Escher's Loops

Escher's Loops

3.94 (68 ratings by Goodreads)
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Once again Zivkovic demonstrates the sheer power of storytelling in this complex cycle of interlocking narratives. Like one of Escher's drawings, the narrative threads lead one through a dizzying labyrinth of recurring themes, images and characters, all of whom are linked with elegant mathematical precision: God and suicide, food and poison, monks, athletes, soldiers and soccer players all take their places in the circle-dance. Absurdity, surreality and humor abound; death is the ultimate destiny, yet always the next story offers infinite ways of escape.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 21mm | 390g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 4908793239
  • 9784908793233
  • 3,873,585

Review quote

...a delightful journey through the 'degrees of separation' that connect us together. It is a story without place and time, yet timeless in its message; and though the characters are nameless, they are at once universal in their appeal and intimately familiar due to their idiosyncrasies. Escher's Loops is a hard and honest look into one's personal mirror.
--Pushpak Karnick, Epic India
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68 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 35% (24)
4 38% (26)
3 16% (11)
2 6% (4)
1 4% (3)
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