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Blue Fruit

Lively, Adam

ISBN 10: 0671655345 / ISBN 13: 9780671655341
Published by Simon & Schuster, London, 1988
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First Printing. Author's first novel. Author of THE BURNT HOUSE and THE SNAIL. Bookseller Inventory # 011733

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Title: Blue Fruit

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, London

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First British Edition.

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Lively has put forth a daring premise in his remarkable first novel--what would happen if an 18th-century Englishman, a young ship's surgeon on a South Seas whaler, was put ashore in the strange land of 20th-century New York, the neighborhood of Harlem?

About the Author:

Adam Lively was born in Swansea in 1961 and studied history in England and America. He has published the novels Blue Fruit (1988) and The Burnt House (in 1989), a novella The Snail (1991), and a pamphlet in Chatto Counterblasts series, Parliament: The Great British Democracy Swindle (1990). His work has also appeared in the anthologies 20 under 35, P.E.N. New Poetry II and The Dylan Companion. Selected as one of the Best Young British Novelists in 1993, his novel Sing the Body Electric is published by Chatto & Windus. He lives in London with his wife Diana, and their children Jacob and Anne.

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