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Music for Wartime
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Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
07-06-2016
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
240
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Named a must-read by the Chicago Tribune, O Magazine, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and The L Magazine Rebecca Makkai's The Great Believers will be available in summer 2018. Rebecca Makkai's first two novels, The Borrower and The Hundred-Year House, have established her as one of the freshest and most imaginative voices in fiction. Now, the award-winning writer, whose stories have appeared in four consecutive editions of The Best American Short Stories, returns with a highly anticipated collection bearing her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, even as her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father's past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home. When the prized elephant of a traveling circus keels over dead, the small-town minister tasked with burying its remains comes to question his own faith. In an unnamed country, a composer records the folk songs of two women from a village on the brink of destruction. These transporting, deeply moving stories--some inspired by her own family history--amply demonstrate Makkai's extraordinary range as a storyteller, and confirm her as a master of the short story form. "Richly imagined."

--Chicago Tribune "Impressive."

--O, The Oprah Magazine "Engrossing."

--Minneapolis Star-Tribune "Inventive."

--W Magazine



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Udgivelsesdato:
07-06-2016
ISBN13:
9780143109235
Vægt:
181 g
Dybde:
17 mm
Bredde:
129 mm
Højde:
198 mm
Forlag:
Penguin Books
Format:
Paperback
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