Henning Mankell's After the Fire PDF

By Henning Mankell

ISBN-10: 0525435085

ISBN-13: 9780525435082

ISBN-10: 1432845381

ISBN-13: 9781432845384

Henning Mankell's final novel approximately an getting older guy whose quiet, solitary lifestyles on an remoted island off the coast of Sweden is became the wrong way up while his condo catches fire. 

     Fredrik Welin is a former physician who retired in shame many years previous to a tiny island on which he's the one resident. He has a daughter he not often sees and his mailman Jansson is the nearest factor he has to a pal, and to an adversary. he's completely content material to reside out his days in quiet solitude.

     One autumn night, he's startled wide awake via a stunning light--only to find that his home is on hearth. With the aid of Jansson, he escapes the flames simply in time donning left boots. sunrise finds that every little thing he owns is now a smoldering pile of ash and his home is destroyed--forcing him to maneuver into an deserted trailer on his island. an area journalist, Lisa Modin, who desires to write a narrative in regards to the fireplace, comes into his existence. In doing so, she awakens in him anything that he idea used to be lengthy lifeless. quickly after, his daughter involves the island with amazing information of her personal. in the meantime, the police suspect Fredrik of arson simply because he had a large assurance declare on his condominium. whilst Fredrik is clear of the archipelago, one other condo is going up in flames and the group realizes they've got an arsonist of their midst. After the Fire is an intimate portrait of an aged recluse who's pressured to open himself as much as a global he'd left behind.

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