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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World (PB) - C-format

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ISBN:
9780241293874
Sprog:
Engelsk
Indbinding:
Paperback
Sideantal:
320
Forlag:
Viking
Udgivelsesdato:
06-06-2019
Udgivelsesår:
2019
Udgivelsesland:
Storbritannien
BESKRIVELSE:
Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019! An intensely powerful new novel from the best-selling author of The Bastard of Istanbul and Honour. 'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore. Her brain cells, having run out of blood, were now completely deprived of oxygen. But they did not shut down. Not right away...' For Leila, each minute after her death brings a sensuous memory: the taste of spiced goat stew, sacrificed by her father to celebrate the long-awaited birth of a son; the sight of bubbling vats of lemon and sugar which the women use to wax their legs while the men attend mosque; the scent of cardamom coffee that Leila shares with a handsome student in the brothel where she works. Each memory, too, recalls the friends she made at each key moment in her life - friends who are now desperately trying to find her ...
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