The Book of Form and Emptiness


Engels | 04-04-2022 | 560 pages

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After the tragic death of his father, fourteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices. The voices belong to the things in his house and sound variously pleasant, angry or sad. Then his mother develops a hoarding problem, and the voices grow more clamorous. When ignoring them doesn't work, Benny seeks refuge in the silence of a large public library. There he meets a mesmerising street artist with a smug pet ferret; a homeless philosopher-poet who encourages him to find his own voice amongst the many; and his very own Book, who narrates Benny's life and teaches him to listen to the things that truly matter. Blending unforgettable characters with everything from jazz to climate change to our attachment to material possessions, this is classic Ruth Ozeki - bold, humane and heartbreaking.



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    EAN :9781838855277
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    Uitgever :Veltman Distributie Import Books
    Publicatiedatum :  04-04-2022
    Formaat :Paperback / softback
    Taal :Engels
    Hoogte :131 mm
    Breedte :199 mm
    Dikte :36 mm
    Gewicht :371 gr
    Voorraad : Bestelbaar
    Aantal bladzijden :560