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Beggar's Feast

By: Boyagoda, Randy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Canada: 2011

Edition: First Edition, 1st printing

Seller ID: 017714

ISBN: 0670065633

Condition: Near Fine


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 ac... View more info