Socrates is a former classics teacher at a lycee. Dr Strabon is a travel writer and Mussert is a misanthrope, but also the man behind the masks of these other incongruous alter egos. In this novel, Nooteboom illustrates the polarities and similarities of scientific reality and philosophical theory.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Winner of the 1993 European Literary Prize, this strikingly original novel is textured with the humour, pathos and expansive knowledge that have become the hallmark of Holland?s most popular writer.About the Author:
CEES NOOTEBOOM was born in 1933 in The Hague. He has published nine novels and over a dozen collections of travel writing, including Roads to Santiago. He lives in Amsterdam and Spain.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2713322