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SACRED HUNGER

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SACRED HUNGER

by UNSWORTH, BARRY

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  • Paperback
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About This Item

London: Penguin, 1992. 630pp; A bright copy;. Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo.

Synopsis

Sacred Hunger is a historical novel by Barry Unsworth first published in 1992. It was joint winner of the Booker Prize that year, sharing the position with Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient. The story is set in the mid 18th century and centers around the Liverpool Merchant, a slave ship employed in the triangular trade, a central trade route in the Atlantic slave trade.

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On Jun 26 2012, Okfine said:
It was a great read, full of truth and realism.

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Details

Bookseller
Weathered Stone Books IE (IE)
Bookseller's Inventory #
PC1087
Title
SACRED HUNGER
Author
UNSWORTH, BARRY
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1992
Size
12mo

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About Weathered Stone Books

In operation since 1982 as The Winding Stair Bookshop, Dublin until 2005. Then in USA as Wandering Star Books an online bookseller also conducting appraisals for private collectors and institutions. Now back in Ireland and living in beautiful Sligo with views of the Atlantic and selling online.

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12mo
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