John Berger Keeping a Rendezvous

ISBN 13: 9780140140392

Keeping a Rendezvous

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9780140140392: Keeping a Rendezvous

By the author of "Into Their Labours", this book consists of 21 appointments, rendezvous, moments of insights in which, whatever the occasion, something else is discovered - something about time or about morality but mainly about the wonder of things, the mystery of God, the mystery of infinity.

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"One of the world's most influential art critics... and one of the most original of contemporary thinkers... Berger's ability to see something clearly, with fresh surprise yet profound understanding, makes his writing singularly moving and informative." -- Washington Times
"Berger's mind travels the globe, and its range is astonishing . . . unfailingly interesting."--New York Times Book Review.

-One of the world's most influential art critics... and one of the most original of contemporary thinkers... Berger's ability to see something clearly, with fresh surprise yet profound understanding, makes his writing singularly moving and informative.- -- Washington Times
-Berger's mind travels the globe, and its range is astonishing . . . unfailingly interesting.---New York Times Book Review.

About the Author:

John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels and stories as well as for his works of nonfiction, including several volumes of art criticism. His first novel, A Painter of Our Time, was published in 1958, and since then his books have included Ways of Seeing, the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours, and the novel G., which won the Booker Prize in 1972. In 1962 he left Britain permanently, and lived in a small village in the French Alps. He died in 2017.

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