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River

Author: Esther Kinsky; Iain Galbraith
Publisher: London : Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After many years I had excised myself from the life I had led in town, just as one might cut a figure out of a landscape or group photo. Abashed by the harm I had wreaked on the picture left behind, and unsure where the cut-out might end up next, I lived a provisional existence. I did so in a place where I knew none of my neighbours, where the street names, views, smells and faces were all unfamiliar to me, in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Kinsky; Iain Galbraith
ISBN: 9781910695302 1910695300
OCLC Number: 1019873600
Awards: Runner-up for German Book Prize 2014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Praise; Title Page; Contents; Epigraph; I. KING; II. HORSE SHOE POINT; III. RHINE; IV. WALKING; V. PINHOLE CAMERA; VI. WALTHAMSTOW MARSHES; VII. RIVER THAMES; VIII. CRATERS; IX. TABERNACLES; X. LEYTON MARSH; XI. ST LAWRENCE RIVER; XII. WASH HOUSE; XIII. THEATRE; XIV. HACKNEY MARSHES; XV. NAHAL HA YARKON; XVI. FIREWORKS; XVII. STOLLER'S; XVIII. OLD RIVER LEA; XIX. ODER; XX. WIND; XXI. FOLKLORE; XXII. HACKNEY WICK; XXIII. NERETVA; XXIV. MARKET; XXV. REKINDLINGS; XXVI. STRATFORD MARSH; XXVII. TISZA; XXVIII. RAIN; XXIX. GOLD; XXX. BOW; XXXI. HOOGHLY RIVER; XXXII. ELEVATED RAILWAY XXXIII. STONEXXXIV. LEAMOUTH; XXXV. ESTUARY; XXXVI. TRANSGRESSION; XXXVII. KING; Acknowledgements; About this Book; About the Author and Translator; Copyright
Responsibility: Esther Kinsky ; translated by Iain Galbraith.

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In RIVER, a woman takes long, solitary walks by the River Lea, observing and describing her surroundings and the unusual characters she encounters. Written in language that is as precise as it is  Read more...

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`RIVER is an unusual and stealthy sort of book, by turns grubby, theatrical, and exquisite.' - Claire-Louise Bennett, author of POND

 
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