[Read] ➬ In Paradise By Peter Matthiessen – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range power and achievement a three time winner of the National Book Award Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend the author of than thirty ac The bestselling final novel by a writer of incomparable range power and achievement a three time winner of the National Book Award Peter Matthiessen was a literary legend the author of than thirty acclaimed books In this his final novel he confronts the legacy of evil and our unuenchable desire to wrest good from it One week in late autumn of a group gathers at the site of a former death camp They offer prayer at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform They eat and sleep in the sparse uarters of the Nazi officers who half a century before sent than a million Jews in this camp to their deaths Clements Olin has joined them in order to complete his research on the strange suicide of a survivor As the days pass tensions both political and personal surface among the participants stripping away any easy pretense to resolution or healing Caught in the grip of emotions and impulses of bewildering intensity Olin is forced to abandon his observer’s role and to bear witness not only to his family’s ambiguous history but to his own Profoundly thought provoking In Paradise is a fitting coda to the luminous career of a writer who was “for all readers He was for the world” National Geographic.
- 256 pages
- In Paradise
- Peter Matthiessen
- 13 April 2014 Peter Matthiessen