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Stone Raft (1986) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Joana Carda scratches the ground with an elm branch and the mute dogs of Cerbere begin to bark, portending doom. The earth cracks open and the Iberian peninsula separates from Europe and floats off into the Atlantic. The people flee the coastal areas in a mass exodus, to wander, disoriented, across the floating, spinning island's interior. Among them are a group of strangers who wind up in the home of Maria Guavaira: Joaquim Sassa, who threw a stone into the sea and then found himself in Maria's bed; Joana Carda, who cut the earth in two; Jose Anaico, the king of the starlings; Pedro Orce, who can make the earth tremble with his feet; and a dog with no name and every name.

Original title: A Jaganda de Pedra
Original languages: Portuguese


Genre: FictionFantasy

Edition #1: Stone Raft

Stone Raft (1995)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Giovanni Pontiero
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Manifested in:

Stone Raft (June 1, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Harvill
ISBN: 9781860467219
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.6
Pages: 272

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