By Gerbrand Bakker
Have you ever desired to disappear and make a brand new existence for your self the place nobody understands your name?
[i]Ten White Geese [/i]is the eagerly expected, the world over bestselling new novel by means of the winner of the world’s richest literary prize for a unmarried paintings of fiction. lovers of in keeping with Petterson’s [i]Out Stealing Horses [/i]or Paul Harding’s [i]Tinkers [/i]may locate in Ten White Geese a brand new novel to fall in love with.
a lady rents a distant farm in rural Wales. She says her identify is Emilie. An Emily Dickinson student, she has fled Amsterdam, having simply confessed to an affair. at the farm she reveals ten ducks. one after the other they disappear. who's this lady? Will her husband be capable to locate her? The younger guy who remains the evening: why won’t he depart? And the vanishing geese?
Set opposed to a stark and pristine panorama, and with a seductive mix of solace and threat, this novel of stealth intrigue summons from a woman’s silent longing fugitive moments of profound good looks and compassion.
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She had wrapped herself up in an old quilt instead of a winter coat. Her head cocked to one side, her eyes fixed on Mr. Robert Smith, she sang in a powerful contralto: O Sugarman done fly away Sugarman done gone Sugarman cut across the sky Sugarman gone home…. A few of the half a hundred or so people gathered there nudged each other and sniggered. Others listened as though it were the helpful and defining piano music in a silent movie. They stood this way for some time, none of them crying out to Mr.
So they called it Macon Dead’s hearse. First Corinthians pulled her fingers through her hair.
Smith. He couldn’t carry it. It’s too heavy. Jesus, you know. You know all about it. Ain’t it heavy? Jesus? Ain’t love heavy? Don’t you see, Lord? You own son couldn’t carry it. If it killed Him, what You think it’s gonna do to me? Huh? ” He was getting angry again. ” Macon’s voice was still loud, but it was getting weary. “And you, you baby-dicked baboon”—he tried to point at Macon–“you the worst. You need killin, you really need killin. You know why? Well, I’m gonna tell you why. I know why. Everybody…” Porter slumped down in the window, muttering, “Everybody know why,” and fell fast asleep.
Ten White Geese: A Novel by Gerbrand Bakker