Blue Self-Portrait

Blue Self-Portrait

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ISBN10: 1945492104 ISBN13: 9781945492105 Contributors: Lewis, Sophie (Translator) Publisher: Transit Books Published: Apr 3 2018 Pages: 143 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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"A probing, wild, and fascinating novel."--Publishers Weekly

On a flight from Berlin to Paris, a woman haunted by composer Arnold Schoenberg's self-portrait reflects on her romantic encounter with a pianist. Obsessive, darkly comic, and full of angst, Blue Self-Portrait unfolds among Berlin's cultural institutions, but is located in the mid-air flux between contrary impulses, with repetitions and variations that explore the possibilities and limitations of art, history, and connection.

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