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A strange solitude.

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Richard Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.S6882 St
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5774308M
LC Control Number59012221
OCLC/WorldCa1611827

  On the surface, Journal of a Solitude is a quiet book, but if you will read it carefully you will be aware of violent needs and a valiant warrior who has battled every inch of the way to a share of serenity. This is a beautiful book, wise and warm within its solitude. Eugenia Thornton - 4/4(6). In Solitude the main character is an insufferable moron who creates all the tension in the book by being incompetent. The plot barely had time to mention the scifi parts because so much time is spent on this completely unbelievable adventure.


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