Brazzaville Beach

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WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE

'A brilliant storyteller . . . a book which stretches, tantalizes and delights' Financial Times

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On Brazzaville Beach, on the edge of Africa, Hope Clearwater ponders the strange circumstances that led her to leave her husband John, and his mathematical obsessions, in England and venture to Africa to help world-renowned scientist Eugene Mallabar with his studies of wild chimps.

But the more Hope studies Mallabar, the more she comes to believe that something isn't right. That behind Mallabar, and his obsessive work, there lies another, more sinister truth: one that might also help explain Hope's reasons for leaving England . . .

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'A most extraordinary parable about mankind. Quite unlike anything else I have read' Sunday Express

'Brilliant, daring. A gripping and compulsive story' Herald

'Hilarious and edgy' Sunday Times

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780141044194
BY (AUTHOR) Boyd, William
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : June 25, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Penguin Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 287 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :
WINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK MEMORIAL PRIZE

'A brilliant storyteller . . . a book which stretches, tantalizes and delights' Financial Times

_____________________________________

On Brazzaville Beach, on the edge of Africa, Hope Clearwater ponders the strange circumstances that led her to leave her husband John, and his mathematical obsessions, in England and venture to Africa to help world-renowned scientist Eugene Mallabar with his studies of wild chimps.

But the more Hope studies Mallabar, the more she comes to believe that something isn't right. That behind Mallabar, and his obsessive work, there lies another, more sinister truth: one that might also help explain Hope's reasons for leaving England . . .

_____________________________________

'A most extraordinary parable about mankind. Quite unlike anything else I have read' Sunday Express

'Brilliant, daring. A gripping and compulsive story' Herald

'Hilarious and edgy' Sunday Times

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780141044194
BY (AUTHOR) Boyd, William
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : June 25, 2009
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Penguin Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 287 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items