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The Hired Man

Product Number: D2426
Released: 01 Aug, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471238826
Narrator(s): Mark Leadbetter
Publisher: W F Howes
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Beyond the boundaries of the town of Gost, Croatia, an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life: Laura and her teenage children have arrived. As Duro Kolak, a local handyman, helps with repairs to the old house, they uncover a mosaic and painstakingly restore it. But Gost is not all it seems; conflicts long past still suppurate beneath the scars.

Author(s): Aminatta Forna
Original Publish Date: 01 Aug, 2013

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Author(s): Aminatta Forna
Narrator(s): Mark Leadbetter
Product Number CX2148
Released: 01 May, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781471232077

Professional reviews

"A powerful novel about the indelible effects of war and the memories which stir beneath the silence of a quiet Croatian town Aminatta Forma is the author of The Memory of Love which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize ‘Often darkly funny, written with gritty realism and tenderness, The Memory of Love is a profoundly affecting work’ KIRAN DESAI ‘An intricate tapestry of betrayal, tragedy and loss’ DAILY TELEGRAPH on The Memory of Love"

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