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Euphoria

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Zusatztext King's novel turns an episode in the life of Margaret Mead into a taut tale of competing egos and desires in a landscape of exotic menace Informationen zum Autor Lily King Klappentext THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2014 KIRKUS PRIZE FOR FICTION Inspired by the true story of a woman who changed the way we understand our world. In 1933 three young, gifted anthropologists are thrown together in the jungle of New Guinea. They are Nell Stone, fascinating, magnetic and famous for her controversial work studying South Pacific tribes, her intelligent and aggressive husband Fen, and Andrew Bankson, who stumbles into the lives of this strange couple and becomes totally enthralled. Within months the trio are producing their best ever work, but soon a firestorm of fierce love and jealousy begins to burn out of control, threatening their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives . . . 'Dazzling' Emma Donoghue, author of Room Vorwort Three young anthropologists in the 1930s are caught in a passionate love triangle . . . Zusammenfassung Three young anthropologists in the 1930s are caught in a passionate love triangle . . .

Vorwort
Three young anthropologists in the 1930s are caught in a passionate love triangle . . .

Autorentext
Lily King is the author of the novels The Pleasing Hour, The English Teacher, Father of the Rain, and Euphoria, which is inspired by the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead. King is the recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award and has twice won both the Maine Fiction Award and the New England Book Award. She lives with her husband and children in Maine.

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'Pretty much perfect . . . smart and rich and alive' Curtis Sittenfeld, author of American Wife

Inspired by the true story of a woman who changed the way we understand our world.

In 1933 three young, gifted anthropologists are thrown together in the jungle of New Guinea. They are Nell Stone, fascinating, magnetic and famous for her controversial work studying South Pacific tribes, her intelligent and aggressive husband Fen, and Andrew Bankson, who stumbles into the lives of this strange couple and becomes totally enthralled. Within months the trio are producing their best ever work, but soon a firestorm of fierce love and jealousy begins to burn out of control, threatening their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives . . .

'A taut, witty, fiercely intelligent tale . . . brilliant' New York Times

'Jaw-droppingly, heart-stoppingly beautiful' Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife

'Brilliant' Daily Telegraph

'Exhilarating' Guardian



Zusammenfassung
Three young anthropologists in the 1930s are caught in a passionate love triangle . . .

Produktinformationen

Titel: Euphoria
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EAN: 9781447286196
ISBN: 1447286197
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 259
Gewicht: 197g
Größe: H198mm x B128mm x T20mm
Jahr: 2015

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