In The Country Of Last Things
When every thing is just too good for you and you are living a very happy life back home. And one day that you would not wish to be back in, imagine, you have landed up in a place to look out for your beloved one who was last known to be seen in that frightening part of the land, the murderous winds you discover only when you find yourself trapped in a moment of death for sure. You have no other option but to die.
?In The Country of Last Things? is a wonderful work by the Author, Paul Auster to take you through the far from imaginable miseries of life and death. A piece of land on the otherwise wonderful earth where the death of your cohabitant is vital for your survival or you may be ending up dead by planning it on your own. And death too doesn?t come free. One has a thousand ways to buy own death and that is the only way to escape from insufferable.
The heroine of the book, Anna Blume, in search of her Journalist brother lands up in the country where the masses are homeless and the theft is no longer a crime but a part of life. The only way out to escape from the sufferings is death ? either a suicide or arranging an assassination. In her struggle to survive, Anna becomes a scavenger and spends her days in search of objects from the past to sell for food and shelter. In the world where only death and destruction provide some means of survival, Anna who at one time is such a frightened person, in the end proves that the basic principle of love and care still finds the first place for the life to exist. The most remarkable characteristic of the heroine in ?In The Country of Last Things? is her continual ability to love and her trust in it.
Does she get her brother back? Does she sacrifice her life for the cause of others? Just find out in ?In The Country of Last Things? by the author of acclaimed film ?Smoke?.