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Product Description: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman...read more

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9780062106278 | Harpercollins, November 3, 2015, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.

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9780062106285 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.
9781408849460 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, February 11, 2016, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: John le Carre

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9781511335768 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.

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Product Description: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond. For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming lived at Goldeneye, the house he built on a point of high land overlooking a small white sand beach on Jamaica’s stunning north coast...read more

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9781681771571, titled "Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica" | Pegasus Books, August 9, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.

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9781481514187, titled "Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica" | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 11, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Roy McMillan] Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.
9781481514194, titled "Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 11, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Roy McMillan] Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.

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Product Description: From the grand master of international suspense comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.   For more than forty years, Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, from The Day of the Jackal on...read more

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9781410481870 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 7, 2015), cover price $35.99 | About this edition: The #1 New York Times author of The Day of the Jackal and numerous other best-sellers traces the story of his life, detailing the high-risk experiences as a wartime Royal Air Force pilot that inspired many of his famous storylines.
9780399176074 | Putnam Pub Group, October 6, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.

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9781101981856 | Putnam Pub Group, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the grand master of international suspense comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.
9780552171700 | Transworld Pub, May 19, 2016, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: From the grand master of international suspense comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.
9780552172806 | Gardners Books, April 10, 2016, cover price $12.15
9780593075418 | Gardners Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $25.35 | About this edition: From the grand master of international suspense comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.

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9780147520654 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, October 6, 2015), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.

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Product Description: One of literature's most beloved authors is beautifully documented in this illustrated biography of Virginia Woolf. Featuring handwritten text paired with beguiling illustrations and a tactile cover with foil-stamped and debossed details, this giftable package reveals the formative events of Woolf's life: how she was supported—and challenged—in her craft, her struggles with mental illness, and how her great works came to be...read more
By Zena Alkayat and Nina Cosford (illustrator)

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9781452150222 | Chronicle Books Llc, March 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: One of literature's most beloved authors is beautifully documented in this illustrated biography of Virginia Woolf.

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Product Description: Now in paperback, the utterly comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, and fully authorized account of the life and work of one of the world’s great storytellers, Neil Gaiman.Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, and occasional artist, there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn’t ventured down—from unforgettable books like The Ocean at the End of the Lane and American Gods to groundbreaking comics and graphic novels like The Sandman and Violent Cases; from big-screen fantasies like Coraline and Stardust to small-screen epics like Doctor Who and Neverwhere; and from short stories to songwriting, stage plays to radio plays, journalism to filmmaking, and all points in between...read more

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9780521412940, titled "The Crisis in Modernism: Bergson and the Vitalist Controversy" | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1992, cover price $85.00 | also contains The Crisis in Modernism: Bergson and the Vitalist Controversy | About this edition: The Modernist movement has been regarded as representing a crisis point in Western thought.

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9780062432957, titled "The Art of Neil Gaiman: The Story of a Writer with Handwritten Notes, Drawings, Manuscripts & Personal Photographs" | Reprint edition (Harper Design Intl, November 24, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Now in paperback, the utterly comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, and fully authorized account of the life and work of one of the world’s great storytellers, Neil Gaiman.

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Product Description: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman...read more
By Michael Page (narrator) and Adam Sisman

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9781511335751 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 3, 2015), cover price $69.97 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the internationally adored author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and A Perfect Spy—arguably one of the most important and influential writers of the post-World War II period—by the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning biographer Adam Sisman.

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Product Description: In this definitive biography–blessed by John le Carré himself–Adam Sisman reveals the man behind the bestselling persona. In John le Carré, Sisman shines a spotlight on David Cornwell, an expert at hiding in plain sight–“born to lying,” he wrote in 2002, “bred to it, trained to it by an industry that lies for a living, practiced in it as a novelist...read more
By Michael Page (narrator)

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9781511335744 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: In this definitive biography–blessed by John le Carré himself–Adam Sisman reveals the man behind the bestselling persona.

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Product Description: Rare personal reflections from “one of our most talented writers” (The New York Times Book Review)Look out for Penelope Lively’s new book, The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories.Memory and history have been Penelope Lively’s terrain in fiction throughout a career that has spanned five decades...read more

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9780670016556 | Viking Pr, February 6, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The beloved and bestselling author takes an intimate look back at a life of reading and writing“The memory that we live with .

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9780143126270 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, June 23, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Rare personal reflections from “one of our most talented writers” (The New York Times Book Review)Look out for Penelope Lively’s new book, The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories.

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9781628990546 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, April 1, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: ""The memory that we live with .

