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The Gold Eaters

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
"Utterly irresistible... The Gold Eaters is truly the gold standard to which all fiction - historical and otherwise - should aspire." - Buzzfeed

A sweeping, epic historical novel of exploration and invasion, of conquest and resistance, and of an enduring love that must overcome the destruction of one empire by another.


Kidnapped at sea by conquistadors seeking the golden land of Peru, a young Inca boy named Waman is the everyman thrown into extraordinary circumstances. Forced to become Francisco Pizarro's translator, he finds himself caught up in one of history's great clashes of civilzations, the Spanish invasion of the Incan Empire of the 1530s. To survive, he must not only learn political gamesmanship but also discover who he truly is, and in what country and culture he belongs. Only then can he be reunited with the love of his life and begin the search for his shattered family, journeying through a land and a time vividly depicted here.

Based closely on real historical events, The Gold Eaters draws on Ronald Wright's imaginative skill as a novelist and his deep knowledge of South America to bring alive an epic struggle that laid the foundations of the modern world.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 1-59463-462-9 / 978-1-59463-462-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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September 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-670-06826-8 / 978-0-670-06826-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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Paperback Editions

November 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-14-319139-X / 978-0-14-319139-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Canada
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November 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
ISBN: 0-399-57605-3 / 978-0-399-57605-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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September 2015 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Gold Eaters: A Novel
Author(s): Ronald Wright
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU