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To Calais, in ordinary time

Author: James Meek
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate Books, [2020] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Three journeys. One road. England, 1348. A gentlewoman is fleeing an odious arranged marriage, a Scottish proctor is returning home to Avignon and a handsome young ploughman in search of adventure is on his way to volunteer with a company of archers. All come together on the road to Calais. Coming in their direction from across the Channel is the Black Death, the plague that will wipe out half of the population of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Meek
ISBN: 9781786896766 1786896761 9781786896742 1786896745 178689677X 9781786896773
OCLC Number: 1089222681
Awards: Long-listed for The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 (UK)
Description: 392 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: James Meek.

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The new novel about home, belonging, love, courage and identity, set in the fourteenth century, from the Booker-longlisted author of The People's Act of Love  Read more...

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I loved James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary Time. It felt like stepping into a different era, and I believed in it ferociously -- JENNY COLGAN * * Spectator, Books of the Year * * An extraordinary Read more...

 
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