Eleanor, Or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love

Eleanor, Or, the Rejection of the Progress of Love

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"Philosophically exhaustive yet profoundly human, this book sets itself the task of asking the big questions--What am I? What was I? What will I be?--in a style that evokes Lispector and Camus but with the self-referential and weary globalism of the current milieu. A consummately accomplished novel. A worthy treatise on the now." --Kirkus, starred review
A novel about a woman writing a novel about a woman who writes--Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love is a sexy, earthy, bracingly intelligent examination of the vicissitudes of grief, ambition, aging, information overload, compassion fatigue, and a data-centric understanding of self; the relative merits of giving up or giving in.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, ©2018.
ISBN: 9781566895088
1566895081
Characteristics: 211 pages ;,21 cm

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