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The Resource Olga, a novel by Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins

Olga, a novel by Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins

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Olga
Title
Olga
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a novel by Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"Abandoned by her parents, Olga is raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, endearing but uncompromising, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that sees women as second-best. When Olga falls in love with Herbert, a local aristocrat obsessed with gaining all the power, glory and greatness the modern age can provide, her life is irremediably changed. Their love goes against all odds and encounters many obstacles, entwined with the twisting paths of German history, leading us from the late 19th to the early 21st century, from Germany to Africa and the Arctic, from the Baltic Sea to the German south-west. Unfolding across centuries, Olga is an epic romance, and a wrenching tale of devotion to a restless man in a fateful moment of great rebellion. Though Olga lives her life within the margins of others, her magnetic presence breathes vivid life into these pages. Told in three distinct parts-which brilliantly shift from different points of view to the epistolary form-Schlink paints a full portrait of a singular woman's complex life"--
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Schlink, Bernhard,
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1967-
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Collins, Charlotte
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  • Abandoned children
  • Prussia (Germany)
  • Germany
  • Abandoned children
  • Germany
  • Germany
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Olga, a novel by Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins
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"Originally published as Olga in Germany in 2018 by Diogenes Verlag."
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
1226076543
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First HarperVia edition
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780063112926
Lccn
2020054356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226076543
Label
Olga, a novel by Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published as Olga in Germany in 2018 by Diogenes Verlag."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1226076543
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First HarperVia edition
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780063112926
Lccn
2020054356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1226076543

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