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Listing books from publisher: Sceptre

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£89.99

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet

Author: David Mitchell

Price: £89.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 May 2010

 

Synopsis

David Mitchell s novels have captivated critics and readers alike, as his Man Booker shortlistings and Richard & Judy Book of the Year ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£12.99

City of Thieves

Author: David Benioff

Price: £12.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 26 June 2008

 

Synopsis

Four months into the siege of Leningrad, the city is starving. Seventeen-year-old Lev fears for his life when he is arrested for looting the bo ... read more

UK First Edition, Signed, Lined & Dated by the author

£35.00

The Marlowe Papers - SIGNED, LINED & DATED

Author: Ros Barber

Price: £35.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 01 June 2012

 

Synopsis

On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official version. Now Christop ... read more

Signed by the author

£16.00

Ghost Portrait

Author: Gregory Norminton

Price: £16.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 09 May 2005

 

Synopsis

This intimate and compelling novel deftly interweaves three periods in the life of 17th-century painter Nathaniel Deller: in 1650, just after C ... read more

Signed & Dated by the author.

£25.00

Rifling Paradise

Author: Jem Poster

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 February 2006

 

Synopsis

When past indiscretions catch up with Charles Redbourne, a minor English landowner, he is propelled from England to Australia, where he plans t ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£16.99

December

Author: Elizabeth H. Winthrop

Price: £16.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 10 July 2008

 

Synopsis

Eleven-year-old Isabelle hasn't spoken in nine months, and as December begins the situation is getting desperate. Her mother has stopp ... read more

£17.99

Sunnyside

Author: Glen David Gold

Price: £17.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 25 June 2009

 

Synopsis

From the author of the acclaimed CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL comes a grand entertainment with the brilliantly realized figure of Charlie Chaplin at ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£25.00

Nero

Author: David Wishart

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 November 1996

 

Synopsis

A view of Emperor Nero is presented by Titus Petronius, Nero's pleasure-loving "Advisor on Taste", who illustrates how tumultuous ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£75.00

I, Virgil

Author: David Wishart

Price: £75.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 16 February 1995

 

Synopsis

The tale of a brilliant man, Virgil, author of "The Aeneid", struggling to find his Muse in a turbulent period in history.   ... read more

Signed by the author

£40.00

Germanicus

Author: David Wishart

Price: £40.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 August 1997

 

Synopsis

Set in Ancient Rome. When Marcus Corvinus is summoned by the Empress Livia he fears the worst: age has not sweetened her. But Livia has a favou ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£129.99

The Other Hand - Signed and Dated Limited Slipcase Edition of 250 copies

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £129.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 01 January 2008

 

Synopsis

We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Nevertheless, you need t ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£49.99

The Other Hand

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £49.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 August 2008

 

Synopsis

We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Nevertheless, you need t ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£20.00

Watch Me Disappear

Author: Jill Dawson

Price: £20.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 March 2006

 

Synopsis

By the author of "Fred and Edie", this is a subtle, superbly written psychological chiller about desire both innocent and warped. Tin ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£25.00

The Welsh Girl

Author: Peter Ho Davies

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 03 May 2007

 

Synopsis

In 1944, a German Jewish refugee is sent to Wales to interview Rudolf Hess; in Snowdonia, a seventeen-year-old girl, the daughter of a fier ... read more

Signed by the author

£12.99

Boxer, Beetle

Author: Ned Beauman

Price: £12.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 05 August 2010

 

Synopsis

This is a novel for people with breeding. Only people with the right genes and the wrong impulses will find its marriage of bold ideas and ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£20.00

The Woman Who Waited

Author: Andreï Makine

Price: £20.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 10 April 2006

 

Synopsis

When a young dissident writer from Leningrad arrives in a remote Russian village to study local customs, one woman stands out: Vera, who has be ... read more

Signed by the author

£25.00

King David

Author: Allan Massie

Price: £25.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 20 July 1995

 

Synopsis

As in the Roman novels "Augustus", "Tiberius" and "Caesar", the author explores the complexity of King David: she ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£85.00

Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell

Price: £85.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 08 May 2006

 

Synopsis

David Mitchell comes home - to England, 1982, and the cusp of adolescence. Jason Taylor is 13, doomed to be growing up in the most boring famil ... read more

Signed by the author

£16.99

The Optimists

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £16.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 March 2005

 

Synopsis

Clem Glass was a successful photojournalist, fired by his conviction that only photographs could capture the world's true face. Then, in Af ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£45.00

Ingenious Pain

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £45.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 20 February 1997

 

Synopsis

The rise, fall and redemption of an extraordinary man born unable to feel pain. Growing up in the West Country in the mid-18th century, James D ... read more

Signed & Dated by the author.

£30.00

Pure

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £30.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 09 June 2011

 

Synopsis

A year of bones, of grave-dirt, relentless work. Of mummified corpses and chanting priests. A year of rape, suicide, sudden death. Of frie ... read more

Slipcase Limited Edition Hardback

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£30.00

Gold - Slipcase Edition

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £30.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

Usually, this is where we'd tell you what this book is about. But with Chris Cleave, it's a bit different. Because if you' ... read more

UK First Edition, Signed and Lined by the author

£22.99

Gold

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £22.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

Usually, this is where we'd tell you what this book is about. But with Chris Cleave, it's a bit different. Because if you' ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£29.99

The Yellow Birds - SIGNED & PUBLICATION DATED

Author: Kevin Powers

Price: £29.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 06 September 2012

 

Synopsis

An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, THE YELLOW BIRDS is already being hai ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£24.99

The Daughters of Mars

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £24.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 25 October 2012

 

Synopsis

In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nurses, escaping the confines of their father's dairy farm and carrying a g ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

Murder By The Book (The Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)

Author: Susanna Gregory

Price: £19.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

It is drawing near to the end of term, and the University at Cambridge is in turmoil over the opening of a new Common Library. There is an atta ... read more

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£45.00

A River Town

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £45.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 02 March 1995

 

Synopsis

Tim Shea, a young Irishman, supports his family by running a general store in a remote New South Wales town. But his generosity gets him into d ... read more

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£50.00

The People's Train

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £50.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 17 September 2009

 

Synopsis

Artem Samsurov, a protégé of Lenin, makes an extraordinary escape from Tsarist Russia to reach sanctuary in Australia, but soon d ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£14.99

The Night Guest - SIGNED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

Author: Fiona McFarlane

Price: £14.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 14 January 2014

 

Synopsis

In an isolated house on the New South Wales coast, Ruth - a widow whose sons work abroad - lives alone. Until one day a stranger ... read more

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How to be Well Read: A guide to 500 great novels and a handful of literary curiosities, John Sutherland, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£20.00

How to be Well Read: A guide to 500 great novels and a handful of literary curiosities

by John Sutherland

 

Synopsis

As the annual flood of published novels grows ever greater, it's a hard a job to keep up, let alone sort the wheat from the chaff. Fortunat ... read more

 

Release 08 May 2014

Publisher Random House

ISBN 978-1847946409

Boyhood Island (My Struggle 3), Karl Ove Knausgaard , signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

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£17.99

Boyhood Island (My Struggle 3)

by Karl Ove Knausgaard

 

Synopsis

Childhood is exhilarating and terrifying. For the young Karl Ove, new houses, classes and friends are met with manic excitement and creeping dr ... read more

 

Release 31 May 2014

Publisher Harvill Secker

ISBN 978-1846557224

Enemies at Home (Flavia Albia 2), Lindsey Davis, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£18.99

Enemies at Home (Flavia Albia 2)

by Lindsey Davis

 

Synopsis

From renowned author Lindsey Davis, creator of the much-loved character, Marcus Didius Falco and his friends and family, comes the second novel ... read more

 

Release 24 April 2014

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444766585

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Exclusive Slipcase Edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Exclusive Signed & Numbered First Edition (500) copies in Slipcase

£50.00

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Exclusive Numbered Slipcase Edition - MARCH 2012 BOOK OF THE MONTH

by Rachel Joyce

 

Synopsis

When Harold Fry sets out one morning to post a letter to his dying friend Queenie he finds himself at the start of a journey that will have man ... read more

 

Release 15 March 2012

Publisher Doubleday

ISBN 978-0857520647

The Scarlet Thief

Signed, Lined & Dated

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

The Scarlet Thief - May 2013 Book of the Month

by Paul Fraser Collard

 

Synopsis

'This is a brilliant debut and I look forward to reading more of Jack Lark!' Bernard Cornwell   1854: The banks of the A ... read more

 

Release 09 May 2013

Publisher Headline

ISBN 978-1472200235

Look Who's Back, Timur Vermes, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£15.00

Look Who's Back - SIGNED & PUBLICATION BY THE AUTHOR AND THE TRANSLATOR

by Timur Vermes

 

Synopsis

Summer 2011. Berlin. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of ground, alive and well. Things have changed - no Eva Braun, no N ... read more

 

Release 02 April 2014

Publisher Maclehose Press

ISBN 978-0857052926

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