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The Knife Thrower and Other Stories

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8318

ISBN: 0609600702

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Knife Thrower and Other Stories" has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! Best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer," Steven Millhauser has always been most at home with the short story. A collection of twelve stories puts his rich and varied talents on dazzling display, demonstrating why this singular writer is acclaimed as one of the most subtle, magical, and penetrating explorers of the American imagination. View more info

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Dangerous Laughter: 13 Stories

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2008

Edition: First Edition/Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8010

ISBN: 0307267563

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Dangerous Laughter" has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! While it is a second printing (done in Feb 2008) it followed closely the first printing done Feb 15, 2008. The collection is divided into three parts that fit seamlessly together as a whole. Sensual, mysterious, "Dangerous Laughter" is a mesmerizing journey through brilliantly realized labyrinths of mortal pleasures that stretch the boundaries of the ordinary world to their limits - and occasionally beyond. On the reverse of the front board there is a pasted-in plate stating: "Great B... View more info

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The King in the Tree: Three Novellas

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7277

ISBN: 0375415408

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! From the author of "Edwin Mullhouse" and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Martin Dressler:" three dazzling novellas about the many shapes of love. Full of passion, trysting, and fatal pleasures, these three brilliant novellas are rich with the many gifts of our most persistently imaginative romancer. View more info

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The Barnum Museum

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Poseidon Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7276

ISBN: 0671686402

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! A collection of ten dazzling stories that explore the boundaries between the material world and the ephemeral realm of the imagination. The New York Times Book Review said "Steven Millhauser makes our world turn amazing. We venture with him into the common corners of our ragged world, where the marvelous glows and true meanings breathe life." View more info

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The Knife Thrower

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, UK, Phoenix House: 1999

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7275

ISBN: 1861591365

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK Edition of "The Knife Thrower" has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! This new collection of twelve stories puts his rich and varied talents on dazzling display, demonstrating why this singular writer is acclaimed as one of the most subtle, magical, and penetrating explorers of the American imagination. Like the knife thrower in the title story, Millhauser beguiles and beckons us into an unexplored world where the mysteries of art await. View more info

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Martin Dressler: The Tale of An American Dreamer

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, UK, Phoenix House: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7274

ISBN: 186159089X

Condition: Near Fine +


This beautiful copy of the UK Edition of "Martin Dressler" has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! Long a cult writer in the United States, Steven Millhauser won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for "Martin Dressler," the novel that has brought him finally the wide attention he deserves. He is that rare thing among novelists, an original; while his work brings to mind at times Borges, at others Peake or Nabokov, he is finally his own writer. The "tiniest" corner bump to the top of the back board accounts for the NF+ grading. View more info

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Portrait of a Romantic

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1977

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6360

ISBN: 039441165X

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! This is Steven Millhauser's first novel since his "Edwin Mullhouse" (1972) was hailed as "a major debut" (Newsweek) and "dazzlingly successful" (Washington Post), enchanting critics and readers across the country, and later winning the Prix Medicis Etranger in France. Just as "Edwin Mullhouse" was a vision of childhood as a state of genius, "Portrait of a Romantic" portrays adolescence as a Romantic condition. Faint Random House remainder mark of the bottom edge accounts for the "NF+&#... View more info

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Enchanted Night

By: Millhauser, Steven

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4851

ISBN: 060960516X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Steven Millhauser on the title page! Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Steven Millhauser returns with a magical novella imbued with the transforming power of the (almost) full moon. Only Steven Millhauser could transform our childhood legends of the night into a hypnotic adult tale of passionate enchantment, encounters of darkness and illumination, human passions and inhuman awakenings. Read it by the light of the moon. View more info