Letters to Poseidon

Letters to Poseidon

by Cees Nooteboom

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ISBN-13: 9781623659165
Publisher: Quercus
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Cees Nooteboom was born in The Hague in 1933, and now splits his time between Amsterdam and Minorca. He is a world-renowned poet, novelist, and travel writer with countless literary awards and academic honors to his credit.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Letters to Poseidon 1

Poseidon 5

Married to a Hat 7

Siege 8

Bayreuth 10

Poseidon II 11

Encounter 13

Invalides 14

Poseidon III 15

River 17

Challenger 20

Poseidon IV 21

Asclepias 23

Time 24

Poseidon V 25

Lorry 27

Kenko 28

Telephone 30

Poseidon VI 32

Infanticide 33

Books 35

Poseidon VII 37

Wall 40

Blur 42

Poseidon VIII 44

Hölderlin 46

Veils 48

Painting 50

Poseidon IX 52

Orion 55

Pastorale 58

Poseidon X 59

Conversation 62

Agave 63

Poseidon XI 66

Walk 69

Witness 71

Poseidon XII 73

Chair 75

Donkeys 78

Garden 80

Poseidon XIII 82

Girl 85

Blood Moon 87

Poseidon XIV 90

Man 92

Surface 94

Green 95

Poseidon XV 97

Bal Des Ambassadeurs 101

Circe 103

Harbour 105

Poseidon XVI 108

Hippopotamus 111

Hesiod 113

Poseidon XVII 116

Quilotoa 118

Thunderstorm 121

Zoo 123

Poseidon XVIII 126

Lives 129

Bull 132

Poseidon XIX 134

Sisters 136

Whale 138

Blue 141

Poseidon XX 143

War 146

Ratón 149

Posidonia 151

Poseidon XXI 154

Old 157

Flame 160

Poseidon XXII 164

Colleagues 168

Stone 171

Poseidon XXIII 174

Notes and Illustrations 177

Acknowledgements 235

Picture Credits 237

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