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An untouched house

Author: Willem Frederik Hermans; David Colmer
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Towards the end of the Second World War, a weary partisan fighting with the Red Army comes across a grand, abandoned house, seemingly untouched by the devastation sweeping the land. Exhausted, he falls asleep in the living room, but wakes to find a Nazi patrol marching up the garden path. His only hope is to pose as the house's owner, but how will he keep up the pretence when the real owner returns?"--Book cover.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willem Frederik Hermans; David Colmer
ISBN: 1782274448 9781782274445
OCLC Number: 1018458618
Notes: Originally published in Dutch as: Het Behouden Huis. Amsterdam : De Bezige Bij, 1951.
Description: 93 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Behouden Huis.
Responsibility: Willem Frederik Hermans ; translated by David Colmer ; with an afterword by Cees Nooteboom.

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"Towards the end of the Second World War, a weary partisan fighting with the Red Army comes across a grand, abandoned house, seemingly untouched by the devastation sweeping the land. Exhausted, he falls asleep in the living room, but wakes to find a Nazi patrol marching up the garden path. His only hope is to pose as the house's owner, but how will he keep up the pretence when the real owner returns?"--Book cover.

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