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On the Contrary: Being the Life of a Famous Rebel, Soldier, Traveller, Explorer, Reader, Builder, Scribe, Latinist, Lover and Liar

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Set in the 18th century, this novel follows the fortunes of Estienne Barbier, an inveterate liar and philanderer, who deserts his pregnant wife to stow away for the Cape of Good Hope - a trip which will open his eyes. By the author of "A Dry White Season" and "An Instant in the Wind".

On the Contrary: Being the Life of a Famous Rebel, Soldier, Traveller, Explorer, Reader, Builder, Scribe, Latinist, Lover and Liar 1993, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780436201493

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