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Beggar's Feast, Boyagoda, Randy

Author Name    Boyagoda, Randy

Title   Beggar's Feast

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition, 1st printing

Size   Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Publisher   Toronto Viking Canada 2011

ISBN Number    0670065633 / 9780670065639

Seller ID   017714

Boyagoda's second novel, following 'Governor of the Northern Province,' which was longlisted for the 2006 Giller Prize. A child born in 1899 to low prospects in a Ceylon village and abandoned by his parents when they become "convinced by his horoscope that he'd be a blight upon the family," escapes his birthworld and eventually becomes a financial success, returning after almost a century "to the village he once called home," where "he tries to win recognition for his success in the world -- at any cost." Orange boards w/black spine lettering, 311 pages + 1 page of acknowledgements. Gently bumped spine ends, tiny/faint soil to fore-edge, in dust jacket w/light wear to spine ends.

NOISBN, 9780670065639, Ceylon, Ceylonese, Australia, Singapore, magnates, family, tradition

Price = 45.00 USD




          

                                                    


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