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A shout in the ruins

Author: Kevin Powers
Publisher: London, UK : Sceptre, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel that spans one hundred years and is set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond explores the brutal legacy of violence and exploitation in American society as it examines the fates of the inhabitants of Beauvais Plantation and their descendants.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Powers
ISBN: 9781473667785 147366778X 9781473667778 1473667771
OCLC Number: 1005895380
Description: 261 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Powers.

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Nothing escapes the author's fanatical analysis and the observations are often startling and true * Sunday Times * Powers has written a compassionate, poetic evocation of war and its legacy which has Read more...

 
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