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The Beggar and Other Stories
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Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
28-03-2018
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
224
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'Gazdanov is amodernist master' -- Irish Times'TheGazdanov revival... is nothing short of a literary event' --TLSIn a Paris underpass, dirtyand dressed in rags, stands a silent beggar. In the evening, he walks thedeserted streets; at night, he sleeps in a small, foetid crate vacated by thedeath of another beggar. He is poor and he is ill, but, on reflection, he isfree.Never before published in English, this landmarkcollection represents a series of six compact miniatures by modernist masterGaito Gazdanov. From the exploits of a secret agent on a mission to SovietRussia, to the drama of an adulterous affair with the power to destroy a womanand her family, these lyrical stories have itall.Translated with intelligence and grace by BryanKaretnyk, The Beggar and Other Stories shows the author ofThe Spectre of Alexander Wolf at his very best.

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Udgivelsesdato:
28-03-2018
ISBN13:
9781782274018
Bredde:
120 mm
Højde:
165 mm
Forlag:
Pushkin Press
Format:
Paperback
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    "A collection of six vivid stories, each featuring one prominent character... In a Metro underpass, bald and dressed in rags, stands a silent beggar. In the evening, he walks the deserted streets of Paris; at night, he sleeps in a small, foetid crate vacated by the death of another beggar. He is poor and he is ill, but, on reflection, he is free."--Provided by publisher.

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