Description - Journey to the Interior by P. H. Newby
Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, A Journey to the Interior was P. H. Newby?s debut novel, first published in 1945. In the desert Sultanate of Rasuka, the European supervisors of an oil well form a community favourable to the development of minor eccentricities and personal antagonisms. But when one of them disappears, Winter is forced to embark on a unique journey to find him.
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(198mm x 126mm x 16mm)
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Author Biography - P. H. Newby
P. H. Newby (1918-1997) was an English novelist and broadcasting administrator. His first novel, A Journey into the Interior, was published in l946. He was awarded the Somerset Maugham Prize in 1948, and he was the first winner of the Booker (now Man Booker) Prize - his novel Something to Answer For received the inaugural award in 1969.