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Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989


  


 : Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989
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Binding: Paperback
Brand: Chatwin, Bruce/ Borm, Jan (EDT)/ Graves, Matthew (EDT)/ Borm, Jan/ Graves, Matthew
EAN: 9780140256987
Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 0140256989
Item Dimensions: 7705044060
Label: Penguin Books
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Penguin Books
MPN: 9780140256987
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 224
Publication Date: August 01, 1997
Publisher: Penguin Books
Release Date: August 01, 1997
Studio: Penguin Books




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Editorial Review:

Product Description:
Although he is best known for his luminous reports from the farthest-flung corners of the earth, Bruce Chatwin possessed a literary sensibility that reached beyond the travel narrative to span a world of topics—from art and antiques to archaeology and architecture. This spirited collection of previously neglected or unpublished essays, articles, short stories, travel sketches, and criticism represents every aspect and period of Chatwin’s career as it reveals an abiding theme in his work: his fascination with, and hunger for, the peripatetic existence. While Chatwin’s poignant search for a suitable place to “hang his hat,” his compelling arguments for the nomadic “alternative,” his revealing fictional accounts of exile and the exotic, and his wickedly en pointe social history of Capri prove him to be an excellent observer of social and cultural mores, Chatwin’s own restlessness, his yearning to be on the move, glimmers beneath every surface of this dazzling body of work.

Amazon.com Review:
The dangling ends of Bruce Chatwin's writing career were posthumously tied together by Jan Borm and Matthew Graves in a collection of 17 previously neglected or unpublished essays, articles, short stories, and travel tales. They span 20 years of writing, yet common threads emerge: his compulsive storytelling, the endless lure of the remote, and his keen sense of place. Borm and Graves have compiled a wonderful gift for the many Chatwin fans who miss him.





 



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