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Ransom Mass Market Paperback – 19 Mar 2018

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin; 1 edition (19 March 2018)
  • ISBN-10: 0143790846
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143790846
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.6 x 19.6 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 181 g
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Malouf's fable engraves the epic themes of the Trojan war onto a perfect miniature

About the Author

David Malouf is the internationally acclaimed author of novels including Ransom, The Great World (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' prize and the Prix Femina Etranger), Remembering Babylon (winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), An Imaginary Life, Conversations at Curlow Creek, Dream Stuff, Every Move You Make and his autobiographical classic 12 Edmondstone Street. His Collected Stories won the 2008 Australia-Asia Literary Award. His most recent books are A First Place and The Writing Life. He was born in 1934 and was brought up in Brisbane.

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