Pilgrim

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HarperCollins, 13 oct. 2009 - 496 pages
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On April 17, 1912—ironically, only two days after the sinking of the Titanic—a figure known only as Pilgrim tries to commit suicide by hanging himself from a tree. When he is found five hours later, his heart miraculously begins to beat again. Pilgrim, it seems, can never die. Escorted by his beloved friend, Lady Symbol Quartermaine, Pilgrim is admitted to the famous Burgholzu Psychiatrist Clinic In Zurichm, where he will begin a battle of psyche and soul with Carl Jung, the self-professed mystical scientist of the unconscious Slowly, Jung coaxes Pilgrim to tell his astonishing story—one that seemingly spans 4,000 years and includes such historical figures as Leonardo da Vinci and Henry James. But is Pilgrim delusional? Are these his memories merely dreams...or is his immortal existence truly a miracle.

  

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Review: Pilgrim (Contemporânea #34)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Shelley - Goodreads

This book is one of the most bizarre, complex, and incredibly depressing books I have ever read. It is so complicated that there is no succinct way of describing the story so I will not try. While I ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Pilgrim (Contemporânea #34)

Avis d'utilisateur  - Katya - Goodreads

Young Carl Gustav Jung gets a new British patient (BTW, two thirds of the clinic in Zurich are Britts at that time)- a Mr. Pilgrim who has just made another unsuccessful attempt on his own life. Mr ... Consulter l'avis complet

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À propos de l'auteur (2009)

Timothy Findley's recent titles include Pilgrim, which was a finalist for the Giller Prize and his first published in the United States; You Went Away; Dust to Dust; and The Piano Man's Daughter. He was also the author of the acclaimed Headhunter, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Famous Last Words, and The Wars. His most recent play, Elizabeth Rex, won the Governor General's Award for Drama. His work has won innumerable honors, including the Governor General's Award for Fiction and the Edgar Award. He was the only three-time recipient of the Canadian Authors Association Award, bestowed for fiction, nonfiction, and drama. He was an Officer of the Order of Canada and, in France, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He split his time between homes in Stratford, Ontario and the south of France. He died in France in June 2002 at the age of 71.

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