The Wish Child

Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling
mechanisms of power. Siggi lives in the affluent ignorance ... Watching over Siggi
and Erich is the wish child, the mysterious narrator of their story. He sees what
they see, ...

The Wish Child

The Wish Child

'A wonderful new talent' Nick Hornby Germany, 1939. Sieglinde lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin. Erich is an only child living a lush rural life, aware that he is shadowed by strange, unanswered questions. Both children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power. Drawn together as Germany’s hope for a glorious future begins to collapse, the children find temporary refuge in an abandoned theatre amidst the rubble of Berlin. The days they spend there together will shape the rest of their lives. Winner of the New Zealand Book Award for Fiction

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The Wish Child
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Catherine Chidgey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-06 - Publisher: Random House

'A wonderful new talent' Nick Hornby Germany, 1939. Sieglinde lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin. Erich is an only child living a lush rural life, aware that he is shadowed by strange, unanswered questions. Both children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power.
The Wish Child
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Catherine Chidgey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

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Pages: 120
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