On heroes and tombs

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A novelist of immense power ... uncompromising and original'' Colm Toibinbr>br>''I can feel the passage of time, as though it were coursing through my veins, along with my blood...''br>br>One June day in 1955 Alejandra, last of a noble yet decaying Argentinian dynasty, shoots her father, locks herself up with his body, and sets fire to them both. What caused this act of insanity? Does the answer lie with Martin, her troubled lover, Bruno, the writer who worshipped her mother, or with her father Fernando himself, demonic creator of the strange ''Report on the Blind''? Their lives entwine in Ernesto Sabato''s dark epic of passion, philosophy and paranoia in Buenos Aires. br>br>''Bewitched, baroque, monumental'' Newsweek>


  • Auteur(s)

    Ernesto Sàbato

  • Éditeur

    Adult Pbs

  • Distributeur

    Side

  • Date de parution

    21/06/2017

  • Collection

    Modern Classics

  • EAN

    9780141985862

  • Disponibilité

    Épuisé

  • Longueur

    19.9 cm

  • Largeur

    13.2 cm

  • Épaisseur

    3 cm

  • Poids

    348 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Ernesto Sàbato

  • Naissance : 1-1-1911
  • Age : 113 ans

Ernesto Sabato est né en 1911. Avant-guerre, il séjourne à Paris et rencontre les surréalistes.
De retour en Argentine, il écrit son premier roman en 1948, Le Tunnel, salué par Albert Camus et Graham Greene. Viendront ensuite Héros et tombes et L'Ange des ténèbres, qui constituent
une trilogie romanesque. Ernesto Sabato vit aujourd'hui à Buenos Aires.

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