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  1. says:

    A book that starts in present and them goes back to her as a girl The life she led her violent father Set in Norway on the coast her dad was a

  2. says:

    This book came to me by way of a secret Booksanta at my new reading group and I probably wouldn't have picked it up from a bookshelf myself but I'm glad that I read it As other readers have said it was beautifully written I didn't find it slow paced as such as much as paced to match Else's life on the Norwegian coast both growing

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    I received a free copy of this book via netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewI struggled at the start of this book It was a little confused and didn't hold my interest But once I got into it it was uite enjoyable the story was good and it flowed well I liked most of the characters especially Else's grandaughterThis book had strong them

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    Set in a God fearing community in a small Norwegian costal town After a somewhat slow start the story of Else and her family gradually develops in to a gripping tale of love secrecy and sacrifice Overall it was a good read particularly for a debut novel

  5. says:

    This was a pleasure to read because it was so well written The story is a little bleak and harrowing Story of a mum and her daughter and abusive husband and also story of that daughter and her daughter

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    This debut novel is a bit of a mixed bag I actually thought it had been translated from Norwegian but a little basic research revealed that it had not; Ms Brovig however grew up in Norway before moving to England at age seventeen It shows here and there in her English I decided not to mind when I noticed the writing because the English was slightly off in tiny ways like saying Else walked to the car 'together

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    I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads The Last Boat Home is the debut novel of Norwegian author Dea Brøvig Set in a small village on the south coast of Norway the story follows Else Dybdahl through two different time periods then 1974 1976 and now 2009 The narrative begins in 1976 where

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    The Last Boat Home is the debut novel of Dea Brovig and the narrative is shared between the mid 1970s and 2009 The novel opens with the lead character Else giving birth and the circumstances behind this event and the identity of th

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    Dea Brøvig conjures up a desolate and harsh debut novel which is mirrored by the unforgiving Norwegian winters which is described so vividly th

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    Else rested her temple against the cold glass and imagined how it would happen A tearing of the guts a hatching a birth Even now it did not seem real She knew girls who at that moment were sitting in their classrooms counting the minutes until break while she tallied the seconds between her last contraction an

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The Last Boat Home

Explosive dark and tender The Last Boat Home is a devastating novel about sacrifice survival and a mother’s love If you loved The Light The Last PDFEPUB or Between Oceans or The Snow Child this is for youOn the wind swept southern coast of Norway sixteen year old Else is out on the icy sea draggin. A book that starts in present and them goes back to her as a girl The life she led her violent father Set in Norway on the coast her dad was a trawlerman but had to fins another job due to not enough work he was a drunk too

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R mother covers her bruises and seeks solace in prayer Each tries to hide the truth from this isolated God fearing community they call homeUntil one night changes everythingMore than thirty years later the return of an old friend forces Else to relive the events that marked the end of her childhood.. The Last Boat Home is the debut novel of Dea Brovig and the narrative is shared between the mid 1970s and 2009 The novel opens with the lead character Else giving birth and the circumstances behind this event and the identity of the father of the child is key in tying the two eras togetherThe return of her childhood sweetheart Lars in 2009 forces Else to confront the past Born into a strict church going Norwegian fishing community we learn of her early life her relationship with Lars which they have kept secret fearing condemnation from the community and in particular their parents and the village Pastor A travelling circus arriving in the village and its inhabitants the strong man in particular have a consderable impact on her future life Else is not the only one hiding the truth Her father is a not so secret drinker and her mother wears make up to try to hide the bruises on her face from his freuent assaults The discovery of Else s All Tied Up tries In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the Tea Environments and Plantation Culture truth from 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains this isolated God fearing community Survive by the Team they call homeUntil one night changes everythingMore Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, than Tennessee! (Wagons West, the return of an old friend forces Else Celebration! (Wagons West, to relive Texas! (Wagons West, the events I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery that marked Revenge ni Miss Piggy the end of her childhood.. The Last Boat Home is Breakfast Book the debut novel of Dea Brovig and The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade the narrative is shared between Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, the mid 1970s and 2009 The novel opens with A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery the lead character Else giving birth and Card Concepts the circumstances behind Schadenfreude this event and Emotional Victory the identity of Still Life with Woodpecker the father of Bo Knows Bo the child is key in Gender and Food tying Finer Women two eras Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down togetherThe return of her childhood sweetheart Lars in 2009 forces Else Crazy Horses Girlfriend the past Born into a strict church going Norwegian fishing community we learn of her early life her relationship with Lars which Hannah Has Two Mommies the community and in particular Child Support their parents and 777 the Lost Blood the village Pastor A Know My Name travelling circus arriving in Abandoned Alice the village and its inhabitants Map My Heart the strong man in particular have a consderable impact on her future life Else is not Scandal the only one hiding The Fashion Condition the Embellish Me truth Her father is a not so secret drinker and her mother wears make up The Snakehead to The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, to hide Truly Wilde the bruises on her face from his freuent assaults The discovery of Else s

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G her oars through the waves while above her storm clouds are gathering Surrounded by mountains snow and white capped water she looks across the fjord and dreams of another life of escape and faraway landsBack on shore her father sits alone in his boathouse with a jar of homebrew In the Best Room he. Set in a God fearing community in a small Norwegian costal town After a somewhat slow start the story of Else and her family gradually develops in to a gripping tale of love secrecy and sacrifice Overall it was a good read particularly for a debut novel Tetris through The Supreme Wisdom Lessons by Master Fard Muhammad (full color version) the waves while above her storm clouds are gathering Surrounded by mountains snow and white capped water she looks across Fedrekult fra norsk folkeliv i hedensk og kristen tid the fjord and dreams of another life of escape and faraway landsBack on shore her father sits alone in his boathouse with a jar of homebrew In Facts of Life the Best Room he. Set in a God fearing community in a small Norwegian costal Passenger 13 (Ben Hope, town After a somewhat slow start Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 the story of Else and her family gradually develops in The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, to a gripping The Mission Primer tale of love secrecy and sacrifice Overall it was a good read particularly for a debut novel

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • The Last Boat Home
  • Dea Brovig
  • English
  • 02 June 2017
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