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The Second Life of Samuel Tyne
A Nick Mason Novel Series, Book 1
VerfasserIn: Edugyan, Esi
Verfasserangabe: Esi Edugyan
Jahr: 2013
Verlag: Profile
Mediengruppe: eBook
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Samuel Tyne always believed he was destined for greatness. Emigrating to Canada from Ghana in the 1960's was the first step on this path, but fifteen years later his grand plans have stalled. He now has a wife Maud, twin thirteen year old daughters Chloe and Yvette, and a mind-numbing job. But then he is thrown a life line. His uncle Jacob dies, leaving him a grand but crumbling house in the town of Aster, and Samuel persuades his reluctant family to seize this chance for a new beginning. At first Aster seems perfect, but soon the town's faultlines are revealed, and the family begins to feel the strain. Samuel opens an electrical shop, but the business falters as he falls victim to his own outlandish ambitions, trying to build computers when all the townspeople want is lightbulbs and radios. His wife is unhappy, and as for his daughters - they are drifting into a private world of two, their behaviour becoming ever more sinister and disturbing to everyone around them. When...
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VerfasserIn: Edugyan, Esi
VerfasserInnenangabe: Esi Edugyan
Jahr: 2013
Verlag: Profile
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ISBN: 978-1-84765-957-6
Sprache: en
Mediengruppe: eBook