Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room

Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room

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From a writer whose mastery encompasses fiction, criticism, and the fertile realm between the two, comes a new book that confirms his reputation for the unexpected.

In Zona, Geoff Dyer attempts to unlock the mysteries of a film that has haunted him ever since he first saw it thirty years ago: Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker, widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time. (“Every single frame,” declared Cate Blanchett, “is burned into my retina.”) As… (more)

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While gaining traction as a cult read, this book still deserves more attention than it's getting. "Zona" is an unpretentious yet deeply involving discussion of why art can move us, and an examination of how our relationship to art changes throughout our lives. It's also funny, moving and unlike any other piece of writing about a movie.

Slate : In the Zone (March 03, 2012)

Geoff Dyer’s Zona is sort of about Tarkovsky’s Stalker, but mostly it’s about getting lost in a film.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (February 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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