Compass

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New Directions,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
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Winner of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, an astounding novel that bridges Europe and the Islamic world
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9780811226622
081122662
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display_description "As night falls over Vienna, Franz Ritter, an insomniac musicologist, takes to his sickbed with an unspecified illness and spends a restless night drifting between dreams and memories, revisiting the important chapters of his life: his ongoing fascination with the Middle East and his numerous travels to Istanbul, Aleppo, Damascus, and Tehran, as well as the various writers, artists, musicians, academics, orientalists, and explorers who populate this vast dreamscape. At the center of these memories is his elusive, unrequited love, Sarah, a fiercely intelligent French scholar caught in the intricate tension between Europe and the Middle East"--Amazon.com.
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subject_facet Dreams -- Fiction, Insomniacs -- Fiction, Memory -- Fiction
table_of_contents On the divers forms of lunacie in the orient -- Orientalists in love -- Caravan of cross-dressers -- Gangrene & tuberculosis -- Portraits of Orientalists as Commanders of the Faithful -- Encyclopedia of the decapitated.
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title Compass
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