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Simon and the Oaks

Fredriksson, Marianne

ISBN 10: 0752825151 / ISBN 13: 9780752825151
Published by Orion, Great Britain, 1985
Used Condition: Good (ex-library) Soft cover
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295 pages. Reading creases to spine. Tanned pages. Clear, self-adhesive laminate to covers/boards. Slight spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. A novel in which a young Swedish man called Simon embarks on a quest to discover who he really is, one which takes him through the privations of World War II, through his military service, and through a destructive relationship with his Jewish friend Isak, recently freed from a concentration camp. From the author of HANNA'' DAUGHTERS. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die; ISBN: 0752825151. ISBN/EAN: 9780752825151. Inventory No: 12072041. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 12072041

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Title: Simon and the Oaks

Publisher: Orion, Great Britain

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Good (ex-library)

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Synopsis:

Simon is an ordinary boy growing up in Sweden; at least until World War II is declared; until he befriends the traumatised Jewish boy Isak; and until he learns that he is adopted. With his innocence forever lost, Simon must embark on a quest for self-hood that will be his salvation - or ruin.

About the Author:

Marianne Fredriksson was born in 1929. She has two children and was a well known writer and journalist before she wrote her first book in 1980. She is the author of ten novels including HANNA'S DAUGHTERS for which she was awarded the Author of the Year award and Book of the Year award in 1994.

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