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We, The Drowned

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Informationen zum Autor Carsten Jensen was born in 1952. He first made his name as a columnist and literary critic. As a journalist he has reported from many regions of conflict, including the Balkans and most recently, Afghanistan. His essays, novels and travel books have won numerous literary awards, including the coveted Golden Laurels and the Danish Bank Literary Prize. In 2010 he received the prestigious Olof Palme Prize, awarded for his contribution to the defence of human rights. We, the Drowned has sold more than 300,000 copies in Scandinavia alone and was voted best Danish novel of the past 25 years. Klappentext An epic drama of adventure! courage! ruthlessness and passion by one of Scandinavia's most acclaimed storytellers. In 1848 a motley crew of Danish sailors sets sail from the small island town of Marstal to fight the Germans. Not all of them return - and those who do will never be the same. WE! THE DROWNED spans four generations! two world wars and a hundred years. Carsten Jensen conjures a wise! humorous! thrilling story of fathers and sons! of the women they love and leave behind! and of the sea's murderous promise. Zusammenfassung In 1848 a motley crew of Danish sailors sets sail from the small island town of Marstal to fight the Germans. Not all of them return - and those who do will never be the same. Among them is the daredevil Laurids Madsen, who promptly escapes again into the anonymity of the high seas. Spanning four generations, two world wars and a hundred years, We, The Drowned is an epic tale of adventure, ruthlessness and passion.

Product details

Authors Carsten Jensen
Assisted by Charlotte Barslund (Translation)
Publisher Vintage UK
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 07.04.2011
 
EAN 9780099512967
ISBN 978-0-09-951296-7
No. of pages 704
Dimensions 129 mm x 198 mm x 43 mm
Series VINTAGE BOOKS
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

Dänemark, FICTION / General, Englische Bücher / Belletristik / Roman, Erzählung, Dänische Belletristik / Roman, Erzählung, Dänemark / Roman, Erzählung

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