Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

From A to X: Some Letters Recuperated by John Berger

by John Berger - £13.99  Verso Books (2009)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781844673612 | ISBN 10: 1844673618

In the dusty, ramshackle town of Suse lives A'ida. Her insurgent husband Xavier has been imprisoned. Resolute, sensuous and tender, A'ida's letters to the man she loves tell of daily events in the town, and of its motley collection of inhabitants whose lives flow through hers.

But Suse is under threat, and as a faceless power inexorably encroaches from outside, so the smallest details and acts of humanity - an intimate dance, a shared meal - assume for A'ida a life-affirming significance, acts of resistance against the forces that might otherwise extinguish them.

From A to X is a powerful exploration of how humanity affirms itself in struggle: imagining a community which, besieged by economic and military imperialism, finds transcendent hope in the pain and fragility, vulnerability and sorrow of daily existence.

(Price & availability last checked: September 2018)

The website can't tell you if this book is in the shop or not, sorry - call us or use the enquiry link below to ask

  


In booklists: John Berger, Writers By Surname - B, Political Fiction,
In categories: Media & Culture, Changing the World, Arts & Creativity, Fiction, Politics & Philosophy,

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2019 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page