When Master Georgie - George Hardy, surgeon and photographer - sets off from the cold squalor of Victorian Liverpool for the heat and glitter of the ...Show synopsisWhen Master Georgie - George Hardy, surgeon and photographer - sets off from the cold squalor of Victorian Liverpool for the heat and glitter of the Bosphorus to offer his services in the Crimea, there straggles behind him a small caravan of devoted followers; Myrtle, his adoring adoptive sister; lapsed geologist Dr Potter; and photographer's assistant and sometime fire-eater Pompey Jones, all of them driven onwards through a rising tide of death and disease by a shared and mysterious guilt. Combining a breathtaking eye for beauty with a visceral understanding of mortality, Beryl Bainbridge exposes her enigmatic hero as tenderly and unsparingly as she reveals the filth and misery of war, and creates a novel of luminous depth and extraordinary intensity.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. Some overall wear from reading, has a few creases....Very Good. Some overall wear from reading, has a few creases. Trade paperback (US). Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 205 p. Thorndike General.
Description:Very Good. 0715628313 Book is lightly used with little or no...Very Good. 0715628313 Book is lightly used with little or no noticeable damage. Unbeatable customer service, and we usually ship the same or next day. Over one million satisfied customers!
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Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Fiction. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall....Very Good in Very Good jacket. Fiction. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The journey from Liverpool to the battlefield of Inkerman will end for Georgie in front of a camera. This book is in very good condition and appears unread. There are a few pages that have creased lower corners that appear to be miscalculations during the printing process. The dust jacket is in very good condition, is not price clipped, and is in new clear protetive covering.
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