Palace of the Peacock

by Wilson Harris

Book Info

Author Wilson Harris

Book Description

No. of Mentions: 5

Author birthplace: Guyana

Residence: UK, Guyana

Genre: Fiction

Summary: “The astonishing first novel Wilson Harris wrote, describing an expedition up river in Guyana, which begins as a terrifying historical conquistador expedition and gradually vaporises into a dream, itself an image of colonialism through time.” Marina Warner