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The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper

The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper

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Simon Leys

Simon Leys is the pen-name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He taught Chinese literature at the Australian National University and was Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney from 1987 …

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Praise for The Wreck of the Batavia & Prosper

The Wreck of the Batavia is a dazzling tale told by a master: brief, direct, essential – and monstrous.’ —Philippe Sollers, Le Monde

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