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22%OFFAndre Gorz - Letter to D: A Love Story - 9780745646770 - V9780745646770
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Letter to D: A Love Story

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Description for Letter to D: A Love Story Hardback. 'You're 82 years old. You've shrunk six centimetres, you only weigh 45 kilos yet you're still beautiful, graceful and desirable' -- so begins Andre Gorz's 'open love letter' to the woman he has lived with for 58 years and who lies dying next to him. Translator(s): Rose, Julie. Num Pages: 144 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 136 x 20. Weight in Grams: 246.
'You're 82 years old. You've shrunk six centimetres, you only weigh 45 kilos yet you're still beautiful, graceful and desirable' -- so begins Andre Gorz's 'open love letter' to the woman he has lived with for 58 years and who lies dying next to him. As one of France's leading post-war philosophers, Andre Gorz wrote many influential books, but nothing he wrote will be read as widely or remembered as long as this simple, passionate, beautiful letter to his dying wife. In a bittersweet postscript a year after Letter to D was published, a note pinned to the door ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Polity Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745646770
SKU
V9780745646770
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About Andre Gorz
Andre Gorz was born in Austria in 1924, and moved to Paris in 1948, going on to become an editor of Les Temps Modernes. He was one of the founders of Le Nouvel Observateur and wrote for it under the pseudonym of Michel Bosquet for some twenty years. His books Critique of Economic Reason and The Traitor are published by ... Read more

Reviews for Letter to D: A Love Story
Gorz's writing here is painstaking in its honesty, utterly without sentimentality but full of genuine passion. 'Like the very best books,' writes the translator in her afterword, 'Letter to D will break your heart.' London Review of Books That one 75-page missive could eclipse the seminal work of an intellectual who impressed even the great Jean-Paul Sartre says ... Read more

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