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The Law of White Spaces (Granta Books)

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One winter morning Doctor Abraham Fleischmann realized that he could no longer remember the name of his best friend.
Published 1993 by Penguin Books Ltd
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Carmen Lau
Feb 27, 2015 Carmen Lau rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An intriguing collection of stories about bodily disease and the mysteries of human desire. This is a translation from Italian. The prose is simple and fittingly clinical, even when describing dramatic and sometimes rather insane interactions between characters. Unglamorized depictions of the effects of disease, spittle and colostomy bags and all, ground the stories in the reality of sickness.

The longest and most puzzling of the stories is "Vera," about a woman who will always remain in the form
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Janice
Aug 02, 2015 Janice rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
Fiction that reads like nonfiction. Five case studies of Drs. or very learned men and their downfalls. They seems to have some sort of brain disfunction or, at least, that's what the stories try to convey. But I think that any man or every person could have an obsession or suffer from alzheimer's. It doesn't have to be a doctor or a man even.
Sofia
Jun 03, 2009 Sofia rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Terrible. The stories were almost unreadable considering their lack of focus or purpose. And the way they supposedly intertwine? Well, I couldn't tell ya. Save yourself the time and energy by skipping this one.
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