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Prague Noir: The Weeping Woman on the Streets of Prague (City Noir)

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An intricate, finely crafted and polished tale, The Weeping Woman brings magic-realism to the dimly lit streets of Prague. Through the squares and alleys a woman walks, the embodiment of human pity, sorrow, death. Everyone she passes is touched by her, and Germain skilfully creates an intense mood and feel in her attempt to produce a spiritual map of Prague.The ObserverThe figure of this bereft woman develops into a memorable symbol: her sudden appearances - on a bridge, in a square, in a room - haunt the book like history, moved to tears.Robert Winder in The Independenta haunting classic Madeleine Kingsley in She Magazine

Product Details

ISBN:
9781903517734
Publisher:
Dedalus
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Author:
Germain, Sylvie
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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