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The restless supermarket

by Ivan Vladislavić

  • 186 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by David Philip in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hillbrow (Johannesburg, South Africa)
    • Subjects:
    • Anti-apartheid movements -- Fiction.,
    • Hillbrow (Johannesburg, South Africa) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIvan Vladislavić.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.V57 R47 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3531051M
      ISBN 100864864914
      LC Control Number2001427699

        With The Restless Supermarket, the surreal manoeuvres of the short stories settled down into a smoother prose surface and the result was a novel widely regarded as one of the major books of South Africa’s transition: that “parenthetical era, in which a provisional country asserts itself, but drags its history behind it in brackets”. It. It is , and Aubrey Tearle's world is shutting down. He has recently retired from a lifetime of proofreading telephone directories. His favourite neighbourhood haunt in Johannesburg, the Café Europa, is about to close its doors; the familiar ol.

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      The Restless Supermarket Quotes Showing of 1 “At the end of the month, the doors will close on our little club for the last by: Summary. In this essay, I argue that the treatment of race that one finds in J.M Coetzee's Disgrace (), Justin Cartwright's White Lightning () and Ivan Vladislavic's The Restless Supermarket (), is premised on a recognition of the discursive inscription of the category of race in culture.


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It decodes South Africa's political and social transition in the febrile period in the early nineties, when newly released political figures and unbanned liberation parties were negotiating with the apartheid government.

The Restless Supermarket is a novel by Croatian-South African author Ivan Vladislavic, which tracks the changes in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, during the s, through the eyes of a grumpy, retired proof-reader who spends his life in one was published by David Philip Publishers in Cape Town in and was recently reissued.

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It tells the story of Aubrey Tearle, living in Johannesburg ina period of considerable political upheaval in South Africa, as. The Restless Supermarket is a fascinating novel, both because of and in spite of how caught up in language the book can become at times. The Restless Supermarket by Ivan Vladislavić & Other Stories ISBN: pages.

The Restless Supermarket ’s enigmatic centerpiece is a remarkable embedded text, “The Proofreader’s Derby.” The text, Tearle’s magnum opus, is a composite of the diverse “corrigenda” that Tearle has painstakingly compiled over the years from a variety of written sources, woven together into a surrealistic : Danny Byrne.

The Restless Supermarket. It isand Aubrey Tearle’s world is shutting down. He has recently retired from a lifetime of proofreading telephone directories.

His favourite neighbourhood haunt in Johannesburg, the Café Europa, is about to close its doors; the familiar old South Africa is already gone. His books include The Folly, The Restless Supermarket, Portrait with Keys and Double Negative.

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Book Slut 'The Restless Supermarket is a haunting portrait of urban decay but also a poignant depiction of a changing world from the bewildered perspective of one who has, to some extent, been left behind.' Rebecca Roulliard. -Vladislavic is amazing Teju ColeIt isand Aubrey Tearle's world is shutting down.

He has recently retired from a lifetime of proofreading telephone directories. His favorite neighborhood haunt in Johannesburg, the Cafe Europa, is about to close its doors; the familiar old South Africa is already gone.

Standards, he grumbles, are in decline, so bad-tempered, conservative Tearle. With The Restless Supermarket, South African author Ivan Vladislavic (who Cole has praised as "amazing") adds another book to that list, giving us a post-apartheid Archie Bunker in Aubrey Tearle, who sees things changing and can't really get on board with that."/5(7).

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