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Nederlands Buitenlands   Alles  Titel  Auteur  ISBN        
Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
Vertaalde literaire roman,novelle
Danielewski, M.Z. The Fifty Year Sword
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M.Z. Danielewski

The Fifty Year Sword

€ 39.90

One late October evening at an East Texas ranch, Chintana, a seamstress recovering from a painful divorce, comes across a Story Teller caped in shadow recounting for five orphans a tale of unspoken revenge, a harrowing quest, and a terrible sword which everyone soon enough realizes waits before them concealed in a long black box.

The children quickly understand the tale is but prologue to crime. Yet it is Chintana who must challenge the consequences of that blade's peculiar edge, which from hilt to point never fails to sever, even if its terrors depend entirely on time and malice.

Read aloud THE FIFTY YEAR SWORD will captivate any child. Read alone the complexities of nameless voices, misplaced narratives of hate, and the horrors of delayed violence, which only our retellings can rescue and restore, will thrill and touch the sharpest reader.

Once again Mark Z. Danielewski challenges how we authorize ourselves, mischievously playing with layout, color and the wide potentials of perspective in order to crate a hugely entertaining story about a sword none will forget though some may  recall encountering and a few will even acknowledge wielding.

With drawings by Peter van Sambeek
Text in English

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Gebonden: harde kaft
100 pagina's
Met illustraties
November 2005
538 gram
328 x 168 x 14 mm
De Bezige Bij

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