The Riders

The Riders

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Fred Scully has decided to leave Australia to carve a new life for himself and his young family in Ireland. He labours alone to make their dilapidated cottage habitable, but when he arrives at the airport to pick up his wife and child, only his small daughter steps off the plane. So begins Scully's desperate odyssey across Europe, trying to track down the wife he comes to realize he didn't know. 'A brilliant reflection on the instability of personality and memory, written in page-turning style' Daily Telegraph 'An intricate, magnificently readable novel' Sunday Telegraph 'Makes the senses jump. Concentrated, passionate, invigorating' Independent
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 23mm | 291g
  • Picador
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed
  • 0330339427
  • 9780330339421
  • 48,069

About Tim Winton

Tim Winton has published over twenty books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into many different languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian/Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). Active in the environmental movement, he is the Patron of the Australian Marine Conservation Society. He lives in Western Australia.
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