The Wall

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Cleis Press, Jan 1, 1990 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Beautiful sentences, a poetic pace, a book to savour. - Goodreads
The writing is amazing. - Goodreads
Haushofer's writing is stark and thought provoking. - Goodreads
She is writing on scraps of paper. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ragna - Goodreads

Beautiful sentences, a poetic pace, a book to savour. There's more that doesn't happen than what does happen in this book. And it keeps moving around in my thoughts.. Read full review

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User Review  - Tammy - Goodreads

As David warned me, this novel is "a bit bleak," but it is also a beautiful exploration of solitude and love and survival and nurturing. The Sci-fi kid in me wanted an explanation, but I knew that wasn't the point. Too many dead kittens, though. Read full review

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Haushofer was awarded the Austrian State Prize for Literature shortly before her death.

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