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Product Description: Silbury Hill, the largest pre-historic mound in Europe, like Stonehenge, has inspired and perplexed people for generations. Adam Thorpe, author of the highly influential book Ulverton, reflects on what Silbury Hill has meant to him throughout his life.

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9781908213242 | Dufour Editions, September 15, 2014, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Silbury Hill has perplexed generations of people - a large and ancient man-made hill, its purpose remains a mystery.

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9781908213365 | Reprint edition (Little Toller Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Silbury Hill, the largest pre-historic mound in Europe, like Stonehenge, has inspired and perplexed people for generations.

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9780099597568 | Vintage Uk, April 3, 2014, cover price $10.15

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Product Description: Adam Thorpe's unflinching translation brings Zola's dark and shocking masterwork to lifeMysterious disappearances, domestic cases, noiseless, bloodless snuffings-out . . . the law can look as deep as it likes, but when the crime itself goes unsuspected ...read more
By Adam Thorpe (trans)

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9780099573524 | Random House Uk Ltd, April 1, 2014, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Adam Thorpe's unflinching translation brings Zola's dark and shocking masterwork to lifeMysterious disappearances, domestic cases, noiseless, bloodless snuffings-out .

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Product Description: A new translation by Adam Thorpe   Gustave Flaubert once said of his heroine, “Emma Bovary, c’est moi.” In this acclaimed new translation, Adam Thorpe brings readers closer than ever before to Flaubert’s peerless text and, by extension, the author himself...read more
By Adam Thorpe (trans)

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9780812985207 | Reprint edition (Modern Library, August 13, 2013), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A new translation by Adam Thorpe   Gustave Flaubert once said of his heroine, “Emma Bovary, c’est moi.

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Product Description: After flying passengers, Bob Winrush then worked as a 'freight dog', flying consignments of goods, sometimes people, all over the world - including bush-strips in war zones. But he walked away from a deal that didn't smell right - something a freight dog should never do...read more

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9781444814842 | Una lrg edition (Charnwood Pub, April 1, 2013), cover price $35.50 | About this edition: After flying passengers, Bob Winrush then worked as a 'freight dog', flying consignments of goods, sometimes people, all over the world - including bush-strips in war zones.

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Product Description: Good guy or bad guy? A medieval document casts doubt on our pre-conceptions about a medieval folk hero and legend.Who was Robin Hood? Romantic legend casts him as outlaw, archer, and hero of the people, living in Sherwood Forest with Friar Tuck, Little John and Maid Marian, stealing from the rich to give to the poor — but there is no historical proof to back this up...read more

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9780224079433 | Vintage Uk, June 4, 2009, cover price $29.60 | About this edition: Good guy or bad guy?

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Product Description: An idyllic, old farmhouse in France is the background to a gripping story suffused with tension.Two Oxford historians, Johnny and Sarah Thomson, take a sabbatical with their three small and lively girls in a remote and beautiful old farmhouse in the hills of Languedoc...read more

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9780224079419 | Vintage Uk, June 5, 2008, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: An idyllic, old farmhouse in France is the background to a gripping story suffused with tension.

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Set in London and Estonia between 1999 and 2005 in the aftermath of the London bombings, as a hot, despondent summer drags on unnaturally into the autumn, this book provides an often hilarious critique of Blair's Britain. It presents a story of love and betrayal, of age and youth, of wealth and poverty, of art and compromise, and youthful ideals.

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9780224074988 | Vintage Uk, May 17, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Set in London and Estonia between 1999 and 2005 in the aftermath of the London bombings, as a hot, despondent summer drags on unnaturally into the autumn, this book provides an often hilarious critique of Blair's Britain.

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An expectant first-time novelist meets the publisher who has asked him to lunch, only to find himself drawn, unwittingly and inexorably, into a terrible personal tragedy. In 'The Concert Interval' Rob, an orchestral tympanist, sees his life crumble over the half-time coffee and sandwiches.

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9780224074971 | Vintage Uk, June 8, 2006, cover price $24.65 | About this edition: An expectant first-time novelist meets the publisher who has asked him to lunch, only to find himself drawn, unwittingly and inexorably, into a terrible personal tragedy.

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It is April 1945, and the historic town of Lohenfelde is about to be overrun by the Allied Third Army. Huddled in the vaults of the Kaiser-Wilhelm Museum are Heinrich Hoffer and his three colleagues. Their petty rivalries and resentments surface quickly in this claustrophobic confinement as the four prepare themselves for their fate.

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9780099458890 | New edition (Vintage Uk, June 1, 2006), cover price $13.75 | About this edition: It is April 1945, and the historic town of Lohenfelde is about to be overrun by the Allied Third Army.

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These poems perform an archaeology on lives lived. In this his fourth collection, Adam Thorpe continues his engagement with history, the living continuum that connects us with our near and distant past, nourishing and illuminating our present.

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9780224063852 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 20, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: These poems perform an archaeology on lives lived.

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Product Description: Madrid. 2001. Debate. 22x16. 457p.

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9788483064344 | Debate Editorial, May 30, 2001, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Madrid.
9780374280314 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, December 1, 1992, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Three hundred years of English history comes alive through the lives and fortunes of the inhabitants of Ulverton, a fictional village on England's Wessex Downs

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9780374523947 | Reprint edition (Noonday Pr, April 1, 1994), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A dozen accounts, narrated by a dozen different voices, tell the story of Ulverton, a fictional village on the Wessex Downs, through its generations.

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Seven when he is sent from Africa back to England to live with his eccentric uncle, Hugh Arkwright is long troubled by his mother's disappearance, and returns to his childhood home as an adult to try to find clues to the past

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9780786706617 | Carroll & Graf Pub, January 1, 2000, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Seven when he is sent from Africa back to England to live with his eccentric uncle, Hugh Arkwright is long troubled by his mother's disappearance, and returns to his childhood home as an adult to try to find clues to the past

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Product Description: From The Neanderthal, by Thorpe, Adam

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9780224039710 | Vintage Uk, July 15, 1999, cover price $13.15 | About this edition: From The Neanderthal, by Thorpe, Adam

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