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1 De Bernieres, Louis Corelli's Mandolin : A Novel
New York, NY, U.S.A. Pantheon Books 1994 0-679-43644-8 / 9780679436447 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover 
Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Black boards quarterbound in black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. 437pps. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light rubbing wear at the extremities; the original price (24.00) is intact.

"...The Greek island of Cephallonia -- peaceful, remote, famed for its beauty, its light, its mythic history -- and only just beginning to enter the twentieth century when the tide of World War II rolls onto its shores. This is the setting for De Bernieres's lyrical, heartbreaking, and hilarious chonicle of the days and nights of the island's inhabitants over fifty tumultuous years.
'It was an island filled with gods,' writes Dr. Iannis, Cephallonia's healer and fledgling historian. And though the people who fill the island in 1940 may be less divine than their Olympian forebears, they are nonetheless divinely human, and none more so than the doctor's daughter, Pelagia..."


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Price: 75.00 USD
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2 De Bernieres, Louis The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts : A Novel
New York, NY, U.S.A. Morrow/Avon / Arbor House 1992 0688111297 / 9780688111298 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Canary-colored boards quarterbound in blue cloth. The spine is gilt-stamped. 363pps. There is a mild bump to the lower rear tip, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a touch of crinkling at the head of the spine and at the lower rear tip; no chips, soiling, or tears. The original price is intact. The author's first novel, preceding the more widely known Captain Corelli's Mandolin. ".An intoxicating story of life, love, and politics in South America, which manages, within its gloriously panoramic scope, to be human, compassionate, and utterly compelling." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Money back guarantee. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
Price: 34.90 USD
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