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This, the author writes, is "the novel of the individual in a world of barbarians." It is the story of Ondine and Oscarke, a young married couple adrift in a Belgian landscape that is darkening under the spread of industry. Ondine, who "came to serve god and live," finds that she must "serve the gentlemen" instead. Oscarke, an aspiring sculptor, finds himself unsuccessfully scouring Brussels for work and, when he is finally hired, too tired to make his own art. They grow old and their four children grow up as "technology and mechanization, unemployment, fascism, and war" take over around them. But the chapters about these characters, some of whom first appeared in

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ISBN:
9781564784148
Author:
Boon, Louis Paul
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Translator:
Vincent, Paul
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Industrialization
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series:
Netherlandic Literature
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
489
Dimensions:
9.00x6.04x1.41 in. 1.62 lbs.

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