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1 Miller, Alex AUTUMN LAING
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Allen & Unwin 2011 174237851X / 9781742378510 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 
452pp. Printed endpapers. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain red boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket ostensibly undamaged. Few Australian literary awards have eluded author Alex Miller, if fact he has twice been the recipient of Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award. This title is his latest offering . . . Autumn Laing is a young woman married to Arthur when she seduces Pat Donlon, who is married to the expectant, young and beautiful Edith. Events surface when, as an 85 year-old, Autumn, seeking redemption, begins to tell her story; "They are all dead, and I am skeleton-gaunt . . . " Book weight approx. 660g. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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2 Miller, Alex LOVESONG (Collector's Limited Edition, Signed)
Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia Allen and Unwin 2009 1742372724 / 9781742372723 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good + Numbered Collector's Edition Signed by Author
354pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Number 228 in a Numbered Collector's Edition of 500. Penned number 228, author signature to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked, with just a hint of tanning. Attached ribbon bookmark slightly frayed at end. Gilt decorated boards very good+, with the faintest of marking to plain background of text strip . From the inside rear cover: "Strangers did not, as a rule, find their way to Chez Dom, a small Tunisian cafe in Paris. Run by the widow Houria and her young niece Sabiha, the cafe offers a home away from home for the North African immigrant workers at the great abattoirs of Vaugirad . . . When one day a lost Australian tourist, John Patterner, seeks shelter in the cafe from a sudden Parisian rainstorm, a tragic love story begins to unfold . . . Told with Miller's distinctive clarity, intelligence and compassion, 'Lovesong' is a pitch-perfect novel, a tender and enthralling story about the intimate lives of ordinary people." Book weight approx. 525g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 75.20 AUD
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Crows Nest, NSW, Australia Allen & Unwin 2006 174175013x / 9781741750133 First Thus Softcover Near Fine 
322pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper as new. " . . . a work of great subtlety, strength and intellect. its examination of the artist at work is complex and completely absorbing. But at its heart, very simply, it is a book about love." Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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