Baba Schwartz's story began before the Holocaust could have been imagined. As a spirited girl in a warm and loving Jewish family, she lived a normal life in a small town in eastern Hungary. In "The May Beetles," Baba describes the innocence and excitement of ... read more

The May Beetles - My First Twenty Years
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1997. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a single crease to the bottom corner of the front wrap.

Nophoto
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A celebration of rural life from the disastrous to the comic. It has an eye on the bigger issues: localism versus globalism; natural farming versus the use of chemicals and the need for sustainability.

2000. A paperback copy in very good, unmarked condition.

The Olive Grove
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FREDERICK FORSYTH HAS SEEN IT ALL. AND LIVED TO TELL THE TALE...At eighteen, Forsyth was the youngest pilot to qualify with the RAF. At twenty-five, he was stationed in East Berlin as a journalist during the Cold War. Before he turned thirty, he was in Africa contro... read more

The Outsider: Frederick Forsyth
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James Packer turns to Greek mythology in an attempt to explain the most exciting yet tumultuous period of his 50 years on earth.'I was like Icarus', the billionaire tells his biographer, journalist Damon Kitney, of the heady days of 201... read more

The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Packer
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Recruited by the KGB at Cambridge in the 1930s, Kim Philby made his way into the British Secret Intelligence Service. As a liaison officer in Washington for the CIA and FBI he revealed everything he'd learned to his Moscow bosses. This biography by his wife reveals the man behind the treachery.

1999. First edition. A near fine, unmarked copy in a very good d/w only marked by light rubbing to the head of the spine.

The Private Life of Kim Philby : The Moscow Years
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Steven Murphy spent his formative years in Sydney's Redfern. Abandoned by his mother when only weeks old, his father left him in the care of a cruel, alcoholic stepmother while he himself was in jail. Unbelievably the child dubbed the Pyjama Boy fought his way through life to achieve the ultimate goal.

2005. Reprint. A near fine, unmarked copy.

The Pyjama Boy
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1977. First edition. A very good copy in a good d/w which has an area of loss from the rear panel.

Nophoto
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1981. First edition. A very good copy.

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1982. First edition. A near fine, unmarked copy in a very good, unclipped d/w with some sunfading to the spine and panels.

Nophoto
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Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet, very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 abduction o... read more

The Real Lolita - The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World
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"The Royal Tour" is a facsimile of Petty Officer Harry Price's handwritten and illustrated account of the cruise of the HMS Ophir in 1901, when the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) toured almost the whole of the Bri... read more

1980. First edition (facsimile). A fine, unmarked copy in a good, unclipped d/w with some edge wear.

The Royal Tour 1901, or, the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir
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