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A Lesser Dependency.

Benson, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0333490932 / ISBN 13: 9780333490938
Published by London, Macmillan, 1989
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First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Condition: near fine (number impression on endsheet) in near fine dust jacket (tiny tear). -- Novel, Mauritius Ilois in the Indian Ocean. ISBN 0333490932. Bookseller Inventory # 12017

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Title: A Lesser Dependency.

Publisher: London, Macmillan

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

This novel is set in Diego Garcia, a small island in the middle of the Indian Ocean - too small to find on a map and one of the last paradisical outposts of the Empire. The islanders are forced to leave hteir home to make way for a military base for the United States army. Peter Benson has also written the prize-winning novel "The Levels".

About the Author:

Born in 1956, Peter Benson was educated in Ramsgate, Canterbury and Exeter. His first novel, The Levels, won the Guardian Fiction Prize. This was followed by A Lesser Dependency, winner of the Encore award, The Other Occupant, which was awarded the Somerset Maugham Award. He has also published short stories, screenplays and poetry, some adapted for TV, radio and many translated into other languages.

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