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The Palace of the Peacock

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Palace of the Peacock, the first of Wilson Harris's many novels, was published in 1960, just one year after his arrival in Britain from Guyana. In a richly metaphorical style, the book sets out the themes Wilson continues to develop in his writing to this day: the ability of the imaginative consciousness to create worlds where disparate cultures and traditions are fused. Donne, an ambitious skipper, leads a multiracial crew up an unnamed river in the rainforest. He is searching for the indigenous people of the forest to ...

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0571089305

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9780571089307

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Palace of the Peacock
2010, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571260515

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Palace of the Peacock
1998, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571193233

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The Palace of the Peacock
1988, Faber & Faber

ISBN-13: 9780571089307

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