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Louis de Bernieres

Louis de Bernieres is the author of Corelli’s Mandolin (available in paperback from Vintage Books) and of a trilogy of tragicomic novels: The War of Don Emmanuel’s Nether Parts, Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, and The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman. He lives in England.

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Birds Without Wings
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2005
$16.00/(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7932-2 (1-4000-7932-2)

In his first novel since Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières creates a world, populates it with characters as real as our best friends, and launches it into the maelstrom of twentieth-century history. The setting is a small village in southwestern Anatolia in the waning years of the Ottoman Empire. Everyone there... Read more






Corelli's Mandolin
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1995
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-76397-0 (0-679-76397-X)

Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history.  The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men and the local saint periodically rises from his sarcophagus... Read more






A Partisan's Daughter
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2009
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-307-38914-5 (0-307-38914-6)

England, late 1970s. Forty-something Chris is trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. Roza, in her twenties, the daughter of one of Tito’s partisans, has only recently moved to London from Yugoslavia. One evening, Chris mistakes her for a prostitute and propositions her. Instead of being offended, she gets into his car... Read more






Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1998
$14.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70014-9 (0-375-70014-5)

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The Troublesome Offspring of Cardinal Guzman
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$14.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70015-6 (0-375-70015-3)

With the same ebullient storytelling, luxuriant prose, and irrepressible eroticism he brought to The War of Don Emmanuel s Nether Parts and Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord, Louis de Bernières continues his chronicle of Cochadebajo, the Andean village where macho philosophers, defrocked priests, and reformed (though hardly inactive) prostitutes cohabit... Read more






The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts
Written by Louis de Bernieres
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 1997
$17.95/(Canada) | 978-0-375-70013-2 (0-375-70013-7)

This rambunctious first novel by the author of the bestselling Corelli's Mandolin is set in an impoverished, violent, yet ravishingly beautiful country somewhere in South America. When the haughty Dona Constanza decides to divert a river to fill her swimming pool, the consequences are at once tragic, heroic, and outrageously funny... Read more





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