Belladonna

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New Directions Publishing Corporation,
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[2017]
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English
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From the author of the highly acclaimed Trieste, a fierce novel about history, memory, and illness
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9780811227216
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display_description "From the author of the highly acclaimed Trieste, a fierce novel about history, memory, and illness. Andreas Ban, a psychologist who does not psychologize anymore and a writer who no longer writes, lives alone in a coastal town in Croatia. He sifts through the remnants of his life--his research, books, photographs--remembering old lovers and friends, the events of WWII, and the breakup of Yugoslavia. Ban's memories of Belgrade, Amsterdam, and Toronto alternate with meditations on the mental faculties of rats, a depressed arctic fox, and the agelessness of lobsters. He tries to push the past away, to "land on a little island of time in which tomorrow does not exist, in which yesterday is buried." Drndic leafs through the horrors of history with a cold unflinching wit. "The past is riddled with holes," she writes. "Souvenirs can't help here."--
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subject_facet Memory -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, Yugoslavia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
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