Boek cover On the Water van H M Van Den Brink (Paperback)

On the Water

Engels | Druk: Main | Paperback | 9780571209248
Paperback 10,99
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uitgever Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Paperback
Afmetingen 21 x 14,6 x 0,6 cm
Aantal paginas 144 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Co-auteur Hans Maarten van den Brink
Uitgever Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Oorspronkelijke releasedatum 2002-01-14
Thema Subject Code FBA

Boekbeschrijving

'I am holding on to that summer, not just in my thoughts but with my whole body, from my numb fingers down to my toes. The summer when the river was ours, and so was the boathouse, the city, the meadows and the reeds at the water's edge. Happiness only exists when you can touch it and I held it, I'm still holding it, that summer of 1939, now, here tonight.' Two young oarsmen are trained as a coxless pair by a mysterious German coach in the golden summer of pre-war Amsterdam. Through the pressure and rapture of physical exertion, teamwork and victory, Anton the shy outsider and calmly self-confident David, forge an intense relationship while the grim developments on the world stage remain at a great distance. But on the wintry eve of Holland's liberation, Anton stands on the bank of his beloved river and mourns a lost world: David has disappeared and the boathouse is now derelict and deserted . . .

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