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Tree of Codes

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Tree of Codes
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Perseus Publishing
Tree of Codes is a haunting new story by best-selling American writer, Jonathan Safran Foer. With a different die-cut on every page, Tree of Codes explores previously unchartered literary territory. Initially deemed impossible to make, the book is a first ? as much a sculptural object as it is a work of masterful storytelling. Tree of Codes is the story of an enormous last day of life ? as one character's life is chased to extinction, Foer multi-layers the story with immense, anxious, at times disorientating imagery, crossing both a sense of time and place, making the story of one person’s last day everyone’s story. Inspired to exhume a new story from an existing text, Jonathan Safran Foer has taken his "favorite" book, The Street of Crocodiles by Polish-Jewish writer Bruno Schulz, and used it as a canvas, cutting into and out of the pages, to arrive at an original new story told in Jonathan Safran Foer's own acclaimed voice.


Publisher: [London] : Visual Editions, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0956569218
9780956569219
Characteristics: 139 leaves ; 22 cm.

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