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Category: historical fiction
First published: 1990
Publisher: St Martins Pr, published May 1991
ISBN: 0312059906, Hardcover
Size: 21.1 x 14.2 x 3 cm
Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks, New Edition, published 4 Dec 1997
ISBN: 0751521388, Paperback, 591 pages
Size: 19.4 x 12.8 x 4 cm
Publisher: Hachette Digital, published 1 Oct 2009
ISBN: B003151JQ0, Kindle edition, 612 pages
Book synopsis (The back of the book says)
Athens is in the middle of her golden age: Pericles is building the Parthenon; Sophocles, Euripides and Socrates are writing words which will live forever; and Eupolis is herding goats on Parnes. Unfortunately, Athens is also embarking on the Peloponnesian War, which she will eventually lose.This new edition of Walled Orchard contains Goatsong as well, (they were intended to be one book from the beginning).
A sequel to Goatsong and The Walled Orchard was published on the 5th of August 1999.
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After reading this book Bill Hawkins wrote this
I'd just finished the combined books (Goatsong and Orchard), and went to Google to see what I could learn about Holt. Your site seemed quite complete, and offered an offline quote generator as well. So I looked at the page for Orchard and found two links to reviews. The first was by someone who did not understand the book, and should have kept quiet so as not to appear so unobservant of anything not closely connected to himself. The other link, to the "Independent", did not work.
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In GermanThis novel has been translated into German and is called:
"Der Garten hinter der Mauer"Amazon Deutschland (Paperback) Der Garten hinter der Mauer
429 pages, Size: 17,8 x 11,6 x 2,8 cm
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