Journey to the Interior

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ISBN 9780571242825 Format Paperback
9780571242825
Paperback
Published 29/05/2008 Length 224 pages
224

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Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, A Journey to the Interior was P. H. Newby's debut novel, first published in 1945.

In the desert Sultanate of Rasuka, the European supervisors of an oil well form a community favourable to the development of minor eccentricities and personal antagonisms. But when one of them disappears, Winter is forced to embark on a unique journey to find him.

Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, A Journey to the Interior was P. H. Newby's debut novel, first published in 1945.In the desert Sultanate of Rasuka, the European supervisors of an oil well form a community favourable to the development of minor eccentricities and personal antagonisms. But when one of them disappears, Winter is forced to embark on a unique journey to find him.
  • About P. H. Newby

    P. H. Newby (1918-1997) was an English novelist and broadcasting administrator. His first novel, A Journey into the Interior, was published in l946. He was awarded the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1948, and he was the first winner of the Booker (now Man Booker) Prize - his novel Something to Answer For received the inaugural award in 1969.

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