Open city

Open city teju cole

The bestselling debut novel from a writer heralded as the twenty-first-century W. G. Sebald. A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss and surrender, Open City follows a young Nigerian doctor as he wanders aimlessly along the streets of Manhattan. For Julius the walks are a release from the tight regulations of work, from the emotional fallout of a failed relationship, from lives past and present on either side of the Atlantic. Isolated amid crowds of bustling strangers, Julius criss-crosses not just physical landscapes but social boundaries too, encountering people whose otherness sheds light on his own remarkable journey from Nigeria to New York - as well as into the most unrecognisable facets of his own soul.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9780571279432
Uitgever
Faber & Faber
Druk
1e
Datum
31-03-2012
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
0
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Engelstalige literatuur

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