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Author Drndi, Daa, 1946-2018, author.

Title E.E.G. / Daa Drndi ; translated from the Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth.

Publication Info. New York : New Directions, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Fiction - MPLG-6  FIC DRN    AVAILABLE
Description 394 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "In this masterful final work, Daa Drndi's combative, probing voice reaches new heights. In her relentless search for truth she delves into the darkest corners of our lives. And as she chastises, she atones. Andreas Ban failed in his suicide attempt. Even as his body falters and his lungs constrict, he taps on the glass of history--an impenetrable case filled with silent figures--and tries to summon those imprisoned within. Mercilessly, fearlessly, he continues to dissect society and his environment, shunning all favors as he goes after evil and the hidden secrets of others. History remembers the names of perpetrators, not of the victims. Ban travels from Rijeka to Rovinj in nearby Istria, from Belgrade to Toronto to Tirana, from Parisian avenues to Italian palazzi. Ghosts follow him wherever he goes: chess grandmasters who disappeared during WWII; the lost inhabitants of Latvia; war criminals who found work in the CIA and died peacefully in their beds. Ban's family is with him too: those he has lost and those with one foot in the grave. As if left with only a few pieces in a chess game, Andreas Ban plays a stunning last match against Death"-- Provided by publisher.
Note "Originally published in Croatian as EEG by Fraktura in 2016. Published in arrangement with MacLehose Press, London."
Subject Intellectuals -- Croatia -- Fiction.
Intellectuals. (OCoLC)fst00975799
Croatia. (OCoLC)fst01212674
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Hawkesworth, Celia, 1942- translator.
Added Title EEG. English
Other Form: Online version: Drndi, Daa, 1946- author. E.E.G. New York : New Directions, 2019 9780811228497 (DLC) 2018056251
ISBN 9780811228480 (alkaline paper)

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