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Remembering Babylon

A Novel

by David Malouf

  • 366 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Reading Group Guide,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7700359M
    ISBN 100679749519
    ISBN 109780679749516

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When Gemmy Fairley encounters the children of Jock McIvor as they play on the fringe of their midth-century settlement in the Outback, a. A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the time of its foundation, focusing on the hostility between early British settlers and native Aboriginals, Remembering Babylon tells the tragic and compelling story of a boy caught between both worlds - the civilised and the primitive.

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