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The emissary

a life of Enzo Sereni
  • 265 Pages
  • 1.19 MB
  • English
Little, Brown , Boston
Biography, Zio
StatementRuth Bondy ; translated from the Hebrew by Shlomo Katz ; with an afterword by Golda Meir
LC ClassificationsDS151.S4 B6613 1977
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 265 p., [4] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24662942M
ISBN 100316101303
LC Control Number77006754

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Yoko Tawada writes in both Japanese and German and has received the Akutagawa, Lessing, Noma, Adelbert von Chamisso and Tanizaki prizes. Last year her novel The Emissary won the National Book Award.

Margaret Mitsutani is a translator of Yoko Tawada and. In this slim, impactful novel, surrealist master Tawada (Memoirs of a Polar Bear,etc.) imagines a dystopian Japan reckoning with its own the wake of an economic and environmental tragedy that eerily echoes ’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster, the Japanese government implements an “isolation policy,” cutting the country off from the outside world.

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In this opening novel, we focus on the ongoing theme of rebirth and reincarnation with a pair of lovers and soulmates, Marcus and Charles Remington.