Dead Man in Paradise (Heftet)


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 272
Forlag: Faber & Faber
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780571231270
Omtale: Dead Man in Paradise
At nightfall on June 22, 1965, a soldier walked in from the outskirts of a small town in the Dominican Republic and reported that he had just shot and killed two policemen and an outspoken Canadian Catholic priest. It was the opening scene in a mystery that, forty years later, compels J. B. MacKinnon, a nephew of the murdered missionary, to investigate what many believe was a carefully plotted assassination. "Dead Man in Paradise" is a true story with the suspense of a classic mystery novel, the immediacy of reportage and the insight of a travelogue. More than any of these, it is a personal examination of one of the gravest challenges of our times: finding a balance between our longing to hold the guilty to account for their crimes and the deep human need to forgive.

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