By Claudio Magris,Anne Milano Appel
Claudio Magris’s searing new novel ruthlessly confronts the human obsession with warfare and its savagery in all ages and each kingdom. His story facilities on a guy whose maniacal devotion to the construction of a Museum of battle consists of either a terrible mystery and the wish of redemption. Luisa Brooks, his museum’s curator, a descendant of sufferers of Jewish exile and of black slavery, has a posh issue: will the collections she shows keep humanity from repeating its tragic and violent earlier? Or could the exhibit of articles of warfare truly valorize and memorialize evil atrocities?
In Blameless Magris affirms his mastery of the unconventional shape, interweaving a number of subject matters and touring deftly via background. With a mess of reports, the writer investigates person sorrow, the societal burden of justice aborted, and the ways that reminiscence and ancient facts are sabotaged or occasionally salvaged.
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