Now Anna is gone, and Baumgartner is embarking on his seventies whilst trying to live with her absence.
But Anna's voice is everywhere still, in every spiral of memory and reminiscence, in each recalled episode of the passionate forty years they shared. Rich with compassion, wit and an eye for beauty in the smallest, most transient episodes of ordinary life, Baumgartner is one of Auster's most luminous works - a tender late masterpiece of the ache of memory.
|Publisher||Faber & Faber|
|Publication date||7 Nov 2023|