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Around his estate, the Count of Morkhoy has built a wall. He has stopped all the clocks so that time should simply go away and the entire household may live forever. But 200 years later the 20th century makes its violent entry.
Peter Hoeg's first novel is an interweaving of the lives and loves of four families, within which histories time expands, clocks stop or race forward at will. The dreams and disappointments of the children of the author's imagination foreshadow the themes of the author's previous books 'Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow' and 'Borderliners'.
- Hoeg, Peter, 1957-
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