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Steinbeck: A Collection of Critical Essays

By: Davis, Robert. Murray (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, USA, Prentice- Hall Inc.: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ESS3

ISBN: 0138466599

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 225gms, 183 pages. The contributors Steinbeck analyse, among other themes, Steinbecks' use of allegory, his sense of the pastoral, and his ability to embody in his work a deeply felt personal mythos. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout, small stamp from previous owner on the inside front page, small tear to front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're... View more info

Essence of Truth, The: On Plato's Cave Allegory and Theaetetus

By: Heidegger, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Continuum: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: PHI32

ISBN: 0826477046

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus of English translation, 304gms, 253 pages. This book offers a thorough explanation of the most fundamental and abiding theme in Heidegger's philosophy: the difference between truth as 'the unhiddenness of beings' and truth as 'the correctness of propositions'. Based on a course of lectures delivered at Freiburg in 1932, it also offers an original analysis of the philosophy of Plato. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Under the Dome

By: King, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HORFIC120

ISBN: 0340992573

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 988gms, 880 pages. This is a high-octane thriller, an apocalyptic vision and a fascinating allegory ion a tyrannical state of political darkness. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Mission Song, The

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Australia: 2006

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: CRIFIC3192

ISBN: 0733621171

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first Australian edition, 538gms, 337 pages. By turn thriller, love story and comic allegory of our times, this book recounts Salvo's heroically naive journey out of the dark of Western hypocrisy, and into the heart of lightness. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Singer, The

By: Miller, Calvin

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Church Pastoral Aid Society: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: POE117

ISBN: 0854915370

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 288gms, 151 pages. Calvin Miller's absorbing and beautifully told allegory presents the reader with more than just a story. It involves him in a relationship with the Singer himself. Learn his song and you will never be the same again. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous bookseller on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other preloved markings. View more info