A Price to Pay by Alex Capus

A Price to Pay by Alex Capus

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Alex Capus s novels have been runaway best-sellers in Germany, and his novel "Leon and Louise"received widespread critical acclaim on its English publication in 2012. "A Price to Pay," the fourth of Capus s novels to be published in English, tells the interwoven stories of three disparate figures from interwar Switzerland: pacifist Felix Bloch, who ends up working on the Manhattan Project; Laura d Oriano, who wants to become a singer but instead becomes an Allied spy in fascist Italy; and Emile Gillieron, who accompanies Heinrich Schliemann to Troy and becomes one of art s greatest forgers. Taking off from the only moment in history when all three were in the same placea November day in 1924 at Zurich StationCapus traces their diverging paths as they secure their places in the annals of historybut at what price?"

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SKU GOR006287759
Title A Price to Pay
Author By (author) Alex Capus
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Haus Publishing Limited
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1908323736
ISBN 13 9781908323736
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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Alex Capus s novels have been runaway best-sellers in Germany, and his novel "Leon and Louise"received widespread critical acclaim on its English publication in 2012. "A Price to Pay," the fourth of Capus s novels to be published in English, tells the interwoven stories of three disparate figures from interwar Switzerland: pacifist Felix Bloch, who ends up working on the Manhattan Project; Laura d Oriano, who wants to become a singer but instead becomes an Allied spy in fascist Italy; and Emile Gillieron, who accompanies Heinrich Schliemann to Troy and becomes one of art s greatest forgers. Taking off from the only moment in history when all three were in the same placea November day in 1924 at Zurich StationCapus traces their diverging paths as they secure their places in the annals of historybut at what price?"
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR006287759
Title A Price to Pay
Author By (author) Alex Capus
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Haus Publishing Limited
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 240
ISBN 10 1908323736
ISBN 13 9781908323736
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.