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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catholic Church -- Missions -- Fiction.,
  • Civil war -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Saxton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.A979 H3 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273835M
ISBN 100395318335
LC Control Number81020139
OCLC/WorldCa8033238

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If you are somehow encountering this book before ISLANDIA, by all means read ISLANDIA first. Its pace and tone will be an essential introduction to HAVOC, a worthy prequel. 22 people found this helpful. Islandia developed with Wright over the course of decades and it shows in the casual details and vividness of his descriptions. But ultimately it's still a book that was written in the first half of the 20th century with the kind of attitudes about race, sex, marriage, and women that were typical. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid. Havoc in Islandia Mark Saxton. out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. 9 offers from $ The Islar: Islandia Today - A Narrative of Lang III Mark Saxton. out of 5 stars 2. Hardcover. 5 offers from $ Next. Special offers and product s: 1.

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