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Knowledge of angels

Author: Jill Paton Walsh
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 1995, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is, perhaps, the fifteenth century and the ordered tranquillity of a Mediterranean island is about to be shattered by the appearance of two outsiders: one, a castaway, plucked from the sea by fishermen, whose beliefs represent a challenge to the established order; the other, a child abandoned by her mother and suckled by wolves, who knows nothing of the precarious relationship between Church and State but whose  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Paton Walsh
ISBN: 055299636X 9780552996365 0552997803 9780552997805
OCLC Number: 37309941
Notes: A novel.
Awards: Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 1994.
Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1994
Description: 283 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jill Paton Walsh.

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A novel which was shortlisted for the 1994 Booker Prize. The appearance of two outsiders on a Mediterranean island - one a castaway and atheist, the other a child suckled by wolves and knowing  Read more...

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"'A compelling medieval fable, written from the heart and melded to a driving narrative which never once loses its tremendous pace'" * Guardian * "'An irresistible blend of intellect and passion'" * Read more...

 
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