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Everything I Don't Remember

Jonas Hassen Khemiri

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  • 320 sidor
  • 2017
THE TOP TEN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Winner of the August Prize for Fiction Dazzlingly inventive, witty and mysterious: a writer pieces together the story of a young man's death in an exhilarating narrative puzzle reminiscent of the hit podcast Serial. A young man dies in a car crash - accident or suicide? An unnamed writer with an agenda of his own sets out to piece together Samuel's story. From friends, relatives and neighbours, a portrait emerges of a loving son, reluctant bureaucrat, contrived poser, loyal friend. But who was Samuel really, and what happened to him? In filling out the contours of his existence, the writer grasps at a fundamental question: how do we account for the substance of a life? 'My books of the year [include] Jonas Hassen Khemiri's enigmatic novel' Joyce Carol Oates Heartbreakingly sad and laugh-out-loud funny . . . Its chorus of drifters, romantics and cynics stick in the memory, each competing to tell their own truth' Hari Kunzru 'Unforgettable. In this non-putdownable puzzle of a story, Khemiri manages to both thrill and break your heart' Gary Shteyngart 'Khemiri's audacious and richly drawn novel pushes the boundaries of literary fiction . . . Beneath the structural pyrotechnics lies a broader story of imposition, appropriation and lack of individual agency: that of the immigrant experience' Lucy Scholes, The National
  • Författare: Jonas Hassen Khemiri
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781471155109
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 320
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2017-06-15
  • Översättare: Rachel Willson-Broyles
  • Förlag: Scribner UK