House of Ashes (e-bok)
Fler böcker inom
Format
E-bok
Filformat
EPUB med Adobe-kryptering
Om Adobe-kryptering
Nedladdning
Kan laddas ned under 24 månader, dock max 3 gånger.
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
368
Utgivningsdatum
2014-07-17
Förlag
Simon & Schuster UK
ISBN
9781471126697
House of Ashes (e-bok)

House of Ashes (e-bok)

E-bok (EPUB - DRM), Engelska, 2014-07-17
Den här boken kan endast laddas ned av privatpersoner.
63
Den här boken kan endast laddas ned av privatpersoner.
Laddas ned direkt
Läs i vår app för iPhone, iPad och Android
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
Author of The Mermaid of Black Conch, Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 longlisted,Winner of the Costa Best Novel Award 2020 & Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020 The City of Silk is restless, its people suffering in the grip of corruption. Then, one hot July evening, The Leader gathers his followers, a brotherhood of half-trained men and boys, and storms the House of Power. Together they intend to take back what they believe is rightfully theirs. Caught up in the mayhem is quiet, scholarly Ashes. He had been inspired by The Leaders charisma, but now that words have turned to action hes not so sure about this insurrection. And trapped with the rebel boy soldiers is government minister Aspasia Garland. The mother of a son the same age as the teenage gunmen, she sees much of her child in these boys with guns. As the siege continues, the city holds its breath. For what happens over the next six days will change the small islands future foreverPraise for House of Ashes: The kind of Caribbean fiction Gabriel Garcia Marquez once wrote about - a vividness of imagination which is at once so terrible, so beautiful and so compelling that it shows you exactly how things are Kei Miller Roffeys writing is raw and visceral and she thrusts her readers headlong into the middle of the action, her pen as powerful as the butts of guns shoved in her hostages backs Observer Goes to the heart of questions of political temptation and folly; it grips from beginning to end Sunday Telegraph Gripping The Times Absorbing Independent Vivid Guardian Powerful Observer ';Monique Roffey is a unique talent and most daring and versatile of writersBernardine Evaristo
Visa hela texten

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av Monique Roffey