Harry Selwyn's Last Race

At 79 years of age, Harry Selwyn still runs He also brags about the time he ran with the Kalenjin a remarkable tribe that has won Olympic medals than any other nation But Harry wants us to understand that, although he was certainly in Kenya during the last, bloody days of imperial rule, he had nothing to do with the dreadful events that took place there I was onlAt 79 years of age, Harry Selwyn still runs He also brags about the time he ran with the Kalenjin a remarkable tribe that has won Olympic medals than any other nation But Harry wants us to understand that, although he was certainly in Kenya during the last, bloody days of imperial rule, he had nothing to do with the dreadful events that took place there I was only guarding the compound, he says Harry Selwyn is a master of detachment from the realities of the past, from his own aging body, and from his conscience Even the sudden death of his wife is not allowed to interfere with the daily routine He must prepare for tomorrow s race He must return his ill fitting trousers to the shop He must cook a fish meal for his brother And death will have to wait.
Harry Selwyn s Last Race At years of age Harry Selwyn still runs He also brags about the time he ran with the Kalenjin a remarkable tribe that has won Olympic medals than any other nation But Harry wants us to understand

  • Title: Harry Selwyn's Last Race
  • Author: Tony Bianchi
  • ISBN: 9781910409695
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. 79-year-old runner Harry is preparing for his 50th race, a marathon, and nothing can come in the way of it. There are trousers to be returned that are too short, the pesky interviewer, Sam Appleby to deal with and fish to buy for dinner. While he goes about his day, his dead wife, Beti’s body is getting colder in their bed.From the beginning of the novel it is understood that this is a narrator who can’t be trusted. Harry spots a mouse on the kitchen floor, and he is sure there is a mouse, b [...]

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