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Travels in the Scriptorium
Travels in the Scriptorium
Travels in the Scriptorium
Item#: 893290748X
Regular price: $16.60
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Product Description
Korean Title: Girokshilloui Yeohaeng
Author: Paul Auster
Translator: Bo-seok Hwang
Publisher: Yeollinchaekdeul
H/C | 232 pages | 196*128mm

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>>>This book is written in Korean.

About This Book

An old man sits in a room, with a single door and window, a bed, a desk and a chair. Each day he awakes with no memory, unsure of whether or not he is locked into the room. Attached to the few objects around him are one-word, hand-written, labels and on the desk is a series of vaguely familiar black-and-white photographs and four piles of paper. Then a middle-aged woman called Anna enters and talks of pills and treatment, but also of love and promises. Who is this Mr Blank, and what is his fate? What does Anna represent from his past - and will he have enough time to ever make sense of the clues that arise? After the huge success of The Brooklyn Follies, Travels in the Scriptorium sees Auster return to more metaphysical territory. A dark puzzle, and a game that implicates both reader and writer alike, it is an ingenious exploration of language, responsibility and the passage of time.


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