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Goldmann Ein ganzes Leben

  • By Robert Seethaler
  • Price: £15.95
  • ISBN: 9783442482917
  • Availability: Out of stock - expected on 01/06/2020 if you order today

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Jim Crace Andreas lives his whole life in the Austrian Alps, where he arrives as a young boy taken in by a farming family. He is a man of very few words and so, when he falls in love with Marie, he doesn't ask for her hand in marriage, but instead has some of his friends light her name at dusk across the mountain. When Marie dies in an avalanche, pregnant with their first child, Andreas' heart is broken.

He leaves his valley just once more, to fight in WWII - where he is taken prisoner in the Caucasus - and returns to find that modernity has reached his remote haven...Like John Williams' Stoner or Denis Johnson's Train Dreams, A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler is a tender book about finding dignity and beauty in solitude. An exquisite novel about a simple life, it has already demonstrated its power to move thousands of readers with a message of solace and truth.

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Series Goldmann Title Ein ganzes Leben
Subject German Language German
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 2016 Authors Robert Seethaler
Binding Paperback Pages 192
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 185
ESB Code 15796 ISBN 9783442482917
Inspection Copy No Delivery Out of stock - expected on 01/06/2020 if you order today
  Price £15.95

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