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The Nature Of Blood by  Caryl Phillips - First  Edition - 1997 - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: B265)

The Nature Of Blood

The Nature Of Blood by  Caryl Phillips - First  Edition - 1997 - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: B265)
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The Nature Of Blood

by Phillips, Caryl

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1997. In 'Nature of Blood', Phillips gives us an eloquent, most powerful and provocative novel; a complex and moving tale about seemingly disparate lives that are nonetheless connected across the boundries of societies and centuries by circumstance, spirit and blood..... This West-Indian-born author has received the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. His highly acclaimed novel 'Crossing The River' was short-listed for the 1994 Booker Prize. He has established himself as a uniquely gifted writer. An extremely bright book in a price-intact illustrated dust jacket (from the painting: Bridge of Sighs by William Etty). Book carries a remainder mark to top edge.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


A novel about personal crisis and momentous social conflict, Caryl Phillips sixth novel tells the inextricably linked stories of a young Jewish woman growing up in mid-twentieth-century Germany, and an African general hired by the Doge to command his armies in sixteenth-century Venice. At the heart of these stories is Europe's age-old obsession with race, with similarity and difference, with blood. This is a novel about how we define ourselves and consequently, it is about the most dangerous and nightmarish aspects of our identity.


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The Nature Of Blood
Phillips, Caryl
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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
First Edition
Alfred A Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
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