• Hello,Welcome to Play.com.  . (Not youSign in?) | Register
  • 0 SuperPoints
  • Your Account
  • Help

The Luminaries | Hardback

Released on 01 August 2013

Author: Eleanor Catton | Format: Hardback

Write a review

RRP £18.99

New from £3.22

Also available used from £2.64

Results 6-10 of 24

Sold by: pbshopatplay | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 4 business days. Established seller since 2000

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 4th Dec - 5th Dec
pbshopatplay

£12.69

Free Delivery

13 SuperPoints

Sold by: AphroheadBooks | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: BRAND NEW - Delivery usually within 2 - 3 working days.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 2nd Dec - 4th Dec
AphroheadBooks

£13.98

Free Delivery

14 SuperPoints

Sold by: mecodu | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: Brand New Product! Average delivery time 10-14 business days. Great, multilingual customer service.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 11th Dec - 17th Dec
mecodu

RRP £18.99 Save £4.98

£14.01

Free Delivery

15 SuperPoints

Sold by: BOOKSetc | visit our store

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: BRAND NEW - Delivery usually 3-5 working days after dispatch - dispatched from the UK - From BOOKS etc.

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 2nd Dec - 4th Dec
BOOKSetc

£14.06

Free Delivery

15 SuperPoints

Sold by: HiveStoreLimited

Condition: New

In stock | Shipping now

Comment: Brand new and in stock-Orders received by 3pm are despatched same working day from the UK - Over 500,000 titles in stock ready for shipping every working day from the UK largest independent bookshop network.

Available Delivery Options

  • Standard delivery estimate: 2nd Dec - 4th Dec
HiveStoreLimited

£15.52

Free Delivery

16 SuperPoints

Results 6-10 of 24

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky.

The Luminaries is an extraordinary piece of fiction. It is full of narrative, linguistic and psychological pleasures, and has a fiendishly clever and original structuring device. Written in pitch-perfect historical register, richly evoking a mid-19th century world of shipping and banking and goldrush boom and bust, it is also a ghost story, and a gripping mystery. It is a thrilling achievement for someone still in her mid-20s, and will confirm for critics and readers that Catton is one of the brightest stars in the international writing firmament.

Governor General's Literary Award: Fiction Category (2013) ; Man Booker Prize for Fiction (2013)

customer Reviews

 Average rating (0 reviews)

Rate & Review

Be the first to review this product! | Write a review

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

Rakuten’s Play.com is an online trading platform which enables third party sellers and buyers to negotiate and complete transactions via its Website. Rakuten’s Play.com is neither the buyer nor the seller of any items sold via its Website. Accordingly, Rakuten’s Play.com is not a party to the contract for sale between a buyer and seller and is not responsible for fulfilling and delivering orders, handling returns or processing refunds for purchases made.

The relevant seller’s terms and conditions apply to delivery, refunds and returns of any items sold via Rakuten’s Play.com. If you have specific questions, about a sellers delivery policy, returns policy or the return or refund of an item you should contact the relevant seller directly. You must comply with the seller's return policy in order to be eligible for any possible refund from the seller.

Whilst we have no obligation to mediate or to enforce or execute fulfilment of any contract, we want you to have a safe shopping experience and may intervene in certain circumstances to resolve an issue, in line with our FairPlay Guarantee. Please see our User Agreement for details.

Important Warning: It is your responsibility to check a seller’s delivery and returns policy prior to confirming an order.

AuthorEleanor Catton
PublisherGranta Books (GB)
Year2013
ISBN9781847084316
FormatHardback - 832 Pages