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Pincher Martin (with an Afterword by Philippa Gregory)

William Golding

From William Golding, the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature and author of Lord of the Flies, Pincher Martin is a terrifying and unforgettable journey into one man’s mind.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571298501
Date Published
01.08.2013
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Summary

Drowning in the freezing North Atlantic, Christopher Hadley Martin, temporary lieutenant, happens upon a grotesque rock, an island that appears only on weather charts. To drink there is a pool of rain water; to eat there are weeds and sea anemones. Through the long hours with only himself to talk to, Martin must try to assemble the truth of his fate, piece by terrible piece.

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William Golding, author of Lord of the Flies, is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential writers of modern times. Lord of the Flies, his first novel, has been read by millions, translated into more than forty-five languages, and adapted for screen and stage drama. He drew on his own experience as a teacher and his service in the…

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