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Beatrice And Virgil (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Martel, Yann

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Destiny can take many shapes. For Henry, a writer struggling to finish a book about the Holocaust, it arrives in the form of a puzzling envelope from a stranger. The envelope takes him into a taxidermist's workshop. Filled with lovingly preserved animals from all corners of the g...lobe, this place is unlike anywhere he has ever been. Among the hundreds of stuffed animals are Beatrice and Virgil: a monkey and a donkey, they are also the characters in a play the taxidermist is writing. When the taxidermist asks Henry for help with the play, he is drawn in. But what is the play actually about? What have the animals suffered at the hands of the author? Who is he? And what does he really want from Henry? With the imaginative reach and spirit that helped Life of Pi delight over seven million readers around the world, Beatrice and Virgil asks profound questions about violence, kindness, and the power of stories to change us.
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ISBN 9781921656255
Published NZ 14 Apr 2010
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781921656255
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Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Published 14 Apr 2010
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Martel, Yann
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 141mm
Height: 219mm
Spine: 24mm
Dewey Code 813.54
Weight 366g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;General/trade

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