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The Luminaries

(2013)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel
The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st, something utterly new. The pages fly."--New York Times Book Review

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to stake his claim in New Zealand's booming gold rush. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: a wealthy man has vanished, a prostitute has tried to end her life, and an enormous cache of gold has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely ornate as the night sky.

Richly evoking a mid-nineteenth-century world of shipping, banking, and gold rush boom and bust, THE LUMINARIES is at once a fiendishly clever ghost story, a gripping page-turner, and a thrilling novelistic achievement. It richly confirms that Eleanor Catton is one of the brightest stars in the international literary firmament.

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Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 0-606-35880-3 / 978-0-606-35880-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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February 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-4915-1859-6 / 978-1-4915-1859-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
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October 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries: A Novel (Man Booker Prize)
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 0-316-07431-4 / 978-0-316-07431-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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August 2013 : Canada Hardback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 0-7710-1910-6 / 978-0-7710-1910-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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August 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Luminaries Signed First Edition
Author(s): Catton Eleanor
ISBN: 1-78378-012-6 / 978-1-78378-012-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
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August 2013 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-84708-431-1 / 978-1-84708-431-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta
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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 0-316-07429-2 / 978-0-316-07429-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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July 2014 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 0-7710-2324-3 / 978-0-7710-2324-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-84708-432-X / 978-1-84708-432-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
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August 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-84708-876-7 / 978-1-84708-876-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

October 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-4915-2986-5 / 978-1-4915-2986-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-4915-2987-3 / 978-1-4915-2987-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-4915-1212-1 / 978-1-4915-1212-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2013 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 1-4805-9259-5 / 978-1-4805-9259-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Luminaries (Man Booker Prize)
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Availability: Amazon   

September 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon CA   

August 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Luminaries
Author(s): Eleanor Catton
Publisher: Granta Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


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