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Product Description: In every war there are stories that do not surface. You can try to forget, but sometimes the past can return: in the scent of a bar of soap, in whispers darting through a village after mass, in the color of an undelivered letter.Jeanne Nerin and Marie-Angèle Baudry grow up side by side in the Catholic village of Ste...read more

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9781608197712 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 22, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In every war there are stories that do not surface.
9781408816004 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 10, 2012, cover price $24.15 | About this edition: A stunning war-time novel set in France from Booker-shortlisted author Michele Roberts After every war there are stories that are locked away like bluebottles in drawers and kept silent.

In the mould of John O'Farrell's Things Can Only Get Better, this is a highly articulate and moving portrait of a time and place: alternative London of the 1970 and 80s.

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9781844084074 | Gardners Books, June 7, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the mould of John O'Farrell's Things Can Only Get Better, this is a highly articulate and moving portrait of a time and place: alternative London of the 1970 and 80s.

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9781844084081, titled "Paper Houses: A Memoir of the 70s and Beyond" | Gardners Books, July 3, 2008, cover price $24.90

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Product Description: After three abruptly ended marriages, Aurora is ready to lose her dreary black trouser-suit and find refuge in the Tuscan sun. It's her new eau de nil frock that she sheds, however, when she finds herself in the hotel room of the disconcertingly magnetic Father Michael...read more

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9780316727501 | Gardners Books, January 13, 2005, cover price $24.65 | About this edition: Famous for her sensuous novels, Michele Roberts now writes this short, and witty novel.

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9781933648026 | Pegasus Books, May 1, 2006, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: After three abruptly ended marriages, Aurora is ready to lose her dreary black trouser-suit and find refuge in the Tuscan sun.

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Catherine and Vinny, two very different sisters living in modern-day London--one a college professor who writes erotic novels on the sly and the other a disaffected poet who wanders the city, defacing the homes of women authors--reconsider their lives after the death of their father. Reprint.

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9780805074406 | 1 edition (Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2003), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Two sisters living in modern-day London--one a college professor who writes erotic novels on the sly and the other a disaffected poet who wanders the city--reconsider their lives after the death of their father.

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9780312423650 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, December 1, 2004), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Catherine and Vinny, two very different sisters living in modern-day London--one a college professor who writes erotic novels on the sly and the other a disaffected poet who wanders the city, defacing the homes of women authors--reconsider their lives after the death of their father.
9781860499821 | Gardners Books, April 3, 2003, cover price $14.35 | About this edition: This is a novel about desire and envy; siblings, stalkers and obsessive love.

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An outsider raised in an orphanage, GeneviFve lives a reclusive existence as maid to a widowed storyteller, until she escapes her village home to work for a captivating poet, who uses words to captivate the women around him, including GeneviFve, but she soon discovers that his stories can conceal dangerous secrets. By the author of Daughters of the House. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780312420833 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, June 1, 2002), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: An outsider raised in an orphanage, GeneviFve lives a reclusive existence as maid to a widowed storyteller, until she escapes her village home to work for a captivating poet, who uses words to captivate the women around him, including GeneviFve, but she soon discovers that his stories can conceal dangerous secrets.

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Product Description: This is the story of Julie—the dutiful daughter, the romantic heroine, the perfect wife and mother. The woman who seeks nothing but acceptance. But Julie knows she is also the witch, the whore, the madwoman, the insatiable, the lesbian...read more

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9780704346970, titled "Piece of the Night" | Womens Pr Ltd, April 1, 2002, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: This is the story of Julie—the dutiful daughter, the romantic heroine, the perfect wife and mother.
9780704338302 | Reissue edition (Womens Pr Ltd, May 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A debut novel, first published in 1978, telling of a woman who is both a dutiful daughter, wife and mother and also a witch, whore, mad-woman and insatiable lesbian, and as her worlds collide, she slips between the cracks of time.

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Product Description: Helen is in conflict with her suburban upbringing, her independence, her creativity, and generations of silence surrounding notions of gender and sexual behavior. This story is a daring exploration of female sexuality.

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9780704346987, titled "Visitation" | Womens Pr Ltd, April 1, 2002, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Helen is in conflict with her suburban upbringing, her independence, her creativity, and generations of silence surrounding notions of gender and sexual behavior.
9780704339033 | Reissue edition (Womens Pr Ltd, August 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Helen is in conflict with her suburban upbringing, her independence, her creativity, and generations of silence surrounding notions of gender and sexual behavior.

