The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Paperback Book


FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp in the remote Tasmanian highlands, when Sonja Buloh was three years old and her father was drinking too much, her mother disappeared into a blizzard never to return. Thirty-five years later, Sonja returns to the place of her childhood to visit her drunkard father.

The shadows of the past begin to intrude ever more forcefully into the present, changing forever his living death and her ordered life.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9781784704186

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