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This is an auction for EYRIE by Tim Winton.

"Eyrie is a beautifully written and powerful novel... Winton’s an absurdly good writer, with not only the proverbial eye for detail but also a facility for rendering each detail in an original way. Winton is ambitious; this is a state-of-the-nation novel about a world run amok . . . this is a fascinating, thought-provoking book."
- a *** starred *** review in Publishers Weekly (US)

“Stunning in the depth of its audacity . . . Limitlessly beautiful prose.”
- Washington Post Book World

“Darkly exhilarating . . . A tautly gorgeous meditation on the inescapable human addiction to ‘the monotony of drawing breath,’ whether you want to or not.”
- New York Times Book Review

“Both a hymn to the beauty of flying on water and a sober assessment of the costs of losing one’s balance, in every sense of the word.”
- The New Yorker

Amazon.com review:

"In Eyrie, Winton crafts the story of Tom Keely, a man struggling to accomplish good in an utterly fallen world. Once an ambitious, altruistic environmentalist, Keely now finds himself broke, embroiled in scandal, and struggling to piece together some semblance of a life. From the heights of his urban high-rise apartment, he surveys the wreckage of his life and the world he’s tumbled out of love with. Just before he descends completely into pills and sorrow, a woman from his past and her preternatural child appear, perched on the edge of disaster, desperate for help. When you’re fighting to keep your head above water, how can you save someone else from drowning? Eyrie is a thrilling morality tale, at once brutal and lyrical."

Hardback 2013.

424 pages.

Near new condition.

The cost of shipping is $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston ?North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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