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  • Published: 19 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143790785
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $26.00

Gould's Book Of Fish




From the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014, his Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winning novel.

From the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014, his Commonwealth Writers’ Prize-winning novel.

Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer & forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish.

Once upon a time, there were miracles . . .

  • Pub date: 19 March 2018
  • ISBN: 9780143790785
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $26.00

About the Author

Richard Flanagan

Richard Flanagan was born in Tasmania in 1961. His novels Death of a River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould’s Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, Wanting, The Narrow Road to the Deep North and First Person have received numerous honours and are published in 42 countries. He won the Man Booker Prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North in 2014.

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