A High Wind in Jamaica
By (author) Richard Hughes
Normal Price: $16.30
Your Price: $14.67 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.63! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 10-12 days
High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes
Book DescriptionSet in the last century against a tropical landscape and the ever-present sea, A High Wind in Jamaica tells the story of a family of English children who, on being sent by their parents back to England from Jamaica, fall into the hands of pirates. As this voyage of innocence continues, the events which unfold begin to take on a savagely detached and haunting quality.
Buy High Wind in Jamaica book by Richard Hughes from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780099437437
(198mm x 129mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Customers who bought this also bought...
Books By Author Richard Hughes
Mind-Forged Sword, Hardback (April 2016)
A tactics and martial arts tool to use in pursuit of your goals.
Weight Off My Mind, Paperback (April 2013)
A searingly-honest account the 2012 British Champion Flat Jockey and his long battle with mind and body.
Fox in the Attic, Paperback (September 2012)
'Electrifying... Hughes has Tolstoy's vision and an imaginative reach of his own, combined with an informed, analytical intelligence; the result is historical fiction of rare integrity and distinction.' Hilary Mantel
Weight Off My Mind: My Autobiography, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by Richard Hughes
Richard Hughes is not only one of horseracing's most successful and talented riders but also one of sport's most unlikely success stories. In the most sensational autobiography ever penned by a jockey, Hughes gives a frank and honest account of a top rider's battle with his own mind and body.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about High Wind in Jamaica book by Richard Hughes and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Richard Hughes
Richard Hughes was born in 1900 and educated at Charterhouse School and Oriel College, Oxford. A highly original and idiosyncratic writer, he wrote poems and plays as well as novels, but it is for these that he is best remembered, the most famous of which was his first, A High Wind in Jamaica, published in 1929. A remarkable man, he could number Masefield, Yeats, T.E. Lawrence, Robert Graves, Augustus John and Dylan Thomas amongst his friends and acquaintances. Married to the painter Frances Bazley in 1932, he died in 1976.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.