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Title:Running
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Publisher:The New Press
ISBN:1595584730
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Number of Pages:128
Category:Fiction, Sports, France, French literature

Running by Jean Echenoz, Linda Coverdale

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Running Following his brilliant portrait of Maurice Ravel Jean Echenoz turns to the life of one of the greatest runners of the twentieth century and once again demonstrates his astonishing abilities as a prose stylist Set against the backdrop of the Soviet liberation and post World War II communist rule of Czechoslovakia i Running i a bestseller in France follows the famed career of Czech runner Emil Z topek a factory worker who despite an initial contempt for athletics as a young man is forced to participate in a footrace and soon develops a curious passion for the physical limits he discovers as a long distance runner .

Z topek who tenaciously invents his own brutal training regimen goes on to become a national hero winning an unparalleled three gold medals at the Helsinki Olympics and breaking countless world records along the way But just as his fame brings him upon the world stage he must face the realities of an increasingly controlling regime .

Written in Echenoz s signature style elegant yet playful i Running i is both a beautifully imagined and executed portrait of a man and his art and a powerful depiction of a country s propagandizing grasp on his fate .

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I m Gone begins simply enough the hero an urbane Parisian art dealer tells his wife he s leaving her drops his keys on the table and walks out forever His new existence is as madcap and unpredictable as his old was staid French phenomenon Jean Echenoz s newest novel is a bitingly humorous look at the uncertainties of love at midlife a suspenseful crime caper and a witty satirical foray into corruption in the international art market BOOK JACKET, Following his brilliant portrait of Maurice Ravel Jean Echenoz turns to the life of one of the greatest runners of the twentieth century and once again demonstrates his astonishing abilities as a prose stylist Set against the backdrop of the Soviet liberation and post World War II communist rule of Czechoslovakia i Running i a bestseller in France follows the famed career of Czech runner Emil Z topek a factory worker who despite an initial contempt for athletics as a young man is forced to participate in a footrace and soon develops a curious passion for the physical limits he discovers as a long distance runner br br Z topek who tenaciously invents his own brutal training regimen goes on to become a national hero winning an unparalleled three gold medals at the Helsinki Olympics and breaking countless world records along the way But just as his fame brings him upon the world stage he must face the realities of an increasingly controlling regime br br Written in Echenoz s signature style elegant yet playful i Running i is both a beautifully imagined and executed portrait of a man and his art and a powerful depiction of a country s propagandizing grasp on his fate br br br, p i Lightning i is a captivating fictionalized biography of Nikola Tesla one of the greatest inventors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries written by the master magician of the contemporary French novel i The Washington Post i br The book traces the notable career of Gregor a precocious young engineer from Eastern Europe who travels across the Atlantic at the age of twenty eight to work alongside Thomas Edison and quickly begins to astound the world with his brilliant inventions br As Echenoz reveals in a style that is impeccable full of finesse and promise Le Monde this profoundly solitary man holds a rare gift for imagining devices well before they come into existence but which soon become essential for future generations Although he works alongside the most accomplished figures of the era Gregor becomes swept up in his world of lightning and loses sight of who is profiting from his work p p p, i Ravel i is a beguiling and original evocation of the last ten years in the life of the musical genius Ravel written by novelist Jean Echenoz br br The book opens in as Maurice Ravel dandy eccentric curmudgeon crosses the Atlantic abroad the luxury liner the i SS France i to begin his triumphant grand tour of the United States A master magician of the French novel i The Washington Post i Echenoz captures the folly of the era as well as its genius including Ravel s personal life sartorially and socially splendid as well as his most successful compositions from to br br Illuminated by flashes of Echenoz s characteristically sly humor i Ravel i is a delightfully quirky portrait of a famous musician coping with the ups and downs of his illustrious career It is also a beautifully written novel that s a deeply touching farewell to a dignified and lonely man going reluctantly into the night br