A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom

by John Boyne

£16.99


Fiction

Hardback

9780857526199

Books > Fiction

We are currently unable to fulfil orders from the Marlow Bookshop, but our colleagues at Daunt Books are able to deliver books by post. If you want to order this book, please visit the Daunt Books website to order.

Some stories are universal. They play out across human history. And time is the river which will flow through them.

For now this is a family story and this family is is a father, mother and two sons. One with his father’s violence in his blood. One who lives his mother’s artistry.

One leaves. One stays. They will be joined by others whose deeds will change their fate.

It is a beginning. Their stories will intertwine and evolve over the course of two thousand years – they will meet again and again at different times and in different places. From distant Palestine at the dawn of the first millennium to modern day American and beyond.

While the world mutates around them, their destinies will remain the same. And fulfilling a destiny may take lifetimes…

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. | 9781529405705

The Prophets

Robert Jones Jr.

£18.99

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam | 9781526633088

Leave the World Behind

Rumaan Alam

£14.99

The Push by Ashley Audrain | 9780241434550

The Push

Ashley Audrain

£12.99

Rules for Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson | 9780571342372

Rules for Perfect Murders

Peter Swanson

£8.99

Double Agent by Tom Bradby | 9780552175531

Double Agent

Tom Bradby

£7.99

Long Bright River by Liz Moore | 9781786090614

Long Bright River

Liz Moore

£8.99