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Product Description: Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. Virginia Woolf: A Portrait blends recently unearthed documents, key primary sources, and personal interviews with Woolf's relatives and other acquaintances to render in unmatched detail the author's complicated relationship with her husband, Leonard; her father, Leslie Stephen; and her half-sister, Vanessa Bell...read more
By Jody Gladding (trans)

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9780231153560 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work.

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9780425068434, titled "High Country Holdup" | Berkley Pub Group, February 1, 1984, cover price $2.50 | also contains High Country Holdup | About this edition: After Howard Rice saves John Slocum's life, Slocum is hired to protect Rice's gold from a gang of deadly robbers

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Product Description: Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.R.F.KEATING crime writing awards, this real-life detective story investigates how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction.Detective stories of the Twenties and Thirties have long been stereotyped as cosily conventional...read more

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9780008105969 | Harpercollins, May 7, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.

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9780008105983 | Collins Crime, May 3, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.
9780380833375, titled "Ifo Report" | Avon Books, May 1, 1983, cover price $3.50 | also contains Ifo Report | About this edition: Four newspaper reporters risk their lives to investigate the possiblity of a government cover-up of an encounter with extraterrestrial creatures

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Product Description: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond. For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming lived at Goldeneye, the house he built on a point of high land overlooking a small white sand beach on Jamaica’s stunning north coast...read more

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9781605986869 | Pegasus Books, March 11, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.

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Product Description: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming lived at Goldeneye, the house he built on a point of high land overlooking a small white-sand beach on Jamaica's stunning north coast...read more

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9781481514170, titled "Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 11, 2015), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Amid the lush beauty of Jamaica's northern coast lies the true story of Ian Fleming's iconic creation: James Bond.

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Product Description: This beguiling tale of a scandalous ménage à trois among England’s upper classes is a high society love story that combines memoir and biography into a fascinating, heady read in the vein of The Bolter and Portrait of a Marriage.Among the glittering stars of British society, Sofka Zinovieff’s grandparents lived and loved with abandon...read more

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9780062338945, titled "The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me: An Aristocratic Family, a High-society Scandal and an Extraordinary Legacy" | Harpercollins, March 31, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This beguiling tale of a scandalous ménage à trois among England’s upper classes is a high society love story that combines memoir and biography into a fascinating, heady read in the vein of The Bolter and Portrait of a Marriage.

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Product Description: A number one bestseller in Britain, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, funny, wise memoir is the book that his fans everywhere have been waiting for. Since his PBS television debut in the Blackadder series, the American profile of this multitalented writer, actor and comedian has grown steadily, especially in the wake of his title role in the film Wilde, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination, and his supporting role in A Civil Action...read more

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9781616954727 | Soho Pr Inc, November 11, 2014, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A number one bestseller in Britain, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, funny, wise memoir is the book that his fans everywhere have been waiting for.

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Product Description: Agatha Christie was the most famous female crime writers of all time, and yet in December 1926 when she was 35 years old, became the subject of a mystery: her disappearance for a period of eleven days. Questions arose such as why did she abandon her motorcar on such a bitterly cold winter’s night with her fur coat inside it? Why did Christie adopt a false name and claim that she originated from Cape Town, South Africa? Why did she not recognize either a photograph of her own daughter or husband when she was finally reunited with him? He accused her of playing a deliberate hoax on the police in an attempt to generate publicity as a crime writer...read more

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9781781552629 | Fonthill Media, October 19, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Agatha Christie was the most famous female crime writers of all time, and yet in December 1926 when she was 35 years old, became the subject of a mystery: her disappearance for a period of eleven days.

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Product Description: “The memory that we live with…is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on. It is our ID; this is how we know who we are and where we have been.”Memory and history have been Penelope Lively’s terrain in fiction over a career that has spanned five decades...read more
By Kelly Birch (narrator)

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9781491532812 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, July 1, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “The memory that we live with…is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on.
9781491532836 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, July 1, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: “The memory that we live with…is the moth-eaten version of our own past that each of us carries around, depends on.

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Product Description: James Gordon Bennett has many claims to being called the father of modern journalism. Through the columns of the New York Herald this book explores the climate of opinion in a turbulent era and traces the developing power of the modern press on politics and politicians.
By Audrey Niffenegger (foreword by)

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9780312439552, titled "James Gordon Bennett and the New York Herald: A Study of Editorial Opinion in the Civil War Era, 1854-1867" | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1986, cover price $39.95 | also contains James Gordon Bennett and the New York Herald: A Study of Editorial Opinion in the Civil War Era, 1854-1867 | About this edition: James Gordon Bennett has many claims to being called the father of modern journalism.

