Cover of: Landscape | Matthew Stadler

Landscape

memory

Published by Plume in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English.

About the Book

From Goodreads:

Amid the rubble of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake, Max Kosegarten, the narrator of this lyrical first novel, becomes the inseparable boyhood friend of Duncan Taqdir, son of a Persian sculptor and an English archaeologist. Set mainly in 1914-1916 and told in diary-like entries interspersed with 36 brooding illustrations by the author, the story follows the boys as they become lovers, ultimately separated by college and a tragic accident. Together they explore California's woods, beaches and mountains, and search for evidence of the earthquake that brought them together. Their excavations as well as Max's reading of Ruskin and Cicero, point to this sensitive novel's motif: how memory accretes into character and shapes perception.

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Scribner, c1990.

Series Plume contemporary fiction

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 813/.54
Library of Congress PS3569.T149 L35 1991

The Physical Object

Pagination 301 p. :
Number of pages 301

ID Numbers

Open Library OL1540669M
Internet Archive landscapememory00stad
ISBN 10 0452266475
LC Control Number 91019314
Library Thing 253424
Goodreads 1236609

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