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In Arcadia

Author: Ben Okri
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of angry and ill-assorted people accept an invitation to make a journey. Inspired by a painting and financed by a mysterious benefactor, they set off to discover the real Arcadia. Or what remains of it. Their journey begins in ignorance and chaos at Waterloo station and takes them through superstition and myth to harmony. In the Louvre, in front of Poussin's masterpiece, they begin to understand.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin; Nicolas Poussin
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Okri
ISBN: 0297829602 9780297829607
OCLC Number: 49906775
Notes: "A Phoenix House book."
Description: 230 pages ; 23 cm
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Ben Okri.
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This title is a journey into the meaning of Arcadia, man's almost forgotten ideal of simple living.  Read more...

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Fiona at FMCM, has been handling the publicity for this title and we set a press date of 26 September. An interview in the INDEPENDENT ran on 5 Septemberand Ben did THE READERS AND WRITERS ROADSHOW Read more...

 
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