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Memorandum: n verhaal met skilderye Marlene Van Niekerk

Memorandum: n verhaal met skilderye

Marlene Van Niekerk

Published January 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780798147293
Hardcover
141 pages
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 About the Book 

In this unique book the text and visual images offer parallel narratives that resonate poignantly with each other.The paintings quietly reflect the alienating experience of hospitalisation. The story is a gripping account by a lonely man who is diagnosed with cancer just before his retirement. The night before a scheduled operation he starts writnng a memorandum about a strange conversation he was party to during his previous stay in hospital, and the profound effect it hads on his life. Durinfg the act of writing he comes to a life-changing decision.