Malina: A Novel

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Lynne Rienner Pub, 1999 - Fiction - 244 pages
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A work of sharp, unforgettable images and an irresistible narrative. Here is the story of lives painfully intertwined: the unnamed narrator, haunted by nightmarish memories of her father, lives with the androgynous Malina, an initially remote and dispassionate man who ultimately becomes an iminous influence. Plunging toward its riveting finale, MALINA brutally lays bare the struggle for love and the limits of discourese between women and men.

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First published in Austria in 1971, this work gained quick acceptance into the canon of modern Austrian and women's literature. It concerns a triangle consisting of the narrator (an unnamed woman ... Read full review

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