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J.G. Farrell - Author

J.G. Farrell was born in Liverpool in 1935 and spent a good deal of his life abroad, including periods in France and North America, and then settled in London where he wrote most of his novels. In April 1979 he went to live in County Cork where only four months later he was drowned in a fishing accident.

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The Siege of Krishnapur - Special Limited Edition by J.G. Farrell
The Siege of Krishnapur - Special Limited Edition
J.G. Farrell
This won the Booker Prize back in 1973. A brilliant, dark humorous book about the decline of colonialism and an exploration of class, race and culture in general. Great stuff.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2009
The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell
The Siege of Krishnapur
J.G. Farrell
February 2012 Guest Editor Joanna Trollope on J.G. Farrell... He won the Lost Booker prize for Troubles and the real Booker – forever ago - for The Siege Of Krishnapur. I love the elegance of his writing, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/1996
Troubles by J.G. Farrell
J.G. Farrell
Winner of the Lost Man Booker Prize. An involving and interesting tale set in 1919 about a World War One veteran, Brendan Archer, who travels to Ireland to find the girl he rashly got engaged to three years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/1993

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