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A Meeting by the River

(1967)
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Breaking a long silence Oliver, a young Englishman, writes to his elder brother, Patrick. Oliver, the idealistic younger brother is living in a Hindu Monastery and has decided to take his final monastic vows. Patrick, a successful, long-married publisher, newly in love with a boy in Los Angeles, decides to visit Oliver to persuade him not renounce the world.

First published in 1967, A Meeting by the River exposes the complex rivalries of sibling relationships and dramatises the conflict between sexuality and spirituality.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1984 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-413-56300-6 / 978-0-413-56300-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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June 1967 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-416-19050-2 / 978-0-416-19050-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River: A Novel (FSG Classics)
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-374-53379-2 / 978-0-374-53379-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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November 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-09-956109-3 / 978-0-09-956109-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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November 1999 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-8166-3368-1 / 978-0-8166-3368-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
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November 1987 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-374-52076-3 / 978-0-374-52076-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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1978 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-380-37945-7 / 978-0-380-37945-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books
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February 1982 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-417-05910-8 / 978-0-417-05910-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
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July 1970 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
ISBN: 0-14-003182-0 / 978-0-14-003182-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River: A Novel (FSG Classics)
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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November 2012 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Meeting by the River (Vintage Classics)
Author(s): Christopher Isherwood
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


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