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Author:
Giorgio Pressburger
ISBN13:
978-0517178966
ISBN:
0517178966
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Random House Value Publishing (June 17, 1997)
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His book The Law of White Spaces was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Award in 1992.

This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Italian. View a machine-translated version of the Italian article. His book The Law of White Spaces was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Award in 1992

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Giorgio Pressburger’s most popular book is Too Loud a Solitude. The Law of White Spaces by. Giorgio Pressburger, Piers Spence (Goodreads Author) (Translator).

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When two brothers die, the third is struck by mortal fear. Giorgio Pressburger– narratore, autore e regista teatrale, saggista – e nato a Budapest nel 1937. Start by marking The Law of White Spaces as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The Law of White Spaces holds a bizarre, nearly gothic fascination. It is a powerful testament to one character's declaration: "Everything is written in the white spaces between one letter and the next. The rest doesn't count. Si e rifugiato in Italia nel 1956, dopo l’invasione sovietica dell’Ungheria.

Giorgio Pressburger’s The Law of White Spaces was the perfect book for me to read at the perfect time. Acquiring the book had been an elusive challenge for some reason. They apologized and told me how embarrassed they were, and how this never usually happened.

A collection of stories on illness and the body, based on the premise that meaning exists in the white spaces rather than the black print. The Law of White Spaces is composed of five compelling case studies, unified by their obsession with what Oliver Sacks has called "the quintessential human condition of sickness.

Items related to The Law of White Spaces. Giorgio Pressburger The Law of White Spaces. ISBN 13: 9780679752462. The Law of White Spaces. He's not giving us case histories cast in an amusingly anecdotal fashion; he's writing in the mode of Kafka.

Pressburger, a Hungarian director now living in Italy, has good hold of the vexing essentials in his theme-but his narrative technique, especially in the longest story, & is unsure

Pressburger, a Hungarian director now living in Italy, has good hold of the vexing essentials in his theme-but his narrative technique, especially in the longest story, & is unsure. It stutters, jerks, derails at the hands of free-floating metaphors, re-armors itself in self-consciously elegant Weltschmerz and upholstered obsessions. An interestingly old-fashioned kind of book: five tales narrated by fictional European doctors about the mysteries of illness and the body.

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A mesmerizing and frightening work of fiction like no other, The Law of White Spaces comprises five compelling case studies unified by their obsession with what Oliver Sacks has called "the quintessential human condition of sickness." Gentle in their telling, at times quietly erotic, always savagely honest, these stories-about loss and desire, family and love-point to mysteries beyond the certainties of science and language.
  • I have only read the title story, but the book would be worth it just for that. This is a thoughtful story where a doctor's gradual loss of memory, and inability to remember the Prayer for the Dead at his brother's funeral, has a lot of unspoken resonances.

  • I didn't like it at all.