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Great House by  Nicole Krauss - Signed First Edition - 2010 - from Darbytown Books and Biblio.com

Great House

by Krauss, Nicole

Condition: Fine/Fine


Nice First Edition hardcover, pages are clean, crisp, binding tight. Cover boards fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author on title page. A pristine copy inside and out.

--A powerful, soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession, of the lives it passes through. For twenty-five years, a solitary American novelist has been writing at the desk she inherited from a young poet who disappeared at the hands of Pinochet's secret police; one day a girl claiming to be his daughter arrives to take it away, sending her life reeling. Across the ocean in London, a man discovers a terrifying secret about his wife of almost fifty years. In Jerusalem, an antiques dealer is slowly reassembling his father's Budapest study, plundered by the Nazis in 1944.

The Great House is a children's novel by Cynthia Harnett. It was first published in 1949.


  • Bookseller: Darbytown Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: db895
  • Title: Great House
  • Author: Krauss, Nicole
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition/First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0393079988
  • ISBN 13:9780393079982
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2010
  • Keywords: fiction, drama, mystery, suspence, psychology
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature & Genre;


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