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Pincher Martin

(1956)
(The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin)
A novel by

 
 
In the icy desolation of the North Atlantic, senseless with cold and shock, Christopher Hadley Martin, temporary lieutenant, is drowning. Then, unbelievably, out of the mirk looms a grotesque shape, larger than any ship. When he has hauled himself on to it and come to his senses a bit, Martin realizes where he must be: on that rock projecting from the sea-bed which appears only on weather charts. To drink there is a pool of rainwater; to eat there are weed and sea-anemones; to talk to there is himself. And through the long hours of sleep, dreams and terror, there is the truth must be assembled, piece by appalling piece

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Used availability for William Golding's Pincher Martin

Hardback Editions

January 1973 : UK Hardback
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Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-06149-4 / 978-0-571-06149-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

October 2020 : UK Paperback

Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-36234-6 / 978-0-571-36234-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin: Faber Modern Classics
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-32274-3 / 978-0-571-32274-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin: With an afterword by Philippa Gregory
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-29850-8 / 978-0-571-29850-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-22545-4 / 978-0-571-22545-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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December 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-15-602781-X / 978-0-15-602781-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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July 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-19251-3 / 978-0-571-19251-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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October 1968 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-15-671833-2 / 978-0-15-671833-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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January 1972 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-09602-6 / 978-0-571-09602-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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January 1956 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pincher Martin
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 0-571-06809-X / 978-0-571-06809-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

April 1991 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Pincher Martin: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): William Golding
ISBN: 1-85089-652-6 / 978-1-85089-652-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pincher Martin: With an afterword by Philippa Gregory
Author(s): William Golding
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU