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Returning to Reims

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Hardback, 2018, Allen Lane. 1st edition. A very clean copy. no markings. 'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself' Hilary Mantel"There was a question that had come to trouble me a bit earlier, once I had taken the first steps on this return journey to Reims... Why, when I have had such an intense experience of forms of shame related to class ... why had it never occurred to me to take up this problem in a book?"Returning to Reims is a breathtaking account of one man's return to the town where he grew up after an absence of thirty years. It is a frank, fearlessly personal story of family, memory, identity and time lost. But it is also a sociologist's view of what itmeans to grow up working class and then leave that class; of inequality and shifting political allegiances in an increasingly divided nation. A phenomenon in France and a huge bestseller in Germany, Didier Eribon has written the defining memoir of our times.'I was overwhelmed by this book. I felt I was reading the story of my life.'Edouard Louis, author of The End of Eddy'A book about self-invention and belonging' -Colm Toibin'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself... Didier Eribon understands how deep the roots of inequality go' Hilary Mantel

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Author(s):
Didier Eribon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
024134462X
ISBN-13:
9780241344620
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Allen Lane

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Hardback, 2018, Allen Lane. 1st edition. A very clean copy. no markings. 'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself' Hilary Mantel"There was a question that had come to trouble me a bit earlier, once I had taken the first steps on this return journey to Reims... Why, when I have had such an intense experience of forms of shame related to class ... why had it never occurred to me to take up this problem in a book?"Returning to Reims is a breathtaking account of one man's return to the town where he grew up after an absence of thirty years. It is a frank, fearlessly personal story of family, memory, identity and time lost. But it is also a sociologist's view of what itmeans to grow up working class and then leave that class; of inequality and shifting political allegiances in an increasingly divided nation. A phenomenon in France and a huge bestseller in Germany, Didier Eribon has written the defining memoir of our times.'I was overwhelmed by this book. I felt I was reading the story of my life.'Edouard Louis, author of The End of Eddy'A book about self-invention and belonging' -Colm Toibin'A deeply intelligent and searching book, one that makes you re-consider the narrative of your own life and reframe the story you tell yourself... Didier Eribon understands how deep the roots of inequality go' Hilary Mantel

Author(s):
Didier Eribon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
024134462X
ISBN-13:
9780241344620
Number of pages:
248
Publisher:
Allen Lane

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