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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780571214693
Boek cover Fragrant Harbour van John Lanchester (Paperback)
Fragrant Harbour is the story of four people whose intertwined lives span Asia's last seventy years. Tom Stewart leaves England just before it is hit by the Great Depression to seek his fortune, and finds it in running Hong Kong's best hotel. Sister Maria is a beautiful and uncompromising Chinese nun whom Stewart meets on the boat out from England; their friendship spans decades and changes both their lives. Dawn Stone is an English journalist who becomes the public face of money and power and big business. Matthew Ho is a young Chinese entrepreneur whose life has been shaped by painful...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9780571280483
4.7 op 5 sterren
Boek cover Capital van John Lanchester (Onbekend)
The residents of Pepys Road, London - a banker and his shopaholic wife, an elderly woman dying of a brain tumour, the Pakistani family who run the local shop, the young football star from Senegal and his minder - all receive anonymous postcards with a simple message: We Want What You Have. Who is behind it? What do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, the world around Pepys Road is turned upside down by the financial crash and all of its residents' lives change beyond recognition over the course of the next year. From the bestselling author of Whoops! and How to Speak Money...
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Engels | Druk: Main | Paperback | 9780571309849
Boek cover How to Speak Money van John Lanchester (Paperback)
What the Money People Say - And What They Really Mean
To those who don't speak it, the language of money can seem impenetrable and its ideas too complex to grasp. In How to Speak Money, John Lanchester-author of the New York Times best-selling book on the financial crisis, I.O.U.-bridges the gap between the money people and the rest of us. With characteristic wit and candor, Lanchester reveals how the world of finance really works: from the terms and conditions of your personal checking account to the evasions of bankers appearing in front of Congress. As Lanchester writes, we need to understand what the money people are talking about so that...
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Engels | Druk: Tie-In | Paperback | 9780571327362
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Boek cover Capital van John Lanchester (Paperback)
Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first steps and last breaths, and plenty of laughter in between. Today, through each letterbox along this ordinary street drops a card with a simple message: We Want What You Have. At forty, Roger Yount is blessed with an expensively groomed wife, two small sons and a powerful job in the City. An annual bonus of a million might seem excessive, but with second homes and nannies to maintain, he's not sure he can get by without it. Elsewhere in the Capital, Zbigniew has come from Warsaw to indulge the super-rich...
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Engels | Druk: Unabridged ed | Hardcover | 9781324001638
Boek cover The Wall - A Novel van John Lanchester (Hardcover)
Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall-an enormous concrete barrier around its entire coastline. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls who are trapped amid the rising seas outside and are a constant threat. Failure will result in death or a fate perhaps worse: being put to sea and made an Other himself. Beset by cold, loneliness, and fear, Kavanagh tries to fulfill his duties to his demanding Captain and Sergeant, even as he grows closer to his fellow Defenders. A...
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Engels | Druk: Main | Hardcover | 9780571298709
Boek cover The Wall van John Lanchester (Hardcover)
Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life anywhere near it. He longs for this to be over; longs to be somewhere else. He will soon find out what Defenders do and who the Others are. Along with the rest of his squad, he will endure cold and fear day after day, night after night. But somewhere, in the dark cave of his mind, he thinks: wouldn't it be interesting if something did happen, if...
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Engels | Paperback | 9780571298723
Boek cover Wall van John Lanchester (Paperback)
John Lanchester's thrilling, hypnotic new novel is about why the young are right to hate the old. It's about a broken world you will recognise as your own and about what might be found when all is lost. John Lanchester's long-awaited new novel - a work of fiction that establishes itself as an instant modern classic.Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life anywhere near it. He...
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Engels | Druk: Unabridged ed | E-book | 9780571298716
Boek cover The Wall van John Lanchester (Onbekend)
Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life anywhere near it. He longs for this to be over; longs to be somewhere else. He will soon find out what Defenders do and who the Others are. Along with the rest of his squad, he will endure cold and fear day after day, night after night. But somewhere, in the dark cave of his mind, he thinks: wouldn't it be interesting if something did...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9789044640472
3.8 op 5 sterren
Boek cover De muur van John Lanchester (Paperback)
Het schrikbeeld van Engeland: het land wordt langs de kustlijn omringd door een enorme muur. Waar eens golven op stranden sloegen bevindt zich nu een massieve, duizenden kilometers lange betonnen grens. Dag en nacht patrouilleren er mensen op de muur, jonge mannen en vrouwen met geweren en het bevel alle vreemdelingen buiten te houden. Voor de achttienjarige Joseph Kavanagh is het de dagelijkse realiteit. Twee jaar van zijn leven moet hij, net als ieder ander, zijn plicht als verdediger vervullen. Iedere vluchteling die probeert binnen te dringen moet hij met geweld buitenhouden. Wie faalt...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9789044640489
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Boek cover De muur van John Lanchester (Onbekend)
Het schrikbeeld van Engeland: het land wordt langs de kustlijn omringd door een enorme muur. Waar eens golven op stranden sloegen bevindt zich nu een massieve, duizenden kilometers lange betonnen grens. Dag en nacht patrouilleren er mensen op de muur, jonge mannen en vrouwen met geweren en het bevel alle vreemdelingen buiten te houden. Voor de achttienjarige Joseph Kavanagh is het de dagelijkse realiteit. Twee jaar van zijn leven moet hij, net als ieder ander, zijn plicht als verdediger vervullen. Iedere vluchteling die probeert binnen te dringen moet hij met geweld buitenhouden. Wie faalt...
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