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Leaving the Atocha Station book download

Leaving the Atocha Station book download

Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner

Leaving the Atocha Station



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Leaving the Atocha Station Ben Lerner ebook
ISBN: 9781566892742
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Format: pdf
Page: 186


If anyone asks, he is writing poetry about the Spanish Civil War. Ben Lerner, out of the novel Leaving the Atocha Station (Coffee House, 2011), talking about the narrative impossibility of some grand percentage of one's experience, periods of “pure transition . Gaetan Soucy's The Little Girl Who Was Too Fond of Matches. In prose that veers between the comic and tragic, the self-contemptuous and the inspired, Leaving the Atocha Station is a portrait of the artist as a young man in an age of Google searches, pharmaceuticals, and spectacle. It's still one of my favorite books that I've read this year, and an absolutely fascinating wrestle with modernism and post-modernism. Readers were interested to hear about Ben Lerner's book, Leaving the Atocha Station . In prose that veers between the comic and tragic, the self-contemptuous and the inspired,. Leaving the Atocha Station is a dazzling introduction to one of the smartest, funniest and most audacious writers of his generation. For the duration of Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner's protagonist, Adam Gordon, is in Spain on a fellowship. You, of course, published your first novel, “Leaving the Atocha Station,” last year, and here you explicitly play with notions of authorial identity and reliability, from your decision to refer to your protagonist as “the author” on. Leaving the Atocha Station was on every literary top-ten list when it was first published in 2011, so I suppose it's easy to say I liked it. Lerner's greatest gift as a writer is his ability to wax philosophical without sounding cloyingly cerebral. €�Leaving the Atocha Station” is, centrally, about communication and translation, about what can be truthfully expressed, not just in a foreign tongue but in one's native language. Ben Lerner's novel 'Leaving the Atocha Station' deftly explores the neuroses of a young foreigner living in Spain. Leaving the Atocha Station is a novel by a poet about poetry. Adam Gordon, the protagonist of Ben Lerner's well-received Leaving the Atocha Station, is a fake. The descriptions in this book occasionally left me so floored that I had to put the book down and go to sleep. Or rather, it is a novel about translation, pretense, inspiration, neurosis and inaction.





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