I Am the Brother of XX

  • Format
  • E-bog, ePub
  • Engelsk
  • 128 sider
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Fleur Jaeggy is often noted for her terse and telegraphic style, which somehow brews up a profound paradox that seems bent on haunting the reader: despite a sort of zero-at-the-bone baseline, her fiction is weirdly also incredibly moving. How does she do it? No one knows. But here, in her newest collection, I Am the Brother of XX, she does it again. Like a magician or a master criminal, who can say how she gets away with it, but whether the stories involve famous writers (Calvino, Ingeborg Bachmann, Joseph Brodsky) or baronesses or 13th-century visionaries or tormented siblings bred up in elite Swiss boarding schools, they somehow steal your heart. And they don't rest at that, but endlessly disturb your mind.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal128
  • Udgivelsesdato25-07-2017
  • ISBN139780811225991
  • Forlag New Directions.
  • FormatePub

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