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Cruel Madness
By Colin Thubron

A Cruel Madness

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Cruel Madness by Colin Thubron

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When a part-time worker in a mental hospital meets his old girlfriend inside he is not sure at first is she is a patient. Their reunion is haunted and haunting, and from the memory of their past affair there unfolds a labyrinth which darkens from romantic obsession to feelings deeper and more disturbing. Colin Thubron creates a world of passion, delusion, and reality mingling with unreality, pervaded by an all-consuming sense of longing and of loss.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099437192
ISBN-10: 0099437198
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 131mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Colin Thubron

Night of Fire by Colin Thubron Night of Fire, Hardback (August 2016)

'It began with a spark.' A house is burning. Its six tenants include a failed priest, a naturalist, a neurosurgeon and an invalid dreaming of his anxious boyhood. Their landlord's relationship to them is both intimate and shadowy. He will also share their fate.

Journey into Cyprus by Colin Thubron Journey into Cyprus, Paperback (June 2012)

Describes a journey on foot around Cyprus, an island.This book intertwines myth, history and personal anecdote in a quest from which the characters and places, architecture and landscape all come alive.

Divine Supermarket by Colin Thubron Divine Supermarket, Paperback (May 2012)

Travelling in a battered camping van, Malise Ruthven set out across America in search of the manifestations - often bizarre and sometimes terrifying - of its religious spirit. This book is his zesty and brilliantly-observed account of the journey, offering illuminating and humorous insights into the quirky soul of modern America.

To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron To a Mountain in Tibet, Paperback / softback (March 2012)

The "New York Times"-bestselling author's dazzling masterpiece, a deeply moving, elegantly written, intimate, and heartrendingly eloquent travel memoir.

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Author Biography - Colin Thubron

Colin Thubron is an acknowledged master of travel writing, and the winner of many prizes and awards. His first writing was about the Middle East - Damascus, Lebanon and Cyprus. In 1982 he travelled into the Soviet Union in an ancient Morris Marina, pursued by the KGB, a journey he recorded in Among the Russians. From these early experiences developed his classic travel books: Behind the Wall (winner of the Hawthornden Prize and the Thomas Cook Travel Award), The Lost Heart of Asia, In Siberia (Prix Bouvier) and Shadow of the Silk Road (all available in Vintage). In 2010 Colin Thubron became President the Royal Society of Literature.

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