The Riders (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
368
Utgivningsdatum
2018-06-28
Utmärkelser
Winner of Commonwealth Foundation Writer's Prize for Best Book 1995 (UK); Short-listed for Man Booker Prize 1995 (UK)
Förlag
Picador
Dimensioner
143 x 192 x 24 mm
Vikt
294 g
ISBN
9781509871117
The Riders (häftad)

The Riders

Häftad Engelska, 2018-06-28
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Fred Scully is determined to carve a new life for himself and his young family in Ireland. For months he has laboured alone to make their dilapidated cottage habitable, and now his wife and child are coming to meet him: this will be their fresh start. But when he arrives at the airport to collect them, only his small daughter steps off the plane . . . So begins Tim Winton's The Riders, shortlisted for the Booker Prize. This is Scully's desperate journey across Europe, trying to track down the wife he comes to realize he didn't know.
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A brilliant reflection on the instability of personality and memory, written in page-turning style * Daily Telegraph * An intricate, magnificently readable novel * Sunday Telegraph * Makes the senses jump. Concentrated, passionate, invigorating * Independent *

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Tim Winton has published over twenty books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into many different languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian/Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). Active in the environmental movement, he is the Patron of the Australian Marine Conservation Society. He lives in Western Australia.