Remember Me

Remember Me

by Hansen Derek

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Remember Me by Hansen Derek

From the bestselling author of SOLE SURVIVOR comes a story of loss of innocence and unexpected repercussions of war ... It began innocently ... It destroyed innocence forever. When a twelve-year-old boy writes an essay and inadvertently uncovers a wartime secret, he unleashes a chain of events which rips a close community apart, turning neighbour against neighbour, friend against friend. It is Auckland, 1956. While the country has been spared the destruction which ravaged Europe and Asia, beneath the surface bitter memories and old enmities run deep. the war may be over but, as the boy discovers, it is far from done with. In a poignant and gripping tale of events which challenge and define a post-war community, master storyteller Derek Hansen superbly captures the spirit of inner city life in the mid-fifties, when migrants and war survivors came to a land of peace and the promise of a new life - only to have it challenged in unexpected and life-changing ways. Derek Hansen has an uncanny knack for bringing back the substance and subtleties of the times and places about which he writes. In this instance, having been raised in Auckland in the 1950s, his eye is unerring. 'Ripping yarn builds to an enthralling climax' tHE PRESS

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780730443537
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 389 KB

About the Author

Derek Hansen was born in England, raised in New Zealand and now lives in Australia. He began writing novels at the conclusion of a long and successful career in advertising. His first novel, LUNCH WITH THE GENERALS, was an immediate bestseller and provided all the encouragement he needed to continue. His books have been published in the UK, Europe and the USA. Derek is the author of eight novels and three collections of short stories. He is married with two grown-up children, and divides his time between his homes in Sydney and the Sunshine Coast.

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