Breath of Life

by Clarice Lispector

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Breath of Life | 9780141197371 | Clarice Lispector

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ISBN:9780141197371

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:06/02/2014 by Penguin Books Ltd

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A Breath of Life is Clarice Lispector’s final novel, ‘written in agony’, which she did not live to see published. Sensual and mysterious, it is a mystical dialogue between a god-like author and the creation he breathes life into: the speaking, shifting, indefinable Angela Pralini. As he has created Angela, so, eventually, he must let her die, for life is merely ‘a kind of madness that death makes.’ This is a unique, elegiac meditation on the creation of life, and of art.

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