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The Restraint of Beasts

(1996)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Shortlisted for both the Booker Prize and the Whitbread Award: a modern comic classic from 'A British writer to be treasured' (Independent on Sunday)The news couldn't be worse for Tam, Richie and their new supervisor: Mr McCrindle's fence has gone slack. The three of them are duly dispatched to the McCrindle farm, where they finish off the work, then go to England where, after rain-sodden days bashing in fence posts, they wolf down baked beans in their shared caravan and spend their evenings and cash in the local pub. But then they encounter the Hall Brothers -- butchers, rival fencers and local heroes...

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Hardback Editions

September 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 1-55970-437-3 / 978-1-55970-437-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
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Paperback Editions

July 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts: A Comedic Novel
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 1-61145-513-8 / 978-1-61145-513-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
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August 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 1-4088-2633-X / 978-1-4088-2633-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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September 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 1-61145-272-4 / 978-1-61145-272-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
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August 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 1-4088-0943-5 / 978-1-4088-0943-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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June 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0-00-655114-9 / 978-0-00-655114-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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May 1996 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0-684-86511-4 / 978-0-684-86511-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Touchstone
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September 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0-00-225720-3 / 978-0-00-225720-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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Audio Editions

January 2000 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0-7531-0771-6 / 978-0-7531-0771-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 1998 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Restraint of Beasts
Author(s): Magnus Mills
ISBN: 0-00-105567-4 / 978-0-00-105567-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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