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Slow Homecoming

Peter Handke; Translated by Ralph Manheim

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In this haunting suite of three fictions, Handke cements his reputation as one of the most talented writers of the Twentieth Century.

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Slow Homecoming
The Long Way AroundThen, as I stumbled headlong down the path, there was suddenly a form ...One /The Primordial FormsSorger had outlived several of those who had become close to him; he had ceased to long for anything, but often felt a selfless love of existence and at times a need for salvation so palpable that it weighed on his eyelids. Capable of a tranquil harmony, a serene strength that could transfer itself to others, yet too easily wounded by the power of facts, he knew desolation, wanted responsibility, and was imbued with the search for forms, the desire to differentiate
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  • Peter Handke; Translated by Ralph Manheim

  • PETER HANDKE was born in Griffen, Austria, in 1942. His many works include The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, A Sorrow Beyond Dreams, My Year in No-Man’s Bay, On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House, and Crossing the Sierra de Gredos, all published by FSG.
  • Peter Handke Lillian Birnbaum
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Slow Homecoming

Peter Handke; Translated by Ralph Manheim

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