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To the ends of the Earth : a sea trilogy

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London : Faber, 2005.
Series: Sea trilogy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To the Ends of the Earth, William Golding's classic sea trilogy, tells the extraordinary story of a warship's troubled journey to Australia in the early 1800s. Told through the pages of Edmund Talbot's journal - with equal measures of wit and disdain - it records the mounting tensions and growing misfortunes aboard the ancient ship. An instant maritime classic, and one of Golding's finest achievements, the trilogy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Sea stories, English
Sea fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0571225411 9780571225415 9780571223213 0571223214
OCLC Number: 57430847
Notes: Reissued on the occasion of the BBC television adaptation. -- Originally published: 1991.
Description: xii, 761 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Rites of passage --
Close quarters --
Fire down below.
Series Title: Sea trilogy.
Responsibility: William Golding.

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A classic sea trilogy, tells the extraordinary story of a warship's troubled journey to Australia in the early 1800s. Told through the pages of Edmund Talbot's journal, it records the mounting  Read more...

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"'A feat of imaginative reconstruction, as vivid as a dream.' Daily Mail; 'The work of a master at the full stretch of his age and wisdom.' The Times"

 
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