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The siege of Krishnapur

Autore: J G Farrell
Editore: London : Phoenix, 1993.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : Paperback edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Farrell introduces us gradually to a large cast of characters as he paints a vivid portrait of the Victorians' daily routines that are accompanied by heat, boredom, class-consciousness and the pursuit of genteel pastimes intended for cooler climates. Even the siege begins slowly, with disquieting news of massacres in cities far away. When Krishnapur itself is finally attacked, the Europeans withdraw inside the  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
History
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: J G Farrell
ISBN: 1857990811 9781857990812 1857994914 9781857994919
Numero OCLC: 34732457
Riconoscimenti: Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1973.
Shortlisted for Best of the Booker 2008.
Descrizione: 314 pages ; 20 cm
Responsabilità: J.G. Farrell.
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