Publish date: November 19th 1996
Publisher: Macmillan _
Pages no: 368
Edition language: Spanish
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, English Literature
The power of stories, as most of us on any social book websites know, is powerful. It is with the use of or the absence of stories that we communicate information, facts, knowledge, and experience. Waterland is a book about the power of stories – the knowledge that they pass along, ...
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June 2011: Better the second time. Love it when that happens. December 2009: This book has everything: love, death, war, history, philosophy, beer, water, England, babies, eels, rivers, Revolutions, kidnapping, sex, murder, and even incest . . . everything except a happy ending. [First read Dece...
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