Affirmation by Christopher Priest PDF

By Christopher Priest

ISBN-10: 0575099461

ISBN-13: 9780575099463

Christopher Priest is the Arthur C. Clarke Award and global fable Award-winning writer of THE SEPARATION, THE GLAMOUR, THE DREAM ARCHIPELAGO and THE status, which was once filmed via Christopher Nolan and starred Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale.

THE confirmation is his compulsive and unique novel of an autobiography that isn't - partially a mystery, in part a haunting learn of schizophrenia, it's the mark of 1 of Britain's most interesting novelists on the very peak of his powers. Peter Sinclair is stricken by bereavement and failure. In an try and conjure a few which means from his existence, he embarks on an autobiography, yet he reveals himself writing the tale of one other guy in one other, imagined, global, whose insidious allure attracts him even additional in ...

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Ausgehend von diesen Überlegungen, wandern meine Gedanken zu der Leiche von heute Morgen, und plötzlich lässt es mich nicht länger kalt, dass der Tote einmal ein lebendiger Mensch gewesen ist, und ich weine wie ein Schlosshund, dass der gekreuzigte Mann solche Qualen erleiden musste. Am nächsten Tag laufe ich mittags eilig den Laugavegur hinunter, um Iðunn und den Liebhaber des Gekreuzigten zu treffen. Ich finde es seltsam, dass ich gestern Abend so traurig gewesen bin, denn heute finde ich das Leben lebenswert.

Ich werde dich dem Pfarrer vorstellen», sagt Egill und zieht mich im Schlepptau in den Saal. » Der sogenannte Pfarrer ist ein schlanker Mann mittleren Alters mit dunklem Haar. Er trägt ein kragenloses Hemd und eine altmodische Uhr. » �Herzlich willkommen, Magni», sagt Geir und begrüßt mich. Er hat große Hände, und sein Handschlag ist fest und warm, und er schaut mir dabei tief in die Augen. » Sein Lächeln ist warmherzig, und er ist mir auf Anhieb sympathisch. �Netter Kerl», meint Egill, als wir uns auf der Suche nach zwei freien Plätzen zwischen den Klappstühlen hindurchzwängen.

Noch eine Frage», beeile ich mich zu sagen, da ich an Iðunns Miene erkennen kann, dass sie sich von ihm verabschieden will. » Er schaut uns abwechselnd mit fragendem Blick an. Iðunn greift in ihre Tasche, nimmt die DIN-A4-Fotos heraus und zeigt sie ihm. �Ja, das hier, das war oben im Schlafzimmer. Ich weiß nicht, von wem es ist. Nonni hatte es schon, bevor ich ihn kennengelernt habe. Es war einfach immer da. » Iðunn und ich schauen uns einen Augenblick in die Augen, und ich weiß, dass wir dasselbe denken.

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