The Cast Iron Shore (BOK)

Linda Grant

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'This is a capacious and wide-ranging book, not just about individuals but about the history they move through. Whether the scene is Liverpool in the Blitz, a potato-chip factory in the prairies or a seedy hotel room in Hanoi, the writing is immediate ...Grant approaches each character with insight and a tart sympathy' Hilary Mantel, Literary Review Sybil Ross has been brought up by her Jewish furrier father and style-obsessed mother as an empty-headed fashion plate. But on the worst night of Liverpool's blitz she uncovers a secret that leaves her disorientated. When the war is over, Sybil embarks on a voyage that leads her to the very edge of America, and to a final choice. THE CAST IRON SHORE is a beautuful evocation of one woman's journey from the 1930s to the 1990s, combining the personal and political in an outstanding first novel.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2010
Forfatter Linda Grant Forlag
VIRAGO
ISBN 9781844086481 Antall sider 448
Dimensjoner 12,6cm x 19,8cm x 3,2cm Vekt 368 gram
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)