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Can you hear me?: A gripping holiday read set during a scorching Italian summer

Can you hear me?: A gripping holiday read set during a scorching Italian summer (Paperback)

By Varvello, Elena
Translated by Valente, Alex

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'Utterly gripped me from beginning to end' Victoria Hislop'Move over Ferrante, there's a new Elena in town' Independent'There is much beauty and sadness in this slim novel' The TimesIn the August of 1978, the summer I met Anna Trabuio, my father took a girl into the woods...I was... sixteen.He had been gone a long time already, but that was it - not even a year after he lost his job and that boy disappeared - that was when everything broke.1978. Ponte, a small community in Northern Italy. An unbearably hot summer like many others.Elia Furenti is sixteen, living an unremarkable life of moderate unhappiness, until the day the beautiful, damaged Anna returns to Ponte and firmly propels Elia to the edge of adulthood. But then everything starts to unravel.Elia's father, Ettore, is let go from his job and loses himself in the darkest corners of his mind.A young boy is murdered.And a girl climbs into a van and vanishes in the deep, dark woods...Translated by Alex Valente | Winner of an English PEN Award
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ISBN 9781473654891
Released NZ 12 Jun 2018
Publisher John Murray Press
Format Paperback
Language English (translated from: Italian)
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ISBN-13 9781473654891
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Two Roads
Released 12 Jun 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Language English
Translated from Italian
Author(s) By Varvello, Elena
Translated by Valente, Alex
Category General & Literary Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 853.92
Weight 216g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade

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