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Indian Nocturne by Antonio Tabucchi
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Indian Nocturne (1984)

by Antonio Tabucchi

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read in english but I saw the french movie from A.Corneau.
The book is intersting but lack something to be perfect! As I travelled in India since a long time, but not in Goa I found the author must have come ; its description is accurate even if some change happened.
Style and story quite nice. ( )
  Gerardlionel | Apr 2, 2016 |
Quite a charming little travelogue disguised as a novella. An original moving and mysterious adventure seemingly focused on the perpetual visiting of continually unrequited romances of dreamlike places, luxurious hotels, sophisticated relationships, and fine food. In a spirit of a likable indifference, or in the manner of swift flight from despair, the fact that nothing ever is resolved for us matters little in the end. ( )
  MSarki | Jan 24, 2015 |
Enigmatic search for a friend in an allucinating and miserable India. Feels like unachieved. ( )
  Miguelnunonave | Aug 6, 2013 |
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Those who sleep badly seem to a greater or less degree guilty; what do they do? They make the night present.

-- Maurice Blanchot
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Amid the backstreets, brothels and faded hotels of Bombay, Madras and the old Portuguese port of Goa, a man searches for his lost friend. Xavier has been missing for a year, and the only clues to his disappearance lie with an overworked doctor, a young prostitute and the leader of a strange religious order.… (more)

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