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Book Information: Quiet Girl, the

Quiet Girl, the (2006) [Novel]
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Set in Denmark in the here and now, The Quiet Girl centers around Kaspar Krone, a world-renowned circus clown with a deep love for the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, and an even deeper gambling debt. Wanted for tax evasion and on the verge of extradition, Krone is drafted into the service of a mysterious order of nuns who promise him reprieve from the international authorities in return for his help safeguarding a group of children with mystical abilities—abilities that Krone shares. When one of the children goes missing, Krone sets off to find the young girl and bring her back, making a shocking series of discoveries along the way about her identity and the true intentions of his young wards. The result is a fast-paced, philosophical thriller blending social realism with the literary fantastic and pitting art and spirituality against corporate interests and nothing less than the will to war by the industrialized world.

Original title: Den stille pige
Original languages: Danish

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Quiet Girl

The Quiet Girl (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Nadia Christensen
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The Quiet Girl (2007)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374263690
Pages: 416

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