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The Purple Plain

(1952)
A novel by

 
Full of mounting suspense and masterly characterisation, Bates's popular wartime novel tells the story of three very different men who, after their aircraft crashes, are forced to trek across the Burmese wilderness to safety.

Genre: Literary Fiction    

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Hardback Editions

April 1997 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7090-6005-X / 978-0-7090-6005-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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January 1997 : UK Hardback

Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-6933-3 / 978-0-7451-6933-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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November 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-85997-139-2 / 978-0-85997-139-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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February 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Purple Plain (New Portway Reprints)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-85594-631-8 / 978-0-85594-631-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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1969 : UK Hardback
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Title: Purple Plain (Reading Today S.)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-17-443501-0 / 978-0-17-443501-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Nelson
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Paperback Editions

May 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-413-77597-6 / 978-0-413-77597-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 1-4191-4964-4 / 978-1-4191-4964-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
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April 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Purple Plain (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-304-35627-1 / 978-0-304-35627-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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September 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-6934-1 / 978-0-7451-6934-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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January 1956 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-14-001152-8 / 978-0-14-001152-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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November 1969 : UK Paperback
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Title: Purple Plain
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-552-08309-7 / 978-0-552-08309-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Audio Editions

October 1991 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Purple Plain: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): H E Bates
ISBN: 0-7451-5781-5 / 978-0-7451-5781-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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