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The club / Takis Würger ; translated from the German by Charlotte Collins.

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  • 3 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library WUR (Text) 35151001084250 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-08-06

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802128966
  • Physical Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in German as Der Club by Kein & Aber AG in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
"As a boy, Hans Stichler enjoys a fable-like childhood among the rolling hills and forests of North Germany, living an idyll that seems uninterruptable. A visit from Hans’s ailing English aunt Alex, who comes to stay for an entire summer, has a profound effect on the young Hans, all the more so when she invites him to come to university at Cambridge, where she teaches art history. Alex will ensure his application to St. John’s College is accepted, but in return he must help her investigate an elite university club of young aristocrats and wealthy social climbers, the Pitt Club. The club has existed at Cambridge for centuries, its long legacy of tradition and privilege largely unquestioned. As Hans makes his best efforts to prove club material and infiltrate its ranks, including testing his mettle in the boxing ring, he is drawn into a world of extravagance, debauchery, and macho solidarity. And when he falls in love with fellow student Charlotte, he sees a potential new life of upper-class sophistication opening up to him. But there are secrets in the club’s history, as well as in its present—and Hans soon finds himself in the inner sanctum of what proves to be an increasingly dangerous institution, forced to grapple with the notion that sometimes one must do wrong to do right."-- Publisher.
Original Version Note:
Translation of: Club.
Subject: University of Cambridge > Fiction.
Fraternal organizations > Fiction.
Private clubs > Fiction.
College students > Fiction.
Genre: Crime thrillers.
German fiction.

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