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Author: Elina Hirvonen; Douglas Robinson
Publisher: London : Portobello, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anna is on her way to the hospital where her brother has been sectioned when she falters, and in that pause her world splinters for the reader into a blazing display of memory and madness, of childhood security treasured and shattered, and of families blighted by psychological trauma - her brother's and that of her boyfriend's father, a Vietnam Vet. But, in Elina Hirvonen's skilful hands, the grimness is illuminated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elina Hirvonen; Douglas Robinson
ISBN: 9781846270949 1846270944
OCLC Number: 156891482
Language Note: Translated from the Finnish.
Notes: Originally published: Avain Publishers, 2005.
Description: 180 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Että hän muistaisi saman.
Responsibility: Elina Hirvonen ; translated by Douglas Robinson.

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Anna is on her way to the hospital where her brother has been sectioned when she falters, and in that pause, her world splinters for into a blazing display of memory and madness, of childhood  Read more...

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"An amazing, intense, lyrical account of two parallel lives and their wonderful love affair. The swift clarity of the prose, the beauty of the images, and the wise observations make this novella a Read more...

 
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