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Title: BORDERS
By: Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett (Trans), Don Shaw (Trans)
Format: Paperback

List price: £13.99


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ISBN 10: 0857053078
ISBN 13: 9780857053077
Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 5 March, 2015
Pages: 288
Translated from: Norwegian
Description: A story of impossible choices in a theatre of total war, where familial love, national identity, even military genius, count for nothing in the face of war's own all-consuming appetites.
Synopsis: Robert Junior never knew the father he was named for, an American G.I. who was captured during the Battle of the Bulge and fell briefly into the arms of a Belgian nurse. Growing up with his mother in the lush forests of the Ardennes, Robert turns for guidance to his godfather, Markus Hebel, a Belgian who served in the German army in Russia. Breaking the silence around his painful past, Markus speaks of the consequences and madness of war - of the son he lost at Stalingrad and the courage of the men who tried to free the trapped German soldiers with a desperate charge across the frozen steppe. In so doing, Markus reveals a secret he has kept since the war, and a doubt that has gnawed at him for twenty years. Did he, a lowly radio operator, waste a chance to save an entire army from annihilation?
Publication: UK
Imprint: MacLehose Press
Returns: Returnable
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