Brobyggarna by Jan Guillou

By Jan Guillou

När havet tog deras a ways och farbror fick de tre gossarna på det norska Vestlandet utanför Bergen söka familjens försörjning inne i staden. Av en tillfällighet upptäckte guy att de tre små repslagarlärlingarna var ovanligt tekniskt begåvade och med hjälp av välgörenhet utbildades pojkarna until eventually järnvägs- och brobyggare. De tre fiskarsönerna utexamineras många år senare som diplomingenjörer vid universitetet i Dresden. Det är 1901 och mänsklighetens tekniskt mest avancerade århundrade har simply inletts. Meningen var nu att de skulle återvända until Norge för att bidra until eventually det mest storartade norska ingenjörsprojektet någonsin, att bygga järnväg mellan Oslo och Bergen. males kärleken vände upp och ned på planerna. Den ene flydde, bedragen och skamsen, until Tyska Östafrika, males hamnade likväl på ett av tidens största järnvägsbyggen, det mellan Dar es Salaam och Tanganyikasjön. Den andre flydde också på grund av kärlek, males until London. Bara äldste brodern Lauritz återvände until Norge för att kunna återgälda brödernas storartade utbildning genom att ansluta sig until eventually järnvägsbygget på Hardangervidda. Tre bröders öden i ett sekel som ännu var ungt. Där framtidstron överskuggade världens alla orättvisor. Med teknikens stora genombrott skulle alla krig vara utrotade. Föga anade guy att guy stod inför det mest dramatiska och blodiga århundrade någonsin. Brobyggarna är den första delen i Jan Guillous nya romansvit om Det stora århundradet.

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Although we try to make our maps as accurate as possible, errors can occur. If you have suggestions for improvement or places that should be included, please let us know. Page xv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks go out to Ivy O'Neal, Ernestine L. Harrigan, Gar Smith, Catherine Taylor, Frank H. Davis, Jr. (St. Thomas updates), Ann Eaton, Joyce and Jim Hurd, Don Near, Tom Oat, Peggy Mahoney, Longin Kaczmarsky, Dean Morgan, Mark Ferdschneider, Nadine Battle, Monica Allen, Elizabeth Armstrong, Kenneth Blake, Beverly Nicholson, VINP ranger Chuck Weikert, Wayne Kafscak, Mary Jo Ryan, Nick Trotter, Liz Covert, Nicholas Drayton, Janet Foster, Gaffert Potter, William Cissel, Don Wilford, Susan Ivy, and editor Lissa K.

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