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Quichotte

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 07 May 2020
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A dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age--an epic tour de force that is as much an homage to an immortal work of literature as it is to the quest for love and family, by Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

Inspired by the Cervantes classic, Sam DuChamp, mediocre writer of spy thrillers, creates Quichotte, a courtly, addled salesman obsessed with television who falls in impossible love with a TV star. Together with his (imaginary) son Sancho, Quichotte sets off on a picaresque quest across America to prove worthy of her hand, gallantly braving the tragicomic perils of an age where "Anything-Can-Happen." Meanwhile, his creator, in a midlife crisis, has equally urgent challenges of his own.

Just as Cervantes wrote Don Quixote to satirize the culture of his time, Rushdie takes the reader on a wild ride through a country on the verge of moral and spiritual collapse. And with the kind of storytelling magic that is the hallmark of Rushdie's work, the fully realized lives of DuChamp and Quichotte intertwine in a profoundly human quest for love and a wickedly entertaining portrait of an age in which fact is so often indiscernible from fiction.

Advance praise for Quichotte

"Quichotte is one of the cleverest, most enjoyable metafictional capers this side of postmodernism. . . . The narration is fleet of foot, always one step ahead of the reader--somewhere between a pinball machine and a three-dimensional game of snakes and ladders. . . . This novel can fly, it can float, it's anecdotal, effervescent, charming, and a jolly good story to boot."--The Sunday Times

"Quichotte is] an updating of Cervantes's story that proves to be an equally complicated literary encounter, jumbling together a chivalric quest, a satire on Trump's America and a whole lot of postmodern playfulness in a novel that is as sharp as a flick-knife and as clever as a barrel of monkeys. . . . This is a novel that feeds the heart while it fills the mind."--The Times (UK)

"A brilliant, funny, world-encompassing wonder."--Time

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Paperback (3) 6194 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +521 lei  4-6 zile
  Random House – 29 Aug 2019 6254 lei  2 zile
  Vintage Publishing – 07 May 2020 6194 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +521 lei  4-6 zile
  Random House – 03 Sep 2019 10442 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +969 lei  4-6 zile
Hardback (2) 12209 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +1177 lei  4-6 zile
  Vintage Publishing – 29 Aug 2019 12209 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +1177 lei  4-6 zile
  Random House – 03 Sep 2019 13080 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +1192 lei  4-6 zile
CD-Audio (1) 22381 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +643 lei  4-6 zile
  Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group – 03 Sep 2019 22381 lei  Economic 12-23 zile +643 lei  4-6 zile

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781529111989
ISBN-10: 1529111986
Pagini: 400
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.29 kg
Editura: Vintage Publishing