The Loop

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Dalkey Archive Press, 2009 - Fiction - 566 pages
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Kalniete's book is a moving and eloquent testimony to her family and to the Latvian nation -- to their shared fate during more than fifty years of occupation. It is an indictment of the inhuman repression of both the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Above all, it is the story of human survival, and it has become the most-translated Latvian book in recent history.

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The Loop (French Literature)

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In this first English translation of Roubaud's second novel in the series begun with The Great Fire of London, the author returns to memory as an antidote for his depression after the tragic death of ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Jacques Roubaud has been a professor of mathematics at the University of Paris X and is one of the most accomplished members of the Oulipo. He is the author of numerous books of prose, theatre, and poetry.

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