Set against the aftermath of World War II, when two cousins, Therese and Lonie, move into a villa together with their mothers, they must deal with their interpersonal conflicts and the dark secrets hidden at the villa that affects their mothers and will have a profound impact on their own lives. Reprint.

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9780688046101 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1993, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Therese and Leonie, cousins growing up in Normandy after World War II, concoct intricate fantasies about the secrecy and lies that linger around their home, unknowlingly revealing truths that will haunt their lives

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9780312420383 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, December 1, 2001), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Set against the aftermath of World War II, when two cousins, Therese and Lonie, move into a villa together with their mothers, they must deal with their interpersonal conflicts and the dark secrets hidden at the villa that affects their mothers and will have a profound impact on their own lives.

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Genevieve is maid to Madame Patin in a country bar and cafe and becomes the breathless audience to her mistress's folk stories, beginning with the siren-calling mermaid. As Genevieve's own comeliness ripens to siren-like beauty, she takes flight, only to end up with another word-spinner - the poet.

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9780805067002 | Henry Holt & Co, July 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: An outsider raised in an orphanage, Geneviáeve lives a reclusive existence as maid to a widowed storyteller, until she escapes her village home to work for a poet, who uses words to captivate the women around him, including Geneviáeve.
9780316854566 | Little Brown & Co, December 1, 2000, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: In the orphanage, she whispers her tales at night.

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9781860499012 | New edition (Gardners Books, August 2, 2001), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Genevieve is maid to Madame Patin in a country bar and cafe and becomes the breathless audience to her mistress's folk stories, beginning with the siren-calling mermaid.

A feast of short stories from a writer who relishes the sensual language of food and eating. They include the tales of a cook whose obsessive love turns hungry and dangerous; a fan who tries to get into a celebrity novelist's sheets; and a faddy eater thrown off-course by a miracle.

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9781860498145 | Gardners Books, June 7, 2001, cover price $16.45 | About this edition: A feast of short stories from a writer who relishes the sensual language of food and eating.

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Product Description: In the early 1800s in a small village in rural France, a peasant woman named Louise summons her priest. Fearing she is about to die, Louise begins her final confession to the bored cleric and reveals a lifelong secret involving a famous woman writer, a young English poet, and a wicked and unusual crime...read more

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9780312420376 | Picador USA, June 1, 2002, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In the early 1800s in a small village in rural France, a peasant woman named Louise summons her priest.
9781860497643 | New edition (Gardners Books, February 3, 2000), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This novel draws in the secrets, lives and affairs of Mary Wollstonecraft and William Wordsworth.

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Written in alternating chapters that unfold with the timelessness of a fable, a fantastic novel, inspired partly by the writings of Saint Theresa, details the life of the fictional Saint Josephine by confronting the themes of incest, sanctity, and a woman's proper place in the intricate web of life. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. PW. K.

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9780156006590 | Mariner Books, July 1, 1999, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Inspired partly by the writings of Saint Theresa, this novel details the life of the fictional Saint Josephine by confronting the themes of incest, sanctity, and a woman's proper place in the intricate web of life

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Written in alternating chapters that unfold with the timelessness of a fable, this fantastic and entertaining novel, inspired partly by the writings of Saint Theresa, confronts the themes of incest, sanctity, and a woman's proper place in the intricate web of life. (view table of contents)

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9780880015974 | Ecco Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A novel on our civilization's earliest liberated women, female saints.

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Product Description: Book by Jouve, Nicole W., Sellers, Susan, Roe, Sue, Roberts, Michele

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9780714529677 | Marion Boyars, November 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by Jouve, Nicole W.

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When two cousins, Therese and Lonie, move into a villa together with their mothers, they must deal with their interpersonal conflicts and the dark secret hidden at the villa that affects their mothers

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9780380721399 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, October 1, 1994), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: When two cousins, Therese and Lonie, move into a villa together with their mothers, they must deal with their interpersonal conflicts and the dark secret hidden at the villa that affects their mothers

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Product Description: A fifth gospel, written by Mary Magdalene, is discovered in Provence, a gospel which offers a radical new interpretation of Jesus Christ's teaching and celebrates the spirituality of women equally to that of men. From the author of A PIECE OF THE NIGHT, THE VISITATION and THE BOOK OF MRS NOAH...read more

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9780413529206 | Routledge, June 1, 1984, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: A fifth gospel, written by Mary Magdalene, is discovered in Provence, a gospel which offers a radical new interpretation of Jesus Christ's teaching and celebrates the spirituality of women equally to that of men.

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