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Simple Prayers

By: Golding, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16103


Signed by Golding on the title page. Set on a small island off of Venice in the fourteenth century, Golding's first novel concerns a plague which descends upon an idyllic community. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Carpenter's Pencil

By: Rivas, Manuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17593


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers. Set in Galicia during the Spanish Civil War, this novel tells the story of Dr. Daniel Da Barca, who twice miraculously escapes death in front of the firing squad only to be given life imprisonment. The author's first novel to appear in English. View more info

Camellia Street

By: Rodoreda, Merce

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, MN, Graywolf Press: 1993

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17572


Signed by Sandra Cisneros at the foreword. Paralyzing claustrophobia, petty suspicion and spying, stifled daydreaming, and male brutality make up the life of a working woman in war-torn Barcelona during the 1940s and 1950s. Translated by David Rosenthal.; Signed by Contributor View more info

Russka

By: Rutherfurd, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16235


In this historical novel, the triumphs, tragedies, passions, and struggles of successive generations of four families are shaped by the turbulent events and forces of Russian history, from ancient times to the twentieth century. By the author of Sarum. View more info