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Armand V. : footnotes to an unexcavated novel
Armand V. : footnotes to an unexcavated novel
Solstad, Dag, 1941- author.
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Armand V. English
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New York : New Directions Publishing Corporation, 2018.
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218 pages ; 21 cm
"Armand is a diplomat rising through the ranks of the Norwegian foreign office, but he's caught between his public duty to support foreign wars in the Middle East and his private disdain for Western intervention. He hides behind knowing, ironic statements, which no one grasps and which change nothing. Armand's son joins the Norwegian SAS to fight in the Middle East, despite being specifically warned against such a move by his father, and this leads to catastrophic, heartbreaking consequences. Told exclusively in footnotes to an unwritten book, this is Solstad's radically unconventional novel about how we experience the passing of time: how it fragments, drifts, quickens, and how single moments can define a life"--
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"A New Directions Book."
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