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Two brothers and a sister are sold into slavery. This novel tells the story of the various stages of their diasporan lives. In different countries, continents and centuries they try to survive the lives which the accident of their birth has bestowed upon them.

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"A compassionate, forceful and profoundly moving revelation" (Scotland on Sunday)

"[T]here are gems of impassioned writing quilted within this ambitious cross-cultural novel of loss and reconciliation" (Sunday Times)

"Epic and frequently astonishing" (The Times)

"Crossing the River is dense with event and ingeniously structured. It requires concentration and is worth it" (Independent)

"An ambitious exploration of oppression, loss and reconciliation that employs a collage of styles and ranges across continents and centuries" (Nicci Gerrard Observer)
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A Booker shortlisted novel by one of the finest writers of his generation

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  • PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication date1993
  • ISBN 10 0747514976
  • ISBN 13 9780747514978
  • BindingHardcover
  • Edition number1
  • Number of pages256
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