The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet (Paperback)

David Mitchell

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Shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, David Mitchell's The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet is set on a man-made island in the bay of Nagasaki, a place that for 200 years was the only gateway between Japan and the West. A young Dutch clerk arrives to make his fortune and ends up falling for a Japanese midwife. As the two cultures collide, scheming traders, spies, interpreters, servants and concubines all combine to devastating effect. Packed with historical references, this ambitious novel is a tale of integrity and corruption, and passion and power.


Product Details

  • Product code: ABCIP
  • ISBN: 9780340921586
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.1cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 528
  • Publish date: 17/03/2011

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