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"I was on my way to look for a life of my own." A brilliant, brutally honest autobiographical novel, long out of print, from one of the great artistic polymaths of the 20th century. This is a Sebaldian account of the narrator's attempt to break free of a repressive upper-middle-class upbringing and make his way as an artist and individual, written in a single incantatory paragraph. " Leavetaking "is the story of an upper-middle-class childhood and adolescence in Berlin between the wars. In the course of the book, Weiss ...

Leavetaking 2014, Melville House Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781612193311

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Leavetaking 1971, Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780714503370

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