The Master Butcher's Singing Club
What happens when a trained killer discovers, in the aftermath of war, that his true vocation is love? Having survived the killing fields of World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns home to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action.With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butchers precious set of knives, Fidelis sets out for America, getting as far as Argus, North Dakota, where he settles, building a business and a home for his family, which now includes Eva and four sons, and a singing club consisting of the best voices in town.What happens when the Old World meets the New, in the person of Delphine Watzka, becomes one of the great adventures of Fideliss life. Delphine meets Eva and is enchanted. She meets Fidelis, and the ground trembles. These momentous encounters will determine the course of Delphines life, and the trajectory of this brilliant new novel in which Louise Erdrich creates a world filled with memorable characters who grapple with the worst and best of human nature.
- Audio cassette
- 162.1 x 222.5 x 59.2mm | 630.5g
- 15 Mar 2003
- BBC AUDIOBOOKS
- United Kingdom