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A captivating novel by the author of the 2022 Booker Prize-shortlisted Treacle Walker Based on a true story, Strandloper tells the extraordinary tale of a nineteenth-century Englishman, William Buckley, who was convicted and transported to Australia.

Refusing to accept his fate he escaped and lived among the Aborigines for thirty years. In this visionary novel, Alan Garner is as true to William the Cheshire bricklayer and William the Aboriginal spiritual leader, as William is true to his fate.

The result is extraordinary.

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Product Details
Fourth Estate Ltd
0008672237 / 9780008672232
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
Historic novels
208 pages
20 cm
Reprint. Originally published: London: Harvill, 1996.