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In a strange room

three journeys

by Damon Galgut

  • 159 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Emblem in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Englisch,
  • Roman,
  • Psychology,
  • Young men,
  • Travelers,
  • Travel,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDamon Galgut
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.G28 I5 2010c
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 pages ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574876M
    ISBN 100771035969
    ISBN 109780771035968
    OCLC/WorldCa473375708

    A novel of longing and thwarted desire, rage and compassion, In a Strange Room is the hauntingly beautiful evocation of one man's search for love, and a place to call home. See details - In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut. Get this from a library! In a Strange Room.. [Damon Galgut] -- A young man takes three journeys, through Greece, India and Africa. He travels with little purpose, letting the chance encounters of the road dictate his path. But although he knows that he is.

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    Get this from a library! In a strange room. [Damon Galgut] -- A young man takes three journeys, through Greece, India and Africa. To those who travel with him and those he meets on the way he is the Follower, the Lover and the Guardian. Yet, despite the man's.   Traversing the quiet of wilderness and the frenzy of border crossings, every new direction is tinged with surmounting mourning, as he is propelled toward a tragic conclusion. In a Strange Room is a brilliant, stylish novel of anger and compassion, longing and thwarted desire, and a hauntingly beautiful evocation of life on the road.


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It consists of three sections of roughly 60 pages, each describing a Author: William Skidelsky. In A Strange Room was a runner up alongside C, Room, The Long Song, and Parrot and Olivier in America, for the Man Booker Prize eventually won by Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question which I have also reviewed.

Although it is a novel it feels strangely unlike one.4/5(75). In A Strange Room was a runner up alongside C, Room, The Long Song, and Parrot and Olivier in America, for the Man Booker Prize eventually won by Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question which I have also reviewed.

Although it is a novel it feels strangely unlike one. The protagonist is a South African writer, also named Damon, although this Cited by: 6.

For readers of Ian McEwan, Paul Auster, and J.M. Coetzee, In a Strange Room is the intricate, psychologically intense, and deeply personal book of fiction from the internationally acclaimed, Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Good Doctor.

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“In a Strange Room,” the South African Damon Galgut’s eighth work of fiction, was a Man Booker finalist this year (his second time in the running for that prize, after “The Good Doctor. Oddly enough, though, In A Strange Room has left me with a soothing sense of serenity.

It is a very beautiful book for one thing, strikingly conceived and hauntingly written, a writer's novel par. In A Strange Room was a runner up alongside C, Room, The Long Song, and Parrot and Olivier in America, for the Man Booker Prize eventually won by Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question which I have also reviewed.

Although it is a novel it feels strangely unlike one. The protagonist is a South African writer, also named Damon, although this Reviews:   In a Strange Room: Three Journeys [Galgut, Damon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a Strange Room: Three Journeys4/5(75). Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, In a Strange Room is a hauntingly beautiful evocation of life on the road.

It was first published in the Paris Review in three parts—“The Follower,” “The Lover,” and “The Guardian”—one of which was selected for a National Magazine Award and another for the O. Henry :   In A Strange Room was a runner up alongside C, Room, The Long Song, and Parrot and Olivier in America, for the Man Booker Prize eventually won by Howard Jacobson's The Finkler Question which I have also reviewed.

Although it is a novel it feels strangely unlike s: His novel, In a Strange Room, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for fiction. The Guardian reviewer was impressed stating; "I doubt if any book in will contain more memorable evocations of place than In a Strange Room." The review continued to describe it as a "beautiful" book that is "strikingly conceived and hauntingly written.".

A novel of longing and thwarted desire, rage and compassion, In a Strange Room is an extraordinary evocation of one man's search for love, and a place to call home. About the Author Damon Galgut was born in Pretoria in He wrote his first novel, A Sinless Season, when he was : Paperback.

In a Strange Room is a brilliant, stylish novel of anger and compassion, longing and thwarted desire, and a hauntingly beautiful evocation of life on the road. In this newest novel from South African writer Damon Galgut, a young loner travels across eastern Africa, France, Greece and India.

"In a Strange Room" by Damon Galgut is the story of Damon who begins in the story as a solitary and unhappy young man who is traveling by foot in Greece.

Damon travels constantly not because he enjoys seeing the sights or because he wants to learn about other cultures and peoples. He stays on the. A novel of longing and thwarted desire, rage and compassion, In a Strange Room is the hauntingly beautiful evocation of one man's search for love, and a place to call home.

A Dog in a Million Hazel Carter — Pets. In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut is a novel in three parts, each following a different journey undertaken by the narrator, a South African man also named Damon. As Damon travels through Greece, India, and Africa, he meets strangers with whom he has varying relationships, serving as a follower, a lover, and a guardian.

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First published in The Paris Review in three parts, one of which was selected for a National Magazine Award and another for the O. Henry Prize, In a Strange Room was shortlisted for the /5(3K).In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut This tale of ill-fated journeys through Greece, Africa and India shows Damon Galgut at a superb new high, says William Skidelsky Published: 24 Jul In a strange room, and a dark place Having listened to the audio of The Impostor and found it compelling and plot-driven, I had high hopes for this book.

It was clear from the beginning that the nature of the tale would be more philosophical, a musing on the nature of travel and identity, but I struggled at times with the third part, where the.