Eleanor Catton- The Luminaries

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Used Good plus, some creases/minor marks on cover/spine Trade PaperbackDimensions: 153 x 233 x 57mmPublication Date: 2013 Winner Of The Man Booker Prize 2013 On a blustery January day, a prostitute is arrested. In the midst of the 1866 gold rush on the coast of New Zealand, this might have gone...
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Used Good plus, some creases/minor marks on cover/spine

Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 153 x 233 x 57mm
Publication Date: 2013

Winner Of The Man Booker Prize 2013

On a blustery January day, a prostitute is arrested. In the midst of the 1866 gold rush on the coast of New Zealand, this might have gone unnoticed. But three notable events occur on that same day: a luckless drunk dies, a wealthy man vanishes, and a ship's captain of ill repute cancels all of his business and weighs anchor, as if making an escape. Anna Wetherell, the prostitute in question, is connected to all three men.

This sequence of apparently coincidental events provokes a secret council of powerful townsmen to investigate. But they are interrupted by the arrival of a stranger: young Walter Moody, who has a secret of his own...

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