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The Dutch House
Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2020

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Kategorie: Bücher
Seiten / Format: 352 S
Erscheinungsjahr: 2020
Verlag: Bloomsbury TradeBloomsbury Publishing
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN: 9781526614971

Patchett leads us to a truth that feels like life rather than literature GuardianA masterpiece from the Orange Prize-winning, New York Times number one bestselling author of Commonwealth and Bel Canto: a story of love, family, sacrifice, and the power of placeLose yourself in the story of a lifetime - the unforgettable Sunday Times bestseller'Patchett leads us to a truth that feels like life rather than literature'Guardian
Longlisted for the Women's Prize 2020

A STORY OF TWO SIBLINGS, THEIR CHILDHOOD HOME, AND A PAST THAT THEY CAN'T LET GO.

Like swallows, like salmon, we were the helpless captives of our migratory patterns. We pretended that what we had lost was the house, not our mother, not our father. We pretended that what we had lost had been taken from us by the person who still lived inside.'The best book I've read in years'Rosamund Lupton'Her finest novel yet'Sunday Times'The buzz around The Dutch House is totally justified. Her best yet, which is saying something'John Boyne'A masterpiece'Cathy Rentzenbrink'Bliss'Nigella Lawson2GBPatchett, Ann<br />Ann Patchett is the author of six novels and three books of non-fiction. She has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction three times; with The Magician's Assistant in 1998, winning the prize with Bel Canto in 2002, and was most recently shortlisted with State of Wonder in 2012. She is also the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2012. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She is the co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband, Karl, and their dog Sparky.