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The Ten Thousand Things

Dermoût, Maria (Book - 2002 )
The Ten Thousand Things
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The Ten Thousand Things is a novel of shimmering strangeness--the story of Felicia, who returns with her baby son from Holland to the Spice Islands of Indonesia, to the house and garden that were her birthplace, over which her powerful grandmother still presides. There Felicia finds herself wedded to an uncanny and dangerous world, full of mystery and violence, where objects tell tales, the dead come and go, and the past is as potent as the present. First published in Holland in 1955, Maria Dermoût's novel was immediately recognized as a magical work, like nothing else Dutch--or European--literature had seen before. The Ten Thousand Things is an entranced vision of a far-off place that is as convincingly real and intimate as it is exotic, a book that is at once a lament and an ecstatic ode to nature and life.
Authors: Dermoût, Maria
Title: The ten thousand things
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, c2002
Characteristics: xii, 208 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Maria Dermoût ; translated and with and introduction by Hans Koning
Contents: The Island
At the Inner Bay
The Small Garden
Himpies
At the Outer Bay
The Commissioner
Constance and the Sailor
The Professor
The Island
Additional Contributors: Koning, Hans
ISBN: 9781590170137
159017013X
Branch Call Number: FICTION DERMOUT 2002
Subject Headings: Indonesia Fiction
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: Dermoût, Maria. Tienduizend dingen. English. Ten thousand things. New York : New York Review Books, c2002 (OCoLC)607729691
Online version: Dermoût, Maria. Tienduizend dingen. English. Ten thousand things. New York : New York Review Books, c2002 (OCoLC)606246317
LCCN: 2002005818
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