First seen in the author's previous novel, "Grand Days", the idealistic Edith returns, five years older and rather wiser. While working for the League of Nations against the inexorable advance of World War II, she also investigates the dark side of love and society with remoreless curiosity.
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Book Description Random House. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Bookseller Inventory # G009183676XI5N01
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2774271314
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800918367644.0
Book Description Hutchinson, Australia, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good (ex-library). Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 678 pages. Tanned pages. Dust jacket protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. First seen in the author's previous novel, "Grand Days", the idealistic Edith returns, five years older and rather wiser. While working for the League of Nations against the inexorable advance of World War II, she also investigates the dark side of love and society with remoreless curiosity. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Fiction. ISBN: 009183676X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836764. Inventory No: 12030619. This item is heavy and may require additional shipping costs for destinations outside Australia. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 12030619
Book Description Random House Australia 2000 Hardcover, 2000. Book Condition: Fair. Sequel to 'Grand Days' (1993), winner of the South Australian Premier's Award for Fiction. As with the previous book, the story centres on the fictional character of Australian Edith Campbell Berry and her involvement in the League of Nations in Geneva, this time during the 1930s as forces gather for a new world war. Based on historical events and persons, and includes fictional elements. Includes a series of historical notes and a who's who of the characters. Received the 2001 Miles Franklin Award. Author won the 1988 'Age' Book of the Year Award and the 1989 Australian Literature Society's Gold Medal for his book, 'Forty-seventeen'. 678 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 1096539
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 24 cm. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Dewey Code: A823.2. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 59490. Bookseller Inventory # 59490
Book Description Knopf, Milsons Point, New South Wales, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. historical notes, who is who in the book and acknowledgements. Dark rose coloured endpapers. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with gilt and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. It is 1931, and Edith Campbell Berry is celebrating a new contract as an officer of the League of Nations. It is 5 years since we met Edith in Grand Days, and all her certainties are starting to crumble - the certainty that the marriage she contracted would keep a stable and, despite all this she and other officers of the League plan and have done, the foreboding of the world slowly, inexorably heading towards another war. Softening of the backstrip edges with rubbing of corners. Age toning textblock edges and pages. Ruffling of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 2-678,  pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Switzerland; ISBN: 009183676X. ISBN/EAN: 9780091836764. Inventory No: 0118789. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia. Bookseller Inventory # 0118789
Book Description Random House, Sydney, 2000. Hardback. 1st Edition. Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. 678 pages Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2001. Book Two of the 'Edith' trilogy, Moorhouse's wonderful books about Edith Campbell Berry, starting in the 1920s and based in the world of international relations. Bookseller Inventory # 172897
Book Description Knopf, Milsons Point, NSW, 2000. Wraps. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. UNCORRECTED ADVANCE PROOF. Uncommon Advance Reading Copy. With two additional pages only available in the proof copy, which are bound in at front. The first page reproduces a printed letter by the author (with facsimile signature below), addressed to booksellers, regarding his thoughts on the two-novel project. The second page is a copy of a long letter by Jane Palfreyman, Head of Publishing at Random House Australia, regarding publication release & details of Dark Palace. The companion novel to Grand Days. Dark Palace won the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2001. First printing, with "1" as the lowest number in print number line on copyright page. Printed in Australia. Bound in publisher's original plain white wraps with black lettering. Slight shelfwear, otherwise a very nice clean tight solid softcover copy. Thick heavy volume, extra shipping may be required to destinations outside Australia. 738pp. Scarce proof. SB-206. Size: 23.5 x 15cm. Bookseller Inventory # 026279
Book Description Random House, Australia, 2000. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. minimal library marks, otherwise clean and tight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex Library. Bookseller Inventory # 011263