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- KurzbeschreibungShortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011, Nicole Krauss's Great House is a haunting story that explores loss and memory.<br>In New York a woman spends the night with a young Chilean poet before he departs, leaving her at his desk. Later, he is arrested by Pinochet's secret police. . . In north London, a man caring for his dying wife discovers a lock of hair that unravels a terrible secret. . . In Jerusalem, an antiques dealer reassembles his father's study plundered by Nazis. One item remains missing. . .<br>Spanning continents and decades, weaving an intricate web of its characters' lives, Great House tells a soaring story of love, loss and survival against the odds.<br>' The History of Love was very good indeed. Great House ...is even better. A heartbreaking meditation on loss and memory and how they construct our lives' Guardian<br>'Full of mystery and suspense, building towards one og th great climaxes in contemporary fiction. It is hard to imagine a better book of fiction being published this year...one of the finest writers of our time' Jewish Chronicle<br>'Bewitching, mysterious and deeply moving. One of 2011's must-reads' Harper's Bazaar<br>Nicole Krauss is an American bestselling author who has received international critical acclaim for her first three novels: Great House , The History of Love (Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2006 and winner of the 2006 Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger) and Man Walks into a Room (shortlisted for the LA Times Book Award), all of which are available in Penguin paperback.
- AutorNicole Krauss
- VerlagPenguin Books Ltd
- Seiten304 Seiten
- Gewicht226 g
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