DEATH OF A RIVER GUIDE.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Grove Press, (2000.). First edition - Tasmanian author's very highly praised and prize-winning first novel, originally published in Australia in 1994: 'Beneath a waterfall on the Franklin, Aljaz Cosini, river guide, lies drowning. Beset by visions at once horrible and fabulous, he relives not just his own life but that of his family and forebears... In the rainforest waters that rush over him he sees those lives stripped of their surface realities, and finds a world where dreaming reasserts its power over thinking.' Winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for first fiction and the South Australian Premier's Award. In 2014 Flanagan won the Man-Booker Award. 326 pp.
Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.