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The Welsh Girl

Davies, Peter Ho

Editorial: Sceptre, Great Britain, 2007
ISBN 10: 0340938250 / ISBN 13: 9780340938256
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Título: The Welsh Girl

Editorial: Sceptre, Great Britain

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition


A true UK first edition / first printing, with a number 1 on the copyright page. Signed by the author, in black, on a 'New Talent at Waterstones' label affixed to the title page. Slight creaming of the top edge of the book block. Otherwise, a pristine copy of this likeable Booker Prize-shortlisted novel. Not price-clipped. No inscriptions or marks. We protect all our books with a removable plastic cover, and send them with care. N° de ref. de la librería 000398

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In 1944, a German Jewish refugee is sent to Wales to interview Rudolf Hess; in Snowdonia, a seventeen-year-old girl, the daughter of a fiercely nationalistic shepherd, dreams of the bright lights of an English city; and in a nearby POW camp, a German soldier struggles to reconcile his surrender with his sense of honour. As their lives intersect, all three will come to question where they belong and where their loyalties lie.

Peter Ho Davies's thought-provoking and profoundly moving first novel traces a perilous wartime romance as it explores the bonds of love and duty that hold us to family, country, and ultimately our fellow man. Vividly rooted in history and landscape, THE WELSH GIRL reminds us anew of the pervasive presence of the past, and the startling intimacy of the foreign.

Críticas: 'A beautifully crafted, lyrical novel' ( Maggie O'Farrell, Observer Books of the Year)

'Moving, memorable and beautifully written' ( Jessica Mann, Sunday Telegraph)

'Deeply felt and vividly imagined' ( Lionel Shriver, Daily Telegraph)

'Fresh and engaging . . . Some sentences and passages are crafted so beautifully and seemingly effortlessly that it provokes envy.' ( David Cornett, Sunday Express)

'Quietly powerful . . . a fine piece of work' ( Stephen Knight, Times Literary Supplement)

'His prose and the evocation of time and place are almost always of the highest order...he approaches the Second World War with a fresh and contemporary style, a gift that he shares with Kazuo Ishiguro' ( Russell Celyn Jones, The Times)

'A scintillating instance of fictional imagination applied to history' ( Richard Eder, New York Times)

'Impressive . . . a compelling story in itself, but Davies's special skill lies in integrating conflicts that drive the narrative at a more intense level' ( Richard Gwyn, Independent)

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