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A Sorrow Beyond Dreams

A Sorrow Beyond Dreams( )
Author: Handke, Peter
Translator: Manheim, Ralph
Introduction by: Eugenides, Jeffrey
Series title:New York Review Books Classics
ISBN:978-1-59017-019-9
Publication Date:Nov 2002
Publisher:New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Imprint:NYRB Classics
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

Peter Handke's mother was an invisible woman. Throughout her life—which spanned the Nazi era, the war, and the postwar consumer economy—she struggled to maintain appearances, only to arrive at a terrible recognition: "I'm not human any more." Not long after, she killed herself with an overdose of sleeping pills. In A Sorrow Beyond Dreams her son sits down to record what he knows, or thinks he knows, about his mother's life and death before, in his words,...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / General
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood
Biography & Autobiography / General
Psychology / Suicide
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.95 x 7.95 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Handke, Peter (Author)
Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria on December 6, 1942. He studied law at Graz University from 1961 to 1965. He is a playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist. His plays include Offending the Audience, Kaspar, and The Ride across Lake Constance. His novels include The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, The Left-Handed Woman, and A Sorrow beyond Dreams. He was awarded the Buchner Prize in 1973 and refused to accept the Kafka Prize in 1979.

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