Great Fire, The

Shirley Hazzard

Great Fire, The

Great Fire, The

Shirley Hazzard

A finalist for the National Book Award, this is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of World War II. A man and woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, and struggle to reclaim their humanity. Lue lisää

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    • Kustantaja Picador USA
    • ISBN 9780312423582
    • Tuotekoodi 9780312423582
    • Kirjoittajat Shirley Hazzard
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 01.07.2004
    • Genretunnus RO
    • Sivumäärä 326
    • Asiasanat Romance - General; Literary; Historical - General
    • Pituus (mm) 205.74
    • Leveys (mm) 139.7
    • Korkeus (mm) 22.86
    • Paino (g) 0.318

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The Great Fire is the winner of the 2003 National Book Award for Fiction.

More than twenty years after the classic The Transit of Venus, Shirley Hazzard returns to fiction with a novel that in the words of Ann Patchett is brilliant and dazzling...

The Great Fire is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of the great conflagration of the Second World War. In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier finds that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself.

In the looming shadow of world enmities resumed, and of Asia's coming centrality in world affairs, a man and a woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, struggling to reclaim their humanity. The Great Fire is a story of love in the aftermath of war by purely and simply, one of the greatest writers working in English today. (Michael Cunningham)

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A finalist for the National Book Award, this is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of World War II. A man and woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, and struggle to reclaim their humanity. Lue lisää

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Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Picador USA
    • ISBN 9780312423582
    • Tuotekoodi 9780312423582
    • Kirjoittajat Shirley Hazzard
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 01.07.2004
    • Genretunnus RO
    • Sivumäärä 326
    • Asiasanat Romance - General; Literary; Historical - General
    • Pituus (mm) 205.74
    • Leveys (mm) 139.7
    • Korkeus (mm) 22.86
    • Paino (g) 0.318

Tuotekuvaus

The Great Fire is the winner of the 2003 National Book Award for Fiction.

More than twenty years after the classic The Transit of Venus, Shirley Hazzard returns to fiction with a novel that in the words of Ann Patchett is brilliant and dazzling...

The Great Fire is an extraordinary love story set in the immediate aftermath of the great conflagration of the Second World War. In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier finds that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself.

In the looming shadow of world enmities resumed, and of Asia's coming centrality in world affairs, a man and a woman seek to recover self-reliance, balance, and tenderness, struggling to reclaim their humanity. The Great Fire is a story of love in the aftermath of war by purely and simply, one of the greatest writers working in English today. (Michael Cunningham)

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