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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013

From the author of Brooklyn comes a short, powerful novel about one of the most famous mothers in history.

In a voice that is both tender and filled with rage, The Testament of Mary tells the story of a cataclysmic event which led to an overpowering grief. For Mary, her son has been lost to the world, and now, living in exile and in fear, she tries to piece together the memories of the events that led to her son's brutal death. To her he was a vulnerable figure, surrounded by men who could not be trusted, living in a time of turmoil and change.

As her life and her suffering begin to acquire the resonance of myth, Mary struggles to break the silence surrounding what she knows to have happened. In her effort to tell the truth in all its gnarled complexity, she slowly emerges as a figure of immense moral stature as well as a woman from history rendered now as fully human.

GENRE
Skönlitteratur
UTGIVEN
2012
25 oktober
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
112
Sidor
UTGIVARE
Penguin Books Ltd
STORLEK
709.8
KB

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