Moonstone

£8.99

The year is 1918 and in Iceland the erupting volcano Katla can be seen colouring the sky night and day from the streets of Reykjavik. Yet life in the small capital carries on as usual, despite the natural disaster, a shortage of coal and, in the outside world, the Great War grinding on. There, sixteen-year-old Mani Steinn lives for the new fashion – the movies. Asleep he dreams altered versions of them, their tapestry of events threaded with strands from his own life. Awake he hovers on the fringes of society. But then the Spanish flu epidemic comes ashore, killing hundreds and driving thousands into their sick beds. The shadows of existence deepen and for Mani everything changes.

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Additional information

Weight 0.15 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.8 × 2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

147

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

839.6935 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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