Soul Tourists by Bernardine Evaristo

Soul Tourists by Bernardine Evaristo

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It is 1988, and Jessie, artiste, motormouth, ducker and diver, meets Stanley, angst-ridden banker and boffin. Jessie arrives like a guardian angel and lifts Stanley out of his soul-less life. He ditches his job, and together they set off across Europe. Destination -- unknown. Duration -- indeterminate.

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The funny and fabulous tale of two twentieth-century misfits and their adventure into European history...It is 1988, and Jessie, artiste, motormouth, ducker and diver, meets Stanley, angst-ridden banker and boffin. Jessie arrives like a guardian angel and lifts Stanley out of his soul-less life. He ditches his job, and together they set off across Europe. Destination -- unknown. Duration -- indeterminate. So begins an odyssey which turns into an adventure on the stage of European history featuring Shakespeare's "dark lady of the sonnets", Pushkin's African great-grandfather, the composer Chevalier de St. Georges and other colourful characters from Europe's past.

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SKU GOR004379185
Title Soul Tourists
Author By (author) Bernardine Evaristo
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 024114115X
ISBN 13 9780241141151
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
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.
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The funny and fabulous tale of two twentieth-century misfits and their adventure into European history...It is 1988, and Jessie, artiste, motormouth, ducker and diver, meets Stanley, angst-ridden banker and boffin. Jessie arrives like a guardian angel and lifts Stanley out of his soul-less life. He ditches his job, and together they set off across Europe. Destination -- unknown. Duration -- indeterminate. So begins an odyssey which turns into an adventure on the stage of European history featuring Shakespeare's "dark lady of the sonnets", Pushkin's African great-grandfather, the composer Chevalier de St. Georges and other colourful characters from Europe's past.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004379185
Title Soul Tourists
Author By (author) Bernardine Evaristo
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 024114115X
ISBN 13 9780241141151
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
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.

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