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Product Description: A timeless story of decaying middle-class English life after wwI and the generation that tried to escape its values Christopher Isherwood was only twenty-one when he began his first novel, All the Conspirators. in his introduction to the American edition, Isherwood explains: “All the Conspirators records a minor engagement in what Shelley calls ‘the great war between the old and young...read more

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9780811225120 | Reissue edition (New Directions, January 11, 2016), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A timeless story of decaying middle-class English life after wwI and the generation that tried to escape its values Christopher Isherwood was only twenty-one when he began his first novel, All the Conspirators.

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Product Description: Kathleen and Frank is a love story set in the glory days of the British Empire, the last decades before World War I It is the story of Christopher Isherwood’s parents, the winsome and lively daughter of a successful wine merchant and the reticent, artistically gifted soldier-son of a country squire...read more

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9780374180973 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 3, 2015, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Kathleen and Frank is a love story set in the glory days of the British Empire, the last decades before World War I It is the story of Christopher Isherwood’s parents, the winsome and lively daughter of a successful wine merchant and the reticent, artistically gifted soldier-son of a country squire.

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Product Description: "Prater Violet is the most charming novel I have read in a long time." --Diana TrillingOriginally published in 1945, Christopher Isherwood's Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodramaPrater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing an ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the 1930s...read more

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9780374535247 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 10, 2015), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: "Prater Violet is the most charming novel I have read in a long time.
9780816638611 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 1, 2001), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1945, Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry.
9780374520533 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 1987), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Prater Violet concerns the filming of an unashamedly romantic and commercial musical about old Vienna.

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9781615730742 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, January 12, 2010), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Isherwood's story centers on the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the 1930s.

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Product Description: An indispensable memoir by one of the most prominent writers of his generationOriginally published in 1976, Christopher and His Kind covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life―from 1928, when Christopher Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to 1939, when he arrived in America...read more

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9780374535223 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 10, 2015), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An indispensable memoir by one of the most prominent writers of his generationOriginally published in 1976, Christopher and His Kind covers the most memorable ten years in the writer's life―from 1928, when Christopher Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely, to 1939, when he arrived in America.

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Product Description: Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and Frank, his first intensely personal book, Liberation: Diaries 1970–1983 intimately and wittily records Isherwood's immersion in the 1970s art scene in Los Angeles, New York, and London—a world peopled by the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and David Hockney, as well as his Broadway writing career, which brought him in touch with John Huston, Merchant and Ivory, John Travolta, John Voight, Elton John, David Bowie, Joan Didion, and Armistead Maupin...read more

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9780062084743 | Harpercollins, November 20, 2012, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death.

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Product Description: Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death. Beginning in the period of his life when he wrote Kathleen and Frank, his first intensely personal book, Liberation: Diaries 1970–1983 intimately and wittily records Isherwood's immersion in the 1970s art scene in Los Angeles, New York, and London—a world peopled by the likes of Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and David Hockney, as well as his Broadway writing career, which brought him in touch with John Huston, Merchant and Ivory, John Travolta, John Voight, Elton John, David Bowie, Joan Didion, and Armistead Maupin...read more

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9780062084767 | Perennial, December 3, 2013, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Candid and revealing, the final volume of Christopher Isherwood's diaries brings together his thoughts on life, love, and death.

Two English brothers meet, after a long separation, in India. Oliver prepares to take his final vows as a Hindu monk. Patrick has publicly admired his brother''s convictions while privately criticizing his choices.'

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9780374533793 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 19, 2013), cover price $14.00
9780816633685 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 1, 1999), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Two English brothers meet, after a long separation, in India.
9780374520762 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 1988), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Two English brothers meet, after a long separation, in India.

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Product Description: A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California. After his second marriage suddenly ends, Stephen finds himself living with a relative in a small Pennsylvania Quaker town, haunted by memories of his prewar affair with a younger man during a visit to the Canary Islands...read more

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9780374533816 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 19, 2013), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California.
9780816633708 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Book by Isherwood, Christopher
9780374520885 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California.

