Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish by Richard Flanagan

Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish by Richard Flanagan

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In 1828, before all living things were destroyed, William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Diemen's Land, fell in love with a black woman and discovered, too late, that love is not safe.

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Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Diemen's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer, forger, condemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish.Once upon a time, miraculous things happened.

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SKU GOR002066666
Title Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish
Author By (author) Richard Flanagan
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Atlantic Books
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 404
ISBN 10 1843540215
ISBN 13 9781843540212
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of APA Design Awards: Hodder Headline Best Designed Literary Fiction Book 2002. Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2002. Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction 2002. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Diemen's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer, forger, condemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish.Once upon a time, miraculous things happened.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002066666
Title Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish
Author By (author) Richard Flanagan
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Atlantic Books
Year Published 2002
Number of Pages 404
ISBN 10 1843540215
ISBN 13 9781843540212
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of APA Design Awards: Hodder Headline Best Designed Literary Fiction Book 2002. Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2002. Winner of Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction 2002. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.