Synopses & Reviews
This surreal and darkly comic tale is based on the author's journey from Berlin to Moscow, through Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland and Romania, only weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
About the Author
Rory Maclean was born and educated in Canada. His book include best-sellers Stalin's Nose and Under the Dragon, He has won the Yorkshire Post Best First Work prize and an Arts Council Writers' Award, was twice shortlisted for the Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Prize and was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary award. Born and educated in Canada, he lives with his family in Dorset.
Table of Contents
* Map * If Pigs Could Fly * GERMANY * Let Us Eat Bananas * CZECHOSLOVAKIA * The Angel of Prague * Rooms of Memory * The End of Europe * HUNGARY * Shadows of History * Little Kings * The Moon Was Young * POLAND * Picnic at Auschwitz * May Day Parody * Field of Faith * ROMANIA * Man thinks, God laughs * Riding with the Best Man * Words Words Words * MOSCOVY * Communism and Constipation * A Pig in the Hand *