The Parable of the Blind

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Fromm International Publishing Company, 1989 - Fiction - 152 pages
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With one voice, the six blind men from Breughel's famous sixteenth-century painting "The Parable of the Blind" narrate their adventures on the day they are to be painted

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Very quick read which reminded me of Perfume, one of my favourite books. Parable of the Blind seems to describe everything, whilst not mentioning how things look, a constant reminder that the main ... Read full review

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Gert Hofmann (1931-1993), "the most singular writer to come out of Germany since Heinrich Boll" ("The Times" [London]), was born in Limbach, Saxony. "Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl" was the last novel he wrote before his death. Michael Hofmann, son of Gert Hofmann, was born in Freiburg, West Germany, in 1957. He is a renowned poet, translator, and essayist. New Directions publishes his widely praised translation of Franz Kafka's "Amerika: The Man Who Disappeared".

CHRISTOPHER MIDDLETON was born in Cornwall but has lived for the past thirty years in Austin, Texas, where teaches German and comparative literature. He travels regularly to Germany, France and Turkey, and his poetry belongs to no one country or context. The Sheep Meadow Press has published three of his books previously: The Balcony Tree, Intimate Chronicles, and The Word Pavilion.

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