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    Norwegian by Night (Paperback) By (author) Derek B. Miller

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    DescriptionHe will not admit it to Rhea and Lars - never, of course not - but Sheldon can't help but wonder what it is he's doing here...Eighty-two years old, and recently widowed, Sheldon Horowitz has grudgingly moved to Oslo, with his grand-daughter and her Norwegian husband. An ex-Marine, he talks often to the ghosts of his past - the friends he lost in the Pacific and the son who followed him into the US Army, and to his death in Vietnam. When Sheldon witnesses the murder of a woman in his apartment complex, he rescues her six-year-old son and decides to run. Pursued by both the Balkan gang responsible for the murder, and the Norwegian police, he has to rely on training from over half a century before to try and keep the boy safe. Against a strange and foreign landscape, this unlikely couple, who can't speak the same language, start to form a bond that may just save them both. An extraordinary debut, featuring a memorable hero, Norwegian by Night is the last adventure of a man still trying to come to terms with the tragedies of his life. Compelling and sophisticated, it is both a chase through the woods thriller and an emotionally haunting novel about ageing and regret.


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    Title
    Norwegian by Night
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Derek B. Miller
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 239 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571294275
    ISBN 10: 0571294278
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FF, FH
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000, FIC031000, FIC022000, FIC030000
    DC23: 813.6
    Thema V1.0: FF, FH
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Crime
    Publication date
    05 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Derek B. Miller is the director of The Policy Lab and a senior fellow with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. He has a PhD in International Relations from the University of Geneva, and an MA in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, in cooperation with St Catherine's College, Oxford. He lives in Oslo with his wife and children.