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Product Description: Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although his peers accepted him as a British gentleman, he never forgot where he came from...read more
By Stephen Brennan (editor)

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9781626361386 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, May 6, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886.

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Product Description: With unprecedented access to Neil Gaiman’s personal archives, author Hayley Campbell gives an insider’s glimpse into the artistic inspirations and musings of one of the world’s most visionary writers.Over the last twenty-five years, Neil Gaiman has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own...read more

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9780062248565 | Harper Design Intl, May 20, 2014, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: With unprecedented access to Neil Gaiman’s personal archives, author Hayley Campbell gives an insider’s glimpse into the artistic inspirations and musings of one of the world’s most visionary writers.

The dramatic love story of two extraordinary individuals—Nancy Mitford and Free French commander Gaston Palewski—living in extraordinary times."Oh, the horror of love!" Nancy Mitford once exclaimed to her sister Diana Mosley.Elegant and intelligent, Nancy was a reknowned wit and a popular author. Yet this bright, waspish woman, capable of unerring emotional analysis in her work gave her heart to a well-known philanderer who went on to marry another woman. Was Nancy that unremarkable thing—a deluded lover—or was she a remarkable woman engaged in a sophisticated love affair? Gaston Palewski was the Free French commander and one of the most influential politicians in post-war Europe. Their life together was spent amongst the most exciting, powerful, and controversial figures in the center of reawakening Europe. She supported him throughout his tumultuous career and he inspired some of her best work, including The Pursuit of Love. Lisa Hilton's provocative and emotionally challenging book reveals how, with discipline, gentleness, and a great deal of elegance, Nancy Mitford and Gaston Palewski achieved an affair of the heart. 8 page B&W insert

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9781605983929 | Pegasus Books, December 12, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The dramatic love story of two extraordinary individuals—Nancy Mitford and Free French commander Gaston Palewski—living in extraordinary times.

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9781605985114 | Reprint edition (Pegasus Books, November 14, 2013), cover price $15.95

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Product Description: We all know who James Bond is, but how many of us know much about his creator, Ian Fleming, a master of espionage and thrillers? In this full-length biography, author Andrew Lycett tells the story of Ian Fleming's life proving that it was just as dramatic as that of his fictional creation...read more

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9781250037985 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: We all know who James Bond is, but how many of us know much about his creator, Ian Fleming, a master of espionage and thrillers?

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Product Description: Ever since he first discovered Graham Greene's work, Pico Iyer has felt a haunting closeness with the English writer. In The Man Within My Head, Iyer follows Greene's trail from his first novel, The Man Within, to such later classics as The Quiet American, examining Greene's obsessions, his elusiveness, and his penchant for mystery...read more

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9780307267610 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 3, 2012, cover price $25.95

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9780307387561 | Vintage Books, January 22, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Ever since he first discovered Graham Greene's work, Pico Iyer has felt a haunting closeness with the English writer.

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Product Description: The groundbreaking biography of one of the world's best-loved and bestselling authorsWho was the real Georgette Heyer?Georgette Heyer famously said, "I am to be found in my work."Who was this amazing writer who was so secretive about her personal life that she never gave an interview? Where did she get her ideas? Were there real-life models for her ultra-manly heroes, independent-minded heroines, irascible guardians, and clever villains? What motivated her to build a Regency worldso intricately researched that readers want to escape there again and again? Heyer's Regency romances, historical novels, and mysteries have surprised and delighted millions of readers for decades, while the woman behind the storieshas stayed hidden...read more

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9781402271755 | Sourcebooks Inc, January 1, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The groundbreaking biography of one of the world's best-loved and bestselling authorsWho was the real Georgette Heyer?

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Product Description: A final statement from the greatest clairvoyant of twentieth-century literature. Never before published in America, this revelatory autobiography―hailed as “fascinating [and] amazingly lucid” (Guardian)―charts the remarkable story of James Graham Ballard, a man described by Martin Amis as “the most original English writer of the last century...read more
By China Mieville (introduced by)

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9780871404206 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, February 4, 2013), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A final statement from the greatest clairvoyant of twentieth-century literature.

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Product Description: This new, expanded edition of the widely praised biography of the Booker Prize-winning author J.G. Farrell is timely. His literary achievement is still in the ascendent, as proved by the posthumous award in 2010 of the ‘Lost’ Booker for Troubles, decided by international e-vote...read more

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9781859184899 | Exp new edition (Cork Univ Pr, November 30, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This new, expanded edition of the widely praised biography of the Booker Prize-winning author J.

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9780747551904 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, September 1, 2000, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: In 1979 in Ireland, J.

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