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Publisher Comments:

“With remarkable precision and fluid language, the stories capture everyday tension in a land where an innocent knock on the door might mean entrapment in a bureaucratic maze or even death at the hands of the military.”—The New York Times Book Review

 

This collection of stories is composed of short miniatures, many of which the author called “incidents.” The quirky, bold writing of Incidences perfectly captures the surreal spirit of its times.

Synopsis:

Soviet 'incidents' that perfectly capture the surreal spirit of the times

About the Author

Daniil Kharms was born in 1906. Kharms was arrested in 1931 for 'deflecting the people from the building of socialism by means of "trans-verse" verses' and told that he could only publish writing for children. By the end of the decade, even his writing for children was considered unfit for publication and in 1941 Kharms was re-arrested and

Product Details

ISBN:
9781852424800
Publisher:
Five Star (ME)
Subject:
General
Translator:
Andrew Bromfield
Introduction by:
McBurney, Simon
Introduction:
McBurney, Simon
Editor:
Cornwell, Neil
Author:
Kharms, Daniil
Author:
Bromfield, Andrew
Author:
Andrew Bromfield
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Absurd (Philosophy)
Subject:
Kharms, Daniil
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.1 x 0.6 in 6.5 oz

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