Author:De BERNIÈRES, Louis

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Corelli's Mandolin

By: De BERNIÈRES, Louis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 41275

ISBN: 0679436448

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A first printing of the stated first American edition of this novel of World War II. Set on the Greek island of Cephallonia, the story revolves around the local residents' reaction to the occupation of their island by Italian soldiers. This work was originally titled "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" when first published in the U.K., and it used the original title when made into a 2001 movie starring Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with black & white photographic portrait of the author to back flap. ... View more info

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The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts: A Novel

By: de Bernieres, Louis

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1991

Stock No.: 60153

ISBN: 0688111297

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Author's first novel. Stated First US Edition; originally published in Britain. Black smudges lower & fore edges; otherwise clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket in top shape and in Brodart poly protector w/orig. $25.00 flap price unclipped. ; 60153; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 363 pages View more info

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Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord

By: De BERNIÈRES, Louis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books / Random House: 1998

Stock No.: 60620

ISBN: 0375700145

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Louis de Bernières's novel is set in a fictional South American country which has such high levels of violence and corruption that ". . .the only thing that works is magic." The novel has been described as "Inventive, witty, yet deadly serious. . ." in a review on the back cover. The author is perhaps best known for his novel, "Corelli's Mandolin". --- In wraps with colorful John Gall illustration to cover. --- The leaves are a bit tanned, else a tightly-bound, clean, unmarked copy. Publisher's promotional sticker to front cover.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xiv, 331 pag... View more info