Seiobo There Below ePub (Adobe DRM) download by László|Mulzet Ottilie Krasznahorkai

Seiobo There Below

New Directions
Publication date: June 2013
ISBN: 9780811221191
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The latest novel from "the contemporary Hungarian master of the apocalypse" (Susan Sontag)

Seiobo - a Japanese goddess - has a peach tree in her garden that blossoms once every three thousand years: its fruit brings immortality. In Seiobo There Below, we see her returning again and again to mortal realms, searching for a glimpse of perfection. Beauty, in Krasznahorkai's new novel, reflects, however fleetingly, the sacred - even if we are mostly unable to bear it. Seiobo shows us an ancient Buddha being restored; Perugino managing his workshop; a Japanese Noh actor rehearsing; a fanatic of Baroque music lecturing a handful of old villagers; tourists intruding into the rituals of Japan's most sacred shrine; a heron hunting.… Over these scenes and more - structured by the Fibonacci sequence - Seiobo hovers, watching it all.
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