The Round and Other Cold Hard Facts
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BeschreibungSet largely in locations along the French Riviera, these 11 short stories depict with great compassion the harsh realities of life for the less-privileged inhabitants of this privileged region.
PortraitWinner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature, J. M. G. Le Clezio was born in Nice in 1940 and is one of France's best-known contemporary writers. He has published more than thirty novels and nonfiction works. In the course of the last four decades Le Clezio has won numerous prizes, including the Prix Renaudot for his first novel. His works have been translated into many languages. C. Dickson is a translator living in France. Her translations include Shams Nadir's The Astrolabe of the Sea and Mohammad Dib's The Savage Night (Nebraska 2001).
Pressestimmen"Le Clezio is an intensely atmospheric, nearly hallucinatory writer, and in his riveting and eviscerating short stories, dreams turn inexorably into nightmares."--Booklist Mentioned in The New York Times (Paperback Row) December 28, 2008
Untertitel: black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of Nebraska Press
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2002
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von C. Dickson