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A Boy in Winter

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. This new novel from the award-winning author of the Booker Prize short-listed The Dark Room 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 deportation, Ephraim anxiously awaits word of his two sons, missing since daybreak.

Come in search of her lover, to fetch him home again, away from the invaders, Yasia must confront new and harsh truths about those closest to her.

Here to avoid a war he considers criminal, German engineer Otto Pohl is faced with an even greater crime unfolding behind the lines, and no one but himself to turn to.

And in the midst of it all is Yankel, a boy determined to survive this. But to do so, he must throw in his lot with strangers.

As their stories mesh, each of Rachel Seiffert's characters comes to know the compromises demanded by survival, the oppressive power of fear, and the possibility of courage in the face of terror.

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.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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May 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 1-84408-996-7 / 978-1-84408-996-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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August 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Boy in Winter: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 0-307-90883-6 / 978-0-307-90883-4 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Boy in Winter: A Novel (Vintage International)
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 0-8041-6880-6 / 978-0-8041-6880-9 (USA edition)
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 1-84408-999-1 / 978-1-84408-999-4 (UK edition)
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1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 1-84408-997-5 / 978-1-84408-997-0 (UK edition)
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 0-349-01039-0 / 978-0-349-01039-7 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

October 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Boy In Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 1-4450-6806-0 / 978-1-4450-6806-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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October 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Boy In Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 1-4450-6807-9 / 978-1-4450-6807-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
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June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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June 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
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June 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter: A Novel
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Boy in Winter
Author(s): Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: Virago
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