The Resource Hinterland, Caroline Brothers

Hinterland, Caroline Brothers

Label
Hinterland
Title
Hinterland
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Brothers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is night, and two boys are crossing a river that is also a border. They have nothing but the clothes on their backs, their inheritance stitched into the lining of a belt, and the courage of an enormous gamble: that Europe will offer them a future they can no longer wait for in Afghanistan
Cataloging source
NLE
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Hinterland, Caroline Brothers
Label
Hinterland, Caroline Brothers
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It is night, and two boys are crossing a river that is also a border. They have nothing but the clothes on their backs, their inheritance stitched into the lining of a belt, and the courage of an enormous gamble: that Europe will offer them a future they can no longer wait for in Afghanistan. Travelling by truck, by boat, by train, by bus and on foot, Aryan and his younger brother Kabir have embarked on an epic journey, clinging to an itinerary they repeat like a mantra so as not to lose their way: KabulTehranIstanbulAthensRomeParisLondon. There are moments of wonder and adventure but also battles against cold, heat, hunger, violence and exhaustion. Whether they are harvesting half-frozen oranges in Greece, or hiding behind a false wall on a truck to Italy, or sleeping under the rafters of a sawmill in France, the brothers are exploited for their labour, hustled for their money and ignored by almost everyone, except the police. Hinterland is a novel about two children in the aftermath of trauma; underage, homeless and invisible in a foreign land. It shows what happens when the adult world rushes in, and what our universe looks like from the other side of the glass, to those displaced children who are out there, even now, on the road
Control code
561586
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781408821619
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Publisher number
9781408876855
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP561586
  • 13731795
  • (OCoLC)729835659
  • (AuCNLKIN)000047299820

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