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Author: Esther Kinsky; Iain Galbraith
Publisher: Oakland, California : Transit Books, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
"A woman moves to a London suburb near the River Lea, without knowing quite why or for how long. Over a series of long, solitary walks she reminisces about the rivers she has encountered during her life." --

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2017433706
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Kinsky; Iain Galbraith
ISBN: 9781945492198 1945492198
OCLC Number: 1052766428
Notes: "First published in English translation by Fitzcarraldo Editions in the UK in 2018" -- ECIP galley.
Awards: Short-listed for German Book Prize 2014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: King --
Horse Shoe Point --
Rhine --
Walking --
Pinhole Camera --
Walthamstow Marshes --
River Thames --
Craters --
Tabernacles --
Leyton Marsh --
St Lawrence River --
Wash-House --
Theatre --
Hackney Marshes --
Nahal Ha Yarkon --
Fireworks --
Stoller's --
Old River Lea --
Oder --
Wind --
Folklore --
Hackney Wick --
Neretva --
Market --
Rekindlings --
Stratford Marsh --
Tisza --
Rain --
Gold --
Bow --
Hooghly River --
Elevated Railway --
Stone --
Leamouth --
Estuary --
Transgression --
Other Titles: Am Fluss.
Responsibility: Esther Kinsky ; translated from the German by Iain Galbraith.


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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