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The Book of Disquiet

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The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
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With its astounding hardcover reviews Richard Zenith's new complete translation of The Book of Disquiet has now taken on a similar iconic status to Ulysses, The Trial or In Search of Lost Time as one of the greatest but also strangest modernist texts. An assembly of sometimes linked fragments it is a mesmerising, haunting 'novel' without parallel in any other culture.

Author Biography

Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) was born in Lisbon and brought up in Durban, South Africa. He returned to Lisbon in 1905. A prolific writer, ascribing his work to a variety of personas or heteronyms, Pessoa published little in his lifetime and supported himself by working as a commercial translator. Although acknowledged as an intellectual and a poet, his literary genius went largely unrecognised until after his death
Release date NZ
May 30th, 2002
Contributor
Translated by Richard Zenith
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
544
Dimensions
129x198x23
ISBN-13
9780141183046
Product ID
1660579

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