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From the moment he arrives at an elegant seaside hotel with his lover, Allan unsettles and obsesses the other guests. Elusive, equivocal, beautiful, he lives, gambles, swims and dances with a strange fierceness that they find intoxicating. Soon he even haunts their dreams.

One by one, each guest is fatally drawn to Allan. And, as the hazy August heat fades and summer comes to an end, they gravitate towards self-destruction.

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A surreal nouveau-Gothic tale of death in a 1920s seaside hotel.

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The guests of a 1920s seaside hotel become obsessed with the equivocal, unsettling Allan—and soon realize that he is Death personified, summering among them. Amid the wild and surreal Breton landscape, the group gathering around Allan gradually disintegrates, symbolizing the end of a generation and the approach of war.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781908968357
Author:
Gracq, Julien
Publisher:
Pushkin Press
Author:
Moncrieff, Christopher
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Pushkin Collection
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.25 x 4.75 in

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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A surreal nouveau-Gothic tale of death in a 1920s seaside hotel.
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The guests of a 1920s seaside hotel become obsessed with the equivocal, unsettling Allan—and soon realize that he is Death personified, summering among them. Amid the wild and surreal Breton landscape, the group gathering around Allan gradually disintegrates, symbolizing the end of a generation and the approach of war.

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