Samson (in English) (e-bok) av Torkel Wächter
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Samson is a middle-aged pilot with a sensitive soul and a thoughtful disposition. After his air force training he serves on intercontinental flights, living a complicated life dictated by routine. Through him we make the acquaintance of the special conditions and professional experiences of an aeroplane captain. Philosophical, amusing - often erotic - this book combines present and past, and the picture emerges of a rather ordinary yet paradoxically unusual man. We are drawn into the ever gr...
105 kr
Författare Torkel Wächter (författare)
Förlag Vindhus förlag
Utgiven 29 juli 2002
Genrer Romaner, Skönlitteratur
Språk English
Format pdf
Kopieringsskydd Adobe DRM
ISBN 9789197408813
Samson is a middle-aged pilot with a sensitive soul and a thoughtful disposition. After his air force training he serves on intercontinental flights, living a complicated life dictated by routine. Through him we make the acquaintance of the special conditions and professional experiences of an aeroplane captain. Philosophical, amusing - often erotic - this book combines present and past, and the picture emerges of a rather ordinary yet paradoxically unusual man. We are drawn into the ever greater strains of his private life: divorce, illness, his best friend´s tragic fate, middle-age depressions, accelerating physical degeneration and desperate sexuality. The author manages to chisel distinct, timeless situations out of the aeroplane captain´s stop-overs in life. Samson is an existential novel whose morally conscious line of argument is given firm contours in an exciting atmosphere described in a mature literary presentation. About the author Torkel Wächter, born 1961, makes his debut with this novel. He has served more than twelve years as a first officer on Scandinavian Airlies, SAS. He has an M.A. in economic history and has written articles for several magazines.