Aktivita
Snow Queen

Snow Queen


15,50 €
Momentálne nedostupné

Michael Cunningham’s luminous, compassionate new novel begins with a vision.

It’s November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is suddenly and inexplicably inspired to look up at the sky, where he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Although Barrett doesn’t believe in visions – or in god, for that matter – he can’t deny what he’s seen.

At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Beth, who’s engaged to Barrett’s older brother ,Tyler, is dying of colon cancer. Beth, Tyler, and Barrett have cobbled together a more or less happy home. Tyler, a struggling musician with a drug problem, is trying and failing to write a wedding song for his wife-to-be – something that will be not merely a sentimental ballad but an enduring expression of eternal love.

Barrett, haunted by the light, turns unexpectedly to religion. Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his deepest creative powers. Beth tries to face mortality with as much courage and stoicism as she can summon.

Cunningham follows the Meeks brothers as each turns down a decidedly different path in his search for transcendence. In subtle, lucid prose, he demonstrates a profound empathy for his conflicted characters and a singular understanding of what lies at the depth of the human soul.

‘The Snow Queen’, beautiful and heartbreaking, comic and tragic, proves once again that Cunningham is one of the great novelists of this generation.


Podrobnosti

Autor Michael Cunningham
Vydavateľ Fourth Estate
Jazyk anglický
Väzbamäkká
Počet strán272
Formát21.6 x 13.8 cm
EAN9780007557783
Edícia Súčasná beletria

Autor

Michael Cunningham

Ďalšie knihy autora z oddelenia Knihy v angličtine

Specimen Days

Specimen Days

Michael Cunningham
14,90 €
Na sklade
By Nightfall

By Nightfall

Michael Cunningham
8,50 €
Momentálne nedostupné
Home at the End of the World

Home at the End of the World

Michael Cunningham
14,90 €
Momentálne nedostupné

Podobné knihy

LAppart

LAppart

David Lebovitz
27,00 €
Momentálne nedostupné
Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana

Umberto Eco
14,95 €
Na sklade
Two Kinds of Truth

Two Kinds of Truth

Michael Connelly
16,95 €
Momentálne nedostupné
Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Van McDermid
15,50 €
Momentálne nedostupné
When All is Said

When All is Said

Anne Griffin
11,95 €
Na sklade
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Gail Honeyman
16,50 €
Momentálne nedostupné

Názory čitateľov

Zadajte Váš email
a my Vám budeme zasielať informácie o novinkách a akciách
Generuje redakčný systém BUXUS CMS spoločnosti ui42
X
Nákupný košík
V jednej objednávke nie je možné súčasne kombinovať predobjednávkové a bežné produkty.
Z tohto produktu nie je možné objednať požadovaný počet kusov. Znížte prosím počet kusov.
Tento produkt je momentálne nedostupný.
Produkt bol pridaný do košíka
Produkt bol pridaný do zoznamu vašich rezervácií
Nastal problém pri vkladaní do košíka. Kontaktujte nás prosím.
Dopravu máte zadarmo!
Nakúpte ešte za a dopravu máte zadarmo!