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William Nicholson is best known as a writer of plays and screenplays, including Shadowlands and Gladiator. His first adult novel, The Society of Others, was published in January 2005, and his second, The Trial of True Love, will be published in May 2006. He is also the best-selling and award-winning children's author of The Wind on Fire trilogy.

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The Retreat from Moscow
A Play About a Family
Written by William Nicholson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $10.99

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The Retreat from Moscow
A Play About a Family
Written by William Nicholson


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 23, 2004
Price: $12.00

“Riveting. . . . Subtle and powerful, [with] marvelous emotional complexity.” —John Lahr, The New Yorker

How well do we know the people we marry? Is it wrong to decide it’s time to be honest? Is love enough to save a family? In The Retreat from Moscow, William Nicholson, the celebrated author... Read more >
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The Society of Others
A Novel
Written by William Nicholson


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $13.95

In this gripping fable, a young man on an aimless journey crosses a border into a world of unexplained threats and terrifying violence.

Drawing readers in with a cool, oddly appealing bluntness, the narrator of The Society of Others launches a disturbingly surreal tale of his adventures in an unnamed country somewhere... Read more >
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The Society of Others
A Novel
Written by William Nicholson


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The Trial of True Love

Written by William Nicholson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $9.99

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The Trial of True Love

Written by William Nicholson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $14.00

Bron is a thirty-year-old writer living in London, a seemingly incurable heartbreaker and dodger of commitment. He is fascinated by the symbolist artist Paul Marotte and has made the artist the center of a book he is writing about love at first sight. Bron goes to his friend’s country house to... Read more >
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The Velveteen Rabbit

Written by Margery Williams
Illustrated by William Nicholson


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $19.99

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The Velveteen Rabbit

Written by Margery Williams
Illustrated by William Nicholson


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
On Sale: January 6, 1958
Price: $13.95

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