The Year of the Hare

A Novel
Original Publish Date: Dec 28, 2010
Product Number: EB00398479
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101478134
Publisher: Penguin Books
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An internationally bestselling comic novel in which a man—with the help of a bunny—suddenly realizes what's important in life "Escapism at its best . . . Just pure fun." — "Which of us has not had that wonderfully seditious idea: to play hooky for a while from life as we know it?" With these words from his foreword, Pico Iyer puts his finger on the exhilaratingly anarchic appeal of The Year of the Hare, a novel in the bestselling tradition of Watership Down, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, and Life of Pi. While out on assignment, a journalist hits a hare with his car. This small incident becomes life-changing: he decides to quit his job, leave his wife, sell his possessions, and spend a year wandering the wilds of Finland—with the bunny as his boon companion. What ensues is a series of comic misadventures, as everywhere they go—whether chased up a tree by dogs, or to a formal state dinner, or in pursuit of a bear across the Finnish border with Russia—they leave mayhem (and laughter!) in their wake.

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Narrator(s): Simon Vance
Product Number Z100093579
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481545846

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