Book review: The Goose Fritz

The Goose Fritz

The Goose Fritz
by Sergei Lebedev
Translated by
Antonina W. Bouis
New Vessel Press

March 19, 2019
Genre: Literary fiction
322 pages

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Having very much appreciated Oblivion, by Lebedev, I decided to read his latest novel, The Goose Fritz, which actually tackles some similar themes.

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Book beginnings: Oblivion

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Oblivion

I stand at the boundary of Europe. Here, every cliff above the ocean reveals the yellow bone of stone and the ocher-red soil, looking like flesh; the bone crumbles under the blows of the waves, the flesh of the soil devours the tide. The ocean is so vast that eyes cannot encompass it. Here, Europe ends; the shore recedes, as if the continent was drawing into itself.
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Oblivion,
by Sergei Lebedev

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IFFP 2015: The Giraffe’s Neck

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The Giraffe’s Neck

The Giraffe's Neck

 

The Giraffe’s Neck
by Judith Schalansky,
tr.
Shaun Whiteside

Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 22nd 2014
by Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781620403389

 

 

After my happy review of The Dead lake, here is a second book from the IFFP longlist that I had to DNF. So here are just a few thoughts on The Giraffe’s Neck.
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