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_beng
_cAU@
_dNz
082 _aOND
100 1 _aOndaatje, Michael,
_d1943-
_9162447
245 1 4 _aThe cat's table
_h[text (large print)] /
_cMichael Ondaatje.
250 _aLarge print edition
260 _aLeicester :
_bCharnwood,
_c2012.
300 _a297 pages (large print) ;
_c24 cm.
336 _atext
_btxt
_2rdacontent
337 _aunmediated
_bn
_2rdamedia
338 _avolume
_bnc
_2rdacarrier
490 0 _aCharnwood series
500 _aComplete and unabridged.
500 _aStandard print edition originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2011.
520 _aIn the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England - 'a castle that was to cross the sea'. At mealtimes, he is placed at the lowly 'Cat's Table' with an eccentric group of grown-ups and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal and into the Mediterranean, the boys become involved in the worlds and stories of the adults around them, tumbling from one adventure and delicious discovery to another, 'bursting all over the place like freed mercury'. And at night, the boys spy on a shackled prisoner - his crime and fate a galvanising mystery that will haunt them forever...
521 _aAdult.
596 _a2 11 18 22 42 82 96 111 115 151
650 0 _aLarge type books.
_9581807
650 0 _aOcean travel
_vFiction.
_9657481
655 0 _aLarge type books.
_9581807
655 0 _aSea fiction.
_9649473
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029 _a9781444810905 (hbk)
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