A journey of self-discovery finds thirtysomething Sam van Dijk searching for the answers behind his memory loss after the violent death of his parents and seeking grounding from two equally troubled siblings. Tour.
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A sophisticated, evocative, and powerfully moving bestseller from Holland, winner of that country's most prestigious literary prize for fiction, The Great Longing is a picaresque novel of desire, memory and unconventional notions about love.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Dutch
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New - Shows Very Minor Shelf Wear or Scuffs on Cover Thank you for your business. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000008600
Book Description HarperCollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. A visionary novel about desire, memory, and love, The Great Longing tells the poignant story of Sam van Dijk, a thirtyish young man who has lost all memory of his childhood up to the age of twelve, when his parents were killed in a mysterious car accident. Alienated and adrift in his life, working as a freelance archivist and living in a warehouse, Sam embarks on a journey of self-discovery through a contemporary landscape often dark and unexpectedly violent. Bookseller Inventory # 002558
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060172436