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The Poison Oracle

(1974)
A novel by

 
 
Take a medieval Arab kingdom; add a ruler who has decided to bring to it the most modern of facilities; include an English psycholinguist; and then add a chimpanzee who is learning to form coherent sentences with plastic symbols. Into this placid setting comes a hijacked Japanese airliner, complete with a beautiful English hijackeress. A murder is committed and the only witness is--the chimpanzee.

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Hardback Editions

February 1984 : UK Hardback
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Title: Poison Oracle (Atlantic large print)
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-85119-614-4 / 978-0-85119-614-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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February 1974 : UK Hardback
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Title: Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-340-17985-6 / 978-0-340-17985-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 1-61873-065-7 / 978-1-61873-065-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Small Beer Press
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February 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-09-958060-8 / 978-0-09-958060-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: The poison oracle (Atlantic large print)
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-89340-680-5 / 978-0-89340-680-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: J. Curley
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March 1982 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-394-71023-1 / 978-0-394-71023-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon
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1974 : USA Paperback
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Title: The poison oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-394-49108-4 / 978-0-394-49108-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pantheon Books
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1977 : USA Paperback
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Title: The poison oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson, Stanislaw Fernandes
ISBN: 0-380-01662-1 / 978-0-380-01662-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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August 1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0-586-04154-0 / 978-0-586-04154-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 1-5226-0749-8 / 978-1-5226-0749-6
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Poison Oracle
Author(s): Peter Dickinson
Publisher: Small Beer Press
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