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Classic ghost stories, grisly murder mysteries, weird tales, and collectable editions of classic horror novels – AbeBooks has every book you need for a spine-chilling Halloween.
The Dune universe began in 1965 when Frank Herbert published his epic science fiction novel. As a new film takes us back to the desert planet of Arrakis, learn about the original series of books and how the franchise continues today.
Richard Davies
In this list of the best dystopian novels, extreme cosmetic surgery is enforced, America breaks into a second Civil War, and animals rebel. Prepare to be disturbed, and utterly enthralled.
Jessica Doyle
This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade.
16 June, 2021
Giving used books new life is what we do best. The choice of used books is massive - from classic novels to cookbooks, children's books, and so much more.
09 June, 2021
Each month, select sellers offer their items for sale on AbeBooks at huge discounts, making it easy to buy books, art and collectibles online.
11 June, 2021
Trusted independent sellers from around the world offer for sale curated rare books, first editions and collectible signed copies of your favourite book.
Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series has been serialised for TV. An epic saga covering hundreds of years, readers experience the fall of a Galactic empire. Learn more about Asimov and the books that turned him into a science fiction legend.
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Few subjects garner more passionate aficionados than classic cars. Both book collectors and automotive enthusiasts recognize the cultural and historical significance of vintage maintenance manuals, promotional pamphlets, serious analyses of the automotive industry in its infancy, and riveting biographies of early race car drivers and the cars they drove.
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Countless books about conflicts, soldiering and warfare have slipped into obscurity. This selection of forgotten gems includes a regimental history, memoirs from combatants, books from guerilla fighters, five-star generals and an Apache warrior, and even a contribution from Mrs. Custer.
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Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, the prince of darkness - call him what you will, but the devil is a such an intriguing force of evil that countless writers across many centuries have woven a devil, the devil or simply demonic themes into their work.
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Impress your friends & family - read the bestselling book for each year in the Twentieth century.
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Georgette Heyer is one of AbeBooks’ top bestselling authors, over the entire history of this company.
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For more than a century, mystery writers have been drawn to trains, railways and stations because they are wonderful places to set a crime. You may never make eye contact with a fellow train passenger again after reading some of these thrillers.
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You might have never read a Mills & Boon book but you know exactly what this publisher offers - romance, more romance and even more romance. You can recognize those covers a mile away - the tall dark hero, six-pack visible, and a swooning girl.
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