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A plot to assassinate the last Habsburg Emperor reveals the competing visions for Austria at the end of WW1

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E-book edition and your name in the back of the book

Super Patron (Early Bird Discount) / Special offer

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Special Early Bird price. Paperback 1st edition, ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.

Only 25 available.

Super Patron Paperback

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1st edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.

Book Bundle

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A copy of Simon's first novel The Long Drawn Aisle plus a 1st edition paperback, the ebook edition, and your name in the back of the book.

15 available.

An Evening With The Author

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An evening of wine and sherry with a reading and Q&A on the political themes of The Passing Tribute at Archive Bookstore, plus the 1st edition paperback and ebook editions.

10 places available.

Handmade Real Tennis Ball

A unique, handmade Real Tennis ball, signed by the author and individually inscribed with the name of one of the novel's main characters plus a 1st edition paperback, the ebook edition, and your name in the back of the book.

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Handwritten First Draft

An original page from the handwritten first draft, signed and dedicated by the author plus a 1st edition paperback, the ebook edition, and your name in the back of the book.

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5 Copy Bundle

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5 copies of the 1st edition Super Patron paperback and the ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.

Real Tennis Lesson

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A private Real Tennis lesson with the author at one of the only 26 courts in England. Simon has been a qualified real tennis professional for many years in France and England, and it is the 'off-season' that has provided much of the time for his writing. Plus The Long Drawn Aisle, the 1st edition paperback and ebook edition and your name in the back of the book.

Only 5 available

Book Group

A reading and Q&A for a book group (or other group) at a locality of your choosing, within 80 miles of London plus five 1st edition paperbacks, the ebook edition, and option for your book club's or individual names in the back of the book

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