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The Pesthouse By Jim Crace

The Pesthouse
by Jim Crace

An evocative novel about the transformative power of love.
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The Pesthouse Summary


`The Pesthouse finds the author not just on his own best form, but arguably the best form any English writer has shown in the last couple of years' Spectator A devastated America exists in an imagined future. Its technologies are forgotten, its communities have splintered and its refugees, reversing the course of history, travel eastwards in search of safety and a new start. Among them are Franklin and Margaret, young, bereft, forced together by circumstance; but finding that love, courage and determination can endure even as a country breaks slowly apart. `Evoking the cracked terrain of a depleted America, Crace proves himself a fine stylist, sensitive to the cadence of every sentence' Financial Times `Entirely compelling. The story is a gripping, harrowing adventure tale and Crace's language is extraordinary . . . The Pesthouse resonates like an unresolved chord' New Statesman `Gripping, exciting and oddly romantic' Daily Mail

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Sku
GOR001330183
Title
The Pesthouse
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0330445634
ISBN 13
9780330445634
Prizes
N/A
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