All Souls' Day

Cees Nooteboom,

All Souls' Day
 

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"An outstanding addition to an impressive oeuvre" Times Literary Supplement

Arthur Daane, a documentary film-maker and inveterate globetrotter, wanders the streets of Berlin, a city whose recent past provides the perfect backdrop for his reflections on life and the universe as he collects images for his latest project - a film that will show the world through his eyes.

With his circle of friends - a philosopher, a sculptor and a physicist - Daane discusses everything from history to metaphysics and the meaning of our contemporary existence, often over a hearty meal. Then, one cold winter's day, Daane meets the history student Elik Oranje and his world is turned upside down. And when she unexpectedly leaves the city for Spain, Daane is compelled to follow.

All Souls' Day is an elegiac love story, a poignant and affecting tale in which the city of Berlin plays a prominent role, by one of Europe's major contemporary writers.

Translated from the Dutch by Susan Massotty

"Displays with admirable lucidity the workings of a humane, civilized, and consistently interesting mind" Kirkus Reviews


"One of the most remarkable writers of our time" ALBERTO MANGUEL

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