Islands

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From the myth of Atlantis to Peter Pan, islands have haunted the imagination of poets, artists, 'runaways, beachcombers, and children who refuse to grow up'. In this lyrical, erudite and highly personal book, the Tasmanian-born literary scholar Peter Conrad visits every corner of the globe to investigate the retreats of escapists and ascetics and explain why islands exert such a powerful appeal. No jacket.

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Islands

Islands

A Trip through Time and Space

Tauris2009

Hardback192pp

9780500514719     Product Code: 298407

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From the myth of Atlantis to Peter Pan, islands have haunted the imagination of poets, artists, 'runaways, beachcombers, and children who refuse to grow up'. In this lyrical, erudite and highly personal book, the Tasmanian-born literary scholar Peter Conrad visits every corner of the globe to investigate the retreats of escapists and ascetics and explain why islands exert such a powerful appeal. No jacket.

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