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Death Of A River Guide

Richard Flanagan


PUBLISHED: 19th March 2018
ISBN: 9780143790754
Death Of A River Guide
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PUBLISHED: 19th March 2018
ISBN: 9780143790754

Publisher Description

From the winner of the Man Booker Prize. Death of a River Guide, Richard Flanagan's debut novel, is widely regarded as a classic in Australian literature.

Beneath a waterfall on the Franklin, Aljaz Cosini, river guide, lies drowning. Beset by visions at once horrible and fabulous, he relives not just his own life but that of his family and forebears. In the rainforest waters that rush over him he sees those lives stripped of their surface realities, and finds a world where dreaming reasserts its power over thinking. As the river rises, his visions grow more turbulent, and in the flood of his past Aljaz discovers the soul history of his country.

Author Biography

Richard Flanagan was born in Tasmania in 1961. His novels Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, Wanting and The Narrow Road to the Deep North have received numerous honours and are published in 42 countries. He won the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North in 2014.

Product Details

Author
Richard Flanagan
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2018
ISBN-10
0143790757
ISBN-13
9780143790754
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2018-03-19
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
352
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