I Curse the River of Time

I Curse the River of Time

A Novel

Book - 2011
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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR It’s 1989 and “three monumental events twine around one another in Arvid Jansen’s penumbral soul. His fifteen-year marriage is dissolving, his mother is dying of cancer, and the Berlin Wall is tumbling down. The parallels are obvious — worlds are ending, internally and externally — but the analogies Petterson draws among these dramatic endings are not.... I Curse the River of Time is a little like the starker reaches of the West, a little like the stonier shores of Maine, a little like Edward Hopper, a little like Raymond Carver....There is a quality that I can only call charm, or something like charm, to Petterson’s essentially dark and lonely sensibility....It exerts a gravitational pull on the reader” (Stacey D’Erasmo, The New York Times)
Publisher: [S.l.] : Picador, 2011
Edition: Reprint ed
ISBN: 9780312429539
Branch Call Number: F PET
Characteristics: 240 p. ; 21 cm


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