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Description - A Different Sea by Claudio Magris

An illuminating portrait of a world in ferment after the Great War, and a man seeking for an authentic life

Early this century Enrico, a young intellectual, leaves the city of Gorizia with its abundant population and culture, to spend several years living on the Patagonian pampas, alone with his ancient Greek texts, his flocks and, every now and then, a woman. He has been taught by his closest friend, Carlo, a philosopher/poet who commits suicide in his early twenties, to search for an authentic life, free of social falsehoods. But in his search for this unattainable goal, Enrico destroys every chance he has of a normal existence. This is portrait of a world in ferment, a decaying empire shaken by war and revolution, and a life-long search for meaning.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781784871321
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 6mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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