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The story of Aljaz Cosini, a Tasmanian river guide who, as he lies drowning beneath a waterfall, sees his life - and the lives of his family - flash before him.
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"Haunting" (New York Times)
"Stunning" (Sunday Times)
"A torrent of a book – take the plunge" (Independent)
"This novel of spiritual desolation and redemption gathers such an awesome, tragic momentum that the fantastical aspects seem as crucial to the story as do the raging rivers, sheer gorges and imposing rainforests" (Washington Post)
"Death of a River Guide is possessed of both a fierce, seething energy and a limpid, unexpected tranquillity" (Irish Times)
"One of the most auspicious debuts in Australian writing" (Times Literary Supplement)
"A vivid, voluptuous, exhilarating writer" (Sunday Telegraph)
2014 Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan's debut novel takes us on a swirling journey into Tasmania's past and our river guide's own violent ancestral secrets
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Book Description Picador. Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0330352822I5N00
Book Description Picador, 1997. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. UK paperback original first impression. Uncommon. Near fine with a little page tanning. Uncommon. Book. Seller Inventory # 17467668802
Book Description Picador, London, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. First British Edition (SIGNED). | Paper somewhat browned else a fine copy -- illus. wraps, SIGNED on title page. British edition -- a paperback original -- of novel first published Australia, 1994. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 006211