The idiot

Elif Batuman
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018Selin, a tall, highly strung Turkish-American from New Jersey turns up at Harvard and finds herself dangerously overwhelmed by the challenges and possibilities of adulthood. She studies linguistics and literature, and spends a lot of time thinking about what language - and languages - can and cannot do. Along the way she befriends Svetlana, a cosmopolitan Serb, and obsesses over Ivan, a mathematician from Hungary. Selin ponders profound questions

Title Details

ISBN: 9781448181582
Author: Elif Batuman
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Language: English
Publication Date: 01/06/2017
Format: EPUB
Est. Pages: ?422
Genre: Fiction & related items - Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)