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Peter Stamm was born in 1963 and now lives in Winterthur, Switzerland. His prize-winning books have been translated into twenty languages.Review:
""Seven Years" is a novel to make you doubt your own dogma. What more can a novel do than that?" --Zadie Smith, "Harper's Magazine" "Stamm's talent is palpable, but what makes him a writer to read, and read often, is the way he renders contemporary life as a series of ruptures. Never entirely sure of their position, his characters engage in a constant effort to establish their equilibrium." --"New York Times Book Review" "Stamm's cleverness is to align a spareness that works in translation with his characters' instinctive fear of all things rich and intense. Lean as it is, his prose is wonderfully 'literary' in its fine integration of voice and story. The constant disorientation of his characters, their sense that their lives are interchangeable with any number of other lives, seem peculiarly suited to this era of globalization." --"The New York Review of Books" "With a patient and impressive commitment to realism, this Swiss novel follows the course of a complicated, troubled marriage...Though Stamm pulls off a quietly spectacular plot twist halfway through the book, he never loses sight of the quotidian things that erode or transform relationships over time: an oddly personal disagreement about the merits of 'Rain Man', or the 'piles of romance novels, Christian manuals, and Polish magazines' that crowd a lover's apartment."--"The New Yorker"" ""Stamm is a master of quietly deliberative stories. In "Seven Years," as in the best of his work, he puts often simple-seeming character through extraordinary paces, all the more remarkable given the Carver-like restraint he exercises in his writing." --"Bookforum" ""Seven Years" is a powerful, enlightening novel about the eternal search for contentment in life, the often fickle nature of love, and the knowledge that in reality, happiness is rarely how we dreamed it would be." --"The Daily Beast" "Here is Stamm's strength, in a good English translation, the clean uncluttered senten
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Book Description Granta, UK, 2012. Hardback. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Unclipped. First.. Near fine condition book; clean and tight without inscriptions etc. Jacket is very good, clean, unclipped. Has a 2cm closed tear to base at front. The story is a modern love triangle: Sonia is married to Alex who is having an affair with Ivona. Life takes an unexpected turn, and Alex is more puzzled than ever by the mysteries of his heart. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 014025
Book Description GRANTA, LONDON, UK, 2012. Soft cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. A NICE TIGHT UK UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY OF SEVEN YEARS BY PETER STAMM. ALL BOOKS DESPATCHED WRAPPED IN BUBBLE WRAP AND A STRONG CARDBOARD BOX. Seller Inventory # 000645