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God on the Rocks

(1978)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
During one glorious summer between the wars, the realities of life and the sexual ritual dance of the adult world creep into the life of young Margaret Marsh. Her father, preaching the doctrine of the unsavory Primal Saints; her mother, bitterly nostalgic for what might have been; Charles and Binkie, anchored in the past and a game of words; dying Mrs. Frayling and Lydia the maid, given to the vulgar enjoyment of life; all contribute to Margaret's shattering moment of truth. And when the storm breaks, it is not only God who is on the rocks as the summer hurtles towards drama, tragedy, and a touch of farce.


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Hardback Editions

October 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: God on the Rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
ISBN: 0-241-10061-5 / 978-0-241-10061-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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August 1979 : USA Hardback
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Title: God on the rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
ISBN: 0-688-03531-0 / 978-0-688-03531-0 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

October 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: God on the Rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
ISBN: 1-933372-76-1 / 978-1-933372-76-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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January 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: God On The Rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
ISBN: 0-349-12149-4 / 978-0-349-12149-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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January 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: God On The Rocks (Abacus Books)
Author(s): Jane Gardam
ISBN: 0-349-11406-4 / 978-0-349-11406-4 (UK edition)
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August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: God on the Rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
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August 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: God on the Rocks
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August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: God on the Rocks
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: God on the Rocks
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June 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: God on the Rocks
Author(s): Jane Gardam
Publisher: Audible Studios
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