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Tigor (1991) [Novel]
by Peter Stephan Jungk Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Giacopo Tigor, the unassuming hero of Peter Stephan Jungk's novel, is a professor of mathematics, a proponent of Euclidian geometry reeling from a succession of intellectual defeats sustained at the hands of the advocates of chaos theory. Returning to his native city of Trieste for a conference, Tigor finds he is no longer able to face the banal constraints of the life he has made, and so he goes AWOL-first to Paris, where he fulfills a boyhood dream to work in the Odéon Theater as a stagehand. There he experiences a vision of Mount Ararat, holy mountain of the Armenian people, the landing point of Noah's Ark. His vision drives him onward to the East, where his flight evolves into a quest-to find the remains of the Ark.

Original title: Tigor
Alternative titles: The Snowflake Constant
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionMidlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery

Edition #1: Tigor

Tigor (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: 1st English
Translated by: Michael Hofmann
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Tigor (2004)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Other Press
ISBN: 1590511182
Pages: 219

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The Snowflake Constant (2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571201822
Pages: 192

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