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The Carhullan Army By Sarah Hall (Author)

The Carhullan Army
by Sarah Hall (Author)

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A title that pits political oppression against the will to survive, in a nightmarishly believable vision of Britain in the near future.
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The Carhullan Army Summary


The Carhullan Army by Sarah Hall (Author)

A Handmaid's Tale for our times, this exhilarating novel pits political oppression against the will to survive, in a nightmarishly believable vision of Britain in the near future. Following its union with the United States and a series of disastrous foreign wars, Britain is in the grip of a severe crisis; the country is now under the control of The Authority. But up in the far north of Cumbria, Jackie and a group of fellow rebel women have escaped The Authority's repressive regime and formed their own militia. Sister, brought to breaking point by the restrictions imposed on her own life, decides to join them. Though her journey is frightening and dangerous, she believes her struggle will soon be over. But Jackie's single-minded vision for the army means that Sister must decide all over again what freedom is, and whether she is willing to fight for it.

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About Sarah Hall (Author)


Sarah Hall was born in Cumbria in 1974 and now lives and works there. Her first novel, Haweswater, was published by Faber in 2002. Her second, The Electric Michelangelo, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2004.

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GOR001404048
The Carhullan Army by Sarah Hall (Author)
Sarah Hall (Author)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2008-04-03
224
057123660X
9780571236602
Winner of John Llewellyn Rhys Prize 2007
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