❰PDF❯ ✅ Akin Author Emma Donoghue – Bluevapours.co.uk A retired New York professor's life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera in hopes of uncovering his own mother's wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from N A retired New York professor's life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera in hopes of uncovering his own mother's wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side but born in the South of France He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years But he receives a call from social services Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven year old great nephew he's never met who urgently needs someone to look after him Out of a feeling of obligation Noah agrees to take Michael along on his trip Much has changed in this famously charming seaside mecca still haunted by memories of the Nazi occupation The unlikely duo suffering from jet lag and culture shock bicker about everything from steak frites to screen time But Noah gradually comes to appreciate the boy's truculent wit and Michael's ease with tech and sharp eye help Noah unearth troubling details about their family's past Both come to grasp the risks people in all eras have run for their loved ones and find they are Akin than they knewWritten with all the tenderness and psychological intensity that made Room an international bestseller Akin is a funny heart wrenching tale of an old man and a boy born two generations apart who unpick their painful story and start to write a new one together.
Grew up in Ireland s in England doing a PhD in eighteenth century literature since then in Canada Best known for my novel film and play ROOM also other contemporary and historical novels and short stories non fiction theatre and middle grade novels.
- 352 pages
- Emma Donoghue
- 27 December 2014 Emma Donoghue