Song featured: “Anteludium” by Luke Schneider
The Offing by Benjamin Myers (author of the Walter Scott Prize winning novel The Gallows Pole) is his critically acclaimed second novel published by Third Man Books. During an idyllic English summer following World War II an unlikely friendship emerges between a teenage, nationalistic working class man and an older bohemian woman. While working a summer job for her, the teenager discovers an unpublished book of poetry holding a tragic secret message beyond the grave from her deceased German lover, and both their lives are irrevocably changed. The Offing is a best-seller in the UK and a top ten best seller in Germany 2020. The book has also been published in India and Australia. Third Man Books is excited to now bring The Offing to readers in the USA!
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