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Great Fire of London: A Story with Interpolations and Bifurcations

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"I've devoted myself to the enterprise of destroying my memory . . . I set fire to it, and with its debris I charcoal-scrawl the paper." Part novel and part autobiography, The Great Fire of London is one of the great literary undertakings of the last fifty years. At various times exasperating, daunting, moving, dazzling, and challenging, it has its origins in Jacques Roubaud's attempt to come to terms with the death of his young wife Alix, whose presence both haunts and gives meaning to every page. Having failed to write ...

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Great Fire of London: A Story with Interpolations and Bifurcations
2016, Dalkey Archive Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781564783967

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Great Fire of London: A Story with Interpolations and Bifurcations
1991, Dalkey Archive Press

ISBN-13: 9780916583767

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