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Paradise

(1994)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Set in an African village, this is a novel about a boy who is taken away at the age of 12 by a moneylender as security against a loan. He is coming of age and learning of his inheritance. It is also the story of the corruption of traditional African patterns by white colonialism.

Genre: General Fiction

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February 1994 : UK Hardback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 0-241-00183-8 / 978-0-241-00183-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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January 1950 : USA Hardback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 1-56584-162-X / 978-1-56584-162-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Pr
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Paperback Editions

October 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 0-7475-7399-9 / 978-0-7475-7399-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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March 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 0-14-023311-3 / 978-0-14-023311-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 1-56584-163-8 / 978-1-56584-163-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: The New Press
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September 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paradise
Author(s): Abdulrazak Gurnah
ISBN: 0-241-13552-4 / 978-0-241-13552-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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