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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The God of Spring
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Set in Paris from 1818-1824, this novel depicts the artistic vision of French artist Theodore Gericault and the embodiment of that vision in the painting The Raft of the Medusa. The Medusa was a French government vessel that foundered off the West African coast. While some passengers reached shore on smaller boats, 150 people were consigned to a raft. After thirteen days adrift, only fifteen were rescued alive. - Back cover

Notes

  • Dedication: To Nick, the navigator.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 2005 .
      Extent: 344p.
      ISBN: 9870330422673, 0330422677
    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Picador ,
      2006 .
      Alternative title: The Raft : A Novel
      Extent: 344p.
      ISBN: 0330418475

Works about this Work

A Painter in Pain Tom Aitken , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 19 May no. 5381 2006; (p. 22)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
Dangers of the Deep Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 279 2006; (p. 58)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
On the Good Ship Gericault Frances Atkinson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 December 2005; (p. 26)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
Hell on the High Seas Judith Armstrong , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 November 2005; (p. 26)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
The French Connection Steve Meacham , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2005; (p. 20-21)
Raft Set Adrift on Stories Ingrid Wassenaar , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 October 2005; (p. 11)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 13 November 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of Good Man Hunting Jacinta Tynan , 2005 single work autobiography ; The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel ; The Nothing Man Ruth Alder , 2005 single work novel
Hell on the High Seas Judith Armstrong , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 November 2005; (p. 26)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
On the Good Ship Gericault Frances Atkinson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 December 2005; (p. 26)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
Dangers of the Deep Melinda Harvey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 279 2006; (p. 58)

— Review of The God of Spring Arabella Edge , 2005 single work novel
The French Connection Steve Meacham , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2005; (p. 20-21)
Last amended 13 Feb 2008 14:58:54
Settings:
  • Paris,
    c
    France,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1818-1824
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