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In the Wet (Paperback)
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In the Wet (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 03/09/2009
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It is the rainy season. Drunk and delirious, an old man lies dying in the Queensland bush. In his opium-hazed last hours, a priest finds his deserted shack and listens to his last words. Half-awake and half-dreaming the old man tells the story of an adventure set decades in the future, in a very different world...

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099530046
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 255 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm


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