Rituals by Cees Nooteboom
(Harvest Book)

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An "intelligent, incisive" (Washington Post) parable about order and chaos by "one of the greatest modern novelists" (A. S. Byatt), Rituals tells the story of Inni Wintrop, a dabbler who floats comfortably on the open possibilities of life and in the flow of time meets two men who do not. Winner of the Pegasus Prize for Literature. Translated by Adrienne Dixon. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. Harvest in Translation series

 

About Cees Nooteboom

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Adrienne Dixon was the translator of numerous Dutch books.
 
Published August 17, 1995 by The Harvill Press. 160 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Arnold Taads, a misanthrope living in the mountains, a friend of Inni's aunt, gives Inni the first inklings of how firm a character can get;

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Originally published in this country in 1983, Dutch writer Nooteboom's short novel contrasts ways in which people cope with the pressures of time.

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