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Title:
Parallel stories
Author:
Nádas, Péter, 1942-
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Uniform Title:
Párhuzamos történetek. English
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2011.
Physical Description:
viii, 1133 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
The agendas of three European men with dubious political histories converge in the aftermath of an 1989 death linked to the fates of myriad Hungarians, Jews, Germans and Gypsies across the treacherous years of the mid-twentieth century.
Language:
English
Contents:
Patricide -- Creator wanted it this way -- A genteel building -- Isolde's lovelorn swan song -- Everyone in their own darkness -- Real Leistkow -- Dohring's continuous dream -- Le nu feminin en mouvement -- Himslef in the magic mirror -- Through the entrance to his secret life -- Quiet reasons of the mind -- Margit island -- Other shore -- Informed of her own exsistence -- Those two -- Ilona's rice chicken -- A brand new civilization -- Otherwise it couldn't have raged -- Anmerican dream -- Tearing up everything -- They could not forget it -- By the summer of '57 -- Every Hungarian was lost -- Saturated sleepers -- Last judgment -- Anus mundi -- Like fine clockwork -- No more time -- Lovely angel of revenge -- A startling gratification -- Hans von Wolkenstein -- I've been in this building before -- Noose tightens -- This sunny afternoon -- Only inches from each other -- Spice of happiness -- In full swing -- A fecund apricot tree -- Lover of her beauty.
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ISBN:
9780374229764
Format :
Book

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