Casa editrice: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T)
Data di pubblicazione: 1990
Condizione libro: Used
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: 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.". Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_usedgood_0374172870
Riassunto: The author focuses on an unimportant man, known only as "ES". As the novel opens this 53-year-old minor functionary in the Hungarian State Railways is attempting to find out why his pension is being reduced. From here, the story moves to the Holocaust and the extermination of European Jews.
Sinossi: 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.
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