The Resource The Wednesday Club, Kjell Westo ; translated by Neil Smith

The Wednesday Club, Kjell Westo ; translated by Neil Smith

Label
The Wednesday Club
Title
The Wednesday Club
Statement of responsibility
Kjell Westo ; translated by Neil Smith
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  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
1938. Hitler's expansionist policies are arousing both anger and admiration, not least in the 'Wednesday Club' in Helsinki. Something of a relaxed gentlemen's club, the group's members are old friends of lawyer Claes Thune. They socialise, discuss politics and drink together, but this year it is apparent that the political unrest in Europe is having an effect on the cohesion of the club. Thune, who has returned home after several years serving as a diplomat in Moscow and Stockholm, has recently divorced and is at something of a loss; he runs his law practice without any great enthusiasm, and the growing political anxiety and the chaos in his own life feel like two sides of the same coin. Fortunately he has the assistance of his new secretary, Matilda Wiik. But behind her polished exterior Matilda is tormented by memories of the Finnish Civil War, when at the age of just seventeen she experienced things she has been trying to forget ever since
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Translated from the Swedish
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novels
The Wednesday Club, Kjell Westo ; translated by Neil Smith
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The Wednesday Club, Kjell Westo ; translated by Neil Smith
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  • First published in the Swedish language as Hägring 38
  • Originally published: Helsingfors : Schildts & Södersöms, 2013
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nc
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22 cm.
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341 pages
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9780857053510
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