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Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

English; Paperback / Softback
Publisher Cape, Jonathan
 
Subject
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 04.05.2018
 
EAN 9781787330726
ISBN 978-1-78733-072-6
Dimensions 134 mm x 215 mm x 23 mm
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Klappentext In a narrative as mysterious as memory itself - at once both shadowed and luminous - Warlight is a vivid, thrilling novel of violence and love, intrigue and desire. It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal, and grow both more convinced and less concerned as they get to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women with a shared history, all of whom seem determined now to protect, and educate (in rather unusual ways) Rachel and Nathaniel. But are they really what and who they claim to be? A dozen years later, Nathaniel begins to uncover all he didn't know or understand in that time, and it is this journey - through reality, recollection, and imagination - that is told in this magnificent novel.

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"Place your bets - with this glorious new book... Ondaatje could be in line for another Booker." Anthony Cummins Metro

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