Slow Boats To China by Gavin Young

The Hired Man by Aminatta Forna

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Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. Beyond the boundaries of the town an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life. One of the windows, glass darkened with dirt, today stands open, and the lively chatter of English voices carries across the fallow fields. Laura and her teenage children have arrived.A short distance away lies the hut of Duro Kolak who lives alone with his two hunting dogs. As he helps Laura with repairs to the old house, they uncover a mosaic beneath the ruined plaster and, in the rising heat of summer, painstakingly restore it. But Gost is not all it seems; conflicts long past still suppurate beneath the scars. This 2013 Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Paperback is in Very Good condition.

ISBN: 9781408838242 SKU: 1144633 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.