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Asunder

Author: Chloe Aridjis
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marie's job as a museum guard at the National Gallery in London offers her the quiet life she always wanted. But amid the hushed corridors of the Gallery surge currents of history and violence. After nine years there, Marie begins to feel the tug of restlessness. A decisive change comes in the form of a winter trip to Paris, where, with the arrival of an uninvited guest and an unexpected encounter, her carefully  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chloe Aridjis
ISBN: 9780701187415 0701187417 9781448129690 1448129699 9780765331175 0765331179 9780857686473 085768647X
OCLC Number: 825557701
Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Chloe Aridjis.

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We are custodians of a national treasure, a treasure beyond value stored behind eight Corinthian columns of a neoclassical facade, the dreams of the ancients stuccoed to our building."Marie's job as  Read more...

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"I loved Chloe Aridjis's Book of Clouds so it was exciting to read her new novel, Asunder, which, in a story about art, guardianship, damage and philosophy, revealed again the deftness and depth of Read more...

 
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