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Product Description: Set in the aftermath of World War I, Christopher Isherwood's The Memorial is the witty, almost forensic portrayal of the dissolution of a tradition-bound English family. On the cusp of adulthood, the Cambridge student Eric Vernon finds himself torn between his desire to emulate his heroic father, who led a life of quiet sacrifice before dying in the war, and his envy of his father's roguish friend who survived the war and afterward threw himself into gay life...read more

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9780837135441 | Reprint edition (Irvington Pub, December 1, 1972), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: With The Memorial, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society.

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9780374533465 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 11, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Set in the aftermath of World War I, Christopher Isherwood's The Memorial is the witty, almost forensic portrayal of the dissolution of a tradition-bound English family.
9780374520670 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1988, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: With The Memorial, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society.

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Product Description: Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life...read more

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9780374533878 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 11, 2013), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California.
9780816638628 | Reprint edition (Univ of Minnesota Pr, April 1, 2001), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A professor at a California university in the 1960s must deal with loneliness and a sense of disconnection after the death of his longtime partner.
9780374520380 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 1, 1996), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: A wondrously conceived story spanning twenty-four hours in the life of a middle-aged expatriate British professor of English at a California university, A Single Man was described by Stephen Spender as "an absolutely devastating, unnerving, brillant book.

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9781615730582 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, December 22, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: When A Single Man was originally published, it shocked many by its frank, sympathetic, and moving portrayal of a gay man in midlife.

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Product Description: Bremen, 1928. The Greek Islands, 1932. London, 1938. California, 1940. Four portraits, four settings, four narrators all named Christopher Isherwood. Here are the postcards home from a spiritual tourist looking for a new mode of life as well as a new place to live while Europe, and then the world, moves relentlessly toward war...read more

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9780374533809 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 11, 2013), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Bremen, 1928.
9780816633678 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Bremen, 1928.
9780374520526 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 1987), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Consisting of four accounts of encounters with four male characters, each of them visited by a different Christopher Isherwood, and each set in a different time and place—Berlin in the 1920s (overlapping the time period of the Berlin Stories), the Greek Isles in the early 1930s, London in the late 1930s and California in 1940—this acclaimed novel explores Isherwood’s fundamental concerns with the choice of a way of life, and its implications for love, sex, spirituality and self-fulfillment.

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Product Description: Two Englishmen meeting on a train to Berlin in 1930 kick off one of Isherwood’s most enduring novels On a train to Berlin in late 1930, William Bradshaw locks eyes with Arthur Norris, an irresistibly comical fellow Englishman wearing a rather obvious wig and nervous about producing his passport at the frontier...read more

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9781850890188, titled "Mr. Norris Changes Trains" | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, March 1, 1986), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: First published in 1933, the novel portrays a series of encounters in Berlin between the narrator and the camp and mildly sinister Mr.

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9780811220262 | Reprint edition (New Directions, May 28, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Two Englishmen meeting on a train to Berlin in 1930 kick off one of Isherwood’s most enduring novels On a train to Berlin in late 1930, William Bradshaw locks eyes with Arthur Norris, an irresistibly comical fellow Englishman wearing a rather obvious wig and nervous about producing his passport at the frontier.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780140863932 | Penguin/Highbridge, February 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Mr Norris Changes Trains" finds Christopher Isherwood in his element--the decadent milieu of Berlin in the early thirties.

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Product Description: Isherwood's classic story of Berlin in the 1930s - and the inspiration for Cabaret - now in a stand-alone edition. First published in 1934, Goodbye to Berlin has been popularized on stage and screen by Julie Harris in I Am a Camera and Liza Minelli in Cabaret...read more

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9781850890348 | Large print edition (Abc-Clio Inc, June 1, 1986), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles.

Paperback:

9780811220248 | New Directions, September 27, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Isherwood's classic story of Berlin in the 1930s - and the inspiration for Cabaret - now in a stand-alone edition.

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9780792733782 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Sound Library, November 1, 2004), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles.

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9780792733775 | Unabridged edition (Chivers Audio Books, November 1, 2004), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles.
9780140864038 | Penguin/Highbridge, February 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles.
9780694509560 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, May 23, 1988), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Excerpts, read by the author.

