When We Were Orphans (Paperback)

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Forlaget skriver: WINNER OF THE 2017 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE! England, 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country's most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him; the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in Old Shanghai, when he was a small boy. Now, as the world lurches towards total war, Banks realises the time has come for him to return to the city of his childhood and at last solve the mystery - that only by his doing so will civilisation be saved from the approaching catastrophe. Moving between London and Shanghai of the inter-war years, When We Were Orphans is a story of memory, intrigue and the need to return; of a childhood vision of the world surviving deep into adulthood, indelibly shaping and distorting a person's life.

    • Sideantal
      384
    • Udgivelsesår
    • Udgave
    • Oplag
    • Forlag
      Faber & Faber Fiction
    • Originalsprog
      Ikke fastslået
    • Sprog
      Engelsk
    • Indbinding
      Paperback
    • ISBN/EAN
      0571205623 / 9780571205622

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Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro er britisk forfatter og dramatiker, og han har vundet adskillige litterære priser for sit forfatterskab. I 2017 vandt han den største litteraturpris af dem alle, nemlig Nobelprisen i Litteratur. Udover Nobels litteraturpris har han været shortlistet til den prestigefyldte Man...

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