The Illusion Of Separateness: A Novel by Simon Van BooyThe Illusion Of Separateness: A Novel by Simon Van Booy

The Illusion Of Separateness: A Novel

bySimon Van Booy

Paperback | July 29, 2014

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In The Illusion of Separateness, award-winning author Simon Van Booy tells a harrowing and enchanting story of how one man’s act of mercy during World War II changed the lives of strangers, and how they each discover the astonishing truth of their connection.
 
Whether they are pursued by Nazi soldiers, old age, shame, deformity, disease, or regret, the characters in this utterly compelling novel discover in their, darkest moments of fear and isolation that they are not alone, that they were never alone, that every human being is a link in an unseen chain.

The Illusion of Separateness intertwines the stories of unique and compelling characters who—through seemingly random acts of selflessness—discover the vital parts they have played in each other’s lives.

Simon Van Booy is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories, includingThe Secret Lives of People in LoveandLove Begins in Winter, which won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. He is the editor of three philosophy books and has written forThe New York Times,The Guardian, NPR, and the BBC. His work has...
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Title:The Illusion Of Separateness: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:July 29, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062248456

ISBN - 13:9780062248459

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Illusion of Separateness A compelling and masterfully written tale.
Date published: 2014-09-22

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“This short and deceptively simple novel, which affords the pleasure of discovering its well-wrought patterns, is likely to grow in stature as it lingers in memory.”