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  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • Minnet av en smutsig ängel
  • Henning Mankell
  • English
  • 07 October 2017
  • 9780307961228

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Summary ò Minnet av en smutsig ängel Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Her for the life she will lead After two brief marriages both leave her widowed she finds herself the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa a world where colonialism and white colonists rule where she is isolated within white society by her profession and her gender and among the bordello’s black prostitutes by her color As Hanna’s story unfurls over the next several years in this “treacherous paradise” she wrestles with a devastating loneliness and with the racism she’s mea Need to gather my reactionshard for me as HM is one of my favorite writers for many years and I never had this lack of enthusiasm beforeThis book had such a flat lifelessness to it despite the story I had such a difficult time believing that a dirt poor country girl on the verge of starvation in the space of very little time could self educate herself and elevate herself sufficiently from her roots to maid to cook on a ship marry be widowed jump ship then wake up from an illness and dress up to become a business woman let alone all the other issues at hand Hannah Anna Hannahwhatever just never took proper shape for me She was what the author made from a brief bit of story told hi

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Summary ò Minnet av en smutsig ängel Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Nt to unthinkingly adopt And as her life becomes increasingly intertwined with the prostitutes’ she moves inexorably toward the moment when she will make a decision that defies all the expectations society has of her and important those she has of herself Gripping in its drama evocative and searing in its portrait of colonial Africa A Treacherous Paradise is at its heart a deeply moving story of a woman who manages to wrench wisdom empathy and grace from the most unforgiving circumstances  I m a pretty big fan of Mankell and I grabbed this expecting existential killers and gloomy detectives None of that here Instead we get an engaging story of a young Swedish woman and her unlikely adventures in Africa at the turn on the century After getting over the ire of my self generated bait and switch I settled down and enjoyed the book Uniue and engaging I d recommend it to just about anyone Just don t get your hopes up for Nordic psycho killers

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Summary ò Minnet av en smutsig ängel Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook From the internationally acclaimed author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels a powerful stand alone novel set in early twentieth century Sweden and Mozambiue whose vividly drawn female protagonist is awoken from her naïveté by her exposure to racism and by her own unexpected inner strengths Cold and poverty define Hanna Renström’s childhood in remote northern Sweden and in 1904 at nineteen she boards a ship for Australia in hope of a better life  But none of her hopes or fears prepares Henning Mankell is credited for being the first author of Scandinavian crime thrillers to reach an international audience although he has credited Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo for his own inspiration His Kurt Wallander series were notable due to his flawed and all too human detective with an incredibly strong backstory Each novel in the series dispensed with the usual formula and many had ties to other countries several of them in Africa Mankell s knowledge of and love for that continent run deep seeing as he spends half the year in Mozambiue A Treacherous Paradise is the latest of several historical novels that explain and illuminate his second home Based on the thinnest of histor