Waterland

Waterland

Book - 1983
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In this, Graham Swift's breakthrough novel of 1983, the flat, liquid landscape of the Fens holds the teenage protagonists in a vice-like grip. The narrator Tom Crick is a middle-aged schoolmaster looking back on his war-time schoolboy romance with Mary, a sexually adventurous convent schoolgirl. Their eventual marriage will be childless, a lack which precipitates Tom into recklessly sharing his family history with his pupils. Shortlisted for the Booker.
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1983.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: viii, 309 p. ;,23cm.

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