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- DescriptionTwo thousand years ago four travellers enter the Judean desert to fast and pray for their lost souls. In the blistering heat and barren rocks they encounter the evil merchant Musa, who holds them in his tyrannical power. Yet there is also ather, afaint figure in the distance, fasting for forty days, a Galilean who they say has the power to work miracles ...
- Author BiographyJim Crace is the author of CONTINENT, THE GIFT OF STONES, ARCADIA and SIGNALS OF DISTRESS. He has won the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the E.M. Forster Award, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the GAP International Prize for Literature. He lives in Moseley, Birmingham, with his wife and two children.
- PrizesWinner of Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1997 and Whitbread Prize (Novel) 1997. Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 1997.
- Author(s)Jim Crace
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication02/04/1998
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date11/08/2009
- Weight176 g
- Width128 mm
- Height196 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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