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Life Before Man

By: Atwood, Margaret

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000095


Imprisoned by walls of their own construction, here are three people, each in midlife, in midcrisis, forced to make choices--after the rules have changed. Elizabeth, with her controlled sensuality, her suppressed rage, is married to the wrong man. She has just lost her latest lover to suicide. Nate, her gentle, indecisive husband, is planning to leave her for Lesje, a perennial innocent who prefers dinosaurs to men. Hanging over them all is the ghost of Elizabeth's d... View more info

Force of Circumstance - Third Volume of Her Autobiography

By: Beauvoir, Simone de

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Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Penguin Books Canada, Limited: 1968

Seller ID: 002907


Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986), a French writer, first articulated what has since become the basis of the modern feminist movement. She was the author of novels, autobiographies, and non-fiction analysis dealing with women's position in a male-dominated world. View more info

Prime of Life

By: Beauvoir, Simone de

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1976

Seller ID: 002921


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The Portable Faulkner

By: Faulkner, William

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Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003605


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The Great Gatsby

By: Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Seller ID: 001651


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Daniel Martin

By: Fowles, John

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Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Little, Brown & Company: 1977

Seller ID: 000629


Set internationally and spanning three decades, Daniel Martin is, in the author's own words, 'intended as a defence and illustration of an unfashionable philosophy, humanism, and also as an exploration of what it is to be English'. It is the richly evoked narrative of a contemporary Englishman's attempt to see himself and his time in the mirrors of his past and present. View more info

The Ebony Tower

By: Fowles, John

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Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Little, Brown & Company: 1974

Seller ID: 000632


The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality. View more info

A Sport of Nature

By: Gordimer, Nadine

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 000627


Gordimer weaves together the tale of the life of Hillela, a South African Jew, with a history of modern South Africa since the 1950s. PW stated that this ninth novel of Gordimer's "could well be considered her masterpiece." (Publishers Weekly) View more info

Narcissus and Goldmund

By: Hesse, Hermann

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books (UK): 1971

Seller ID: 003694


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The Odyssey

By: Homer

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books (UK): 1971

Seller ID: 003704


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Rhinoceros, The Chairs, The Lesson

By: Ionesco, Eugène

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1971

Seller ID: 002920


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Dubliners, a Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Chamber Music

By: Joyce, James

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Publisher: New York, NY, Gramercy Books: 1992

Seller ID: 001627


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Women in Love

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Penguin Books Canada, Limited: 1975

Seller ID: 002908


Women in Love is widely regarded as D. H. Lawrence's greatest novel. The novel continues where: The Rainbow left off with the third generation of Brangwens: Ursula Brangwen, now a teacher at Beldover, a mining town in the Midlands, and her sister Gudrun, who has returned from art school in London. The focus of the novel is primarily on their relationships, Ursula's with Rupert Birkin, a school inspector, though he gives that up, and Gudrun's with Gerald Crich, an indust... View more info

Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1972

Seller ID: 002922


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Utopia

By: More, Thomas

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Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books (UK): 1972

Seller ID: 003702


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The Progress of Love

By: Munro, Alice

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Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1986

Seller ID: 001679


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The Message to the Planet

By: Murdoch, Iris

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY., Viking: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000040


Mage or madman? Marcus Vallar was a brilliant mathematician who abandoned science, a gifted painter who walked away from art. Now confined to a mental home, he's sought out by bands of "Seekers" and "Stone People" who believe--on good evidence--that he's raised a man from the dead. But Marcus struggles in vain to frame a coherent message. It's as if, he says, "the gods were offering us, at the very last moment, a glimpse of . . . of . . . ." A dis... View more info

Houseboy

By: Oyono, Ferdinand

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Publisher: London, UK, Heinemann Educational Books: 1960

Seller ID: 003382


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The Portable Steinbeck

By: Pascal Covici, Jr. John Steinbeck

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, The Viking Press: 1971

Seller ID: 000318


A collection of Steinbeck's work containing: Of Mice and Men; The Red Pony; The Long Valley, The Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, Indubious Battle, The Grapes of Wrath, Sea of Cortez, Cannery Row, The Winter of Our Discontent, and other selections. View more info

The Delivery

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000973


First English edition, translated by Eileen Ellenbogen. Early title. View more info