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The Hamilton case

Author: Michelle De Kretser
Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the 1930s in Ceylon, this novel reflects the decay, corruption and last days of an empire and a world at the end of its tether. The story concerns a murder scandal that shakes the upper echelons of Ceylon "society" and those who once had wealth and influence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle De Kretser
ISBN: 1740511972 9781740511971
OCLC Number: 156226416
Awards: Short-listed for Age Book of the Year: Fiction 2003
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Michelle de Kretser.

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"A novel so delicious that you have to keep stopping as you read, for fear of finishing too soon" -- Jane Shilling * Sunday Telegraph * "A bewitching tale...an utterly captivating blend of Read more...

 
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