Ourika

Ourika - Claire de Duras - Sexto Piso
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Sexto Piso
Year of publication: 
2011
Pages: 
40
Book size:
11x17cm
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Writer John Fowles, author of the prologue to this edition, says of Ourika: "My particular relationship with this strange novel that prologue here began 32 years ago in Mr. Norman's bookstore. Ourika, showed the cover, Paris, 1824. There was no mention of the author, the copy was in very bad condition, and I did not expect a great reward for the five shillings, a dollar at that time, which I paid for him. If I was willing to pay even that was for having glanced at the first sentence. One of the things I learned in this bookstore is that I am crazy about the narrative, real or imaginary. It has become for me the quintessential art of the novelist, and I liked the abrupt and immediate immersion in the history of Ourika. "However I thought I would end up disappointed, which I had done with an insipid nouvelle inscribed in the Marmontel tradition; A work of didactic morality dyed by a dil...read more

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Book: Ourika

ISBN: 9788496867796
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