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Arcadia.

Author: Iain Pears
Publisher: United Kingdom : Faber & Faber Fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry Lytten - a spy turned academic and writer - sits at his desk in Oxford in 1962, dreaming of other worlds. He embarks on the story of Jay, an eleven-year-old boy who has grown up within the embrace of his family in a rural, peaceful world - a kind of Arcadia. But when a supernatural vision causes Jay to question the rules of his world, he is launched on a life-changing journey. Lytten also imagines a different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Spy fiction
Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Spy stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Pears
ISBN: 9780571301584 0571301584 057130155X 9780571301553
OCLC Number: 915505080
Awards: Short-listed for Arthur C. Clarke Award 2016
Description: 596 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. But who controls the future --
or the past? In the basement of a professor's house in Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat --
and finds herself in a different world. Anterwold is a sun-drenched land of storytellers, prophecies and ritual. But is this world real --
and what happens if she decides to stay? Meanwhile, a rebellious scientiest is trying to prove that time does not even exist --
with potentially devastating consequences.

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Henry Lytten - a spy turned academic and writer - sits at his desk in Oxford in 1962, dreaming of other worlds.He embarks on the story of Jay, an eleven-year-old boy who has grown up within the  Read more...

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