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7 edition of The Facts of Winter found in the catalog.

The Facts of Winter

by Paul Poissel

  • 390 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by McSweeney"s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaul La Farge (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8808851M
    ISBN 101932416161
    ISBN 109781932416169
    OCLC/WorldCa60769344

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Paul La Farge's book THE FACTS OF WINTER is a haunting, funny, intriguing, little book. There are echoes of the unreliable editor of Nabokov's Pale Fire or the authorial self-awareness of Calvino's If On a Winter's Night a Traveler and the strings /5(9).

The Facts of Winter is a series of dreams, all dreamed by people in and around Paris during the winter of It is historical fiction once removed: an account of events that were imaginary even from the point of view of an invented past — although Poissel claimed (in a letter to his friend Bartholomeo Facil, August, ) that "the characters in this book are all true —4/5.

The Facts of Winter. is not the best-known of Paul Poissel’s works, but it is certainly the most fantastical. The book is a series of dreams, The Facts of Winter book dreamed by people in and around Paris during the winter ofwhich is to say that it is a fictional account of the imaginary lives of people who may or may not be real, and who in any case lived a quarter of a century before the book was.

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