Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

The Age of Miracles

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£14.99

The Age of Miracles

Author: Karen Thompson Walker

Price: £14.99

Published by: Simon & Schuster

Date Available: 21 June 2012

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophies are always different - unimagined, unprepared for, unknown...' What if our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours, until day becomes night and night becomes day? What effect would this slowing have on the world? On the birds in the sky, the whales in the sea, the astronauts in space, and on an eleven-year-old girl, grappling with emotional changes in her own life..? One morning, Julia and her parents wake up in their suburban home in California to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth is noticeably slowing. The enormity of this is almost beyond comprehension. And yet, even if the world is, in fact, coming to an end, as some assert, day-to-day life must go on. Julia, facing the loneliness and despair of an awkward adolescence, witnesses the impact of this phenomenon on the world, on the community, on her family and on herself.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-0857207234

People who ordered this also ordered...

Ghost Light

Ghost Light

The Bastard of Istanbul

The Bastard of Istanbul

I Am Number Four -  Signed, Numbered & Slipcase Edition - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

I Am Number Four - Signed, Numbered & Slipcase Edition - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Facility - JANUARY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH, NUMBERED EDITION

The Facility - JANUARY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH, NUMBERED EDITION

Boxer, Beetle

Boxer, Beetle

Three Seconds

Three Seconds

Reckless - Signed Twice

Reckless - Signed Twice

Snowdrops - Exclusive Numbered Edition - SHORTLISTED FOR BOOKER 2011

Snowdrops - Exclusive Numbered Edition - SHORTLISTED FOR BOOKER 2011

FROZEN MOMENT, Signed, lined & dated UK 1st edition

FROZEN MOMENT, Signed, lined & dated UK 1st edition

The QUANTUM THIEF

The QUANTUM THIEF

The Redeemed - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Redeemed - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

Before I Go To Sleep - MAY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH - EXCLUSIVE GOLD EDGED EDITION

Before I Go To Sleep - MAY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH - EXCLUSIVE GOLD EDGED EDITION

Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In

Lyrics Alley

Lyrics Alley

Petrified

Petrified

The London Train - Signed, Lined & Dated

The London Train - Signed, Lined & Dated

Ten Stories about Smoking (Boxed Edition)

Ten Stories about Smoking (Boxed Edition)

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
The Wolf Border

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£17.99

The Wolf Border

by Sarah Hall

 

Synopsis

For almost a decade Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reserv ... read more

 

Release 02 April 2015

Publisher Faber & Faber

ISBN 978-0571258123

Wolf Winter

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£14.99

Wolf Winter

by Cecilia Ekbäck

 

Synopsis

A brilliantly written and gripping historical Nordic Noir thriller with all the intrigue and atmosphere of Burial Rites, the pent-up ... read more

 

Release 11 March 2015

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 9781444789515

Gift Voucher £50

£50.00

Gift Voucher £50

by Goldsboro Books

 

Synopsis

Although the postage will appear on the order, you won't be charged for the postage and the vouchers will be posted free of charge. Gif ... read more

 

Release 01 July 2015

Publisher Goldsboro Books

ISBN Gift Voucher £50

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
The Sentinel

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£17.99

The Sentinel - OCTOBER 2012 BOOK OF THE MONTH

by Mark Oldfield

 

Synopsis

Madrid, winter 1953: the snow lies thick on the ground and Comandante Guzman of the Brigada Especial is preparing a dawn raid. His job is to hun... read more

 

Release 01 October 2012

Publisher Head of Zeus

ISBN 978-1908800183

God of Vengeance, Giles Kristian, signed first edition

UK First Edition, Signed and Lined by the author

£24.99

God of Vengeance

by Giles Kristian

 

Synopsis

Norway AD785. A land of petty kingdoms and ambitious men . . . When King Gorm betrays Jarl Harald and puts his family to the sword, he makes... read more

 

Release 24 April 2014

Publisher Bantam Press

ISBN 978-0593066188

The Children Act , Ian McEwan, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£16.99

The Children Act

by Ian McEwan

 

Synopsis

Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and ... read more

 

Release 04 September 2014

Publisher Jonathan Cape

ISBN 978-0224101998

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.