Jane Gardam

(271)

Lovelybooks Bewertung

  • 264 Bibliotheken
  • 2 Follower
  • 7 Leser
  • 107 Rezensionen
(120)
(93)
(47)
(11)
(0)

Buchreihe "Old Filth" von Jane Gardam in folgender Reihenfolge

Old Filth
NR 1

Old Filth

(2)

Erscheinungsdatum: 27.10.2005

FILTH, in his heyday, was an international lawyer with a practice in the Far East. Now, only the oldest QCs and Silks can remember that his nickname stood for Failed In London Try Hong Kong. Long ago, Old Filth was a Raj orphan - one of the many young children sent 'Home' from the East to be fostered and educated in England. Jane Gardam's new novel tells his story, from his birth in what was then Malaya to the extremities of his old age. Brilliantly constructed - going backwards and forwards...

The Man in the Wooden Hat
NR 2

The Man in the Wooden Hat

(1)

Erscheinungsdatum: 22.08.2011

Filth (Failed In London, Try Hong Kong) is a successful lawyer when he marries Elisabeth in Hong Kong soon after the War. Reserved, immaculate and courteous, Filth finds it hard to demonstrate his emotions. But Elisabeth is different - a free spirit. She was brought up in the Japanese Internment Camps, which killed both her parents but left her with a lust for survival and an affinity with the Far East. No wonder she is attracted to Filth's hated rival at the Bar - the brash, forceful...

Last Friends
NR 3

Last Friends

(0)

Erscheinungsdatum: 02.04.2013

Old Filth and The Man in the Wooden Hat told with bristling tenderness and black humour the stories of that Titan of the Hong Kong law courts, Old Filth QC, and his clever, misunderstood wife Betty. Last Friends, the final volume of this trilogy, picks up with Terence Veneering, Filth's great rival in work and - though it was never spoken of - in love. Veneering's were not the usual beginnings of an establishment silk: the son of a Russian acrobat marooned in northeast England and a devoted...

Was ist LovelyBooks?

Über Bücher redet man gerne, empfiehlt sie seinen Freunden und Bekannten oder kritisiert sie, wenn sie einem nicht gefallen haben. LovelyBooks ist der Ort im Internet, an dem all das möglich ist - die Heimat für Buchliebhaber und Lesebegeisterte. Schön, dass du hier bist! Mehr Infos

Buchliebe für dein Mailpostfach!

Hol dir mehr von LovelyBooks