The Gone-Away World (Paperback)Nick Harkaway (author)
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Number of pages: 592
Weight: 405 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm
"Breathtakingly ambitious ... A bubbling cosmic stew of a book, written with such exuberant imagination that you are left breathless by its sheer ingenuity" * Observer *
"[A] post-apocalyptic triumph ... Immensely rewarding ... Genuinely terrifying" * The Times *
"A stunning debut" * Scotland on Sunday *
"Exuberant...Wildly inventive" -- Michael Gove * The Times *
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