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Sixteen Trees of the Somme

Sixteen Trees of the Somme
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By Norway's bestselling novelist and the author of NORWEGIAN WOOD, a family story of epic scale. Edvard grows up on a remote mountain farmstead in Norway with his taciturn grandfather, Sverre. The death of his parents, when he was three years old, has always been shrouded in mystery - he has never been told how or where it took place and has only a distant memory of his mother. But he knows that the fate of his grandfather's brother, Einar, is somehow bound up with this mystery. One day a coffin is delivered for his grandfather long before his death - a meticulous, beautiful piece of craftsmanship. Perhaps Einar is not dead after all. Edvard's desperate quest to unlock the family's tragic secrets takes him on a long journey - from Norway to the Shetlands, and to the battlefields of France - to the discovery of a very unusual inheritance. The Sixteen Trees of the Somme is about the love of wood and finding your own self, a beautifully intricate and moving tale that spans an entire century. Translated from the Norwegian by Paul Russell Garrett

Title: Sixteen Trees of the Somme
Author: MYTTING LARS
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 10/08/2017
Price: $38.00
RRP: $38.00
Imprint: Maclehose Press
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9780857056030
Available stock: 1
  • Price: $38.00
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