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Things I Don't Want to Know

Things I Don't Want to Know

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176 Seiten
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KlappentextA sparkingly written and insightful longform essay from the author of the acclaimed "Swimming Home". A response to George Orwell and his famous list of motives for writing. A wonderful companion to "Why I Write".
Zusammenfassung'Unmissable. Like chancing upon an oasis, you want to drink it slowly... Subtle, unpredictable, surprising' Guardian
Things I Don't Want to Know is the first in Deborah Levy's essential three-part 'Living Autobiography' on writing and womanhood.
Taking George Orwell's famous essay, 'Why I Write', as a jumping-off point, Deborah Levy offers her own indispensable reflections of the writing life. With wit, clarity and calm brilliance, she considers how the writer must stake claim to that contested territory as a young woman and shape it to her need. Things I Don't Want to Know is a work of dazzling insight and deep psychological succour, from one of our most vital contemporary writers.
'Superb sharpness and originality of imagination. An inspiring work of writing' Marina Warner
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ISBN/GTIN978-0-241-98308-9
ProduktartTaschenbuch
EinbandartKartoniert, Paperback
Erscheinungsjahr2018
Erscheinungsdatum15.05.2018
Seiten176 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
MasseBreite 128 mm, Höhe 198 mm, Dicke 13 mm
Gewicht132 g
Artikel-Nr.21640321
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Deborah Levy is a British playwright, novelist and poet. She is the author of six novels: Beautiful Mutants (1986); Swallowing Geography (1993); The Unloved (1994); Billy & Girl (1996); Swimming Home (2011); and Hot Milk (2016). Swimming Home was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012 as well as the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, and Hot Milk was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 and the Goldsmiths Prize 2016. Deborah is also the author of a collection of short stories, Black Vodka (2013), which was shortlisted for the BBC International Short Story Award and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. She has written for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC.
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