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An edition of The Luminaries (2013)

The luminaries

  • 3.80 ·
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  • 41 Want to read
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  • 11 Have read
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Language
English
Pages
832

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A bold neo-Victorian murder mystery set in a remote gold-mining frontier town in 19th-century New Zealand. In 1866, a weary Englishman lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way.

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The Luminaries
Oct 07, 2014, Back Bay Books
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The Luminaries
2013
in English
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The luminaries
2013, McClelland & Stewart
in English
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The Luminaries (Man Booker Prize)
Oct 15, 2013, Little, Brown and Company
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The Luminaries
October 15, 2013, Little, Brown and Company
Hardcover
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The luminaries: a novel
2013
sound recording : in English - Unabridged.

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Toronto

Table of Contents

A sphere within a sphere
Auguries
The house of self-undoing
Paenga-wha-wha
Weight and lucre
The widow and the weeds
Domicile
The truth about Aurora
Mutable Earth
Matters of succession
Orion sets when Scorpio rises
The old moon in the young moon's arms.

Edition Notes

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize 2013

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PR9639.4.C39 L86 2013b

The Physical Object

Pagination
832 pages
Number of pages
832

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL32122675M
Internet Archive
luminaries0000catt_x0l2
ISBN 10
0771019106, 0771023243
ISBN 13
9780771019104, 9780771023248
OCLC/WorldCat
859402072

Work Description

Winner of the Man Booker Prize of 2013. Wonderful novel taking place in New-Zealand during the golden rush.
Une intrigue complexe et fine à la fois, vrai roman d'aventure historique mais pas seulement. L'auteur s'amuse avec nous et nous mène de révélations en révélations tout en nous laissant à la fin du livre avec une grande envie de continuer dans le monde qu'elle a créé pour nous.

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