Shifting the Silence

Etel Adnan

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Publisher:
Nightboat Book
Shifting the Silence breaks the taboo around writing and speaking about our own deaths. In short, unrelenting paragraphs, Adnan grapples with the breadth of her life at ninety-five, the process of aging, and the knowledge of her own approaching death. The personal is continuously projected outwards and mirrored back through ruminations on climate catastrophe, the ongoing war in Syria, Mars missions, and Adnan’s view of the sea out of her window in Brittany in a poignant, often painful interplay between the interior and the cosmic.
Year
2020
Length
88 pages
Cover
Softback with flaps
Binding
Perfect binding
Dimensions
14 x 30 cm.