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All That Is Gone - 05 edition

All That Is Gone (ISBN10: 0143034464; ISBN13: 9780143034469)
ISBN13: 978-0143034469
ISBN10: 0143034464

Summary: Pramoedya Ananta Toer�s transcendent novels have become part of the world literary canon, but it is his short fiction that originally made him famous. The first full-size collection of his short stories to appear in English, All That Is Gonedraws from the author�s own experiences in Indonesia to depict characters trying to make sense of a war-torn culture haunted by colonialism, among them an eight-year-old girl soon to be married off by her parents for money and an idealistic yo
ung soldier who witnesses the savage beating of a man accused of being a spy. Though violence and brutality pervade these tales, there is present throughout a profound sense of compassion�an extraordinary combination of despair and hope that gives All That Is Gonerare power and beauty.
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Summary: Pramoedya Ananta Toer�s transcendent novels have become part of the world literary canon, but it is his short fiction that originally made him famous. The first full-size collection of his short stories to appear in English, All That Is Gonedraws from the author�s own experiences in Indonesia to depict characters trying to make sense of a war-torn culture haunted by colonialism, among them an eight-year-old girl soon to be married off by her parents for money and an idealistic young soldier who witnesses the savage beating of a man accused of being a spy. Though violence and brutality pervade these tales, there is present throughout a profound sense of compassion�an extraordinary combination of despair and hope that gives All That Is Gonerare power and beauty. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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