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Arthur & George

Author: Julian Barnes
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arthur and George grow up worlds and miles apart in late 19th century Britain, Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. As the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events which make sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; George Edjali; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Barnes
ISBN: 0099492733 9780099492733
OCLC Number: 67374415
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2005.
Awards: Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Best Read of the Year 2006.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Julian Barnes.

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Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of Staffordshire village. Arthur is to become one of the most  Read more...

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"A beautiful and engrossing work" Independent on Sunday "Richly accomplished... Dazzling" Sunday Times "Excellent... Meticulously researched and vividly imagined, both gripping and thoughtful" Sunday Read more...

 
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