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Gould's Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan

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Gould's Book of Fish by Richard Flanagan

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In 1828, before all living things were destroyed, William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Dieman's Land, fell in love with a black woman and discovered, too late, that love is not safe.


Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Dieman's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer, forger, fantasist, condemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish. Once upon a time, miraculous things happened...

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SKU GOR000344725
Title Gould's Book of Fish
Author By (author) Richard Flanagan
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Atlantic Books
Year Published 2003
Page Number 404
ISBN 1843540703
ISBN13 9781843540700
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes Winner of APA Design Awards: Hodder Headline Best Designed Literary Fiction Book 2002. Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction 2002. Winner of Commonwealth Writers Prize 2002. Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Lite
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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