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The Fear by  Thomas Keneally - First Edition - from Denton Island Books (SKU: FV-1UAG-5WEE)

The Fear

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The Fear

by Keneally, Thomas

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First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Title:The Fear. Cassell Australia, 1965. First edition, first printing. Hardback, in illustrated jacket. 229 pages. Author:Thomas Keneally.Condition: BOOK:NEAR FINE. Black, cloth covered boards, white titles to spine. Square and tight, with no loose pages. One or two light markings to the endpapers. Very feint page edge tanning. All the pages are clean, with no annotations or markings. Certainly very well preserved. JACKET:VERY GOOD+. Not price clipped, no price shown. Now protected by a clear, removeable cover. The front flap shows wear along its length, where it folds around the upper board, with bumping to the upper corner, and a half-inch closed tear to the lower front corner. Otherwise clean and unmarked after 44 years. Illustration by Ben Shearer. About the book:Perhaps most well-known as the Booker Prize winning author of Schindler's Ark, Australian born Keneally has said that he would like to be able to disown his first two novels, particularly "The Fear", which he calls "the obligatory account of one's childhood." Contemporary reviews note that Keneally "writes with pace and style", and that The Fear is "powerful and intensely moving" Set in wartime Australia, it is the story of Danny Jordan, a young Catholic boy who is compelled to face the problems set by adults in an adult world. Next door to Danny live the Mantles, through whom he is to learn more about life, death, and fear, than is right for a small boy. All our books are securely packed, and dispatched without delay. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: FV-1UAG-5WEE. .


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The Fear
Keneally, Thomas
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First Edition

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About Denton Island Books

An experienced Online Bookseller, I stock a wide variety of used and out of print books.Areas of interest include art and design,classical music (particularly relating to stringed instruments), exhibition catalogues, modern literature,motoring, sport, philosophy, and more.If you have any questions or queries, please don't hesitate to contact me. Prompt delivery and safe packaging are a priority.


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