Format: Print Length
Publisher: RHCP Digital (November 30, 2010)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.1 MB
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Jacob Todd is in a foreign country on his personal for the 1st time, vacationing his grandfather's grave on the annual commemoration of the conflict of Arnhem in Amsterdam. There, he meets Geertrui, a terminally in poor health previous girl, who tells a unprecedented tale of affection and betrayal, which thoroughly overturns Jacob's view of himself and his nation, and leads him to query his position on this planet. Jacob's tale is paralled in time via the occasions of the dramatic day in international battle II whilst chickening out troops have been sheltered through Geertrui's family.An intensely relocating and richly layered novel, spanning 50 years, which powerfully conjures up the ambience of conflict whereas brilliantly interweaving Jacob's exploration of recent relationships in modern Amsterdam.