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by Peter Høeg,Barbara Haveland
Author: Peter Høeg,Barbara Haveland
Publisher: Picador; First Picador Edition edition (October 30, 2007)
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
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Peter Høeg, Barbara (Translator) Haveland. This is a very bizarre book that explores what it means to be human, and the nature of love
Peter Høeg, Barbara (Translator) Haveland. Barbara Haveland (Translator). The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple-Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene is the wife of Adam Burden, a distinguished behavioral scientist. This is a very bizarre book that explores what it means to be human, and the nature of love. Not sure if it will be everyone's cup of tea, but it is worthy of consideration. She turned to face the ape.
Peter Høeg; Translated by Barbara Haveland. Funny, often touching, and definitely inventive. David Walton, St. Petersburg Times. The Woman and the Ape is great fun to read. Peter Høeg has written an intelligent novel of ideas and slyly disguised it as a lighthearted comedy. He's figured out how to blend his various styles into a distinctive voice that's satiric, deadpan funny, at once warm and cool. Brigitte Frase, Newsday. No imaginative writer working today is any more daring than Danish novelist Peter Høeg, any more willing to shock readers with something that is genuinely ne. .
Peter Høeg, born in 1957 in Denmark, pursued various interests-dancer, actor, sailor, fencer, and mountaineer-before turning seriously to writing. His work has been published in 33 countries. demands to be read aloud and savored. The New Yorker on Smilla’s Sense of Snow.
Both these books hope that higher primates will supply the required pivot. The Woman and the Ape looks up to them for moral edification; Great Apes looks down on them for comic relief. Each is, in its own way, amply unsuccessful. However, his assertion that putting a fulcrum sufficiently far out would increase the leverage of one’s voice would have made Archimedes leap out of the water and run naked through the streets.
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Other articles where The Woman and the Ape is discussed: Peter Høeg. nd Kvinden og aben (1996; The Woman . nd Kvinden og aben (1996; The Woman and the Ape), in which the wife of an esteemed zoologist works to save an ape from death at the hands of the scientists studying him. After a decade during which he virtually disappeared, Høeg published Den stille pige (2006; The Quiet Girl) .
In London, a housewife repays her scientist husband for making her life miserable by releasing an equally unhappy ape on which he was experimenting. Together they take off to a wildlife reserve where they have an affair and she teaches him to talk. Part comedy, part study of animal exploitation, by a Danish writer, author of Smilla's Sense of Snow.
The Woman and the Ape is the story of a unique and unforgettable couple--Madelene and Erasmus. Madelene is the wife of Adam Burden, a distinguished behavioral scientist. Erasmus--the unlikely prince--is a 300-pound ape. Brought to the Burdens' London home after escaping from animal smugglers, Erasmus is discovered to be a highly intelligent anthropoid ape, the closest thing yet to a human being. Madelene decides to save Erasmus, and between them blossoms a profound affection as deep as any human relationship. A fable for our time, The Woman and the Ape poses searching questions about the nature of love, freedom, and humanity.