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  • THE BOOK OF EBENEZER LE PAGE. by Edwards, G. B (1899-1976); introduction by John Fowles.
    Edwards, G. B (1899-1976); introduction by John Fowles.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Wakefield, RI: Moyer Bell Ltd, (1995). A very unusual book, written in a variant of Guernsey English, but one which captures the reader from the very first sentence. Little is known about the author, other than that he was a professor of literature and drama in England, born in 1899 on the Island of Guernsey, and his friends included John Middleton Murray, Frieda and D.H. Lawrence, Tagore and Annie Besant. The manuscript for this book was found among his papers after his death, and is his only known book. It tells the story of a Guernsey man who lived through the Nazi occupation of Britain's Channel Islands into garrulous old age. Introduction by John Fowles. Map, notes on Guernsey English, glossary. xiv, 400 pp. ISBN: 1-559211423.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74157
    Keywords: Fiction, guernsey
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  • A PLACE OF HIDING. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Suspense novel featuring Simon and Deborah St. James - "An isolated beach on the island of Guernsey in the English Channel is the scene of the murder of Guy Brouard, one of GuernseyÕs wealthiest inhabitants and its main benefactor. Forced as a child to flee the Nazis in Paris, Brouard was engaged in his latest project when he died: a museum in honor of those who resisted the German occupation of the island during World War II. " SIGNED on the title page. 511 pp. ISBN: 0-553801309.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 68119
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  • OPERATION DESTRUCT. by Nicole, Christopher.
    Nicole, Christopher.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - A young adult novel of suspense and adventure set in the British Channel Islands. 230 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by William Hoffman. ISBN: 0-030751403.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 68010
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