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The Afternoon of a Writer [Paperback]

Peter Handke , Ralph Manheim

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4 April 1991
An account of a few hours in a writer's life, describing both what he sees and what he observes. The author's previous novels include "The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick" and "The Left-Handed Woman".

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Minerva; New edition edition (4 April 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0749399058
  • ISBN-13: 978-0749399054
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 12.4 x 0.8 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,112,268 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great little Handke! 25 Feb 2006
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Great little prose musings by Handke. One of his most accesible books. Needles to praise that hector among the translators, the one and only Ralph Manheim (of the L.F.Céline's fame,among others). I will just quote one thought from this brilliant Austrian maverick writer: "What he had written that day was irrelevant and meaningless; he should have never written it, for to write was criminal; to produce a work of art, a book, was presumption, more damnable than any other sin."
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