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Author: Ann Harries
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is Cape Town, in the year 1899. Diamond tycoon Cecil Rhodes believes that he has only months to live, and that the only thing that can save him is the sound of English birdsong. He recruits Wills  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Cecil Rhodes; Rudyard Kipling; Rudyard Kipling; Cecil Rhodes
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Harries
ISBN: 0747545448 9780747545446
OCLC Number: 43032425
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Awards: Winner of Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2000
Description: 352 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ann Harries.

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'Outstanding ... Funny, well observed and beautifully written' Sunday Times 'History is ingeniously rewritten in this witty and engaging novel' J.M. Coetzee 'I haven't turned any pages faster this Read more...

 
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