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The Interpreter From Java

Product Number: D6936
Released: 01 Jan, 2021
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781800247437
Narrator(s): Leighton Pugh
Publisher: W F Howes
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Alan Nolan discovers his father's memoirs and learns the truth about the violent man he despised. In this unsparing family history, Alan distils his father's life in the Dutch East Indies into one furious utterance. He reads about his work as an interpreter during the war with Japan, his life as an assassin, and his decision to murder Indonesians in the service of the Dutch without any conscience. How he fled to the Netherlands to escape being executed as a traitor and met Alan's mother soon after. As he reads his father's story Alan begins to understand how war transformed his father into the monster he knew. Birney exposes a crucial chapter in Dutch and European history that was deliberately concealed behind the ideological facade of postwar optimism. Readers of this superb novel will find that it reverberates long afterwards in their memory. Translation © David Doherty, 2020

Author(s): Alfred Birney
Original Publish Date: 01 Jan, 2021

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Author(s): Alfred Birney
Narrator(s): Leighton Pugh
Product Number MPCD5145
Released: 01 Jan, 2021
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Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781800240094
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Author(s): Alfred Birney
Narrator(s): Leighton Pugh
Product Number CX6408
Released: 01 Jan, 2021
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781800240070

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