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Bereft a Novel

It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox - a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should. A searing go.

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  • ""It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox - a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should. A searing gothic novel of love, longing and justice, Bereft is about the suffering endured by those who go to war and those who are forever left behind."--Back cover."
  • "It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging through Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world."
  • "It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox - a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should. A searing gothic novel of love, longing and justice, Bereft is about the suffering endured by those who go to war and those who are forever left behind."
  • "Na de Eerste Wereldoorlog keert een Australische jongeman terug naar het stadje dat hij tien jaar eerder verliet omdat hij werd beschuldigd van verkrachting en moord op zijn zusje."
  • "It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox - a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should. A searing go."@en
  • "Ein packender Roman über menschliche Abgründe und das Streben nach Wahrheit Ein entsetzliches Verbrechen. Australien, 1919: Quinn Walker kehrt aus dem Grossen Krieg in seine Geburtsstadt Flint zurück, aus der er zehn Jahre zuvor fliehen musste, einer abscheulichen Tat angeklagt. Eine unverzeihliche Lüge. In dem Wissen, dass die Bewohner des Städtchens sich seinen Tod wünschen, versteckt er sich in den Bergen, ohne einen Plan und unsicher, was er tun soll. Dort trifft er das Waisenmädchen Sadie Fox. Ein Versprechen, das nicht gebrochen werden darf. Das seltsame Mädchen scheint seine dunkelsten Ängste genau zu kennen und sogar zu teilen. Eine ungewöhnliche Freundschaft entspinnt sich, und Quinn dämmert, was er tun muss, um die Geister der Vergangenheit zur Ruhe zu bringen. Ein beklemmender Roman über Liebe und Verlangen, Rache und Gerechtigkeit. Die literarische Entdeckung Australiens! Chris Womersley wurde 1968 in Melbourne geboren, wo er heute nach ausgedehnten Reisen in Asien, Afrika und Südamerika wieder lebt. Er studierte Kreatives Schreiben, arbeitete als Journalist und veröffentlicht seit 2006 Kurzgeschichten. 'Beraubt' ist sein zweiter Roman und wurde u.a. mit dem Australian Book Industry Award for Literary Fiction und dem Indie Award for Fiction ausgezeichnet. Ausserdem wurde das Buch für den CWA Gold Dagger Award, den wichtigsten englischsprachigen Preis für Spannungsliteratur, nominiert."
  • "It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world. In the NSW town of Flint, Quinn Walker returns to the home he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of an unspeakable crime. Aware that his father and uncle would surely hang him, Quinn hides in the hills surrounding Flint. There, he meets the orphan Sadie Fox - a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about the crime than she should... A searing gothic novel of love, longing and justice, Bereft is about the suffering endured by those who go to war and those who are forever left behind."
  • "A searing gothic novel of love, longing and justice, Bereft is about the suffering endured by those who go to war and those who are forever left behind."@en
  • "The year is 1919 and the Great War has ended. Sergeant Quinn Walker, damaged body and soul by his experiences in the killing fields of France, decides to return home to the small and desolate town of Flint, Australia, to set right the past."
  • "The year is 1919 and the Great War has ended. Sergeant Quinn Walker, damaged body and soul by his experiences in the killing fields of France, decides to return home to the small and desolate town of Flint, Australia, to set right the past."
  • "Quinn Walker returns from the Great War to the New South Wales town of Flint: the birthplace he fled ten years earlier when he was accused of a heinous act. Aware of the townsmen's vow to hang him, Quinn takes to the surrounding hills. Here, deciding upon his plan of action, and questioning just what he has returned for, he meets Sadie Fox. This mysterious girl seems to know, and share, his darkest fear. And, as their bond greatens, Quinn learns what he must do to lay the ghosts of his past, and Sadie's present, to rest."@en

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  • "Australian fiction"@en
  • "Australian fiction"
  • "Mystery fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Country life"
  • "War stories"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "War stories"
  • "Historische Romane und Erzählungen"
  • "Online-Publikation"
  • "Erzählende Literatur"
  • "History"@en
  • "Suspense fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Ausgabe"

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  • "Bereft a novel"
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  • "Bereft"
  • "Bereft"@en
  • "Beraubt Roman"
  • "Les affligés : roman"
  • "Bereft : a novel"@en
  • "Bereft : a novel"
  • "Beraubt : roman"
  • "Beraubt : Roman"
  • "Les affligés"

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