The Gate Of Dawn

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ISBN: 9781942756743 Géneros: 12:FF:Crime & mystery;12:FV:Historical fiction;12:FH:Thriller / suspenseSinopsis: Welcome to 1880s Vilnius, a volatile Northeastern metropolis where Balts, Germans, Poles, Russians, and Jews compete for a place in the sun. After sustaining fatal burns in a fire instigated by his rivals, textile magnate Hermann Lichtner spends his final days in a shabby infirmary. In a hasty and bizarre deathbed transaction he gives his fifteen-year-old daughter Renate in marriage to Thaddeus, a widowed Polish farmer who rejects social hierarchy and toils side by side with his peasants. Renate&rsquo,s arrival quickly disrupts the bucolic flow of life and antagonizes every member of the household. During an excursion to the city, Renate rekindles an affair with a young Jewish painter who sells his watercolors outside the Gate of Dawn chapel. While her despairing husband might look the other way, his servants will not stand by and watch while their adored master is humiliated. Taking us from the cobblestone streets of old Vilnius, swarming with imperial gendarmes, to the misty bogs of rural Lithuania where pagan deities still rule, The Gate of Dawn is a folkloric tale of rivalry, conspiracy, and revenge. ,_,

LIBROS

Autor:
M J Neary
Número de páginas:
418
Editorial:
Penmore Press LLC
Idioma:
eng
Tipo:
BestSeller
Sinopsis:
ISBN: 9781942756743 Géneros: 12:FF:Crime & mystery;12:FV:Historical fiction;12:FH:Thriller / suspenseSinopsis: Welcome to 1880s Vilnius, a volatile Northeastern metropolis where Balts, Germans, Poles, Russians, and Jews compete for a place in the sun. After sustaining fatal burns in a fire instigated by his rivals, textile magnate Hermann Lichtner spends his final days in a shabby infirmary. In a hasty and bizarre deathbed transaction he gives his fifteen-year-old daughter Renate in marriage to Thaddeus, a widowed Polish farmer who rejects social hierarchy and toils side by side with his peasants. Renate&rsquo,s arrival quickly disrupts the bucolic flow of life and antagonizes every member of the household. During an excursion to the city, Renate rekindles an affair with a young Jewish painter who sells his watercolors outside the Gate of Dawn chapel. While her despairing husband might look the other way, his servants will not stand by and watch while their adored master is humiliated. Taking us from the cobblestone streets of old Vilnius, swarming with imperial gendarmes, to the misty bogs of rural Lithuania where pagan deities still rule, The Gate of Dawn is a folkloric tale of rivalry, conspiracy, and revenge. &nbsp,_,
Formato encuadernación:
Tapa Blanda
Fecha de lanzamiento:
2016-05-18T00:00:00.000+02:00
Titulo:
The Gate of Dawn

DATOS GENERALES

Marca:
Penmore Press LLC
Argumento Comercial:
2423
Medida alto (cm):
22.9

CARACTERÍSTICAS FÍSICAS

Peso (kg):
0.611

FUNDAS

Medida largo (cm):
22.9
Medida ancho (cm):
15.2

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