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English Passengers by Matthew Kneale

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English Passengers by Matthew Kneale

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Presents a vicar's ludicrous expedition in 1857 to the Garden of Eden in Tasmania.


'A big, ambitious novel with a rich historical sweep and a host of narrative voices. Its subject is a vicar's ludicrous expedition in 1857 to the Garden of Eden in Tasmania, [as] meanwhile, in Tasmania itself, the British settlers are alternately trying to civilise and eliminate the Aboriginal population ...The sort of novel that few contemporary writers have either the imagination or the stamina to sustain' - "Daily Telegraph".

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SKU GOR000348688
Title English Passengers
Author By (author) Matthew Kneale
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2001
Page Number 480
ISBN 0140285210
ISBN13 9780140285215
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 2000. Winner of Whitbread Prize (Novel) 2000. Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2000.
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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