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Das smaragdene Licht in der Luft【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

Das smaragdene Licht in der Luft【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>Donald Antrim ist der gro?e Unbekannte der zeitgen?ssischen US-Literatur: Autoren wie Jonathan Franzen, Thomas Pynchon, Richard Ford und Jeffrey Eugenides verehren sein schmales, geheimnisvoll funkelndes Werk ? allem voran seine j?ngsten, s?mtlich im renommierten "New Yorker" vorab publizierten Storys. Da kauft ein untreuer Mann seiner Frau einen Blumenstrau? f?r 350 Dollar, w?hrend sie mit seinem besten Freund, der ihr Geliebter ist, und dessen Frau, die seine Exgeliebte ist, in ei
Die hundert Br?der【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

Die hundert Br?der【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>"Ein Autor von wilder Intelligenz … ein Albtraum und ein Meisterwerk." (The New York Times) 99 Br?der zwischen 20 und 90 (der hundertste kann nicht) haben sich in der Bibliothek ihres verstorbenen Vaters versammelt, um bei einer leichten Mahlzeit die Vergangenheit zu begraben und des Weiteren zu er?rtern, wo denn wohl die verschollene Urne ihres Erzeugers abgeblieben sein k?nnte. Unweigerlich werden alte Streitereien und Rivalit?ten wiederbelebt, es kommt zu Unf?llen, Gewalt bricht sich Bahn,
Elect Mr Robinson for a Better World【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

Elect Mr Robinson for a Better World【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>Having accidentally inspired the local suburbanites to draw and quarter the town's blood-thirsty Mayor, Pete Robinson - civic-minded schoolteacher and enthusiastic historian of the Medieval Inquisition - embarks on a tenuous election campaign. But his sleepy town has entered a period of crisis; the local park is littered with landmines, the neighbours are building deadly moats around their homes, and his beautiful wife, Meredith, has discovered dark and powerful talents within herself, which
The Emerald Light in the AirStories【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The Emerald Light in the AirStories【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>In elegant, precise prose Donald Antrim crafts funny, tender stories of men and women disorientated by love, loss, and bouts of sorrow.</p> <p>An unfaithful husband goes out to buy flowers for his wife, while across town a new couple, both survivors of difficult childhoods, find comfort together in other people's apartments. On the edge of a university campus, a group of students are brought together by their ageing drama professor, whose predilection for pot and crush on his star pupil threa
Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better WorldA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better WorldA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p><strong>"A dark, suburban fantasy . . . richly funny, even whimsical, and bizarrely familiar." ー<em>The New</em></strong>***Yorker***</p> <p>In the seaside community of Donald Antrim's <em>Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World,</em> the citizens are restless. The mayor has fired stinger missiles into the Botanical Garden reflecting pool, and his public execution was a messy affair. As these hawkish suburbanites fortify their houses with deadly moats and land mines, a former third-gr
Der Wahrheitsfinder【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

Der Wahrheitsfinder【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>"Dieser Roman ist so ?beraus k?stlich wie die sirupschweren Pfannkuchen, die seinen Helden schwindeln machen. Ein sehr surreales und sehr witziges Buch." (The Times) Eine Gruppe von Psychoanalytikern aus Neuengland trifft sich in einem Pfannkuchenrestaurant, um ?ber alte Fragen und neue Theorien, Patienten und Kollegen zu reden. Nat?rlich werden in so einem Kreis jedes Wort, jede Geste, jede Fehlleistung daraufhin abgeklopft, ob sie R?ckschl?sse auf seelische Untiefen zulassen. Die
The AfterlifeA Memoir【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The AfterlifeA Memoir【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p><strong>From "a fiercely intelligent writer" (<em>The New York Times</em>), a wry, poignant story of the difficult love between a mother and a son</strong></p> <p>In the winter of 2000, shortly after his mother's death from cancer and malnourishment, Donald Antrim, author of the absurdist, visionary masterworks <em>Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World</em>, <em>The Hundred Brothers,</em> and <em>The Verificationist</em>, began writing about his family. In pieces that appeared in <em>The New
W?hlt Mr. Robinson f?r ein besseres Leben【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

