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Awakening to the Great Sleep War

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ISBN-10: 156478827X

ISBN-13: 9781564788276

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gert Jonke, Jean M. Snook

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One of the loveliest riddles of Austrian literature is finally available in English translation: Gert Jonke’s 1982 novel, Awakening to the Great Sleep War, is an expedition through a world in constant nervous motion, where reality is rapidly fraying—flags refuse to stick to their poles, lids sidle off of their pots, tram tracks shake their stops away like fleas, and books abandon libraries in droves. Our cicerone on this journey through the possible (and impossible) is an acoustical decorator by the name of Burgmüller—a poetical gentleman, the lover of three women, able to communicate with birds, and at least as philosophically minded as his author: Everything has suddenly become so…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication date: 1/3/2013
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 250
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long
Weight: 0.990
Language: English