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Quarantine By Jim Crace

Quarantine
by Jim Crace

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Two thousand years ago four travellers enter the Judean desert to fast and pray for their lost souls. In the barren rocks they encounter the evil merchant Musa, who holds them in his tyrannical power. Yet there is also another, a faint figure in the distance, fasting for forty days, a Galilean who they say has the power to work miracles.
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Quarantine by Jim Crace

Two thousand years ago four travellers enter the Judean desert to fast and pray for their lost souls. In the blistering heat and barren rocks they encounter the evil merchant Musa, who holds them in his tyrannical power. Yet there is also another, afaint figure in the distance, fasting for forty days, a Galilean who they say has the power to work miracles ...

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About Jim Crace


Jim Crace is the author of CONTINENT, THE GIFT OF STONES, ARCADIA and SIGNALS OF DISTRESS. He has won the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the E.M. Forster Award, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the GAP International Prize for Literature. He lives in Moseley, Birmingham, with his wife and two children.

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GOR010558724
Quarantine by Jim Crace
Jim Crace
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-04-02
256
014023974X
9780140239744
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1997 Winner of Whitbread Prize (Novel) 1997 Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1997
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.