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The double life of Liliane a novel by Lily Tuck

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Written in English


  • Girls,
  • Families,
  • Family life,
  • Only child,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementLily Tuck
LC ClassificationsPS3570.U236 D68 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination241 pages :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26456081M
ISBN 10080212402X
ISBN 109780802124029, 9780802190895
LC Control Number2015506845

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Oct 04,  · It’s instantly apparent on opening “The Double Life of Liliane” that its heroine was born sometime around the start of World War II and took to trans-­Atlantic travel in the s, even. Feb 14,  · The Double Life of Liliane - Kindle edition by Lily Tuck. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Double Life of Liliane/5(12). With her father, Liliane speaks French, while in America, fearful of the foreigner label, she speaks only English: this is her double life. Dislocated lives are the essence of this novel, which approximates Tuck’s life just as the name Liliane approximates Lily. It jumps around in time and place. With The Double Life of Liliane National Book Award winner Lily Tuck delivers “the most beguiling work of [her] career” (The Millions)—an astonishing and riveting autobiographical novel in the manner of W.G. Sebald and Karl Ove Knausgaard, replete with photos and documents. Following the child Liliane as she comes of age between two very Brand: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

In "The Double Life of Liliane,'' Tuck simultaneously creates a layered portrait of a family and the historical eras it lived through and questions the possibility of definitively capturing or Author: Priscilla Gilman. Sep 12,  · Review: 'The Double Life of Liliane,' by Lily Tuck It's when "Liliane's double life begins." while snooping in her father's office is a revelation — the book is evidence of private life. Sep 18,  · Everything in THE DOUBLE LIFE OF LILIANE, which traces the childhood and young adulthood of its title character, leads up to the course on French poetry that Liliane takes at Harvard with the literary critic Paul de Man. Liliane is the only undergraduate in the course and one of the few women (uncoincidentally, a biography of Paul de Man. The information about The Double Life of Liliane shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication.

"Tuck is a genius."-- Los Angeles Book Review Lily Tuck has had a wonderful and accomplished career as a National Book Award winning novelist, story writer, essayist and biographer. She is one of our most distinguished contributors to American literature. With The Double Life of Liliane, Tuck writes what may well be her crowning achievement to date, and, significantly too, her most. Told with Tuck’s inimitable elegance and peppered with documents, photos, and a rich and varied array of characters, The Double Life of Liliane is a bold, intimate, and inventive coming-of-age portrait of the writer as a young woman. Get this from a library! The double life of Liliane: a novel. [Lily Tuck] -- "As the child of a German movie producer father who lives in Italy and a beautiful, artistically talented mother who resides in New York, Liliane's life is divided between those two very different. Jul 18,  · The Washington Post: "Lily Tuck’s latest novel, The Double Life of Liliane, is a tight construction conveniently set up for easy deconstruction, as if it were an exercise given by Paul de Man in a seminar attended by the book’s main character, Liliane, during her last year at Harvard."Author: Claire Fallon.