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The Hummingbird : 'Masterly: a cabinet of curiosities and delights, packed with small wonders' (Ian McEwan)

The Hummingbird : 'Masterly: a cabinet of curiosities and delights, packed with small wonders' (Ian McEwan)

Publisher : Orion Publishing Co
SKU: 9781474617475
R 335,00
R 284,75
A moving, funny and wise new novel by one of the masters of European literature.
'Masterly: a cabinet of curiosities and delights, packed with small wonders' Ian McEwan 'Pulls off the extraordinary feat of making you believe he is writing for your ears alone' Howard Jacobson 'A remarkable accomplishment, a true gift to the world' Michael Cunningham 'Ardent, gripping, and inventive to the core' Jhumpa Lahiri 'A spellbinding experience: clever, funny and deeply moving' Roddy Doyle Marco Carrera is 'the hummingbird,' a man with the almost supernatural ability to stay still as the world around him continues to change. As he navigates the challenges of life - confronting the death of his sister and the absence of his brother; taking care of his parents as they approach the end of their lives; raising his granddaughter when her mother, Marco's own child, can no longer be there for her; coming to terms with his love for the enigmatic Luisa - Marco Carrera comes to represent the quiet heroism that pervades so much of our everyday existence. A thrilling novel about the need to look to the future with hope and live with intensity to the very end. THE NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Winner of the Premio Strega | Winner of the Prix du Livre Etranger | Book of the Year for the Corriere della Sera Over 300,000 copies sold | Soon to be a major motion picture
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781474617475
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Sandro Veronesi, Translated by Elena Pala
Publication Date 2021-06-24
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 304
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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'Masterly: a cabinet of curiosities and delights, packed with small wonders' Ian McEwan 'Pulls off the extraordinary feat of making you believe he is writing for your ears alone' Howard Jacobson 'A remarkable accomplishment, a true gift to the world' Michael Cunningham 'Ardent, gripping, and inventive to the core' Jhumpa Lahiri 'A spellbinding experience: clever, funny and deeply moving' Roddy Doyle Marco Carrera is 'the hummingbird,' a man with the almost supernatural ability to stay still as the world around him continues to change. As he navigates the challenges of life - confronting the death of his sister and the absence of his brother; taking care of his parents as they approach the end of their lives; raising his granddaughter when her mother, Marco's own child, can no longer be there for her; coming to terms with his love for the enigmatic Luisa - Marco Carrera comes to represent the quiet heroism that pervades so much of our everyday existence. A thrilling novel about the need to look to the future with hope and live with intensity to the very end. THE NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Winner of the Premio Strega | Winner of the Prix du Livre Etranger | Book of the Year for the Corriere della Sera Over 300,000 copies sold | Soon to be a major motion picture
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781474617475
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Contributor By (author) Sandro Veronesi, Translated by Elena Pala
Publication Date 2021-06-24
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 304
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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