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Pincher Martin

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martins will to live as the sum total of his life.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets
Fiction
Uncorrected proofs (Printing)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Golding, William, 1911-1993.
Pincher Martin.
London : Faber and Faber, 1956
(OCoLC)557856412
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 057106809X 9780571068098 0571061494 9780571061495 0571192513 9780571192519
OCLC Number: 1573979
Description: 208 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by William Golding.

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First published in 1956, a novel in which one Christopher Hadley Martin believes he is drowning in the Atlantic, that is until he manages to haul himself onto a rock projecting from the seabed that  Read more...

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