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In Arcadia

(2002)
A novel by

 
 
A journey into the meaning of Arcadia - the long-awaited new novel from bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author Ben Okri.

A group of angry and ill-assorted people accept an invitation to make a journey. Inspired by a painting and financed by a mysterious benefactor, they set off to discover the real Arcadia. Or what remains of it.Their journey begins in ignorance and chaos at Waterloo station and takes them through superstition and myth to harmony. In the Louvre, in front of Poussin's masterpiece they begin to understand.'In Arcadia takes that staple Shakespearean theme of appearance versus reality and uses it to explore the notion of paradise' (Scotsman)

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Hardback Editions

September 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: In Arcadia
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-297-82960-2 / 978-0-297-82960-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Arcadia
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 1-78408-257-0 / 978-1-78408-257-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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July 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: In Arcadia
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-7538-1707-1 / 978-0-7538-1707-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: In Arcadia
Author(s): Ben Okri
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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