Five Weeks at Humanitas
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||233 x 155 x 782 mm (H x W x D)|
|Release Date||20 Nov 2018|
Manfred Jurgensen was born between Denmark and Germany in the coastal border town of Flensburg in 1940, a ‘midnight child’. He has always been sensitive to boundaries and what’s beyond the borders, emotionally and physically. He has chosen to reveal his life history - to a very large extent dominated by World War II and its aftermath - in a highly original and unusual form. The protagonist and his lifetime experiences are wrapped within a semi-fictional presentation that he suggests might be called ‘autofiction’, or perhaps a ‘bio-novel’. Throughout the narrative he philosophises about the nature of ‘coincidence’ as a life-force.
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