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Knopf, 1991 - Military occupation - 345 pages
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Fixed in a landscape as strange and as familiar as today's headlines, Mainland reveals a world--a colony in turmoil--in which certainty and trust increasingly give way to ambiguity and paranoia. Gripping and mysterious, it is a novel in which the conflict between the oppressor and the oppressed is mirrored by one man and one woman's attempt to connect.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Another sensitive, underplotted sort-of-espionager from British publisher McCrum (The Fabulous Englishman, A Loss of Heart, etc.) that almost succeeds in turning its featureless anomie to advantage ... Read full review


User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Psychologically jaded by his vocation as a political consultant, Stephen Mallory returns to his home office on the mainland. Even though his track record for organizing campaigns for Third World ... Read full review


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