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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
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old retired doctor. Years ago he retreated to the 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 lives a quiet life. Until he wakes up one night to find his house on fire. Fredrik escapes just in time, wearing two left-footed wellies, as neighbouring islanders arrive to help douse the flames. All that remains in the morning is a stinking ruin and evidence of arson. The house that has been in his family for generations and all his worldly belongings are gone. He cannot think who would do such a thing, or why. Without a suspect, the police begin to think he started the fire himself. Tackling love, loss and loneliness, After the Fire is Henning Mankell's compelling last novel
Member of
Summary
Henning Mankell's last novel about an aging man whose quiet, solitary life on an isolated island off the coast of Sweden is turned upside down when his house catches fire
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
Duncan Lawrie International Dagger, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597465
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mankell, Henning
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-2015
  • 1948-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Delargy, Marlaine
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sofia
Series volume
[4]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Arson investigation
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Older men
  • Retirees
  • Fires
Target audience
adult
Label
After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This is a freestanding continuation of Italian shoes, which was first published in 2006. This narrative takes place eight years later"--
  • "First published with the title Svenska gummistövlar in Sweden by Leopard förlag in 2015"--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
Control code
000060943267
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781910701775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968178076
Label
After the fire, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This is a freestanding continuation of Italian shoes, which was first published in 2006. This narrative takes place eight years later"--
  • "First published with the title Svenska gummistövlar in Sweden by Leopard förlag in 2015"--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
Control code
000060943267
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781910701775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)968178076

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