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Close quarters

Author: William Golding
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Half-way to Australia in a wilderness of heat, stillness and sea mists, a ball is held on a becalmed ship. In this surreal atmosphere the passengers dance and flirt, while beneath them thickets of weed spread over the hull.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Sea fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Golding
ISBN: 0571147798 9780571147793
OCLC Number: 14932534
Notes: Sequel to: Rites of passage.
Sequel: Fire down below.
LC copy in dust jacket.
Source: Purchase, Aug. 14, 1987 (DLC #0172875).
Description: 281 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: William Golding.

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A sequel to RITES OF PASSAGE, set on board a ship on its way to Australia. A ball is held on the ship whilst it is becalmed in a wilderness of heat and sea mists, and under the influence of this  Read more...

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