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Mysteries explained have fateful results for three women in present-day England, as one struggles to find a friend taken hostage, one investigates her mother's death, and one befriends a mass murderer

CD/Spoken Word:

9780753110539 | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, July 30, 2001), cover price $89.95

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781856955010 | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, July 1, 1998), cover price $79.95

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Meeting Rose, a woman whose notorious reputation caused her to appear in the news regularly, Simon Camish learns about her separation from her Greek husband, wonders at her refusal to leave her slum neighborhood, and admires her courage when her husband attempts to gain custody of their children. By the author of The Peppered Moth. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780156029353, titled "Needle's Eye" | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 1, 2004), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Meeting Rose, a woman whose notorious reputation caused her to appear in the news regularly, Simon Camish learns about her separation from her Greek husband, wonders at her refusal to leave her slum neighborhood, and admires her courage when her husband attempts to gain custody of their children.
9780804103640, titled "The Needle's Eye" | Reissue edition (Ivy Books, November 1, 1993), cover price $5.99

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780753113769, titled "The Needle's Eye" | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, January 30, 2002), cover price $104.95 | About this edition: Simon Camish, an embittered, diffident barrister, would not have particularly noticed Rose Vassiliou had he not been asked to drive her home one night after a dinner-party.

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Divorced and estranged from her grown daughters, Candida Wilton moves to a run-down flat well below her means and finds exhilaration in her self-imposed poverty, during which she confides her thoughts to a computer and makes friends with new peers. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780151007400 | Houghton Mifflin, November 1, 2002, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: Divorced and estranged from her grown daughters, Candida Wilton moves to a rundown flat well below her means and finds exhilaration in her self-imposed poverty, during which she confides her thoughts to a computer and makes friends with new peers.
9780771029042 | McClelland & Stewart Ltd, September 1, 2002, cover price $55.01

Paperback:

9780156028752 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, October 13, 2003), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Divorced and estranged from her grown daughters, Candida Wilton moves to a rundown flat well below her means and finds exhilaration in her self-imposed poverty, during which she confides her thoughts to a computer and makes friends with new peers.

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