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Distant Sound, the (1979) [Novel]
by Gert Friedrich (G.F.) Jonke Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A composer who has already given up composing - because of his inability to notate the music of the spheres - becomes increasingly fixated on capturing a mysterious, eerie, distant sound, which he soon equates with all the things he desires most: the perfect woman, the perfect city, the perfect work of art. Obsessed with his impossible quest, the man breaks out of the asylum and begins a series of comic, dreamlike, and ultimately haunting adventures as he tries to locate the source of the sound that consumes him ... and instead finds the root cause of all his failures.

Original title: Der ferne Klang
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Distant Sound

The Distant Sound (2010)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Jean M. Snook
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Manifested in:

The Distant Sound (August 2010)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 9781564785268
Pages: 280

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