This inside is filled with strange bridges, cranes and architecture.
Literary masturbation is not my style), but Mulisch's toxic attitudes toward women are painfully apparent almost immediately and do not cease. In Cuba, Max and Onno are mistaken for the Dutch delegation to a revolutionary conference, which they attend more as a joke than anything else. Intending to cover EVERYTHING. And yet, when it comes to The Discovery of Heaven…
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Synopsis On a cold night in Holland, Max Delius - a hedonistic, yet brilliant astronomer who loves fast cars, nice clothes and women - picks up Onno Quist, a cerebral chaotic philologist who cannot bear the banalities of everyday life.
Their meeting, however, like many of the momentous events that occur in the novel, is no accident of chance. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. A wonderful coverage of family lives over time, affected by the Second World War and the communist related political upheavals, the philosophy and the theory are balanced so well with the narrative until the end.
Please try your request again later. No mere summary could cover the depths to be found within this novel. The stories were unique and interesting but it would have been better 200 pages shorter. Find out more about the programme. And then it turns into sodding Foucault's Pendulum. We travel from Amsterdam to Cuba, from the 60s to the 90s and from Atheism to Roman Catholicism to Judaism, via Palladio!
There's a problem loading this menu right now. No, she begins as Max's girlfriend and ends as Onno's wife, but the way in which this is handled never for a moment suggests a clash of will, a fight for love. There are few books I start and fail to finish, but this book tested my limits like none before. After meeting an elderly woman who speaks Dutch, with very blue eyes and numbers tattooed on her arm, Onno realizes that she might be Max's mother and Quinten's grandmother. And they're male too. When thinking about it now, i again feel the perplexity this book's ending evoked in me two days ago.
, A 1997 New York Times review was less favorable, praising the book for its "novelistic bravura", but criticizing the "labyrinthine middle section" that "slows it nearly to a halt"..
One of the best books I've read in many years! Try again. Sorry Mr. Mulisch, too literary for me. At only 730 pages it still took me three weeks and some odd days to read.
The Discovery of Heaven (Dutch: De ontdekking van de hemel) is a 1992 novel by Dutch writer Harry Mulisch. Expect, it was everything but. In a new novel bulging with metaphysical speculation, Dutch author Mulisch masterfully intersperses mathematics, biology, linguistics, numerology, philosophy and theology.
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