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Transit, Rachel Cusk

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Transit
Title
Transit
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Cusk
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The stunning second novel of a trilogy that began with Outline, one of The New York Times Book Review's ten best books of 2015 In the wake of family collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions--personal, moral, artistic, practical--as she endeavors to construct a new reality for herself and her children. In the city she is made to confront aspects of living she has, until now, avoided, and to consider questions of vulnerability and power, death and renewal, in what becomes her struggle to reattach herself to, and believe in, life. Filtered through the impersonal gaze of its keenly intelligent protagonist, Transit sees Rachel Cusk delve deeper into the themes first raised in her critically acclaimed Outline, and offers up a penetrating and moving reflection on childhood and fate, the value of suffering, the moral problems of personal responsibility, and the mystery of change. In this precise, short, and yet epic cycle of novels, Cusk manages to describe the most elemental experiences, the liminal qualities of life, through a narrative near-silence that draws language toward it. She captures with unsettling restraint and honesty the longing to both inhabit and flee one's life and the wrenching ambivalence animating our desire to feel real."--
  • "Sequel to Rachel Cusk's Outline"--
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Title
Transit
Creator
Summary
In the wake of family collapse, a novelist moves to London with her two young sons. As she endeavors to construct a new reality for herself and her children, she encounters a number of transitions--personal, moral, artistic, practical, and is made to consider questions of vulnerability and power, death and renewal, in what becomes her struggle to reattach herself to, and believe in, life.
Subject
Genre
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Tone
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Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
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10545983
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.U825
LC item number
T73 2017
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Rachel Cusk
Transit, Rachel Cusk
Label
Transit, Rachel Cusk
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in 2016 by Jonathan Cape, Great Britain"--Title page verso
  • Sequel to: Outline
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Control code
ocn947147122
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780374278625
Lccn
2016025619
System control number
(OCoLC)947147122

Library Locations

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