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Product Description: “Intimate and compulsively readable.” —Alfred Corn, The NationThe second volume of acclaimed author Christopher Isherwood’s diaries takes readers to the heart of the 1960s, the decade in which Isherwood’s semiautobiographical novel Goodbye to Berlin would be adapted into the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret...read more

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9780061180194, titled "The Sixties: Diaries, 1960-1969" | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 16, 2010), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: “Intimate and compulsively readable.

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9780061185007 | Reprint edition (Perennial, December 6, 2011), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: “Intimate and compulsively readable.

Miscellaneous:

9780061856808 | Harpercollins, March 17, 2009, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: A New York Review Books OriginalIn 1905 the young Swiss writer Robert Walser arrived in Berlin to join his older brother Karl, already an important stage-set designer, and immediately threw himself into the vibrant social and cultural life of the city...read more

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9781590174548, titled "Berlin Stories" | New York Review of Books, January 24, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Review Books OriginalIn 1905 the young Swiss writer Robert Walser arrived in Berlin to join his older brother Karl, already an important stage-set designer, and immediately threw himself into the vibrant social and cultural life of the city.

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9781558002180 | Dove Entertainment Inc, April 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A classic of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin Stories inspired the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning film Cabaret.

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Product Description: A classic of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin Stories inspired the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning film Cabaret. First published in the 1930s, The Berlin Stories contains two astonishing related novels, The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin, which are recognized today as classics of modern fiction...read more

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9780811218047 | Reissue edition (New Directions, September 1, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A classic of 20th-century fiction, The Berlin Stories inspired the Broadway musical and Oscar-winning film Cabaret.

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Product Description: In the 1960s, Christopher Isherwood gave an unprecedented series of lectures at California universities on the theme “A Writer and His World.” During this time Isherwood, who would liberate the memoir and become the founding father of modern gay writing, spoke openly for the first time about his craft—on writing for film, theater, and novels—and on spirituality...read more

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9780816646937, titled "Isherwood on Writing: The Lectures in California" | Univ of Minnesota Pr, December 28, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In the 1960s, Christopher Isherwood gave an unprecedented series of lectures at California universities on the theme “A Writer and His World.

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9780816646944 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 1, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In the 1960s, Christopher Isherwood gave an unprecedented series of lectures at California universities on the theme “A Writer and His World.

The late author describes his 'lost years' in postwar Santa Monica, New York, and London, a time spent in frantic socializing, increasing dissipation, and debilitating anxiety and despair.

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9780061180019 | Harpercollins, September 1, 2000, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The late author describes his 'lost years' in postwar Santa Monica, New York, and London, a time spent in frantic socializing, increasing dissipation, and debilitating anxiety and despair.

Miscellaneous:

9780061370649 | Harpercollins, October 17, 2007, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: El autor de esta novela ineludible vivió un tiempo convulso que reflejó en sus inolvidables narraciones compendiadas en Historias de Berlín (una de ellas inspiradora de la película Cabaret). Isherwood publicó en 1964 esta lacerante novela sobre un profesor de inglés homosexual que vivie en un suburbio del sur de California...read more

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9788483460962 | Poc tra edition (Debolsillo, September 30, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: El autor de esta novela ineludible vivió un tiempo convulso que reflejó en sus inolvidables narraciones compendiadas en Historias de Berlín (una de ellas inspiradora de la película Cabaret).

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9788483460979 | Poc edition (Debolsillo, September 30, 2006), cover price $13.95

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Product Description: Opening a window into the most fascinating and, in many ways, most mysterious period in Christopher Isherwood’s life, Kathleen and Christopher collects more than one hundred previously unpublished letters the young author wrote to his mother between 1935 and 1940...read more

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9780816645800 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 10, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Opening a window into the most fascinating and, in many ways, most mysterious period in Christopher Isherwood’s life, Kathleen and Christopher collects more than one hundred previously unpublished letters the young author wrote to his mother between 1935 and 1940.

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