On Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman by Friedrich Christian Delius; translated by Jamie Bulloch

Friedrich Christian Delius’ novella, Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman, is a single 117-page-long sentence. Yes, there is only one period. [I counted.] We are in Rome, 1943 -- with a young, pregnant German woman, and her one, long, breathless utterance: a thought stretched, branching here and there to the past, the present, [...]