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writer in extremis
Walter Herbert Sokel
|Statement||Walter H. Sokel.|
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|Number of Pages||251|
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You’ll find yourself rooting Author: Guardian Staff. Timothy Harold Parks (born 19 December ) is a British novelist, translator, author and professor of literature. 2 Personal life. Non-fiction. Translations of Italian works. 5 External links. He is the author of nineteen works of fiction (notably Europa, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in ).
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Home / The Orwell Prize / Entries / / Political Writing Book prize long list. In Extremis. Lindsey Hilsum. Published by: Chatto & Windus. Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor. She has covered many of the conflicts of recent years, including Syria, Ukraine and the Arab Spring – sometimes alongside Marie Colvin.
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Get this from a library. The writer in extremis: expressionism in twentieth-century German literature. [Walter Herbert Sokel]. A regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books, his many essays are collected in Hell and Back, The Fighter, A Literary Tour of Italy, and Life and Work.
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