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Waterland

Swift

6.058 valoraciones por Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0671498630 / ISBN 13: 9780671498634
Editorial: Simon & Schuster, U.S.A., 1984
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Fine Book & Fine Jacket, no Flaws, Signed 1st ed 1st pt in protective cover. N° de ref. de la librería 001070

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Título: Waterland

Editorial: Simon & Schuster, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

When his school decides to phase out history from the curriculum, a history teacher abandons his formal lessons to tell his students stories about his native Fenland and its inhabitants

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"Perfectly controlled, superbly written -- Waterland is original, compelling and narration of the highest order." -- The Guardian (U.K.)

"Swift spins a tale of empire-building, land reclamation, brewers and sluice-minders, bewhiskered Victorian patriarchs, insane and visionary relicts.... I can't remember when I read a book of such strange, insidious, unsettling power with a more startling cast of characters." -- Books and Bookmen (U.K.)

"Teems with energy, fertility, violence, madness -- demonstrates the irrepressible, wide-ranging talent of this young British writer." -- Washington Post Book World

"A formidably intelligent book -- animated by an impressive, angry pity at what human creatures are capable of doing to one another in the name of love and need.... The most powerful novel I have read for some time." -- The New York Review of Books

" Waterland appropriates the Fens as Moby Dick did whaling or Wuthering Heights the moors -- a beautiful, serious, and intelligent novel, admirably ambitious and original." -- The Observer (U.K.)

"Rich, ingenious, inspired." -- The New York Times

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