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Barnes, Julian - A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Picador Books) - 9780330313995 - KSS0001566
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A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Picador Books)

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Description for A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Picador Books) Paperback. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
A stowaway aboard Noah's Ark gives us his account of the Voyage - a surprising, subversive one, quite unlike the official version - which explains a lot about how the human race has subsequently developed. A guest lecturer on a cruise ship in the Aegean has his work interrupted by a group of mysterious visitors who place him in a cruel dilemma. An ecclesiastical court in medieval France hears a bizarre case . . . Barnes creates a kaleidoscope of narrative voices - from fiction and fact, painting and snatches of autobiography - that comes slowly and compellingly into focus. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Picador
Condition
Used, Very Good
Number of Pages
309
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780330313995
SKU
KSS0001566
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-3

About Barnes, Julian
Julian Barnes has published over a dozen books, amongst them the novels Metroland, Before She Met Me, Flaubert's Parrot, Staring at the Sun, A History of the World in 101/2 Chapters, Talking It Over, The Porcupine, England, England and Love, etc; short stories, including Cross Channel and The Lemon Table; and the collections of essays, Letters from London ... Read more

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