ISBN 9781860467219,Stone Raft

Stone Raft

Author:

Jose Saramago

Publisher:

Vintage Classics

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ISBN 9781860467219
Publisher

Vintage Classics

Publication Year 2000
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781860467219

ISBN-10 1860467210
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Fiction

What if, one day, Europe was to crack along the length of the Pyrenees, separating the Iberian peninsula? In Saramago's lovely fable, the new island is sent spinning, like a great stone raft, towards the Azores. While the authorities panic and tourists and investors flee, three men, two women and a dog are drawn together by portents that burden them with a bemusing sense of responsibility. Travelling at first packed into a car, then into a wagon, they take to the road to explore the limits of their now finite land, adrift in a world made new by this radical shift in perspective
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