This is a story of revenge, corruption and anarchy - and a kind of justice - in one of the world's most violent cities. Hamilton-Paterson wrote "Gerontius" which won the Whitbread Prize in 1989.
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James Hamilton-Paterson is the author of the bestselling Empire of the Clouds, which was hailed as a classic account of the golden age of British aviation. He won a Whitbread Prize for his first novel, Gerontius, and among his many other celebrated books are Seven-Tenths, one of the finest books written in recent times about the oceans, the satirical trilogy that began with Cooking with Fernet Branca, and the autobiographical Playing With Water. Born and educated in England, he has lived in the Philippines and Italy and now makes his home in Austria.About the Author:
James Hamilton-Paterson's writing encompasses poetry, short stories, non ficiton and ficiton. He won the Whitbread First Novel Award in 1989 for Gerontius. He lives in Italy and the Philippines.
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Book Description Vintage, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099298112