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Joan London - Gilgamesh - 9781843541837 - KSS0008110
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Description for Gilgamesh Paperback. The paperback edition of Joan London's celebrated first novel: 'Readers will finish it feeling that they are holding something rare and precious' (Daily Mail) Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 310. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but remains a clean copy

'A beautifully written meditation on life and loss' Harpers & Queen

Winner of the Age Fiction Book of the Year
Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award

Gilgamesh is the epic story of a mother's search for the father of her child - from Australia to Armenia via England and Mesopotamia - all under the shadow of an imminent, and soon to be very real, World War II. Narrated in a clear, poetic voice, it is a portrayal of the different journeys we choose to take through life and what happens when ordinary people get caught ... Read more

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Atlantic Books
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London, United Kingdom
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About Joan London
Joan London is the author of two prize-winning collections of stories published in Australia. Gilgamesh is her first novel and her first work to be published in the UK.

Reviews for Gilgamesh
"'Joan London's glancing, iridescent, intelligent first novel... is such a pleasure to read, her prose a seamlessly shifting blend of poetry, pathos and humour' Washington Post; 'Streamlined, strong and remarkably lovely... Reading Gilgamesh is like watching a magician who can do many things rapidly, expertly and all at once' New York Times Book Review; 'An epic tale from a writer ... Read more

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