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The Wilding

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Informationen zum Autor Maria McCann's first novel! As Meat Loves Salt ! was published by Flamingo in 2000 to huge acclaim: Andrew... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Maria McCann's first novel! As Meat Loves Salt ! was published by Flamingo in 2000 to huge acclaim: Andrew Marr praised it as 'outstanding...with all the dirt! stink! rasp and flavour of the time' and Lionel Shriver called it 'riveting'. Maria's fiction has also been published in various anthologies. Since 1986 Maria has been living and working in Somerset! apart from one year spent teaching in France. She combines teaching and writing with other interests such as voluntary communities and the allotments movement. Klappentext Maria McCann returns to 17th Century England! where life is struggling to return to normal after the horrific tumult of the Civil War. In the village of Spadboro! Jonathan Dymond! a 26-year old cider-maker who lives with his parents! has until now enjoyed a quiet! harmonious existence. But Jonathan finds a letter in the family orchard! with talk of inheritance and vengeance. He resolves to unravel the mystery at the heart of his family - a mystery which will eventually threaten the lives and happiness of Jonathan and all those he holds dear. The Wilding by Maria McCann is the passionate, thrilling and hugely satisfying quest for the dark truth at the heart of a seventeenth-century English family. Zusammenfassung A novel of secrets and revenge within a seventeenth-century English family. Longlisted for the Orange Prize 1672. A generation after the Civil War, Jonathan Dymond, a cider maker, has so far enjoyed a quiet life. But when he discovers a letter from his dying uncle, hinting an inheritance and revenge, he is determined to unravel the mystery in his family. Under the pretence of his cider business, Jonathan visits his newly widowed aunt and there meets her unruly servant girl, Tamar, who soon reveals that she has secrets of her own...

Préface
The Wilding by Maria McCann is the passionate, thrilling and hugely satisfying quest for the dark truth at the heart of a seventeenth-century English family.

Auteur
Maria McCann's first novel, As Meat Loves Salt, was published by Flamingo in 2000 to huge acclaim: Andrew Marr praised it as 'outstanding...with all the dirt, stink, rasp and flavour of the time' and Lionel Shriver called it 'riveting'. Maria's fiction has also been published in various anthologies. Since 1986 Maria has been living and working in Somerset, apart from one year spent teaching in France. She combines teaching and writing with other interests such as voluntary communities and the allotments movement.

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Maria McCann returns to 17th Century England, where life is struggling to return to normal after the horrific tumult of the Civil War. In the village of Spadboro, Jonathan Dymond, a 26-year old cider-maker who lives with his parents, has until now enjoyed a quiet, harmonious existence. But Jonathan finds a letter in the family orchard, with talk of inheritance and vengeance. He resolves to unravel the mystery at the heart of his family - a mystery which will eventually threaten the lives and happiness of Jonathan and all those he holds dear.



Résumé

A novel of secrets and revenge within a seventeenth-century English family.

Longlisted for the Orange Prize

1672. A generation after the Civil War, Jonathan Dymond, a cider maker, has so far enjoyed a quiet life. But when he discovers a letter from his dying uncle, hinting an inheritance and revenge, he is determined to unravel the mystery in his family. Under the pretence of his cider business, Jonathan visits his newly widowed aunt and there meets her unruly servant girl, Tamar, who soon reveals that she has secrets of her own...

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Wilding
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780571251872
ISBN: 0571251870
Format: Poche format B
Producteur: Faber & Faber
Editeur: Faber & Faber
Genre: Littérature
nombre de pages: 337
Poids: 282g
Taille: H197mm x B129mm x T21mm
Parution: 02.09.2010
Année: 2010
Auflage: Main