このトピックには1件の返信が含まれ、1人の参加者がいます。2 週間、 1 日前に robodo さんが最後の更新を行いました。
9月 30, 2020 11:16 am #729
Crossing the Sierra de Gredos
by Peter Handke
- Release date: April 7, 2020
- Language: english
- Author: Peter Handke
- Publisher: Picador
- ISBN: 9781250750648 (1250750644)
- Format: paperback, 480 pages
About The Book
In this visionary novel, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke offers descriptions of objects, relationships, and events that teach readers a renewed way of seeing; he creates a wealth of images to replace those lost to convention and conformity.
On the outskirts of a northwestern European river port city lives a powerful woman banker, a public figure admired and hated in equal measure, who has decided to turn from the worlds of high finance and modern life to embark on a quest. Having commissioned a famous writer to undertake her “authentic” biography, she journeys through the Spanish Sierra de Gredos and the region of La Mancha to meet him. As she travels by all-terrain vehicle, bus, and finally on foot, the nameless protagonist encounters five way stations that become the stuff of her biography and the biography of the modern world, a world in which genuine images and unmediated experiences have been exploited and falsified by commercialization and by the voracious mass media.
Crossing the Sierra de Gredos is a very human book of yearning and the ancient quest for love, peopled with memorable characters (from multiple historical periods) and imbued with Handke’s inimitable ability to portray universal, inner-worldly adventures that blend past, future, present, and dreamtime.
Paperback book Crossing the Sierra de Gredos iPhone on Bookshop. Hardback ebook Crossing the Sierra de Gredos Peter Handke buy cheap. TXT Crossing the Sierra de Gredos download. Online ebook Crossing the Sierra de Gredos by Peter Handke read on Mac on Book Depository.10月 10, 2020 8:29 am #3674