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The Red House


Συγγραφέας: Haddon Mark
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780224096409
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 272
Διαστάσεις: 24x3x16
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Red House"

Family, that slippery word, a star to every wandering bark, and everyone sailing under a different sky. After his mother's death, Richard, a newly remarried hospital consultant, decides to build bridges with his estranged sister, inviting Angela and her family for a week in a rented house on the Welsh border. Four adults and four children, a single family and all of them strangers. Seven days of shared meals, log fires, card games and wet walks. But in the quiet and stillness of the valley, ghosts begin to rise up. The parents Richard thought he had. The parents Angela thought she had. Past and present lovers. Friends, enemies, victims, saviours. And watching over all of them from high on the dark hill, Karen, Angela's stillborn daughter. The Red House is about the extraordinariness of the ordinary, weaving the words and thoughts of the eight characters together with those fainter, stranger voices - of books and letters and music, of the dead who once inhabited these rooms, of the ageing house itself and the landscape in which it sits. Once again Mark Haddon, bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time and A Spot of Bother, has written a novel that is funny, poignant and deeply insightful about human lives.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Haddon Mark
ISBN: 9780224096409
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 10/05/2012
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 272
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 498 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 24x3x16 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012

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