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Title: THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET
By: David Mitchell
Format: Paperback

List price: £12.99


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ISBN 10: 0340921579
ISBN 13: 9780340921579
Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
Pub. date: 1 January, 2010
Pages: 480
Description: The exhilarating new novel by 'one of the most brilliantly inventive writers of this, or any country' - Boyd Tonkin, Independent.
Synopsis: THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER David Mitchell's novels have captivated critics and readers alike, as his Man Booker shortlistings and Richard & Judy Book of the Year award attest. Now he has written a masterpiece. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is the kind of book that comes along once in a decade - enthralling in its storytelling, imagination and scope. Set at a turning point in history on a tiny island attached to mainland Japan, David Mitchell's tale of power, passion and integrity transports us to a world that is at once exotic and familiar: an extraordinary place and an era when news from abroad took months to arrive, yet when people behaved as they always do - loving, lusting and yearning, cheating, fighting and killing. Bringing to vivid life a tectonic shift between East and West, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is dramatic, funny, heartbreaking, enlightening and thought-provoking. Reading it is an unforgettable experience.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Sceptre
Prizes: Short-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: Waterstone's UK Author of the
Returns: Returnable
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