The Tongue Set Free
Publish date: November 1st 1999
Publisher: Granta Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: The Memoir Trilogy (#1)
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.
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 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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