As the Earth Turns Silver (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 288
Forlag: Pan Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781447288046
Omtale: As the Earth Turns Silver
It is New Zealand, and the first decade of the twentieth century. Katherine McKechnie is struggling to raise two children following the death of her husband, when a chance encounter with a Chinese shopkeeper blossoms into friendship and, eventually, love. Racial tension and prejudice mean the two must keep their relationship secret, but Katherine's son, Robbie, learns the truth and, on the eve of World War I as young men everywhere are swept up on a tide of macho patriotism, takes his family's honour into his own hands - with devastating consequences. Both captivating and beautiful, As the Earth Turns Silver is a compelling read -- and a remarkable debut.

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