1 edition of The Madonna on the moon found in the catalog.
Written in English
|Statement||Rolf Bauerdick, translated from the German by David Dollenmayer|
|Contributions||Dollenmayer, David B., translator|
|LC Classifications||PT2662.A8626 W5413 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||401 pages ;|
|Number of Pages||401|
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At times, The Madonna On The Moon is a light hearted romp in a remote village in the Carpathian Mountains, but at its core, this story is about survival and belief and what lives in the soul. This book is very unique but solidly tells a story of the takeover of socialism/5(19).
He lives in a converted flour mill in Northern Germany with his wife and children. The Madonna on the Moon, his first novel, won the European Book Award.
Translated from the German by David : Rolf Bauerdick. "Bizarre and anarchistic, The Madonna on the Moon is enormously entertaining." - Die Welt - Die Welt The information about The Madonna on the Moon shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
In the early going The Madonna on the Moon rather resembles a novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafon: in its protagonist’s fascination with enigmatic matters and its impeccable sense of setting. The Madonna of the Seven Moons book.
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The Madonna is accompanied most often by the infant Christ. THE MADONNA ON THE MOON by Rolf Bauerdick, David Dollenmayer | Kirkus Reviews A busy, lightly absurdist coming-of-age tale driven by the confusions of communism, religion and the space race.
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By turns grippingly realist and enchantingly surreal, The Madonna on the Moon announces the arrival of an important new voice in fiction."--Page 4 of cover "November, The Soviets have just launched the Sputnik, and communism rules in Eastern Europe, but the village of Baia Luna, nestled in the Carpathian mountains, is a world unto itself, populated with gypsy-philosophers and mysterious : The earliest surviving image in a Western illuminated manuscript of the Madonna and Child comes from the Book of Kells of about (there is a similar carved image on the lid of St Cuthbert's coffin of ) and, though magnificently decorated in the style of Insular art, the drawing of the figures can only be described as rather crude compared to Byzantine work of the period.
German journalist and photographer Rolf Bauerdick, who is known for his photographs of statues of saints found throughout his journeys in Latin America and /5. The Madonna on the Moon is a bizarre, anarchic, magical and wonderfully engaging story at once uproariously funny as it is in places heartbreaking, absurd and enraging.
It is a work of mystical depth and a spiritual travelogue that draws its readers into the lives and worlds of the characters it brings to life/5. More than half of The Madonna on the Moon has passed before this actually occurs, but it's a smart move to pave the way for this peculiar plot in the prologue.
Without it, the beginning of Bauerdick's exuberant book would be that much more mundane, whereas with it, we wonder what the seeming suicide of Pavel's distressingly drunk teacher could.
At times, The Madonna On The Moon is a light hearted romp in a remote village in the Carpathian Mountains, but at its core, this story is about survival and belief and what lives in the soul. This book is very unique but solidly tells a story of the takeover of socialism/5(18).
"The Madonna on the Moon" is his first novel. Translated from the German by David Dollenmayer. Praise For The Madonna on the Moon “ The Madonna on the Moon is a hopeful and frequently hilarious story of using one’s courage, patience, and wits to stand up against oppression.
The madonna on the moon. [Rolf Bauerdick; David B Dollenmayer] -- Living in a tiny s Carpathian mountains village isolated from the communism of Eastern Europe, Pavel Botev attends a school taught by an exiled alcoholic who quietly orders him to kill the new.
The madonna on the moon. [Rolf Bauerdick; David B Dollenmayer] -- Sputnik, the Virgin Mary, a murder In the secluded Eastern European village of Baia Luna, life. The Madonna in the Moon This is the official website of the 7-volume Haunted Ohio series and the Ghosts of the Past series by Ohio author Chris Woodyard Phone () •.
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