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Life Of Hunger [Paperback]

Amelie Nothomb


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July 25 2006
The daughter of a Belgian diplomat, Amelie had an itinerant childhood, ranging from Tokyo to Peking and Paris to New York by way of Bangladesh. Recounting these formative journeys right up to her return to Japan in 1989, and the Kobe earthquake, "The Life of Hunger" is an extraordinary examination of the self, and perhaps Amelie's most mature and moving work to date.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Faber And Faber Ltd. (July 25 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571229530
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571229536
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 13.4 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #567,484 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"'We should welcome Nothomb's books in whatever form they arrive; such elegance and fierceness are rare.' Times Literary Supplement"

About the Author

Belgian by nationality, Amelie Nothomb was born in Kobe, Japan, and currently lives in Paris. She is the bestselling author of thirteen novels, translated into thirty languages. The Book of Proper Names was originally published in France, where it has sold over 250,000 copies. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Another Amelie winner May 26 2013
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This is a great read by an intriguing writer. If you have not read anything by her, then start buying. she will engage you with fascinating language and interesting ideas that last long after you read ht last page.

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