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Crusoe's Daughter

Jane Gardam

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

* A reissue of one of Jane Gardam's best-loved novels

In 1904, when she was six, Polly Flint went to live with her two holy aunts at the yellow house by the marsh - so close to the sea that it seemed to toss like a ship, so isolated that she might have been marooned on an island.

And there she stayed for eighty-one years, while the century raged around her, while lamplight and Victorian order became chaos and nuclear dread.

Crusoe's Daughter, ambitious, moving and wholly original, is her story.

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Praise for Crusoe's Daughter

  • Jane Gardam is at her most characteristic and brilliant. - Victoria Glendinning

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Jane Gardam

Jane Gardam has been awarded the Heywood Hill Literary Prize for a lifetime's contribution to the enjoyment of literature; has twice won a Whitbread Award and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

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