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The Porpoise (Paperback) Loot Price: R205
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The Porpoise (Paperback): Mark Haddon

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The Porpoise (Paperback)

Mark Haddon

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Old myths are broken, and a new voyage begins - the major new novel from one of our most imaginative storytellers is about to set sail...

A newborn baby is the sole survivor of a terrifying plane crash. She is raised in wealthy isolation by an overprotective father. She knows nothing of the rumours about a beautiful young woman, hidden from the world. When a suitor visits, he understands far more than he should. Forced to run for his life, he escapes aboard The Porpoise, an assassin on his tail…

So begins a wild adventure of a novel, damp with salt spray, blood and tears. A novel that leaps from the modern era to ancient times; a novel that soars, and sails, and burns long and bright; a novel that almost drowns in grief yet swims ashore; in which pirates rampage, a princess wins a wrestler’s hand, and ghost women with lampreys’ teeth drag a man to hell – and in which the members of a shattered family, adrift in a violent world, journey towards a place called home.

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Imprint: Chatto and Windus
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: 27 May 2019
Authors: Mark Haddon
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 336
ISBN-13: 978-1-78474-283-6
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
Books > Fiction > New Fiction Releases
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LSN: 1-78474-283-X
Barcode: 9781784742836

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