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The Letter Bearer

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Desmond Elliott Prize Best Book (nominee)
The Rider has no memory of who he is, or how he came to be lying - dying - in the brutal heat of the North African desert. Rescued by a band of deserters, the Rider begins to piece together his identity, based on shards of recollection and the letters in his post bag. The Letter Bearer is unlike any other novel of World War Two. It asks profound questions about trauma, warfare and the experience of desertion. This gripping story asks us to consider how men build hope when they have nothing left - not even a name.

    

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February 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Letter Bearer: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Allison
ISBN: 1-61902-612-0 / 978-1-61902-612-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
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March 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Letter Bearer
Author(s): Robert Allison
ISBN: 1-84708-823-6 / 978-1-84708-823-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta
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Paperback Editions

February 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Letter Bearer: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Allison
ISBN: 1-61902-904-9 / 978-1-61902-904-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Counterpoint
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Letter Bearer
Author(s): Robert Allison
ISBN: 1-84708-826-0 / 978-1-84708-826-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Letter Bearer
Author(s): Robert Allison
ISBN: 1-84708-824-4 / 978-1-84708-824-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Letter Bearer
Author(s): Robert Allison
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA