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The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St Helena Paperback – 7 November 1997

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  • Publisher : VINTAGE ARROW - MASS MARKET; 1st edition (7 November 1997)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0099752115
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0099752110
  • Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.6 x 19.8 cm
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A melancholy and exquisitely bizarre essay on fame, morality and the vanity of human wishes ― London Review of Books

Moving and original... Julia Blackburn writes like an angel -- Mary Wesley

Pure enchantment, stranger than fiction ― Cosmopolitan

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'A magically idiosyncratic collage of history, biography and travel writing, permeated with madness and fantasy, absurdity and despair... Bewitching' - The Times

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