W?hlt Mr. Robinson f?r ein besseres Leben【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>"Man wird in diese Geschichte hineingezogen durch die tiefe Menschlichkeit, die Antrim fast unterhalb des Radars hineinschmuggelt." (The New York Times) In einer amerikanischen Kleinstadt bricht der Schrecken aus. Nachdem B?rgermeister Kunkel eine Rakete vom Typ Stinger in den Botanischen Garten gefeuert und daf?r seine Strafe empfangen hat, ist in dem Ort der Frieden dahin. Ich-Erz?hler Pete Robinson, Schullehrer, Amateurhistoriker mit Spezialgebiet "Vernehmungspraktiken der I
The VerificationistA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The VerificationistA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>With a New Introduction by George Saunders</p> <p>A <em>New York Times Book Review</em> Notable Book of the Year</p> <p>It is early spring, and Tom has called together his fellow psychologists at the Krakower Institute for their biannual pancake supperーa chance for likeminded analysts to talk shop and casually unburden themselves over flapjacks. But, as Tom knows (at least subconsciously), his brainy colleagues are a little on edgeーsimmering with romantic tension and professional grievance, t
MutterKein Roman【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

MutterKein Roman【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>Alles ?ber meine Mutter Donald Antrim ist Schriftsteller in New York und stammt aus einer vollkommen durchgedrehten Familie. Vor allem seine Mutter machte ihm jahrelang das Leben zur H?lle ? als gescheiterte K?nstlerin, Kettenraucherin, Alkoholikerin. Nun ist sie nach einem langen Krebsleiden im Morphiumrausch gestorben. Donald sp?rt zun?chst Erleichterung. Und was macht er, kaum dass sie unter der Erde ist? Er kauft sich ein Bett. Es soll sein Fluchtort werden. Doch Donald tut darin kein Aug
The Hundred Brothers【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The Hundred Brothers【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>Ninety-nine brothers (one couldn't make it) gather in their decaying ancestral mansion.There's Rob, Bob, Tom, Paul, Ralph, and Noah; Nick, Dennis, Bertram, Russell, and Virgil. The doctor, the documentary filmmaker, and the sculptor in burning steal; the eldest, the youngest, and the celebrated "perfect" brother, Benedict. Bound by blood and a common streak of insanity, they have come together to feast, carouse, abuse each other and seek and inter, once and for all, the long-lost, c
The Hundred BrothersA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The Hundred BrothersA Novel【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>With a New Introduction by Jonathan Franzen</p> <p>There's Rob, Bob, Tom, Paul, Ralph, and Noah; Nick, Dennis, Bertram, Russell, and Virgil. The doctor, the documentary filmmaker, and the sculptor in burning steal; the eldest, the youngest, and the celebrated "perfect" brother, Benedict. In Donald Antrim's mordantly funny novel <em>The Hundred Brothers</em>, our narrator and his colossal fraternity of ninety-eight brothers (one couldn't make it) have assembled in the crumbling libra
The Emerald Light in the AirStories【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

The Emerald Light in the AirStories【電子書籍】[ Donald Antrim ]

<p>Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all doーbum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zooーthey're confronted with their own uncooperative selves. These artists, writers, lawyers, teachers, and actors make fools of themselves, spiral out of control, have delusions of grandeur, despair, and find it hard to imagine a future. They talk, they listen, they hope, they dream. They look for commun
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013Including stories by Donald Antrim, Andrea Barrett, Ann Beattie, Deborah Eisenberg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Kelly Link, Alice Munro, and Lily Tuck【電子書籍】[ Laura Furman ]

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013Including stories by Donald Antrim, Andrea Barrett, Ann Beattie, Deborah Eisenberg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Kelly Link, Alice Munro, and Lily Tuck【電子書籍】[ Laura Furman ]

<p><em>The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013</em> gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls’ school. Also included are the editor’s introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Grof