The book of form & emptiness / Ruth Ozeki.
Publication year: 2022
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2022.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781838855277 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2021.
After the tragic death of his father, thirteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices. The voices belong to the things in his house and sound variously pleasant, angry or sad. Then his mother develops a hoarding problem, and the voices grow more clamorous. When ignoring them doesn't work, Benny seeks refuge in the silence of a large public library. There he meets a mesmerising street artist with a smug pet ferret; a homeless philosopher-poet who encourages him to find his own voice amongst the many; and his very own Book, who narrates Benny's life and teaches him to listen to the things that truly matter.
550 pages ; 20 cm
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