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The hired man

Author: Aminatta Forna
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. Beyond the boundaries of the town an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life. One of the windows, glass darkened with dirt, today stands open, and the lively chatter of English voices carries across the fallow fields. Laura and her teenage children have arrived. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aminatta Forna
ISBN: 9781408817667 1408817667
OCLC Number: 837498131
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Aminatta Forna.

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