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Hourglass (European Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Of all Danilo Kis's books, HOURGLASS, the account of the final months in one man's life before he is sent to a concentration camp, is generally considered his masterpiece. "A finely sustained, complex fictional performance. It is full of pain and rage and gusto and joy of living, at once side-splitting and a heartbreaker".--WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD.

Synopsis:

Danilo Kis was one of the most artful and eloquent writers of postwar Europe. Of all his books, Hourglass, the account of the final months in one man's life before he is sent to a concentration camp, is considered to be his masterpiece.

About the Author

Danilo Kiš (February 22, 1935–October 15, 1989) was a Yugoslavian novelist, short story writer and poet who wrote in Serbo-Croatian. Kiš was influenced by Bruno Schulz, Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges and Ivo Andric, among other authors. His most famous works include A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead.

Ralph Manheim has translated several works by Günthre Grass and Bertolt Brecht.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810115132
Translator:
Manheim, Ralph
Author:
Manheim, Ralph
Author:
Kis
Author:
Kis, Danilo
Author:
Danilo
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish (1939-1945)
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish (1933-1945)
Subject:
Holocaust, jewish
Subject:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Translated
Edition Description:
Translated
Series:
European Classics
Series Volume:
no. 1586
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
274
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.13 in

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