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Title: THE UNSEEN
By: Roy Jacobsen, Don Bartlett (Trans), Don Shaw (Trans)
Format: Hardback

List price: £17.99


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ISBN 10: 085705340X
ISBN 13: 9780857053404
Publisher: QUERCUS PUBLISHING
Pub. date: 1 January, 2015
Pages: 240
Description: A group of children inherit an elemental paradise on earth in Roy Jacobsen's phenomenally bestselling new novel about love, poverty and tragedy in early twentieth century Norway
Synopsis: Barroy Island off the North-western coast of Norway - a holdfast for a single family, their livestock, their crops, their hopes and dreams. And their fears. There is a taint passed down the Barroy line, and Hans and Maria Barroy fear their daughter Ingrid may be affected. The early years of the twentieth century prove that Norway cannot stand apart from the wider world - no more than Barroy island can remain at a remove from the rest of Norway. Hans Barroy decides to build a quay so that his family can be properly connected to the mainland and with neighbouring islands. In time, Ingrid is sent to serve with one of the rich families on the coast, caring for their two children. But when tragedy strikes - twice in quick succession - she finds herself responsible not only for two newly orphaned children, but for Barroy Island itself. If they are to survive, she and the other young must learn how to tame this remote earthly paradise for themselves.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Quercus Publishing
Returns: Non-returnable
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