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    Publisher: Charco Press

    Occupation

    £9.99
    Alternating between refugees occupying a building, a father's sickness, and a wife's pregnancy, _Occupation _examines the fragility of life and the brutality of not belonging.
    ISBN: 9781916277878
    AuthorJulian Fuks
    Pub Date17/08/2021
    BindingPaperback
    Pages150
    Availability: In Stock

    Known and celebrated in Brazil and abroad for his novel Resistance, Julian Fuks returns to his auto-fictional alter ego Sebastian in a narrative alternating between the writer's conversations with refugees occupying a building in downtown Sao Paulo, his father's sickness, and his wife's pregnancy. With impeccable prose, the author builds associations that go beyond the obvious, not only between glimpsing a life's beginning and end, but also between the building's occupation and his wife's pregnancy -- showcasing the various forms of occupation while exposing the frailty of life, the risk of solitude and the brutality of not belonging.

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    Known and celebrated in Brazil and abroad for his novel Resistance, Julian Fuks returns to his auto-fictional alter ego Sebastian in a narrative alternating between the writer's conversations with refugees occupying a building in downtown Sao Paulo, his father's sickness, and his wife's pregnancy. With impeccable prose, the author builds associations that go beyond the obvious, not only between glimpsing a life's beginning and end, but also between the building's occupation and his wife's pregnancy -- showcasing the various forms of occupation while exposing the frailty of life, the risk of solitude and the brutality of not belonging.