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On the water

Author: H M van den Brink
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two young oarsmen are trained as a coxless pair by a mysterious German coach in the golden summer of pre-war Amsterdam. Through the pressure and rapture of intense physical exertion, teamwork and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H M van den Brink
ISBN: 0571209246 9780571209248
OCLC Number: 48194244
Awards: Shortlisted for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2002.
Description: 134 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Over het water.
Responsibility: H.M. van den Brink ; translated from the Dutch by Paul Vincent.

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'Rarely have sport and literature combined so seamlessly to produce such a small miracle of a book'. Daniel Topolski, Guardian

 
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