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Author Patrić, A. S., author

Title Atlantic black / A.S. Patrić
Published Melbourne, Australia : Transit Lounge, 2017
©2017
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Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; 1
Summary A seventeen-year-old girl called Katerina Klova is travelling with her mother. The story begins with the collapse of Katerina's mother, a complete psychotic breakdown, leaving Katerina alone for the first time in her life. This novel subtly explores the legacy of violence, of how the First World War precipitated the Second World War, and with this narrative lens we can understand the ongoing nature of violence now. Through the perceptive intelligence of Katerina Klova, and her own family's place within a fracturing world, we see the way trauma is passed from one generation to another. The story takes place over one day and night, New Year's Eve, 1939. The RMS Aquitania steams across the Atlantic ocean--on the horizon the world is about to explode
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Subject Aquitania (Steamship) -- Fiction
Aquitania (Steamship)
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Ocean liners -- Atlantic Ocean -- Fiction
Ocean travel -- Fiction
Psychic trauma -- Fiction
FICTION -- General.
Mothers and daughters.
Ocean liners.
Ocean travel.
Psychic trauma.
Atlantic Ocean.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0995409862 (electronic bk.)
9780995409866 (electronic bk.)