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It is a massive tome 550 pages long. But it gets off to a jaunty and engaging start, and has become very addictive to read. Chatwin comes through from the first page, and keeps one reading. He was a fascinating writer and a slippery, mercurial character. Having finished, I miss reading about him. One of the most engaging biographies I have read.

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A book for lovers of books, A Gift Upon the Shore sets the scene after Nuclear war and plague have wiped out most of the human population and torn civilization apart. Against this backdrop, two women struggle with essential questions of what is valuable, and what parts of ourselves we can save.