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Belladonna / Daša Drndić ; translated from the Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC DRN (Text) 30653001411222 New Adult Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780811227216 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0811227219 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 378 pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2017.

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Summary, etc.: "From the author of the highly acclaimed Trieste, a fierce novel about history, memory, and illness. Andreas Ban, a psychologist who does not psychologize anymore and a writer who no longer writes, lives alone in a coastal town in Croatia. He sifts through the remnants of his life--his research, books, photographs--remembering old lovers and friends, the events of WWII, and the breakup of Yugoslavia. Ban's memories of Belgrade, Amsterdam, and Toronto alternate with meditations on the mental faculties of rats, a depressed arctic fox, and the agelessness of lobsters. He tries to push the past away, to "land on a little island of time in which tomorrow does not exist, in which yesterday is buried." Drndic leafs through the horrors of history with a cold unflinching wit. "The past is riddled with holes," she writes. "Souvenirs can't help here."-- Provided by publisher
Subject: Memory > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction
Yugoslavia > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction

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