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Sacred Hunger - Barry Unsworth
Sacred Hunger
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140119930 (0140119930)
ASIN: 140119930
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 630
Edition language: English
Series: Sacred Hunger (#1)
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Bettie's Books
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5.0 Sacred Hunger
bookshelves: booker-winner, historical-fiction, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, slaves, seven-seas, summer-2012, published-1992, epistolatory-diary-blog, sciences, norfolk, plague-disease, medical-eew, african-continent, afr-sierra-leone Read from August 14 to 18, 2012 Dedication: To John, Madelei...
Chrissie's Books
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3.0 Sacred Hunger
This book is about England and her role in the slave trade. It is also about how men and women thought in the mid-1700s, how they viewed justice and freedom and success, and those of the opposite sex. In its accurate depiction of these times, it is an excellent work of historical fiction. Here follo...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
Dedication: To John, Madeleine and Felix Reiss. With love.Front quote: Some safer world in depths of woods embrac'dSome happier island in the watry waste... Alexander PopeA special thanks:I should like to thank the British Council for the grant of a six-month Viking Scholarship to Sweden and the sta...
SJane rated it
In terms of renown, this book seems to have been eclipsed by [b:The English Patient|11713|The English Patient|Michael Ondaatje|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320527907s/11713.jpg|3009869], which co-won the Booker Prize in 1992. Although I do love Ondaatje, "Sacred Hunger" is superior to that title in...
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