The Opposing Shore

Julen Gracq, Author, Julien Gracq, Author, Richard Howard, Translator Columbia University Press $32 (213p) ISBN 978-0-231-05789-9
In this surrealist novel, winner of the Prix Goncourt, young nobleman Aldo feels the lure of a forbidden country hostile for 300 years to his own city-state. PW stated that ""Gracq's hypnotic dreamworld, its richly coiling and textured prose, holds the reader in its strange spell.'' (December)
Reviewed on: 05/12/1986
Release date: 07/01/1986
Hardcover - 292 pages - 978-0-231-05788-2
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