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The Last Samurai

    Helen DeWitt

    The Last Samurai


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'Original...witty...playful...a wonderfully funny book' James Wood
`Fiercely intelligent, very funny and unlike anything else I've ever read' Mark Haddon
'A triumph - a genuinely new story' A. S. Byatt
`Destined to become a classic' Garth Risk Hallberg

Eleven-year-old Ludo is in search of a father. Raised singlehandedly by his mother Sibylla, Ludo's been reading Greek, Arabic, Japanese and a little Hebrew since the age of four; but reading Homer in the original whilst riding the Circle Line on the London Underground isn't enough to satisfy the boy's boundless curiosity. Is he a genius? A real-life child prodigy? He's grown up watching Seven Samurai on a hypnotising loop - his mother's strategy to give him not one but seven male role models. And yet Ludo remains obsessed with the one thing his mother refuses to tell him: his real father's name. Let loose on London, Ludo sets out on a secret quest to find the last samurai - the father he never knew.

Format/pages: paperback / 496 pages

ISBN: 9781784707965

Publisher: Vintage

Year: 2018



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