Walking Into The Night

Walking into the Night
Publisher Faber & Faber
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9780571322664
Rating 3/5 from 5 reviews

For twenty years Christian Benediktsson has led an orderly but demanding life as butler to the media magnate William Randolph Hearst, famously the inspiration for Citizen Kane, in his San Simeon castle. But Christian's own private world is filled with regret - for a family abandoned, a reckless affair and a tragic death, followed hard by financial downfall that prompted his profound retreat from life. But when one day Christian's buried past threatens to catch up with him, a heart-rending journey of self-discovery into lost love begins.

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  • Author : Olaf Olafsson
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2014-10-30

For twenty years Christian Benediktsson has led an orderly but demanding life as butler to the media magnate William Randolph Hearst, famously the inspiration for Citizen Kane, in his San Simeon castle. But Christian's own private world is filled with regret - for a family abandoned, a reckless affair and

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  • Author : Daniel Alarcón
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31

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  • Author : Matthew Beaumont
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24

“Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night,” wrote the poet Rupert Brooke. Before the age of electricity, the nighttime city was a very different place to the one we know today—home to the lost, the vagrant and the noctambulant. Matthew Beaumont recounts an alternative history of London by

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  • Author : Marie Dorléans
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15

An award-winning picture book about a family�s midnight adventure to discover the beauty of the natural world.

Walking the Night Road
  • Author : Alexandra Butler
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-30

The house looked as if she'd brushed it over with a hurried hand. Things were open—drawers, cans, and closets. A pile of newspapers fanned out across the floor by the front door, and still I did not wonder. She must have dropped them as she ran, I thought. My

Walking on the Ceiling
  • Author : Aysegül Savas
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30

"[Savaş] writes with both sensuality and coolness, as if determined to find a rational explanation for the irrationality of existence..." -- The New York Times "I fell in love with this book." -- Katie Kitamura, author of A Separation A mesmerizing novel set in Paris and a changing Istanbul, about

A Walk in the Night
  • Author : Alex La Guma
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Release Date : 1968

Of French and Malagasy stock, involved in South African politics from an early age, Alex La Guma was arrested for treason with 155 others in 1956 and finally acquitted in 1960. During the State of Emergency following the Sharpeville massacre he was detained for five months. Continuing to write, he endured house arrest

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  • Author : Sara O'Leary
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-09

A child explores her neighborhood on a late-night walk with her dad, finding delight and comfort.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
  • Author : Mark Haddon
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2004-05-18

A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Christopher John

Night Walks
  • Author : Charles Dickens
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2010-08-26

Charles Dickens describes in Night Walks his time as an insomniac, when he decided to cure himself by walking through London in the small hours, and discovered homelessness, drunkenness and vice on the streets. This collection of essays shows Dickens as one of the greatest visionaries of the city in

To Walk the Night
  • Author : E.S. Moore
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2012-01-03

This “fast-paced, action-packed” paranormal thriller takes you into the darkest corners of the vampire realm—and a bloody battle for survival (Jess Haines). Kat Redding is the very thing she hunts: a vampire, thirsting for blood, capable of killing any creature unlucky enough to get in her path. The difference

The Way Home in the Night
  • Author : Akiko Miyakoshi
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04

A gentle, dreamlike tale about heading home in the night. A mother rabbit carries her young bunny home through the dark, quiet streets. The lights are on in many of the animal neighborsê windows, so the bunny can see, hear and smell whatês happening inside: a pie being pulled

Walking Into the Night Sky
  • Author : Lyn King
  • Publisher : London, Ont. : Brick Books
  • Release Date : 2002

Lyn King’s sensibility is exquisitely tuned to possibilities. She writes from inside the moment as though from inside a drop of water, extending it in stop-time, looking for the key to the mystery that releases past into future. What was, what could have been, what might be, all of

Learning to Walk in the Dark
  • Author : Barbara Brown Taylor
  • Publisher : Canterbury Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-30

In this long awaited follow-up to the best-selling An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor explores ‘the treasures of darkness’ that the Bible speaks about. What can we learn about the ways of God when we cannot see the way ahead, are lost, alone, frightened, not in control or

The Night Garden
  • Author : Lisa Van Allen
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2014

Olivia—who manages both a mysterious, lush garden and a safe home for abused women—is investigated by a former childhood friend who is now a cop after neighbors lodge complaints. By the author of The Wishing Thread. Original. 25,000 first printing.