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Continuing the European Classics series, here is the first paperback edition of ". . . one of the finest fantastic collections since Borge's FICCIONES" (THE NATION). In these stories Danilo Kis depicts human relationships, encounters, landscapes--the multitude of details that make up a human life. "Remarkable . . . . A shadow of death darkens this book, but it is a beautiful shadow and a luminescent darkness".--THE NEW REPUBLIC.

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In these stories Kis depicts human relationships, encounters, landscapes- the multitude of details that make up a human life.

About the Author

Danilo Kiš (Serbian Cyrillic: Данило Киш) (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 Andrić, among other authors. His most famous works include A Tomb for Boris Davidovich and The Encyclopedia of the Dead.

Michael Henry Heim (born January 21, 1943) is a Professor of Slavic Languages, at the University California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his doctorate at Harvard in 1971. He is an active and prolific translator, and is fluent in Czech, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Serbo-Croatian.

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ISBN:
9780810115149
Translator:
Heim, Michael Henry
Author:
Heim, Michael Henry
Author:
Kis, Danilo
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Kis, Danilo
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Ki's, Danilo - Translations into English
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
1
Series:
European Classics
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
201
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.13 x 0.7 in

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