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In the shape of a boar

Author: Lawrence Norfolk
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2001]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"The story begins in the ancient Greece of myth, where King Meleager of Kalydon has assembled the sixty greates hunters and one huntress, Atalanta to rid his realm of the supernatural boar sent by the vengeful goddess Artemis to lay waste to his lands. But as the hunters bear down upon their prey a darker tale unfold, of treachery and destructive love. It is a tale that will reverberate in those same hills across  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Norfolk
ISBN: 0802117015 9780802117014
OCLC Number: 47096996
Description: 322 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Lawrence Norfolk.

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"The story begins in the ancient Greece of myth, where King Meleager of Kalydon has assembled the sixty greates hunters and one huntress, Atalanta to rid his realm of the supernatural boar sent by the vengeful goddess Artemis to lay waste to his lands. But as the hunters bear down upon their prey a darker tale unfold, of treachery and destructive love. It is a tale that will reverberate in those same hills across the millennia during the final chaotic months of the Second World War, as a band of Greek partisans pursues a fleeing Nazi officer."--Jacket.

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