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Rhumba: Elaine Proctor

Rhumba

Elaine Proctor

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ISBN 10: 1780875118 / ISBN 13: 9781780875118
Editorial: Quercus, UK, 2012
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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First UK edition/First Printing. SIGNED, QUOTED, LOCATED and DATED by author to title page. N° de ref. de la librería P443

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Título: Rhumba

Editorial: Quercus, UK

Año de publicación: 2012

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st.

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Sinopsis:

Tottenham, London. Ten-year-old Flambeau waits for his young mother to arrive from the Congo, along the same dangerous route that the human traffickers smuggled him. Homesick and pining for love, he sees a glimpse of life in Knight, a fellow Congolese. Knight, a sapeur - dressed to the nines and dressed to kill - is a gangster who lives for two purposes: to be noticed, and to dance away the immigrants' troubles on a Friday night at Le Pitch, Broadwater Farm. And, who knows, he might just be able to use his contacts to find Flambeau's mother, Bijou. Knight has a girlfriend, Eleanor: a pale Scottish beauty whose love for him is total, but who can never be accepted into the world of Le Pitch. She becomes Flambeau's confidante, and he her mentor in the art of the Rhumba - the dance that will help her steal her lover's heart. But Knight's past is so troubled, and his present so dangerous, that to challenge the traffickers to find Bijou might be more than his life is worth - something a ten-year-old child cannot be expected to understand.

About the Author:

Elaine Proctor was born in South Africa. As a filmmaker, she won the Cannes Mention Speciale - Prix de Camera D'Or, and has created television series for the BBC. She sits on the chapter for screenwriting at the BAFTA and is a member of the Writer's Guild of Great Britain. Rhumba is her first novel.

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