Ethan Frome (Heftet)

Serie: VMC 2309


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 112
Forlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: VMC
Serienummer: 2309
ISBN/EAN: 9781844083527
Omtale: Ethan Frome
The setting for this piercing New England novel is the aptly named Starkfield, where, despite violently blue skies, the chill of cold and snow seems also to settle inside the hearts of the people who live there. Tethered to his farm, first by helpless parents, later by his querulous, hypochondriac wife Zeena, Ethan Frome ekes out a bare subsistence. Then Zeena's cousin, the impoverished, enchanting Mattie Silver comes to work for them, and, in Mattie, Ethan's hopes and dreams are rekindled. Yet theirs is a forbidden love, hemmed in by Zeena's presence. The impossible intensity in which the three exist has devastating consequences...

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