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Corker's Freedom

(1964)
A novel by

 
From the author of the Booker Prize-winning G. and the extraordinary trilogy Into Their Labours, an early novel, written thirty years ago and published here for the first time. An exhilarating and engrossing novel about the elderly owner of an employment agency whose romantic yearnings and inarticulate dreams propel him into a world of fantasy, Corker's Freedom displays the story-telling magic that is a hallmark of John Berger's highly acclaimed fiction. In this powerfully unsettling tale about the pitfalls of free will, we observe the gradual disintegration of one man's genteel and shabby life as he is driven, over the course of one day, to seek an illusory freedom from the bonds of responsibility. Berger explores the disturbingly gray areas between the private and the public self in a mordantly witty novel, which is always aware of the absurdity that resides in the midst of tragedy.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1998 : USA Hardback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-517-32859-3 / 978-0-517-32859-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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August 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-517-15619-9 / 978-0-517-15619-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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October 1993 : USA Hardback
Title: CORKER'S FREEDOM: A Novel
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-679-42722-8 / 978-0-679-42722-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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December 1979 : UK Hardback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-906495-08-3 / 978-0-906495-08-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 1-84467-641-2 / 978-1-84467-641-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Verso
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March 1995 : USA Paperback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-679-75513-6 / 978-0-679-75513-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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December 1979 : UK Paperback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-904613-40-2 / 978-0-904613-40-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pluto Press
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August 1992 : UK Paperback
Title: Corker's Freedom
Author(s): John Berger
ISBN: 0-14-014005-0 / 978-0-14-014005-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books / Granta
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Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Corker's Freedom (Vintage International)
Author(s): John Berger
Publisher: Vintage
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