From A to X: A Story in Letters - John Berger Reviews
Description:ISBN 9781844672882 / Genre: Fiction / Author: John Berger / Hardcover / 197 Pages / Book is published 2008-08-11 by Verso Books
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From A to X: A Story in Letters
In a dusty, ramshackle town lives A'ida. Her insurgent husband Xa ...
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John Berger's From A to X tells the story of lovers A'ida and Xavier. The book is told through letters written from A'ida to Xavier, with some replies from Xavier written on the back of them. Xavier has been imprisoned for alleged political activism, and this is a story of a couple's love and rebellion in the face of political oppression. Berger writes in the style of the vignette, giving us snapshots of moments in A'ida's present-day life and also the couple's past. His use of language is exquisite: delicate and beautiful. Sometimes the letters seem as if they are written in code, and the small bits of information we gage about the couple through A'ida's ... Read the complete review
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