Part two of this review is here.
Are you familiar with the notion of nostalgia for a time or place that you have never known? Anemoia is the term.
Or perhaps, as we are dealing here with a novel translated from German into English, the German word Sehnsucht is appropriate; often simply translated as nostalgia, it has a sense of wistful vagueness that the more common German word Nostalgie does not have.
Michael Wallner’s novel prompted anemoia in me.Continue reading