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Ocean Sea

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Alastair McEwen Alastair McEwen


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Published 4 years, 6 months ago

Website: Amazon
Description: Amazon.com Review In Alessandro Baricco's celebrated debut, it was silk that exerted a fatal attraction. This time it's the ocean, whose watery charms cause an entire cast of characters to convene at the isolated Almayer Inn. The guests include a seductress, an eccentric professor, and a painter with a pronounced penchant for metaphysics. They're soon joined by the beautiful young daughter of a local aristocrat, who's been stricken with a mysterious illness. In a sense, however, all these characters are suffering from maladies--psychological, existential, erotic--which makes the Almayer Inn a kind of Magic Mountain with beachfro ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 27 June 2000
ISBN-10 : 0375703950 | ISBN-13: 9780375703959
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