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By Edward Rutherfurd

Book Details:

ISBN: 0345441788
EAN: 9780345441782
ASIN: 0345441788
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 2001-07-03
Number of Pages: 784
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

"AS wonderful AS SARUM AND RUTHERFURD'S different SWEEPING NOVEL OF BRITISH heritage, LONDON."
–The Boston Globe


"Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that mixes truth with fiction and covers 900 years within the heritage of recent wooded area, a 100,000-acre wooded area in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches the histories of six fictional households, starting from aristocrats to peasants, who've lived within the woodland for generations. . . . however the genuine luck is in how Rutherfurd paints his photograph of the wooded enclave with photos of treachery and violence, in addition to magic and beauty."
–The big apple Post

"THE FOREST IS MICHENER advised WITH AN ENGLISH ACCENT."
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"TALES of affection AND HONOR, DECEIT AND VIOLENCE, INHERITANCE AND LOSS."
–San Jose Mercury News

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Edward Rutherfurd

Author Description: Francis Edward Wintle, top recognized below his pen identify Edward Rutherfurd, used to be born within the cathedral urban of Salisbury. knowledgeable in the community, and on the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he labored in political learn, bookselling and publishing. After various makes an attempt to jot down books and performs, he ultimately deserted his profession within the publication exchange in 1983, and back to his early life domestic to write down SARUM, a ancient novel with a ten-thousand yr tale, set within the quarter round the old monument of Stonehenge, and Salisbury. 4 years later, whilst the publication was once released, it grew to become an rapid foreign bestseller, ultimate 23 weeks at the manhattan instances Bestseller record. when you consider that then he has written 5 extra bestsellers: RUSSKA, a singular of Russia; LONDON; THE woodland, set in England's New woodland which lies within reach Sarum, and novels which disguise the tale of eire from the time earlier than Saint Patrick to the 20th century. His books were translated into twenty languages.

Edward has lived in London, ny, New Hampshire and eire. He at present divides his time among New England and Europe. He has children.

Edward Rutherfurd is a lifestyles Member of the buddies of Salisbury Cathedral, the Salisbury Civic Society, and the buddies of Chawton condominium, that is positioned in Jane Austen's village and devoted to the learn of ladies writers. he's additionally a buyer of the nationwide Theatre of eire (the Abbey Theatre) in Dublin.

In 2005, town of Salisbury venerated his prone to the town via naming one of many streets major off its medieval marketplace position 'Rutherfurd Walk'.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16204

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The Forest: A Novel

Booklet Details:

ISBN: 0345441788
EAN: 9780345441782
ASIN: 0345441788
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 2001-07-03
Number of Pages: 784
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:
"AS unique AS SARUM AND RUTHERFURD'S different SWEEPING NOVEL OF BRITISH background, LONDON. "
–The Boston Globe

"Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that mixes truth with fiction and covers 900 years within the heritage of recent woodland, a 100,000-acre forest in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches the histories of six fictional households, starting from aristocrats to peasants, who've lived within the wooded area for generations. . . . however the genuine good fortune is in how Rutherfurd paints his photograph of the wooded enclave with pictures of treachery and violence, in addition to magic and wonder. "
–The ny Post

"THE woodland IS MICHENER informed WITH AN ENGLISH accessory. "
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"TALES of affection AND HONOR, DECEIT AND VIOLENCE, INHERITANCE AND LOSS. "
–San Jose Mercury News

GoodReads writer Information:

Author identify: Edward Rutherfurd

Author Description: Francis Edward Wintle, most sensible identified less than his pen identify Edward Rutherfurd, was once born within the cathedral urban of Salisbury. proficient in the neighborhood, and on the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he labored in political examine, bookselling and publishing. After various makes an attempt to put in writing books and performs, he eventually deserted his occupation within the publication alternate in 1983, and lower back to his youth domestic to write down SARUM, a ancient novel with a ten-thousand yr tale, set within the quarter round the old monument of Stonehenge, and Salisbury. 4 years later, whilst the booklet was once released, it grew to become an rapid overseas bestseller, final 23 weeks at the long island occasions Bestseller record. in view that then he has written 5 extra bestsellers: RUSSKA, a singular of Russia; LONDON; THE woodland, set in England's New wooded area which lies nearby Sarum, and novels which disguise the tale of eire from the time previous to Saint Patrick to the 20 th century. His books were translated into twenty languages.

Edward has lived in London, manhattan, New Hampshire and eire. He at present divides his time among New England and Europe. He has children.

Edward Rutherfurd is a existence Member of the buddies of Salisbury Cathedral, the Salisbury Civic Society, and the buddies of Chawton apartment, that is situated in Jane Austen's village and devoted to the examine of ladies writers. he's additionally a customer of the nationwide Theatre of eire (the Abbey Theatre) in Dublin.

In 2005, town of Salisbury honored his prone to the town via naming one of many streets prime off its medieval industry position 'Rutherfurd Walk'.

Author URL: http://www. goodreads. com/author/show/16204

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Lev Davidovich would never know if the twelve days during which they remained stranded in that spot in the middle of nowhere ­were due to the delays in the diplomatic consultations or if it was only because of the most devastating snowstorm he’d ever seen, capable of lowering the thermometers to forty degrees below zero. Covered with all of the coats, hats, and blankets at their disposal, they received Seriozha and Anya, who traveled without the children, who ­were still too little to be exposed to those temperatures.

But soon Caridad would feel that those places had an excess of that which she ­wasn’t seeking (men willing to inebriate her to throw her in bed) and something, still undefined, was lacking, something capable of motivating her and reconciling her with her own soul. Then that fine woman, surrounded by luxury and comfort from birth, educated by nuns, an expert rider of Arabian h ­ orses, married to that own­er of factories who was, by his very nature, removed from the feelings of men who worked for their wealth, removed her jewels and attractive clothing and descended in search of the shadiest corners of the city.

He felt that, at that exact moment, his exile was beginning—­true, complete, without any support. Aside from his family and a very few friends who had reiterated their solidarity, he was a man who was overwhelmingly alone. His only useful allies for a battle like the one he had to initiate (how? ) ­were still confined in work camps or had already given in, but all of them remained within the borders of the Soviet ­Union, and his relationship with them was snuffed out by distance, repression, and fear.

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