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The Hired Man

Aminatta Forna

Beyond the boundaries of the town of Gost, Croatia, an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life: Laura and her teenage children have arrived. As Duro Kolak, a local handyman, helps with repairs to the old house, they uncover a mosaic and painstakingly restore it. But Gost is not all it seems; conflicts long past still suppurate beneath the scars.

Beyond the boundaries of the town of Gost, Croatia, an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life: Laura and her teenage children have arrived. As Duro Kolak, a local handyman, helps with repairs to the old house, they uncover a mosaic and painstakingly restore it. But Gost is not all it seems; conflicts long past still suppurate beneath the scars.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Beyond the boundaries of the town of Gost, Croatia, an old house which has lain empty for years is showing signs of life: Laura and her teenage children have arrived. As Duro Kolak, a local handyman, helps with repairs to the old house, they uncover a mosaic and painstakingly restore it. But Gost is not all it seems; conflicts long past still suppurate beneath the scars.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Leadbetter

Length:

9h 18m