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Popular fiction Love notes from a German building site

  • By Adrian Duncan
  • Price: £8.99
  • ISBN: 9781789546262
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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Paul, a young Irish engineer, follows his girlfriend to Berlin and begins work on the renovation of a commercial building in Alexanderplatz. Wrestling with a new language, on a site running behind schedule, and with a relationship in flux, he becomes increasingly untethered. Set against the structural evolution of a sprawling city, this meditation on language, memory and yearning is underpinned by the site's physical reality.

As the narration explores the mind's fragile architecture, he begins to map his own strange geography through a series of notebooks, or 'Love notes'. 'In such a brutish and masculine atmosphere, Duncan's account is an unmasked ray of hope ... The prose is minimal, yet the ideas are maximal.

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Series Popular fiction Title Love notes from a German building site
Subject English Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date April 2020 Authors Adrian Duncan
Binding Paperback Pages 204
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 164
ESB Code 55935 ISBN 9781789546262
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £8.99

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