The Old Child
Publish date: December 1st 2006
Publisher: Portobello Books Ltd
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
This is a fable, and the story is rather like 'Benjamin Button,' but in reverse, and way more reflective. The plot is scant. It was well written, but I found it occasionally repetitive, and I thought the writer would have done as well by lopping off 25-30 pages. I enjoyed Erpenbeck's [b:Visitation|8...
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/56806082735/the-old-child-by-jenny-erpenbeckI have reviewed several of Erpenbeck's books separately. This review deals specifically with The Old Child. I wish I had read the other shorts collected in the book published by New Directions as my rating could change, but s...
Translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky. My copy is stamped 'withdrawn from Kensington and Chelsea Libraries Service'.Dedication - For my motherOpening - When they found her, she was standing on the street with an empty bucket in one hand, on a street lined with shops, and didn't say a word.Ag...
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