The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

Author:   Richard Flanagan
Publisher:   Penguin Books Australia
ISBN:  

9781760899943


Pages:   304
Publication Date:   29 September 2020
Format:   Hardback
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The Living Sea of Waking Dreams is an ember storm of a novel. This is Booker Prize-winning novelist Richard Flanagan at his most moving-and astonishing-best. In a world of perennial fire and growing extinctions, Anna's aged mother is dying-if her three children would just allow it. Condemned by their pity to living she increasingly escapes through her hospital window into visions of horror and delight. When Anna's finger vanishes and a few months later her knee disappears, Anna too feels the pull of the window. She begins to see that all around her others are similarly vanishing, but no one else notices. All Anna can do is keep her mother alive. But the window keeps opening wider, taking Anna and the reader ever deeper into a strangely beautiful story about hope and love and orange-bellied parrots.

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Author:   Richard Flanagan
Publisher:   Penguin Books Australia
Imprint:   Penguin Books Australia
Dimensions:   Width: 14.50cm , Height: 3.90cm , Length: 21.80cm
Weight:   0.492kg
ISBN:  

9781760899943


ISBN 10:   1760899941
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   29 September 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Richard Flanagan's novels have received numerous honours and are published in forty-two countries. He won the Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North and the Commonwealth Prize for Gould's Book of Fish. A rapid on the Franklin River is named after him.

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