The Resource Hav, Jan Morris, (electronic resource)

Hav, Jan Morris, (electronic resource)

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Hav
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Hav
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Jan Morris
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eng
Summary
A New York Review Books Original Hav is like no place on earth. Rumored to be the site of Troy, captured during the crusades and recaptured by Saladin, visited by Tolstoy, Hitler, Grace Kelly, and Princess Diana, this Mediterranean city-state is home to several architectural marvels and an annual rooftop race that is a feat of athleticism and insanity. As Jan Morris guides us through the corridors and quarters of Hav, we hear the mingling of Italian, Russian, and Arabic in its markets, delight in its famous snow raspberries, and meet the denizens of its casinos and caf?s. When Morris published Last Letters from Hav in 1985, it was short-listed for the Booker Prize. Here it is joined by Hav of the Myrmidons , a sequel that brings the story up-to-date. Twenty-first-century Hav is nearly unrecognizable. Sanitized and monetized, it is ruled by a group of fanatics who have rewritten its history to reflect their own blinkered view of the past. Morris's only novel is dazzlingly sui-generis, part erudite travel memoir, part speculative fiction, part cautionary political tale. It transports the reader to an extraordinary place that never was, but could well be
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Morris, Jan
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1929-2018
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  • Le Guin, Ursula K.
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
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Hav, Jan Morris, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781590174708
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unknown sound
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  • remote
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E9E10127-EF1C-469B-9F27-B94D9C001CA1
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
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Label
Hav, Jan Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/e9e10127-ef1c-469b-9f27-b94d9c001ca1
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781590174708
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
E9E10127-EF1C-469B-9F27-B94D9C001CA1
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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