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An ihrem Lebensabend setzt sich eine weltberühmte Schriftstellerin ein letztes Mal an einen Text, an dem sie seit Jahrzehnten arbeitet: ihr Testament. Anlässlich dieses letzten Textes erinnert sie sich an ihre Kindheit, die Gründe ihres Wechsels zum Englischen als »Gegensprache der Kreativität«, ihre faszinierende Begegnung mit Luise, ihrer Lebensgefährtin der letzten 50 J ...more
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published August 2016 by Matthes & Seitz Berlin (first published 2011)
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Urgh this was so great - big thanks due to the bookseller who recommended it to me. If it has not already been translated into English then I'm going to have to do it myself as more people need to read this.

Also big love for the chapter about travelling around Scotland which just made it generally seem wonderful.
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Céline Minard, née à Rouen en 1969, est une écrivaine française. Après avoir étudié la philosophie, elle s'attache au travail d’écriture, collaborant parfois avec des plasticiens, comme Scomparo. Son œuvre marquerait « le retour de la fiction pure et dure dans le paysage littéraire français ». Elle a été pensionnaire de la Villa Médicis en 2007 et 2008 et de la Villa Kujoyama en 2011. En 2011, ell ...more

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