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    Haugenbok.no Engelsk Engelsk - romaner og fortellinger Waiting for the Barbarians

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    Forfatter Vintage

    Tomt hos leverandør, ny melding ventes 01.01.1970

    129,-

    ISBN:

    9780099465935

    Forlag:

    Vintage

    Trykkeår:

    2004

    Utgitt:

    2004

    Utgave:

    1

    Vekt:

    130 gr

    Alder:

    Voksen

    Waiting for the Barbarians
    Vintage
    9780099465935

    Forlagets omtale:

    For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which LES MER lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency. LES MINDRE Forlagets omtale For decades the Magistrate has run the affairs of a tiny frontier settlement, ignoring the impending war between the barbarians and the Empire, whose servant he is. But when the interrogation experts arrive, he is jolted into sympathy with the victims and into a quixotic act of rebellion which lands him in prison, branded as an enemy of the state. Waiting for the Barbarians is an allegory of oppressor and oppressed. Not just a man living through a crisis of conscience in an obscure place in remote times, the Magistrate is an analogue of all men living in complicity with regimes that ignore justice and decency.

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