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Continent

Crace, Jim

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ISBN 10: 0434148245 / ISBN 13: 9780434148240
Editorial: Heinemann. London., 1986
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Limestone Books (Austin, TX, Estados Unidos de America)

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NF/NF. First British edition, first printing. Signed by the author on title page. Author's debut novel. 154 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 15381

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Título: Continent

Editorial: Heinemann. London.

Año de publicación: 1986

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Short stories describes a marathon runner's race with a horseman, an unusual forest tribe, an imprisoned clerk, and a sign maker who is pressured to make more signs for American collectors

Review:

To those who say there's nothing new to be written or read, Jim Crace has responded. For this provocative collection of short stories, Crace created a whole new continent. Unnamed and unspecified, the continent nevertheless resonates with characters, developments, contradictions and examinations of the path and power of progress. In one story electricity comes to a country in the form of a giant fan; in another a government agent out to exploit a primitive people discovers the beauty of traditional life. The book, which won a Whitbread Prize, takes us to a new world in a journey that causes us look more closely at our own.

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