Post Mortem by Peter Terrin

Post Mortem by Peter Terrin

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An intense and ingenious novel about a writer's inspiration, a father's love, and a man's fear of losing his legacy.

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Emiel Steegman, an unknown writer with a handful of novels to his name, is due to have dinner with a group Estonian colleagues but cancels at the last moment "due to a somewhat difficult time for the family". A nasty feeling immediately comes over him: is he inviting trouble for his family in doing so? And what if a biographer stumbled on this? Would he not then suspect that something significant had happened in his life? The thought gives him a great idea for a new novel about a successful author, T, who becomes famous with an existential crime novel and increasingly worries about what his future biographer will write about him, so he withdraws entirely from public life. But Steegman's initial misgivings prove well founded. Because fate does strike. One afternoon, his daughter Renee falls asleep and it is impossible to wake her ...

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SKU GOR007106533
Title Post Mortem
Author By (author) Peter Terrin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0857052748
ISBN 13 9780857052742
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.
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Description

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Emiel Steegman, an unknown writer with a handful of novels to his name, is due to have dinner with a group Estonian colleagues but cancels at the last moment "due to a somewhat difficult time for the family". A nasty feeling immediately comes over him: is he inviting trouble for his family in doing so? And what if a biographer stumbled on this? Would he not then suspect that something significant had happened in his life? The thought gives him a great idea for a new novel about a successful author, T, who becomes famous with an existential crime novel and increasingly worries about what his future biographer will write about him, so he withdraws entirely from public life. But Steegman's initial misgivings prove well founded. Because fate does strike. One afternoon, his daughter Renee falls asleep and it is impossible to wake her ...
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007106533
Title Post Mortem
Author By (author) Peter Terrin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Quercus Publishing
Year Published 2015
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0857052748
ISBN 13 9780857052742
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.
Ex Library No