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ISBN: 0007320965 / ISBN-13: 9780007320967

Offshore

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WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 1979 A lovely new cover reissue of Penelope Fitzgerald's award-winning comic novel. Offshore is a dry, genuinely funny ... Show synopsis

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  • Offshore (Fourth Estate Ltd) – Mass-market paperback (2009)
    by Penelope Fitzgerald, Alan Hollinghurst (Introduction by)

    Offshore

    Mass-market paperback, Fourth Estate Ltd
    2009
    208 pages

    ISBN: 0007320965
    ISBN-13: 9780007320967

    Penelope Fitzgerald's Booker Prize-winning novel of loneliness and connecting is set among the houseboat community of the Thames and has a new introduction from Alan Hollinghurst. On Battersea Reach, a mixed bag of the temporarily lost and the patently eccentric live on houseboats, rising and falling with the tide of the Thames. There is good-natured Maurice, by occupation a male prostitute, by chance a receiver of stolen goods. And Richard, an ex-navy man whose boat, much like its owner, dominates the Reach. Then there is ... Show more

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MotherDoe

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by MotherDoe on Apr 23, 2009

This book was highly recommended to me by a lady who leads a reading group. It was purchased specifically for a couple who recently purchased a Dutch barge and live in this massive boat off the river Thames. They are in the process of reading "offshore" and were delighted with the gift. Thank-you!

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