Fiction Books:

Heliopolis

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Heliopolis by James Scudamore
37% off
$17.99 was $28.99
or 4 payments of $4.50 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 10-16 August using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • Around 13-20 August using standard courier delivery

Description

Born in a S o Paulo shantytown, Ludo undergoes a remarkable transformation. Directed by forces beyond his control, he first leaves, then returns to the vast city of his birth but on the opposite side of its social divide. ow twenty-seven, he works for a vacuous 'communications company , marketing unwanted, unaffordable products aimed at the very underclass into which he was born. He has developed an obsessive, adulterous love for his adoptive sister, whose husband is his only friend. And he has an appetite that can never be satisfied. elcome to the world of Heliopolis. By turns comic, violent and poignant, it is a rags-to-riches tale like no other the story of a man whose destiny moves him around like a chess piece, and risks taking him to the brink of madness and brutality.

Author Biography

James Scudamore was born in 1976 and grew up in Japan, Brazil and the UK. His first novel, The Amnesia Clinic, won the 2007 Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. He lives in London.
Release date Australia
February 4th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
288
Dimensions
129x198x18
ISBN-13
9780099523840
Product ID
3693275

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...