Fiction. In fluid, associative prose, Julien Gracq navigates again--this time in memory--the magical Evre and the terrain through which it coursed in his youth. THE NARROW WATERS is a synaptic meditation on Beginning and Ending whose inquiries and visions flow, and sometimes cascade, through a landscape of phantoms, flora, and fairy tale. Born in 1910 at Saint-Florent-le-Veil, where he lives today, Julien Gracq is one of France's eminent postwar writers. His oeuvre includes essays, criticism, journalism, and novels.Gracq, Julien is the author of 'Narrow Waters', published 2004 under ISBN 9781885586971 and ISBN 1885586973.