From A to X

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From A to X is a novel written by John Berger, published by Verso Books in 2008.[1] It is a story about love, being suppressed by an authoritative totalitarianism in a fictional country. Features from military setting are included, as well as medical and pharmaceutical terms,[2] since the two main characters are Xavier, who has been imprisoned and given two life sentences, and A'ida, a young pharmacist and Xavier's lover.[3]

Composition and story[edit]

The book itself consists of letters sent by A'ida, where she describes her everyday life as well as the lives of her friends and acquaintances. On the other side of most sheets there are Xavier's notes.[4]

See also[edit]

John Berger
Verso Publishing House

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