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Don Juan: His Own Version

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In Don Juan, Peter Handke offers his take on the famous seducer. Don Juan’s story - "his own version" - is filtered through the consciousness of an anonymous narrator, a failed innkeeper and chef, into whose solitude Don Juan bursts one day. On each day of the week that follows, Don Juan describes the adventures he experienced on that same day a week earlier. The adventures are erotic, but Handke’s Don Juan is more pursued than pursuer. What makes his accounts riveting are the remarkable evocations of places and people, and the nature of his narration. This is, above all, a book about storytelling and its ability to burst the ordinary boundaries of time and space. In this brief and wry volume, Handke conjures images and depicts the subtleties of human interaction with an unforgettable vividness. Along the way, he offers a sharp commentary on many features of contemporary life.

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ISBN: 9780374142315
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Language: English
Page Count: 101
Size: 7.83" l x 5.20" w x 0.59"
Series: N/A

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