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Adultery and other diversions

by Tim Parks

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTim Parks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6066.A6957 A65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,184p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17955926M
ISBN 100436274892

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London: Secker & Warburg, (OCoLC) Online version. Adultery and Other Diversions. the publisher Harcourt Brace asked me to write a piece for a book called Men on Divorce. They had had some success with an earlier title I rewrote the story behind Europa, a true story of adultery and divorce, but this time in essay form.

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In writing about this book, Parks has modestly renounced any claim to originality of ideas; instead, citing Schopenhauer, he has re- solved to investigate the connection between “ideas, which have.

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Adultery, the provocative new novel by Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, explores the question of what it means to live life fully and happily, finding the balance between life's routine and the desire for something new.

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Born in Manchester, Tim Parks grew up in London and studied at Cambridge and Harvard. He lives in Milan. He is the acclaimed author of novels, non-fiction and essays, including Europa, In Extremis, A Season with Verona, Teach Us to Sit Still and Italian has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, won the Somerset Maugham Award, the Betty Trask Prize, the John Llewellyn Rhys.

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Adultery And Other Diversions. By TIM PARKS Arcade Publishing. Read the Review. We worked together at the university and in the corridor I remember showing him a passage from a book I was translating, Calasso's The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony: `Dionysus,' it said, `is not a useful god who helps weave or knot things together, but a god.

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in season – ISBN ; Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Alma mater: Downing College, Cambridge, Harvard. Paulo Coelho, trans. from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa and Zoë Perry. Knopf, $ (p) ISBN. Adultery and Other Choices by Andre Dubus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Adultery and Other Choices by Dubus, Andre - AbeBooks.

Adultery is wrong—most of the time. (Maybe that's not such a reassurance.) It's almost never justified just because you really really want to get together with that hottie in your office or at.Adultery (Adultério in Portuguese) is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo is the sixteenth major book by Coelho, and touches on the theme of adultery.

The Portuguese edition of Adultery was released on Ap The (American) English edition is published by Knopf and along with it, the Spanish edition was published on Aug The reviewer in The Independent found the Author: Paulo Coelho.