The Dark of Summer (BOK)

Eric Linklater

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In the early years of the Second World War an army officer is sent to the Faroe Islands to investigate rumours of a collaboration with the Nazi regime in Norway. What he finds changes lives, not least his own. No one who reads this book will forget the frozen corpse tied to a chair in an icehouse guarded by two drunken seamen, or the raging storm which batters their, ship as they carry the body to Shetland. That's just the beginning. As the tale takes grip, the reader becomes haunted, just as the characters are haunted by a sense of guilt and betrayal. One of the finest of Linklater's later, deeper, darker novels, The Dark of Summer combines national and family histories as it sets out to understand the past, redeem the corrosion of memory and find meaning in a world of divided loyalties.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Eric Linklater
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9781448207572
Antall sider 262 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 23,4cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 318 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Historical fiction

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