Gould's Book Of Fish

Gould's Book Of Fish

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From the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014, his Commonwealth Writers Prize-winning novel. Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer & forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish. Once upon a time, there were miracles... 'A work of significant genius' -- Chicago Tribuneshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 31mm | 333g
  • Random House Australia
  • Vintage (Australia)
  • Milsons Point, Australia
  • 1742755097
  • 9781742755090
  • 24,555

About Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His novels are published in thirty-eight countries and have received numerous honours, including the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North. A rapid on the Franklin River is named after him.show more

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