The Pesthouse

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A devastated America exists in an imagined future. Its technologies are forgotten, its communities have splintered and its refugees, reversing the course of history, travel eastwards in search of safety and a new start. Among them are Franklin and Margaret, young, bereft, forced together by circumstance; but finding that love, courage and determination can endure even as a country breaks slowly apart.

About Jim Crace

Jim Crace is the prize-winning author of eleven books, including Continent (winner of the 1986 Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize), Quarantine (winner of the 1998 Whitbread Novel of the Year and shortlisted for the Booker Prize), Being Dead (winner of the 2001 National Book Critics Circle Award) and, most recently, Harvest. He lives in Birmingham.

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Books by Jim Crace

Quarantine
Quarantine
Harvest
Harvest
Being Dead
Being Dead
Signals of Distress
Signals of Distress
All That Follows
All That Follows
Continent
Continent
Six
Six
The Devil's Larder
The Devil's Larder
The Gift of Stones
The Gift of Stones
Arcadia
Arcadia