The Life of Hunger

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ISBN 9780571229543 Format Paperback
9780571229543
Paperback
Published 05/07/2007 Length 160 pages
160

About Book

In a wistful, funny, clever, and eccentric fictional memoir, Amélie Nothomb casts herself as hunger - in all its many guises. Recounting the formative journeys of her youth, from Tokyo to Peking to Paris to New York, The Life of Hunger is a brilliant and moving examination of the self.
In a wistful, funny, clever, and eccentric fictional memoir, Amélie Nothomb casts herself as hunger - in all its many guises. Recounting the formative journeys of her youth, from Tokyo to Peking to Paris to New York, The Life of Hunger is a brilliant and moving examination of the self.
  • About Amélie Nothomb

    Belgian by nationality, Amélie Nothomb was born in Kobe, Japan, and currently lives in Paris. Described by Time Magazine as 'prolific and ingenious', she is the best-selling author of thirteen novels, translated into thirty languages. Fear and Trembling won the Grand Prix of the Académie Française and the Prix Internet du Livre. The Book of Proper Names was originally published in France, as Robert Des Noms Propres, where it has sold over 250,000 copies.

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