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This River Awakens

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  • Author: Steven ERIKSON
  • Publisher: Bantam Press
  • Published: 2012
  • Description: Hardback, Very Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine
  • Edition: Revised
  • Ref: 10585
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This is a first revised UK edition hardback with a full 1 to 10 number sequence indicating a first printing of this edition. “This River Awakens” was Erikson’s first novel and was originally published in 1998 under the name Steve Lundin. The book offered here is a revised edition of the 1998 novel. This new book is unread and comes complete with the publishers publicity handout. Price still on dust jacket. “In the spring of 1971, Owen Brand and his family move to the riverside town of Middlecross in a renewed attempt to escape poverty. For twelve-year-old Owen, it’s the opportunity for a new life and an end to his family’s isolation and he quickly falls in with a gang of three local boys and forms a strong bond with Jennifer, the rebellious daughter of a violent, alcoholic father. As summer brings release from school, two figures preside over the boys’ activities: Walter Gribbs, a benign old watchman at the yacht club, and Hogdson Fisk, a vindictive farmer tormented by his past. Then the boys stumble on a body washed up on the riverbank – a discovery whose reverberations will result, as the year comes full circle, in a cataclysm that envelops them all…” IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH