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The House of Paper
The House of Paper
The House of Paper
Item#: 897527523X
Regular price: $15.09
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Product Description
Korean Title: Wiheomhan Chaek
Author: Carlos Maria Dominguez
Translator: Won-gyu Cho
Publisher: Deulnyeok
Hardcover | 112 pages | 195*128mm

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>>>This book is written in Korean.

About This Book

Bluma Lennon, distinguished professor of Latin American literature at Cambridge, is hit by a car while crossing the street, immersed in a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems. Several months after her untimely demise, a package arrives for her from Argentina-a copy of a Conrad novel, encrusted in cement and inscribed with a mysterious dedication. Bluma's successor in the department (and a former lover) travels to Buenos Aires to track down the sender, one Carlos Brauer, who turns out to have disappeared.

The last thing known is that he moved to a remote stretch of the Uruguayan coastline and built himself a house out of his enormous and valuable library. How he got there, and why, is the subject of this seductive novel-part mystery, part social comedy, and part examination of all the many forms of bibliomania.

The House of Paper is a tribute to the strange and passionate relationship between people and their books.

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