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Christoph Simon

Autor(a) de Zbinden's Progress

8+ Works 60 Membros 1 Review

Obras por Christoph Simon

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Best European Fiction 2014 (2013) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1972
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
Switzerland
Local de nascimento
Emmental, Switzerland

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What a delightful little book. A cliché I know to describe something thus but it is. Novella length but in it way epic. Mr Zbinden's progress is down the stairs in his care home supported by young assistant Kazim who is the recipient of reminiscences about his life and especially about his wife. Walking has solved all life's problems for Mr Zbinden and he's keen that others, including Kazim, should see the light and follow his example. The not quite random thoughts of an old man are both enlightening and endearing. Not a book about walking in the sense of tramping the countryside but there are plenty of little gems for the probably more than a small number who share Mr Zbinden's faith in the power of a good walk to do you, and the world, good.… (mais)
 
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Steve38 | Jun 26, 2021 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
8
Also by
1
Membros
60
Popularidade
#277,520
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
1
ISBN
12
Línguas
3

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