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Levy, Deborah: The Position of Spoons

And other intimacies

From twice Booker-shortlisted author Deborah Levy, a moving and revelatory collection exploring the muses that have shaped her life and work as a writer

In The Position of Spoons, Deborah Levy invites the reader into the interiors of her world, sharing her most intimate thoughts and experiences, as she traces and measures her life against the backdrop of the literary and artistic muses that have shaped her.

From Marguerite Duras to Colette and Ballard, and from Lee Miller to Francesca Woodman and Paula Rego, we can relish here the richness of their work and, in turn the richness of the author's own.

Each page draws upon Levy's life in exalting ways, encapsulating the wonderful precision and astonishing depth of her writing, as she seamlessly shifts between and meditates on questions of mortality, language, suburbia, gender, consumerism and the poetics of every day living. From the child born in South Africa, to her teenage years in Britain, to her travels across the world as a young woman, each page is a beautiful, tender composition of the questioning self: a portrait of Deborah Levy's writing life and intellectual vitality in all of its dimensions.


Autor Levy, Deborah
Verlag Random House UK
Einband Fester Einband
Erscheinungsjahr 2024
Seitenangabe 288 S.
Meldetext Noch nicht erschienen, November 2024
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H22.2 cm x B13.8 cm x D2.5 cm 400 g
Coverlag Hamish Hamilton (Imprint/Brand)

From twice Booker-shortlisted author Deborah Levy, a moving and revelatory collection exploring the muses that have shaped her life and work as a writer

In The Position of Spoons, Deborah Levy invites the reader into the interiors of her world, sharing her most intimate thoughts and experiences, as she traces and measures her life against the backdrop of the literary and artistic muses that have shaped her.

From Marguerite Duras to Colette and Ballard, and from Lee Miller to Francesca Woodman and Paula Rego, we can relish here the richness of their work and, in turn the richness of the author's own.

Each page draws upon Levy's life in exalting ways, encapsulating the wonderful precision and astonishing depth of her writing, as she seamlessly shifts between and meditates on questions of mortality, language, suburbia, gender, consumerism and the poetics of every day living. From the child born in South Africa, to her teenage years in Britain, to her travels across the world as a young woman, each page is a beautiful, tender composition of the questioning self: a portrait of Deborah Levy's writing life and intellectual vitality in all of its dimensions.


CHF 35.50
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-0-241-67450-5
Verfügbarkeit: Noch nicht erschienen, November 2024

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