In ALL SOULS we follow Arthur Daane, a documentary film maker, as he travels around the streets of Berlin. The city provides the backdrop for Daane's reflections on his life as he plans his latest project - a self-funded film that will show the world through Daane's eyes. The book's cumulative power of remembered images and philosophical musings on the meaning of our contemporary existence infuses Nooteboom's new novel. ALL SOULS is a poignant, deeply affecting novel about a man coming to terms with his own place in the world.
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Cees Nooteboom (b. 1933) is a Dutch author. His works include A Song of Truth and Semblance and The Following Story. He lives in the Hague, Netherlands.
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Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition.... New York: Harcourt, 2001. First U.S. edition, first printing. REVIEW COPY. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Hardbound. New in dust jacket. A perfect unread copy. Flawless. Novel. The Dutch author has won numerous literary awards and has been mentioned as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature. Nooteboom was born in The Hague, where his father was killed in a bombing in 1945. Nooteboom's first novel, Philip and the Others, was published in 1955 and won the Anne Frank Prize. His second novel, The Knight Has Died, published in 1963. 17 years later, in 1980, he published Rituals, which brought him wide acclaim in Holland and won the Pegasus Prize. It was also his first translated into English. Other novels include A Song of Truth and Semblance, 1984; All Souls' Day, 2001; and Paradise Lost, 2007. His best-known work to English-speaking audiences is perhaps The Following Story, 1994, which won the Aristeion Prize in 1993. 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # x0037
Book Description Harcourt, 2001. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A brilliant new novel-evocative and philosophical, poetic and passionate. A Dutch documentary filmmaker finds himself in Berlin at the end of the twentieth century, trying to make sense of his own past in a city where every stone bears traces of history. Having lost his wife and child in an airplane crash, he is still coming to terms with the grief, trying to build a new life amid a group of cosmopolitan, splendidly eccentric friends. As he walks the streets of a recently reunified Berlin city, shooting scenes for a film with as yet vague shape, Daane seeks to make a coherent picture of fragments of memory and history. When by chance he meets a mysterious young Dutch-Berber woman named Elik, these rather abstract questions suddenly take on far more concrete shape, and soon Daane follows Elik to Madrid and the novel's stunning denouement. All Souls Day is both a love story and a reflection on the way history plays with our lives. It is an extraordinary achievement. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0151005664