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The Figure in the Distance free pdf A beautiful study of the interplay between past and present. The narrator of the novel is a lifelong traveller - Cambridge, Budapest, New York, Tel Aviv, The Hague and Zurich are all cities he has lived in. But wherever he stays, the impressions he gets and the people he sees remind him of figures from long ago: a lost friend, a former lover, and above all, his father. He has a past, but the present eludes him, and he moves about the world as if he is a ghost, his intrusive memories ensuring that he is never completely alone and yet never completely happy. The writing is spare and elegant and this enchantign novel will not be easily forgotten.

About Erica Pomerans

Otto de Kat was born in 1946, and studied theology and Dutch literature at Leiden University. Since 1986 he has been the publisher of Uitgeverij Balans in Amsterdam. He has also published a volume of poetry and worked as a literary critic. The Figure in the Distance is his first novel. Arnold J. Pomeran's translations include works by Louis de Broglie, Anne Frank, Sigmund Freud, George Grosz and Jan Huizinga. He was awarded the PEN translation prize for his translation from Dutch and French of The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh. Erica Pomerans has worked with her husband on more than 40 titles as editor and translator.

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Author : Erica Pomerans
Publisher : The Harvill Press
Data Published : 18 July 2002
ISBN : 1860468829
EAN : 9781860468827
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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