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Rapids

In the dramatic landscape of the Italian Alps, a group of English canoeists arrive for an 'introduction to white water'. But rather than allowing them to forget their ordinary personalities, the dangerous river brings out qualities and failings in the most urgent fashion, provoking sudden conflicts. Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 2.

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  • "In the dramatic landscape of the Italian Alps, a group of English canoeists arrive for an 'introduction to white water'. But rather than allowing them to forget their ordinary personalities, the dangerous river brings out qualities and failings in the most urgent fashion, provoking sudden conflicts. Originally published: London: Secker & Warburg, 2."@en
  • "A riveting white-water ride down a raging river in the Italian Alps, pitting people against Nature, in ""the novel Tim Parks was born to write"" (Sunday Telegraph, London). When 15 vacationers-six adults and nine adolescents-arrive in the Italian Alps to try their kayaking skills against the wild waters of the upper Aurino River, they have no idea what harrowing events await them. Among the group are the London banker Vince- recently widowed and trying to make sense of his life-and his teenage daughter Louise. Their hosts are Clive, an enigmatic but commanding leader, and his alluring but."@en
  • "Rapids is a riveting white-water ride down a raging river in the Italian Alps, pitting people against Nature."
  • "A group of English canoeists arrive in Italy for white water rafting camp. There are six adults and nine adolescents in the group and are set on enjoying the experience. But the holiday cannot be entirely separated from the larger world, the experience brings out qualitites and failings, provokes sudden conflicts, unexpected shifts of alliance etc."
  • "A group of English canoeists arrive in Italy for white water rafting camp. There are six adults and nine adolescents in the group and are set on enjoying the experience. But the holiday cannot be entirely separated from the larger world, the experience brings out qualitites and failings, provokes sudden conflicts, unexpected shifts of alliance etc."@en

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  • "Adventure fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "General fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"

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  • "Rapids"@en
  • "Rapids"
  • "Rapids : a novel"
  • "Rapids a novel"
  • "Rapids : a novel"@en
  • "Rapids : [a novel]"