Publish date: March 12th 2012
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
Pages no: 228
Edition language: Deutsch
bookshelves: impac-longlist, published-2010, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, britain-wales, dutch, autumn-2013, translation, bucolic-or-pastoral, lit-richer, ouch, medical-eew, lifestyles-deathstyles, dog-steals-the-show, plague-disease Read on November 19, 2013 aka Ten White GeeseDescription: A D...
This book. I don't even know how to describe what happened exactly especially because the ending was sort of vague (or I am really stupid). Emilie is a disgraced academic who leaves the Netherlands after a failed affair with a student. She doesn't tell her parents or her husband where she is going, ...
Is this ever a confusing book. But beautifully written as well. I can't quite figure out what I feel and think about this one right upon finishing it. Except that that Dutch poem at the end brought tears to my eyes. And, perhaps, that I think the UK title, "The Detour", is more fitting than this US ...
A woman, calling herself Emily, has fled Amsterdam and rented a remote farm in Wales. Spending most of her time by herself, avoiding others as best she can, she doesn’t quite get around to continuing her research project on Emily Dickinson. Instead she starts improving her surroundings and keeping a...
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