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1 (Puig, Manuel). Kerr, Lucille SUSPENDED FICTIONS: Reading Novels by Manuel Puig
Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, (1987). 0252013298 / 9780252013294 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in maroon cloth; no dustjacket. 
Thorough-going, novel-by-novel study of the Argentine-born author of THE BUENOS AIRES AFFAIR, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, BETRAYED BY RITA HAYWORTH, and HEARTBREAK TANGO. Notes, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Abe, Kobo BEYOND THE CURVE
New York: Kodansha International, (1991). 4770014651 / 9784770014658 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters, who won two awards for the translation of a previous Abe book. A collection of a dozen unique short stories by the author of the Yomiuri Prize-winning A WOMAN IN THE DUNES. 
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3 Becher, Ulrich. Translated by Henry A. Smith WOODCHUCK HUNT
New York: Crown, (1977). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with some light toning to the covers. 

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4 Boll, Heinrich THE BREAD OF THOSE EARLY YEARS
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, (1976). 007006427X / 9780070064270 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine with a trace of wear to the shelf edges, erasure scar to front free endsheet; in a near fine, age-toned, very lightly rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows a minor corner crease to front flap. 
This early work from the Nobel Laureate received its first American publication twenty years after its initial appearance in Germany. Translation by Leila Vennewitz. 
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5 Bulgakov, Mikhail THE MASTER AND MARGARITA
New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1967). Book club edition. Translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Jill Baumann. 
THE MASTER AND MARGARITA, regarded as Bulgakov's greatest work, was published in the winter of 1966-67, in two issues of "Moskva." This edition restores about 23,000 words omitted from the "Moskva" version. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Garcia Marquez, Gabriel IN EVIL HOUR
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1979). 0060114142 / 9780060114145 First U.S. edition: first English language appearance. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-lettered blue cloth; in pictorial dust jacket with a hint of edgewear. 
Originally published in Spain as LA MALA HORA in 1968, this early novel is by the heralded author of ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE and NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL AND OTHER STORIES. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 Gide, Andre MARSHLANDS and PROMETHEUS UNBOUND: Two Satires
(New York): A New Directions Book, (1953). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy with a suggestion of age-toning to the pages; in an illustrated dust jacket. A lovely copy. 
Two short novels, called by Gide "soties" after the fourteenth century satiric farces, appearing here from a U.S. publisher for the first time. Translated by George D. Painter. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Grange, Jean-Christophe THE STONE COUNCIL
London: The Harvill Press, (2001). 1860468640 / 9781860468643 First edition in English: Uncorrected Proof. Translated from the French by Ian Monk. Proof. Fine in printed glossy wraps. 
"A hair raising thriller from the redoubtable Jean-Christophe Grange. THE STONE COUNCIL encompasses telepathy, hypnosis, psychokinesis, state secrets and recondite forms of killing. I loved it."--Anita Brookner, The Spectator. 
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9 Magidoff, Robert, editor RUSSIAN SCIENCE FICTION 1968
New York: New York University Press, (1968). Second printing. Hardcover. Near fine in handsome blue-on-green illustrated dust jacket that is very lightly age-toned and shows one tiny closed tear at the rear flapfold. 
Thirteen sf tales (translated by Helen Jacobsen) collected by Magidoff from among the "liveliest and best-written short stories" published at this important coming-of-age juncture in the history of Soviet SF. Second entry in a series inaugurated in 1964. 
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10 Magidoff, Robert, editor RUSSIAN SCIENCE FICTION 1969
New York: New York University Press, (1968). B000I3FG76 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in orange cloth and striking blue-on-orange pictorial dust jacket. Translators include Peter Mann, Eve Manning, Yury Sdobinkov, Vladimir Talmy, George Yamkovsky, Judith Clifford and Thom Watts. 
Third in this pioneering series of collections features two introductory essays by prominent Russians on the status of sf in the Soviet Union, and a short novel by Gennady Gor. Other authors represented include Varshavsky, Dnieprov, Bakhnov, Xlebnikov. 
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11 Magnan, Pierre THE MURDERED HOUSE
London: The Harvill Press, (1999). First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pictorial wraps. 
First published in France as LA MAISON ASSASSINEE in 1984. "The suspense begins on the first page and, from one astonishing twist to another, leaves us dumbfounded."--G. Guitard-Ausiste, LE MONDE. 
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12 Rasker, Maya UNKNOWN DESTINATION
New York: Ballantine Books, (2002). 0345446763 / 9780345446763 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Netherland author's debut novel was nominated for the Golden Owl and the ECI Book Awards and won the best literary debut for the Golden Dog-Ear Awards. Translated from the Dutch by Barbara Fasting. 
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13 Simenon, Georges THE TRUTH ABOUT BEBE DONGE
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1992). 0151913196 / 9780151913190 Reprint: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Translated by Louise Varese. Originally published in the U.S. as I TAKE THIS WOMAN in 1953, this is the story of a dainty French woman accused of poisoning her husband. From the author of THE CLOCKMAKER and THE MAN WITH THE LITTLE DOG. 
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