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The no world concerto

Author: Antoni García Porta; Darren Koolman; Rhett McNeil
Publisher: Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
Series: Spanish literature series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Hailed as one of the top ten Spanish-language novels of the decade, The No World Concerto is a many-layered puzzle concerning an old screenwriter who has holed up in a shabby hotel in a never-named but familiar city in order to write a script about his lover--a young piano prodigy who wants in turn to give up music and become a novelist, and who believes she may be in contact with creatures from another world.
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Genre/Form: Erotic fiction
General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antoni García Porta; Darren Koolman; Rhett McNeil
ISBN: 9781564788610 156478861X
OCLC Number: 827724263
Notes: "Originally published in Spanish as Concierto del No Mundo by Editorial Acantilado, Barcelona, 2006"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 364 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Spanish literature series.
Other Titles: Concierto del no mundo.
Responsibility: A.G. Porta ; translated by Darren Koolman and Rhett McNeil ; with a preface by Darren Koolman.

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A prismatic and erotic novel of the intersection of multiple worlds, this is the first novel by Roberto Bolano's early writing partner A. G. Porta to be translated into English.  Read more...

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The reference points for this original and ambitious novel are Cervantes, Proust, Kafka, Joyce, and Wittgenstein.

 
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