The Book of Colour


With two extraordinary books, THE EMPEROR'S LAST LAND and DAISY BATES IN THE DESERT, Julia Blackburn has pushed the boundaries of non-fiction as far as they will go. IN THE BOOK OF COLOUR she crosses for the first time into fiction and the result is astonishing- a short visionary novel of almost awesome power, a book that changes your view of the world. THE BOOK OF COLOUR is a journey around Julia Blackburn's father and grandfather, set largely in Mauritius. It is a book about childhood, about madness, about the fear of ...

The Book of Colour 2002, Vintage Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9780099440734

UK edition

Trade paperback

The Book Of Colour 1996, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099592815

New edition

Mass-market paperback

The Book of Colour 1995, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224041171