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FREDY NEPTUNE by  Les Murray - Paperback - Second Edition - 2007 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

FREDY NEPTUNE

by Murray, Les

Condition: Very Good +


Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Black Inc., 2007. 276pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. A Novel in Verse. From the rear panel: "Fredy Boettcher is no visionary. He embodies reaction, the humane sort most people have when brought up against the horror which visions and causes may bring. In World War I Turkey, the sight of women being burned alive by a mob causes him to lose his sense of touch, as if he was burned himself. He must conceal and try to use this curse-gift over much of his subsequent life, which involves travels around the world, including to Hollywood, Arabia and Hitler's Germany. Deliberately cast in non-literary language, Les Murray's profound study of moral shock teases out the potential for peace, still not fully realised, which lie in multiculture and mixed heritage." Contents include: Book I, II, III, IV and V. Afterword. Book weight approx. 375g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . Second Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 013460
  • Title: FREDY NEPTUNE
  • Author: Murray, Les
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1863954023
  • ISBN 13: 9781863954020
  • Publisher: Black Inc.
  • Place: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Date published: 2007
  • Keywords: Novel in Verse, Germans, Australia, Poetry, Literary Prizes, Queensland, Fiction, Lepers, Soldiers, Strong Men, World War, 1914-1918, Murray, Les A.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction General; Poetry;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General; POETRY / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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