|LC Classifications||PS3553.H356 B69 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||241 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||99020430|
Maxine Chernoff's "A Boy in Winter" features exceptional characterizations, beautifully-etched descriptive passages, and evocative perspectives. These three virtues coalesce in a novel which examines the horrific consequences of an unintended homicide, done by ten-year old Danny Horvath on his hyperkinetic next-door-neighbor, Eddie Nova/5(11). A Boy in Winter takes the stuff of newspaper headlines and explores, in a taut, deeply moving narrative, the human passions behind it. After Nancy Horvath and her eleven-year-old son, Danny, move into their dream house, Danny becomes fast friends with ten-year-old Eddie Nova, the boy next door/5. A New York Times Notable Book A Times (London) Book of the Year “Seiffert has unleashed literature’s unique power to analyze history’s scroll, to let fiction judge.” —The New York Times Book Review “Seiffert packs a great deal into a small amount of space. Her prose style resembles a cello onstage played in the pitch : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Deft, spare and devastating, A Boy in Winter tells of the three days that follow and the lives that are overturned in the process. Penned in with his fellow Jews, under threat of transportation, Ephraim waits anxious for word of his two sons, missing since daybreak.
Three very bad days in the Ukraine, November Seiffert’s (The Walk Home, , etc.) contribution to the ever growing shelf of Holocaust fiction provides an emotional close-up of the experiences of several characters in a small Ukrainian town on the day the German troops arrive to round up the Jews, the day the nightmare begins in earnest: a brave, desperate teenage boy who runs off at. A Boy In Winter tells of the three days that follow. Rahcel Seiffert’s The Dark Room was short-listed for the Booker Prize & won the LA Times First Fiction Prize. Seiffert has also been long-listed for the Orange/Bailey's Prize for Fiction & has received an award from PEN International. Book Summary. Rich with a rare compassion and emotional depth, A Boy in Winter is a story of hope when all is lost and of mercy when the times have none. Early on a grey November morning in , only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. Rachel Seiffert’s novel A Boy in Winter is “a deeply moving and morally complex fictionalisation of the mass extermination of the Jewish community in a Ukrainian town”, wrote Lesley Author: Guardian Staff.
Rich with a rare compassion and emotional depth, A Boy in Winter is a story of hope when all is lost and of mercy when the times have none. Rich with a rare compassion and emotional depth, A Boy in Winter is a story of hope when all is lost and of mercy when the times have none. About the Author RACHEL SEIFFERT 's first novel, The Dark Room, was short-listed for the Booker Prize, won the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Prize, and was the basis for the acclaimed motion picture Lore. A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert review – life under the Third Reich In a final review written shortly before her death earlier this month, Helen Dunmore acclaims a vivid account . A Boy In Winter tells of the three days that follow and the lives that are overturned in the process. And in the midst of it all is the determined boy Yankel who will throw his and his young brother's chances of surviving to strangers. A Boy In Winter is a story of hope when all .