Singapore on the eve of the Japanese invasion. The Blackett family's prosperous world of tennis parties, cocktails and deferential servants seems unchanging. But it is poised on the edge of the abyss. J.G. Farrell is the author of "The Siege of Krishnapur".
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A classic novel by a Booker Prize-winning author.About the Author:
J.G. Farrell was born in Liverpool in 1935 and spent a good deal of his life abroad, including periods in France and North America, and then settled in London where he wrote most of his novels.
Among his novels, TROUBLES won the Faber Memorial Prize in 1970 and the Lost Man Booker prize in 2010 and THE SIEGE OF KRISHNAPUR won the Booker Prize in 1973.
In April 1979 he went to live in County Cork where only four months later he was drowned in a fishing accident.
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Book Description Flamingo, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006540074