- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- MacLehose Press
- David Homel
- 201 x 148 x 15 mm
- 170 g
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The Enigma of the Return
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'A tour de force of partial autobiography' GQ magazine. * GQ magazine * 'A richly haunting novel, with prose melting into poetry' Quentin Mills-Fenn, Uptown. * Uptown * 'In an age of great post-colonial migrations, this is a magnificent book' Gregoire Lemenager, Nouvel Observateur. * Nouvel Observateur * 'A poetic, melancholic tour de force ... a compelling, intense, stark and poignant exploration of living life as an outsider ... 'the great Haitian novel'' New Internationalist magazine. * New Internationalist magazine * 'Moves fluidly between free verse and prose' Guardian. * Guardian * 'This affecting novel investigates a man's relationship with the island he fled in his youth - Haiti - and the land in which he made a name for himself - Quebec. A meditation on loss and exile' Financial Times. * Financial Times * This magnificent meditation on loss and political exile looks set to become one of the great poetic statements of homesickness and return . . . I have not read such an affecting or humane book in years; it should be read by all exiles everywhere. -- Ian Thomson * Independent *
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Dany Laferriere is a francophone Haitian and Canadian novelist and journalist. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and raised in Petit Goave, Laferriere worked as a journalist in Haiti before moving to Canada in 1976.