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Essential Jennifer Johnston The Captains and the Kings, the Railway Station Man, Fool's Sanctuary

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ISBN-10: 0747264627

ISBN-13: 9780747264620

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jennifer Johnston, Sebastian Barry

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This is a collection of three of Jennifer Johnston's best-loved novels - The Captains and the Kings, The Railway Station Man and Fool's Sanctuary. It also includes a full introduction by playwright and novelist Sebastian Barry.
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jennifer Johnston is one of the foremost Irish writers of her, or any, generation. She has won the Whitbread Prize (THE OLD JEST), the Evening Standard Best First Novel Award (for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS), the Yorkshire Post Award, Best Book of the Year (twice, for THE CAPTAINS AND THE KINGS and HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?). She was also shortlisted for the Booker Prize with SHADOWS ON OUR SKIN.

Sebastian Barry is a playwright whose work has been produced in London, Dublin, Sydney, and New York. He lives in Wicklow, Ireland, with his wife and three children.