Across by Peter Handke
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Across
By Peter Handke

Across

By (author) See other recent books by Peter Handke
Translated by Professor Ralph Manheim See other recent books by Professor Ralph Manheim
Format: Paperback / softback

Normal Price: $27.93
Your Price: $25.13 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.79! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.26 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days



Across by Peter Handke

Book Description

Handke's novel tells the story of a quiet, organized classics teacher named Andreas Loser. One night, on the way to his regularly scheduled card game, he passes a tree that has been defaced by a swastika. Impulsively yet deliberately, he tracks down the defacer and kills him. With this act, Loser has crossed an invisble threshold, and will be stuck in this secular purgatory until he can confess his crime.

Buy Across book by Peter Handke from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780374527648
ISBN-10: 0374527644
Format: Paperback / softback
(213mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Pages: 148
Imprint: Farrar Straus Giroux
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Peter Handke

Moravian Night by Peter Handke Moravian Night, Hardback (December 2016)

"An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer from one of Europe's most provocative novelists"--

Storm Still by Peter Handke Storm Still, Hardback (February 2014)

The author, a giant of Austrian literature, has produced decades of fiction, poetry, and drama. In this work, he returns to the land of his birth, the Austrian province of Carinthia. There on the Jaunfeld, the plain at the center of Austria's Slovenian settlement, the dead and the living of a family meet and talk.

» View all books by Peter Handke

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Across book by Peter Handke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Peter Handke

Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria, in 1942. He is the author of books, plays and screenplays, including the novel "Crossing the Sierra de Gredos "(FSG, 2007) and the nonfiction work "Don Juan - His Own Version" (FSG, 2010).

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Peter Handke close
Moravian Night by Peter Handke
Storm Still by Peter Handke
Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke
Don Juan by Peter Handke
Till Day You Do Part or a Question of Light by Peter Handke
Don Juan by Peter Handke
Once Again for Thucydides by Peter Handke
Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick by Peter Handke
Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke
Handke Plays by Peter Handke
Kaspar by Peter Handke
Kaspar and Other Plays by Peter Handke
Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke
»
Recent books by Professor Ralph Manheim close
Poil de Carotte by Professor Ralph Manheim
Childhood by Professor Ralph Manheim
Dear Mili by Professor Ralph Manheim
Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Professor Ralph Manheim
Play of the Eyes by Professor Ralph Manheim
Across by Professor Ralph Manheim
Neverending Story by Professor Ralph Manheim
Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus by Professor Ralph Manheim
Short Letter, Long Farewell by Professor Ralph Manheim
Threepenny Opera by Professor Ralph Manheim
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close