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Literature and Fiction The Shadow Girls: A Novel eBook ISBN-10 1595581928, ISBN-13 978-1595581
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The Shadow Girls: A Novel

Jesper Humlin is a poet of middling acclaim who is saddled by his underwhelming book sales, an exasperated girlfriend, a demanding mother, and a rapidly fading tan. His boy-wonder stockbroker has squandered Humlin’s investments, and his editor, who says he must write a crime novel to survive, begins to pitch and promote the nonexistent book despite Humlin’s emphatic refusals. Then, when he travels to Gothenburg to give a reading, he finds himself...

By Henning Mankell
Hardcover: 330 pages
Publisher: The New Press; First Edition edition (October 16, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1595581928
ISBN-13: 978-1595581921
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1699024
Format: PDF ePub TXT book

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This is a novel about the awakening of Jesper Humlin, a self-centered poet initially concerned only with his own success and whether he is holding his own in his relationships with his chief competitor, his publisher, his mother, and his girlfriend.

Jesper Humlin is a poet of middling acclaim who is saddled by his underwhelming book sales, an exasperated girlfriend, a demanding mother, and a rapidly fading tan. His boy-wonder stockbroker has squandered Humlin’s investments, and his editor, who says he must write a crime novel to survive, begins to pitch and promote the nonexistent book despite Humlin’s emphatic refusals. Then, when he travels to Gothenburg to give a reading, he finds himself...
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