Fiction Margaret Drabble The Gates of Ivory

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The Gates of Ivory

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In this sequel to "The Radiant Way" and "A Natural Curiosity", the author extends her viewpoint to embrace the suffering of Cambodia and the moral nightmare of uncounted deaths. One day Liz receives a parcel from Cambodia which contains, together with a finger bone, scraps of writing by her friend.

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"Read this book....A tour de force...For those of us who believe fiction can offer a reality and truth beyond that of non-fiction, this novel is not to be missed."-"Calgary Herald "Artfully constructed and at times mordantly funny."-"Vanity Fair "Piquant characterization, wonderful dialogue and brainy, skillful writing...."-"Globe and Mail "Unputdownable....A sojourn within "The Gates of Ivory is not something one soon forgets.""Edmonton Journal "Irresistible, thought-provoking....Compelling."-Saskatoon "StarPhoenix

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'A compelling voyage into the heart of darkness' Daily Telegraph

'An engrossing story, very well told' Evening Standard

'Interesting, detailed, amusing and horrifying by turns' The Times Literary Supplement

'Drabble raises much to think about; her picture of Cambodia is scrupulously researched and deeply felt' Daily Telegraph

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