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Book Title: Ship of Fools|
The author of the book: Katherine Anne Porter
Date of issue: September 1st 1963
ISBN 13: 9780451092724
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 8.18 MB
Read full description of the books Ship of Fools:The 48 1st-class passengers & the 900 Spaniards in steerage on a passenger-freighter crossing from Mexico to Germany in 1931 are traveling on a voyage of life. The title of this book is a translation from the German of Das Narrenschiff, a moral allegory by Sebastian Brant. The author read it in Basel in the summer of 1932 when she had still vividly in mind the impressions of her 1st voyage to Europe. She took for her own this simple almost universal image of the ship of this world on its voyage to eternity.
Read information about the authorKatherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. She is known for her penetrating insight; her works deal with dark themes such as betrayal, death and the origin of human evil.
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