ENGLISH PASSENGERS. by Matthew Kneale.


Edition: Full-size book club edition.

New York: Doubleday, (2000.) dj. Hardcover - Winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year and short-listed for the Booker Prize 2000. The author's complex fourth novel (but his first to be published in the US) - full of 'dangerous humor, wit and harrowing historical detail' - narrated by twenty characters. It tells two parallel stories: that of two eccentric Englishmen who set sail for Tasmania believing that they would find the garden of Eden; the other of a young Tasmanian aborigine and his tribe, struggling against the invading British. Anglo-manx glossary. 446 pp. ISBN: 0-385-497431.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 30828
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