Krimi Henning Mankell Chronicler Of The Winds

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Chronicler Of The Winds

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One night Jose hears gunfire from the deserted theatre next door to his bakery. He races to the theatre's gallery, and there beneath him on a spotlit stage lies the wounded body of Nelio, a street urchin renowned for living on his wits. Gasping, the wounded boy asks to be taken to the roof to breathe the beautiful air fresh off the Indian Ocean. Then he begins to tell Jose his extraordinary story...

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"A hypnotic, mystical tale of street children... Ultimately, this is a wonderful book about the importance of stories, its own sheer quality providing its best argument" (John Harding Daily Mail)

"Nelio's story is unfurled with pace and drama... Mankell writes eloquently of the realities of poverty and violence without becoming sugary or didactic...an expert craftsman" (Observer)

"A wonderful, lyrical fable...beautiful...it is hard to leave Nelio at the end" (Vogue)

"This is a deeply affecting read, one of those rare novels whose taste lingers for days afterwards" (Barry Didcock Sunday Herald)

"An elegant story about storytelling" (Tristan Quinn Literary Review)

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A major event in publishing - Henning Mankell's departure from the crime genre will attract huge interest and this mesmerising fable will broaden his readership

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Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. 2007. Paperback. At the age of five, Nelio watched helplessly as his village was burned to the ground and his people were massacred by bandits. He escaped by chance and made his way to the coast. Upon arrival in the city, Nelio joined a rough street gang, and began a very different way of life. Translator(s): Nunnally, Tiina. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 172. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099455479

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