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Peacetime

Author: Robert Edric
Publisher: London ; New York : Doubleday, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Late summer 1946: a demobilized British officer oversees the demolishing of a defunct lighthouse in the Wash, a marshy area on England's west coast. Mercer, unhappy with his work crew and lonely staying in the remains of an old building on the site, attempts to get to know some of the local residents. Mercer complicates his relationship with them by cultivating friendships with a German POW, who wants to remain in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edric, Robert, 1956-
Peacetime.
London ; New York : Doubleday, 2002
(OCoLC)606755388
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Edric
ISBN: 0385602979 9780385602976
OCLC Number: 48979897
Description: 357 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Robert Edric.
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A powerful, atmospheric novel set in 1946 at the Wash on the Fenland coast, from the author of "The Book of the Heathen" and "The Glassmaker". He captures the sense of portent and uncertainty shared  Read more...

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" Edric is one of those immensely skilled novelists who seems fated to be discovered insultingly late in a productive career when caught in the arbitrary spotlight of Booker nomination or television Read more...

 
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