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
  • 45,492

About Tim Winton

Tim Winton was born in Perth in 1960. His work includes novels, collections of stories, non-fiction and books for children. He has won the miles Franklin Award three times, and been twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, for The Riders (1995) and Dirt Music (2002).
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4 38% (2,227)
3 29% (1,681)
2 9% (538)
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