Red Shift

Author(s): Alan Garner
Original Publish Date: Oct 25, 2011
Product Number: EB00174947
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781590174647
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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In second-century Britain, Macey and a gang of fellow deserters from the Roman army hunt and are hunted by deadly local tribes. Fifteen centuries later, during the English Civil War, Thomas Rowley hides from the ruthless troops who have encircled his village. And in contemporary Britain, Tom, a precocious, love-struck, mentally unstable teenager, struggles to cope with the imminent departure for London of his girlfriend, Jan. Three separate stories, three utterly different lives, distant in time and yet strangely linked to a single place, the mysterious, looming outcrop known as Mow Cop, and a single object, the blunt head of a stone axe: all these come together in Alan Garner's extraordinary Red Shift, a pyrotechnical and deeply moving elaboration on themes of chance and fate, time and eternity, visionary awakening and destructive madness.

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Author(s): Alan Garner
Product Number EB00715511
Released: Nov 21, 2017
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007539031

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