Transparent Things (Paperback)

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"Transparent Things revolves around the four visits of the hero--sullen, gawky Hugh Person--to Switzerland . . .As a young publisher, Hugh is sent to interview R., falls in love with Armande on the way, wrests her, aftermultiple humiliations, from a grinning Scandinavian and returns to NY with his bride. . . . Eight years later--following a murder, a period of madness and a brief imprisonment--Hugh makes a lone sentimental journey to wheedle out his past. . . . The several strands of dream, memory, and time are] set off against the literary theorizing of R. and, more centrally, against the world of observable objects."--Martin Amis.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679725411
ISBN-10: 0679725415
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 23rd, 1989
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Vintage International