The Man Who Saw Everything
  • The Man Who Saw Everything
  • The Man Who Saw Everything
ISBN: 1632869853
EAN13: 9781632869852
Language: English
Release Date: Sep 1, 2020
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 0.6" H x 8.2" L x 5.5" W
Weight: 0.5004493 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Longlisted for the Booker Prize
A New York Times Editor's Choice

Named a Best Book of the Year By:
The New York Times Book Review (Notable Books of the Year) * The New York Public Library * The Washington Post * Time.com * The New York Times Critics' (Parul Seghal's Top Books of the Year) * St. Louis Post Dispatch * Apple * A Publisher's Weekly's Top Ten Books of the Year
An electrifying novel about beauty, envy, and carelessness from Deborah Levy, author of the Booker Prize finalists Hot Milk and Swimming Home.

It is 1988 and Saul Adler, a narcissistic young historian, has been invited to Communist East Berlin to do research; in exchange, he must publish a favorable essay about the German Democratic Republic. As a gift for his translator's sister, a Beatles fanatic who will be his host, Saul's girlfriend will shoot a photograph of him standing in the crosswalk on Abbey Road, an homage to the famous album cover. As he waits for her to arrive, he is grazed by an oncoming car, which changes the trajectory of his life.

The Man Who Saw Everything is about the difficulty of seeing ourselves and others clearly. It greets the specters that come back to haunt old and new Read More chevron_right

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