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The Tongue Set Free - Elias Canetti
The Tongue Set Free
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781862073036 (1862073031)
Publisher: Granta Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: The Memoir Trilogy (#1)
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Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it
4.0 The Tongue Set Free
A vivid, eloquent and well-written account of a nomadic, rather privileged childhood, told by a narrator smug, snobbish and self-righteous to the point of nausea.
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it
4.0 The Tongue Set Free: Remembrance of a European Childhood
The first of three memoirs covering the life of Elias Canetti. So wonderfully written, much more superb than the writing of Vladimir Nabokov and his [b:Speak, Memory|30594|Speak, Memory|Vladimir Nabokov|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1346107008s/30594.jpg|2540547]. Typically, childhood ...
The Library of Babel
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4.0 Elias Canetti - The Tongue Set Free
The die has been cast upon reading Gregor von Rezzori's 'The Snow of Yesteryear'.Struck by the literary spell of that excellent specimen of Central European memoirs, I decided it was just the right time to go ahead along the same golden vein.Thus, I picked 'The Tongue Set Free' up. This is the first...
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