orellfuessli.ch

The Gift of Rain

Penang, 1939, sixteen-year-old Philip Hutton is a loner. Half English, half Chinese and feeling neither, he discovers a sense of belonging in an unexpected friendship with Hayato Endo, a Japanese diplomat. Philip shows his new friend around his adored island of Penang, and in return Endo trains him in the art and discipline of aikido. But such knowledge comes at a terrible price. The enigmatic Endo is bound by disciplines of his own and when the Japanese invade Malaya, threatening to destroy Philip's family and everything he loves, he realises that his trusted sensei - to whom he owes absolute loyalty - has been harbouring a devastating secret. Philip must risk everything in an attempt to save those he has placed in mortal danger and discover who and what he really is. With masterful and gorgeous narrative, replete with exotic and captivating images, sounds and aromas - of rain swept beaches, magical mountain temples, pungent spice warehouses, opulent colonial ballrooms and fetid and forbidding rainforests - Tan Twan Eng weaves a haunting and unforgettable story of betrayal, barbaric cruelty, steadfast courage and enduring love.

… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz Kopiergeschützt (Adobe ID erforderlich) i
Erscheinungsdatum 08.02.2011
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781905802517
Verlag Myrmidon Books
eBook
Fr. 6.90
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
Premium Card
Fr. 6.90 Umsatz sammeln
Weitere Informationen

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 26688728
    Can You Keep A Secret?
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (12)
    eBook
    Fr. 7.50
  • 44431564
    The Girl Who Came Back
    von Susan Lewis
    eBook
    Fr. 5.50
  • 42602660
    The Horse Dancer
    von Jojo Moyes
    eBook
    Fr. 6.50
  • 41211042
    Ivy Lane
    von Cathy Bramley
    eBook
    Fr. 7.50
  • 42924540
    Who's That Girl?: A laugh-out-loud sparky romcom!
    von Mhairi McFarlane
    eBook
    Fr. 7.90
  • 43886088
    The Storm Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    eBook
    Fr. 9.90
  • 43647451
    After You
    von Jojo Moyes
    eBook
    Fr. 7.50
  • 40324787
    The Seven Sisters
    von Lucinda Riley
    (1)
    eBook
    Fr. 9.90
  • 47530072
    The Shadow Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    eBook
    Fr. 15.50
  • 43900551
    Mhairi McFarlane 3-Book Collection: You Had Me at Hello, Here's Looking at You and It's Not Me, It's You
    von Mhairi McFarlane
    eBook
    Fr. 13.50

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

The Gift of Rain

The Gift of Rain

von Tan Twan Eng

eBook
Fr. 6.90
+
=
Der Geschmack von Apfelkernen

Der Geschmack von Apfelkernen

von Katharina Hagena

(59)
eBook
Fr. 10.50
+
=

für

Fr. 17.40

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen