FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014
Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Dieman's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer, forger, fantasist, condemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish. Once upon a time, miraculous things happened...
A seamless masterpiece --Peter Carty, Independent on Sunday
I urge you to read it --Robert MacFarlane, Observer
A truly great book that will be read by serious people long after most of the literary fiction of our time is forgotten --Richard Holloway, Sunday Herald
A masterpiece --John Burnside, The Times
Hugely original --Alex Clark, The Guardian
Gould's Book of Fish is a novel about fish the way Ulysses is a novel about the events of a single day --Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
A strange and amazing book --Alex Linklater, Prospect
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Description du livre Atlantic Books, 2003. Paperback. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1843540703
Description du livre Atlantic Books, 2003. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P111843540703