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Visions of Gerard

Visions of Gerard

Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
SKU: 9780241389010
R 210,00
'The piteousness of his little soft shroud of hair falling down his brow and swept aside by the hand over blue serious eyes' Described by Kerouac as 'my most serious sad and true book', Visions of Gerard forms the first volume of his memoir cycle the 'Duluoz Legend'. Based on Jack Kerouac's memories of the beloved older brother who died when he was a boy, it is unique among his novels for its dreamlike evocation of the sensations of childhood - its wisdom, anguish, intensity, innocence, jo
'The piteousness of his little soft shroud of hair falling down his brow and swept aside by the hand over blue serious eyes' Described by Kerouac as 'my most serious sad and true book', Visions of Gerard forms the first volume of his memoir cycle the 'Duluoz Legend'. Based on Jack Kerouac's memories of the beloved older brother who died when he was a boy, it is unique among his novels for its dreamlike evocation of the sensations of childhood - its wisdom, anguish, intensity, innocence, joy and pain. It is a haunting exploration of the precariousness of existence. 'Called a "pain-tale" by Kerouac, it's the story of an almost divine, Buddha-like child wracked with sickness and suffering' Guardian
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ISBN13 9780241389010
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Jack Kerouac
Publication Date 2020-07-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 112
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 89
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'The piteousness of his little soft shroud of hair falling down his brow and swept aside by the hand over blue serious eyes' Described by Kerouac as 'my most serious sad and true book', Visions of Gerard forms the first volume of his memoir cycle the 'Duluoz Legend'. Based on Jack Kerouac's memories of the beloved older brother who died when he was a boy, it is unique among his novels for its dreamlike evocation of the sensations of childhood - its wisdom, anguish, intensity, innocence, joy and pain. It is a haunting exploration of the precariousness of existence. 'Called a "pain-tale" by Kerouac, it's the story of an almost divine, Buddha-like child wracked with sickness and suffering' Guardian
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780241389010
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Jack Kerouac
Publication Date 2020-07-02
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 112
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 198 X 129 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 89
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