The Resource After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy

After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy

Label
After the fire
Title
After the fire
Statement of responsibility
Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
"Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old former surgeon who retired in disgrace years ago. He has retreated to a Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if necessary. He is perfectly content to live out his days in quiet solitude. Until he wakes up one autumn evening to find his house on fire. Fredrik escapes just in time, wearing two left-footed boots. All that remains in the morning is a stinking ruin and evidence of arson. Fredrik cannot imagine why someone would do such a thing. The police are also stumped, and without another suspect, they begin to think Fredrik started the fire himself. Fredrik's peaceful, simple life has slipped away from him. Then, Lisa Modin, a local journalist who wants to write a story about the fire, comes into his life, and she awakens in him something that he thought was long dead. After the Fire is an intimate portrait of a recluse who is forced to open himself up to a world he'd left behind"--
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DLC
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1948-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mankell, Henning
Dewey number
839.73/74
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT9876.23.A49
LC item number
S9413 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Delargy, Marlaine
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  • Recluses
  • Arson
  • Sweden
Target audience
adult
Label
After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Vintage original"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780525435082
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017027902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2017027902
  • 1667622
Label
After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
Publication
Note
"Vintage original"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780525435082
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017027902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (DLC) 2017027902
  • 1667622

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