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An island / Karen Jennings.

An island / Karen Jennings.
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ISBN 9781910688922 (paperback)
Author Jennings, Karen, 1982- author.
Title An island / Karen Jennings.
Publisher/Date Newbury, England : Holland House Books, [2019]
Pagination etc. 185 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents note "Longlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize" --Front cover.
Summary Note "Samuel has lived alone for a long time, with only the occasional visits from a boat bringing supplies and, in the past, a government representative from the mainland. He maintains the lighthouse and his chickens, and watches the waves. Then one morning he finds the sea has brought someone to offer companionship and to threaten his solitude... An intense and powerful novel about guilt and fear, friendship and rejection; and the meaning of home."--Back cover.
Subject Islands -- Fiction
Lighthouses -- Fiction
Refugees -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Fear -- Fiction
Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction
South African fiction (English)
Shelf Location F JENN
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