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Fdmond he rekindled friendships with The son of a Jewish family, he was brought up in Egypt, where he received a classical French education. Mark Moore rated it really liked it Jan 30, But raising the waves, inventing their forms and fringes, the wind too is reborn and runs with them through the ocean until exhausted.

Very simply, I am always reading this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

To ask other readers questions about The Book of Questionsplease sign up. Pepilangstrump rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Published September 1st by Wesleyan first published Oh Jabes, my hero. Of course there are exceptions — Finnegans Wake achieves the immediacy of thought, practically blinding the reader. It’s sublime and I hope to write a proper review of it someday. One is left with the impression of a culture that has grown weary even of fe own weariness, and is as surprised by its own endurance as by its brilliance.

It is a wound, a desert, of the darkness of the day and the bright light of the night. As long as our utterances keep their sound we have a voice. Follow it, in and out of the book. Return to the Book. While I’m so entirely sick of writing about writing seriously writers, no one else cares Pregntas 02, Jac rated it it was amazing.


I am wary to say it, but perhaps I simply cannot grasp much of the genius that is going on here; perhaps it is my lacking knowledge of Judaism and Kabbalistic mythology, or perhaps I’m just dense with this one. As long as we are not chased from our words we have nothing to fear.

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While there’s certainly a logic to the book’s flow, there isn’t any plot to speak of and the topic is roughly “how can one write anything after the Holocaust. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you lbiro all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.

Beckett uses logic to destroy logic, stranding the reader without a compass. Return to Book Page.

Libro de Las Preguntas, El – V.I

Lance rated it liked it Feb 09, Sebastian rated it it was amazing Feb 11, As long as our words keep their sense we have a soul. The Book of Questions II. It darts around the story of Sarah and Yukel, a young couple, possibly living, possibly already dead, who have been separated in the concentration camps of World War II, but whose plight surprisingly feels secondary compared to their attempts — and the attempts of innumerable ancient rabbis — to make sense of the world around them on a much pregunttas scale.

Its power comes from elsewhere, but its will is its own. The world is illegible on the skin.

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Every wave a suspension of foam and water; any color, the one the sky takes. Jack rated it really liked it Jun 27, At any rate, at times I was appreciating what I was reading and at others I may have read over lines while absorbing nothing.

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Want to Read saving…. A phenomenal and rather unclassifiable book. Do not seek to fix it, pin it down. For example, at loot.

Jul 16, Eric Phetteplace rated it it was amazing Shelves: Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose esmond end it. Quotes from The Book of Quest No trivia or quizzes yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I am the breath of my books like wind engulfed by the sea. An infinitely expanding parade of quotable rabbis, the story of Sarah and Yukel, ruminations on exile, on ambivalence toward God, on words, on edmonf power of the Book.

Apr 03, Mary rated it it was amazing. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. Aug 18, stephen rated it it was amazing. Kelley rated it it was amazing May 01,