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ISBN: 0395478049 / ISBN-13: 9780395478042

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 (Mariner Books) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Penelope Fitzgerald

    Offshore

    Trade paperback, Mariner Books
    1998
    English
    144 pages

    ISBN: 0395478049
    ISBN-13: 9780395478042

    On the Battersea Reach of the Thames, a mixed bag of the slightly disreputable, the temporarily lost, and the patently eccentric live on houseboats, rising and falling with the great river's tides. Belonging to neither land nor sea, they belong to one another in a motley yet kindly society. There is Maurice, by occupation a male prostitite, by happenstance a receiver of stolen goods, by nature a friend to all. And Richard, a buttoned-up ex-navy man, whose boat, much like its owner, dominates the Reach. Then there is Nenna, ... 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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