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We, the drowned

Author: Carsten Jensen; Charlotte Barslund; Liz Jensen; Charlotte Barslund (Translator); Emma Ryder
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an epic drama of adventure, courage, ruthlessness and passion by one of Scandinavia's most acclaimed storytellers. In 1848, a motley crew of Danish sailors sets sail from the small island town of Marstal to fight the Germans. Not all of them return - and those who do will never be the same. Among them is the daredevil Laurids Madsen, who promptly escapes again into the anonymity of the high seas. As soon as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War fiction
Sea fiction
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carsten Jensen; Charlotte Barslund; Liz Jensen; Charlotte Barslund (Translator); Emma Ryder
ISBN: 9780151013777 0151013772 9781846553677 1846553679
OCLC Number: 978684368
Language Note: Translated from the Danish.
Notes: "Translation of: Vi, de druknede"--T.p. verso.
Description: 691 pages ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Vi, de druknede.
Responsibility: Carsten Jensen ; translated from the Danish by Charlotte Barslund with Liz Jensen.

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Bearing a mysterious shrunken head, and plagued by premonitions of bloodshed, he returns to a town increasingly run by women - among them a widow intent on liberating all men from the tyranny of the  Read more...

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"We, The Drowned is first and foremost a novel about the sea, a novel which has practically been written in cooperation with the great authors of the nineteenth century - Conrad, Melville, Read more...

 
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