Savage Gods (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
150
Utgivningsdatum
2020-11-03
Förlag
Little Toller Books
Dimensioner
198 x 129 x 12 mm
Vikt
149 g
ISBN
9781908213815
Savage Gods (häftad)

Savage Gods

Häftad Engelska, 2020-11-03
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After moving with his family to a small-holding in Ireland, Paul Kingsnorth expected to find contentment. It was a goal he had sought, after years of rootlessness as an environmental activist and renowned author. Instead he found that his tools as a writer were failing him, calling into question his fundamental beliefs about language and setting him at odds with culture. Informed by his travels across the world, the writings of Annie Dillard and D H Lawrence, Savage Gods asks: what does it mean to belong? What sacrifices must be made to truly inhabit a life? And can words ever paint the truth of the world, or are they part of the great lie which is killing it?
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"The most incredible book I read this year." David Keenan, Guardian Books of the Year 2019. "Savage Gods is a deeply personal memoir of home and an unusual and frank account of a writer's experience." Melanie Challenger. "Horrible and brilliant and terribly important." Charles Foster. "There are few writers as raw and brave on the page." Los Angeles Review of Books. "Kingsnorth's troublesome words do an unexpectedly moving job of capturing the problem of being, and of writing about it. " Nina Lyon, The Spectator.

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Paul Kingsnorth is an acclaimed author of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. His books include One No, Many Yeses, Real England, Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist, Beast and The Wake, which won the Gordon Burn Prize and was longlisted for the Booker Prize.