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The pesthouse

Author: Jim Crace
Publisher: London : Picador, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A devastated America exists in an imagined future. Refugees are heading east in search of safety and a new start. Among them are Franklin and Margaret. Young, bereft, forced together by circumstance, they will discover that love, courage and determination can endure even as a country breaks slowly apart.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Crace
ISBN: 0330445626 0385520751 9780330445627 9780385520751 9780330445634 0330445634
OCLC Number: 681706704
Description: 208 pages cm
Responsibility: Jim Crace.

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Franklin has left his home only to find new ties in a pesthouse perched above a valley. Margaret, suffering the early stages of plague, has been carried up from Ferrytown to recuperate or die alone.  Read more...

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A "GLOBE & MAIL" BEST BOOK OF 2007 "The Pesthouse exudes a kind of eerie charm." --"Time Out" "A book that I read hungrily for what it might have to say about the fix we are all in on this planet. . Read more...

 
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