Thalia.de

In weniger als einer Minute mit dem Lesen beginnen. Sie haben noch keinen tolino?

Open City

'The past, if there is such a thing, is mostly empty space, great expanses of nothing, in which significant persons and events float. Nigeria was like that for me: mostly forgotten, except for those few things that I remembered with outsize intensity.'

Along the streets of Manhattan, a young Nigerian doctor doing his residency wanders aimlessly. The walks meet a need for Julius: they are a release from the tightly regulated mental environment of work, and they give him the opportunity to process his relationships, his recent breakup with his girlfriend, his present, his past. Though he is navigating the busy parts of town, the impression of countless faces does nothing to assuage his feelings of isolation. But it is not only a physical landscape he covers; Julius crisscrosses social territory as well, encountering people from different cultures and classes who will provide insight on his journey-which takes him to Brussels, to the Nigeria of his youth, and into the most unrecognizable facets of his own soul.

A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss, dislocation, and surrender, Teju Cole's Open City seethes with intelligence. Written in a clear, rhythmic voice that lingers, this book is a mature, profound work by an important new author who has much to say about our world.

Portrait
Teju Cole
… weiterlesen
Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt i
Seitenzahl 272, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 04.08.2011
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9780571279449
Verlag Faber & Faber
eBook
5,40
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 38945581
    Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.
    von Viv Albertine
    eBook
    5,40
  • 35565140
    Lord of the Flies
    von William Golding
    eBook
    6,40
  • 24478545
    The Bell Jar
    von Sylvia Plath
    eBook
    5,40
  • 42332033
    City Light
    von Harry Mazer
    eBook
    9,99
  • 46156623
    Known and Strange Things
    von Teju Cole
    eBook
    10,99
  • 46675775
    This Was a Man
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    14,49
  • 46083114
    Bridget Jones’s Baby
    von Helen Fielding
    eBook
    9,99
  • 45779580
    Nutshell
    von Ian McEwan
    eBook
    12,99
  • 45317515
    The Sellout
    von Paul Beatty
    eBook
    7,99 bisher 12,99
  • 45438018
    Lyrebird
    von Cecelia Ahern
    eBook
    12,99
  • 45106483
    Cecelia Ahern 3-Book Collection: One Hundred Names, How to Fall in Love, The Year I Met You
    von Cecelia Ahern
    eBook
    13,49
  • 36238108
    All the Light We Cannot See
    von Anthony Doerr
    eBook
    7,40
  • 45121804
    Here I Am
    von Jonathan Safran Foer
    eBook
    12,65
  • 47516818
    The Terranauts
    von T. C. Boyle
    eBook
    9,49
  • 38490532
    Be Careful What You Wish For
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    4,99 bisher 5,99
  • 42803127
    The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante Boxed Set
    von Elena Ferrante
    eBook
    27,99 bisher 44,49
  • 45106485
    The Nest: America's hottest new bestseller
    von Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
    eBook
    9,99
  • 46407944
    The Spy
    von Paulo Coelho
    eBook
    10,99
  • 35417350
    Only Time Will Tell
    von Jeffrey Archer
    eBook
    6,49
  • 31409184
    Where She Went
    von Gayle Forman
    eBook
    6,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Open City

Open City

von Teju Cole

eBook
5,40
+
=
Im Frühling sterben

Im Frühling sterben

von Ralf Rothmann

(22)
eBook
9,99
+
=

für

15,39

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen