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HarperCollins Publishers, 1988 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Short stories describes a marathon runner's race with a horseman, an unusual forest tribe, an imprisoned clerk, and a sign maker who is pressured to make more signs for American collectors

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Published in Britain in 1986, this unusual, highly imaginative work won the David Higham and the Whitbread awards for best first fiction as well as the Guardian Fiction Prize. Made up of seven short ... Read full review


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British author Jim Crace has won the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel Harvest (Picador). The 100,000 (A$205,140) award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English, and is chosen by judges from a selection of titles nominated by libraries across the world.

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