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Time Shelter: A Novel

By Georgi Gospodinov & Angela Rodel
Time Shelter: A Novel by Georgi Gospodinov & Angela Rodel digital book - Fable

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In this antic fantasy of European politics, narrated by a fictionalized version of the author, an enigmatic friend of his designs 'a clinic of the past,' which soothes Alzheimer’s patients with environments from a time they can still remember.... 'History is still news,' Gospodinov writes, cunningly drawing attention to the violence that the past wreaks on the present.

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“This book reads as a wonderful collection of essays on time, memory, and human capacity. The central plot, if there really is one, is distracting from these excellent writings.”
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“3.5 stars. The work discusses some peculiar characters who ran a clinic in the past to deal with the speeding of Alzheimer's throughout the country. The concept reminded me somewhat of Before the Coffee Gets Cold meets Gentleman in Moscow, due to it's writing and pace. Beautifully written, the work is full of literary and historical references. While the literary ones seemed like Easter eggs, significant lesser knowledge of history made me feel like I was watching two friends share inside jokes while I was here smiling awkwardly. I thought about dnf-ing reading the book twice during the second half of the novel, but I am glad I stuck through because the last pages provided such a great end to the entire plot.”

About Georgi Gospodinov

Georgi Gospodinov is one of Bulgaria’s most lauded authors. His novel Time Shelter won the International Booker Prize and the Premio Strega Europeo, among other prizes.

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