WASHINGTON BLACK: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018

WASHINGTON BLACK: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018

By: Edugyan, Esi

Price: ¥550.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 'A masterpiece' Attica Locke 'Str ong, beautiful and beguiling' Observer 'Destined to become a future classic ... that rare book that should appeal to every kind of reader' Guardian Wh en two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washi ngton Black - an eleven-year-old field slave - finds himself selected as pe rsonal servant to one of them. The eccentric Christopher 'Titch' Wilde is a naturalist, explorer, scientist, inventor and abolitionist, whose single-m inded pursuit of the perfect aerial machine mystifies all around him. Titch 's idealistic plans are soon shattered and Washington finds himself in mort al danger. They escape together, but then Titch disappears and Washington m ust make his way alone, following the promise of freedom further than he ev er dreamed possible. Inspired by a true story, Washington Black is an extra ordinary tale of a world destroyed and made whole again.

Title: WASHINGTON BLACK: SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018

Author Name: Edugyan, Esi

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd: 2019

ISBN Number: 1788162986

ISBN Number 13: 9781788162982

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000047015