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Title:Dictionnaire des lieux imaginaires
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Le Livre de Poche
ISBN:2253153338
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Number of Pages:663
Category:Reference, Non fiction, Mythology

Dictionnaire des lieux imaginaires by Alberto Manguel, Gianni Guadalupi, Patrick Reumaux, Michel-Claude Touchard

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In in Buenos Aires a blind writer in his sixties approached a sixteen year old bookstore clerk and asked if he would be interested in a part time job reading aloud br br The writer was Jorge Luis Borges one of the world s finest literary minds the boy was Alberto Manguel who would become a prolific internationally acclaimed novelist essayist and editor br br Manguel s reflections are part memoir part biography and all celebration of the living quality of literature This is a moving portrait of an enigmatic genius replete with deep insight into Borges and the writers he most admired br br b Alberto Manguel b is an internationally acclaimed anthologist translator essayist novelist and editor and is the author of several award winning books including i A Dictionary of Imaginary Places i and i A History of Reading i br br He was born in Buenos Aires became a Canadian citizen in and now lives in France where he was named Officier de l Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, At one magical instant in your early childhood the page of a book b b that string of confused alien ciphers b b shivered into meaning Words spoke to you gave up their secrets at that moment whole universes opened You became irrevocably a reader Noted essayist Alberto Manguel moves from this essential moment to explore the year old conversation between words and that magician without whom the book would be a lifeless object the reader Manguel lingers over reading as seduction as rebellion as obsession and goes on to trace the never before told story of the reader s progress from clay tablet to scroll codex to CD ROM, In this graceful and sweeping addition to the Books That Changed the World series Alberto Manguel traces the lineage of Homer s epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, In this gorgeously wrought and imagined novel an investigative journalist interviews those who knew or thought they knew Alejandro Bevilacqua a brilliant South American writer and author of the masterpiece i In Praise of Lying i Through the diverse voices of those close to Bevilacqua and their divergent portraits of the man at the center of this literary examination of truth the reader holds the power of final judgment In i All Men Are Liars i Alberto Manguel pay homage to literature s shapeshifting inventions in which our own ideas or the world and the people around us are given agency and projected onto these brilliant virtuoso pages