Slow Homecoming by Peter Handke

The book in question is a lyrical exploration of themes such as identity, memory, and the sense of belonging through a series of interconnected narratives. It follows the journey of an unnamed protagonist who, after a period of self-imposed exile, embarks on a quest for self-discovery and reconnection with his homeland. Through his travels, he reflects on his past experiences, the landscapes he traverses, and the people he encounters, all of which contribute to his gradual understanding of home not just as a physical place, but as a complex tapestry of relationships, history, and inner peace. The narrative is characterized by its introspective tone and vivid, poetic descriptions of both the inner and outer worlds the protagonist navigates.

The 8090th greatest book of all time


Published
1979
Nationality
Austrian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
German

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