A Heart So White [Paperback]

Item : A Heart So White [Paperback]
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Author Author : Marias, Javier
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 030795076X
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9780307950765
Publisher Publisher : Vintage
Pages Pages : 304
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100385082

Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Award, and widely considered Javier Marías's masterpiece,A Heart So Whiteis a breathtaking novel about family secrets that chronicles the relentless power of the past.

Juan knows little of the interior life of his father Ranz; but when Juan marries, he begins to consider the past anew, and begins to ponder what he doesn't really want to know. Secrecy--its possible convenience, its price, and even its civility--hovers throughout the novel. A Heart So White becomes a sort of anti-detective story of human nature. Intrigue; the sins of the father; the fraudulent and the genuine; marriage and strange repetitions of violence: Marías elegantly sends shafts of inquisitory light into shadows and onto the costs of ambivalence. By far Spain's best writer today. --Roberto Bolaño

Brilliant. . . . An entertaining and intelligent novel. --The Washington Post

The most subtle and gifted writer in contemporary Spanish literature. --Boston Sunday Globe

Marías is simply astonishing. --The Times Literary Supplement

“Marías is one of the best contemporary writers.” —J. M. Coetzee
A great writer. --Salman Rushdie

One of the writers who should get the Nobel Prize is Javier Marías. --Orhan Pamuk
Stylish, cerebral...Marías is a startling talent...His prose is ambitious, ironic, philosophical, and ultimately compassionate. --The New York Times

“His prose demonstrates an unusual blend of sophistication and accessibility.” —The New Yorker 

 “Javier Marías is such an elegant, witty and persuasive writer that it is tempting simply to quote him at length.” —TheScotsman

Marías uses language like an anatomist uses the scalpel to cut away the layers of the flesh in order to lay bare the innermost secrets of that lÓ(

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