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Set at the end of World War II, this novel explores the lives of four very disparate people who find themselves holed up together in a ruined villa north of Florence as the war retreats around them. The author was awarded the 1992 Booker Prize for this book.
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Descripción Pan Books Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 0330330276 minor discoloration. Nº de ref. del artículo: E6-P1VI-X9CT
Descripción Pan Books Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 0330330276. Nº de ref. del artículo: SKU1004964
Descripción Picador. Paperback. Condición: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, Jacket Crease Else ISBN: 0330330276, 307 pages. 'Ondaatje's novel about love and confusion set at the end of the Second World War follows a small group of shell-shocked characters. In descriptive prose of spectacular beauty, he invents a desert world which is both physical and imaginative. This is one of the few truly great post-war novels' Eileen Battersby, Irish Times'Magnificent. All the allure of early 20th Century desert exploration is contained in Ondaatje's beautiful, spare narrative. A wise and graceful book about history itself, both the events that are its raw material and the human values that shape it' Sunday Times'Profound, beautiful and heart-quickening' Toni Morrison'Ondaatje has written a popular novel, a war story and spy story, tingling with mystery and sexual tension, which is also a grave and true image of life' Peter Craven, The Age, Melbourne'A magic carpet of a novel that soars across worlds and times. as rare and spellbinding a net of dreams as any that has emerged in recent years' Pico Iyer, Time'The best piece of fiction in English I've read inseveral years'Edmund White, Independent on Sunday. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: 2021
Descripción Pan Books Ltd, 1993. Paperback. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M0330330276