The Rock Blaster

"A very engaging portrait . . . There is a powerful lack of sentimentality to the telling of the story [and] a lovely and genuinely moving love story at the heart of the book.

The Rock Blaster

An early gem from the creator of the Kurt Wallander series, charting the life of a principled man through tragedy, heartbreak, true love and the battle for a nation's soul. "A very engaging portrait . . . There is a powerful lack of sentimentality to the telling of the story [and] a lovely and genuinely moving love story at the heart of the book." Liam Heylin, Irish Examiner At 3 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon in 1911, Oskar Johansson is caught in a blast in an industrial accident. The local newspaper reports him dead, but they are mistaken. Because Oskar Johansson is a born survivor. Though crippled, Oskar finds the strength to go on living and working. The Rock Blaster charts his long professional life - his hopes and dreams, sorrows and joys. His relationship with the woman whose love saved him, with the labour movement that gave him a cause to believe in, and with his children, who do not share his ideals. Henning Mankell's first published novel is steeped in the burning desire for social justice that informed his bestselling crime novels. Remarkably assured for a debut, it is written with scalpel-like precision, at once poetic and insightful in its depiction of a true working-class hero. Translated from the Swedish by George Goulding

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The Rock Blaster
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Henning Mankell
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

An early gem from the creator of the Kurt Wallander series, charting the life of a principled man through tragedy, heartbreak, true love and the battle for a nation's soul. "A very engaging portrait . . . There is a powerful lack of sentimentality to the telling of the story
The Rock Blaster and Other Barbadian Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Albert E. ALLEYNE
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-24 - Publisher:

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Bula Matari. The Rock-blaster. (Film Synopsis.).
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ilse LANDERS
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1939 - Publisher:

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Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Agne Rustan
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: CRC Press

This dictionary represents today the most extensive rock blasting dictionary available and it is therefore a valuable tool and essential for research and writing reports, papers to international journals. Terminology is important in the process of development of a science because it is the language for communication between students, teachers,
Rock Blasting
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: George Guillaume André
Categories: Blasting
Type: BOOK - Published: 1878 - Publisher:

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