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His name is David / Jan Vantoortelboom, translated from the Dutch by Vivien D. Glass.

His name is David

Vantoortelboom, Jan, author. (Author).
Glass, Vivien D., translator. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1642860123
  • ISBN: 9781642860122
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : World Editions LLC, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Bestselling story of forbidden love set in World War I Flanders"--Cover.
First published as Meester Mitraillette in the Netherlands in 2014 by Atlas Contact -- t. p. verso.
"English translation copyright © Vivien D. Glass, 2016"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
Flanders, 1915. David Verbocht, sentenced to death as a deserter, stands before the firing squad and looks back on his short life. As a young man, David was sent away by his parents, after a tragic accident in the family, to become a schoolteacher in a remote village. There he develops a special bond with a sensitive young student, along with feelings for the boy's mother. When fate strikes again, the history of loss and guilt seems to repeat itself.
Language Note:
Translated from the Dutch.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Fiction.
Military deserters > Fiction.
Flanders (Belgium) > Fiction.
Guilt > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
War fiction.

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