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Product Description: Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village on the eastern edge of empire—a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and according to the tradition required by his people—the Bieresch—Hans must assume his uncle’s place for one year...read more

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9780857423061 | Italian edition edition (Seagull Books, February 15, 2016), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village on the eastern edge of empire—a surreal postwar Austria.

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Product Description: Doppelgängers, a murderer’s guilt, pulp noir, fanatical police, and impossible romances—these are the pieces from which German master Wolfgang Hilbig builds a divided nation battling its demons. Delving deep into the psyches of both East and West Germany, The Sleep of the Righteous reveals a powerful, apocalyptic account of the century-defining nation’s trajectory from 1945 to 1989...read more

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9781931883474 | Italian edition edition (Two Lines Pr, October 13, 2015), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Doppelgängers, a murderer’s guilt, pulp noir, fanatical police, and impossible romances—these are the pieces from which German master Wolfgang Hilbig builds a divided nation battling its demons.

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Product Description: The perfect book for paranoid times, “I” introduces us to W, a mere hanger-on in East Berlin’s postmodern underground literary scene. All is not as it appears, though, as W is actually a Stasi informant who reports to the mercurial David Bowie look-alike Major Feuerbach...read more

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9780857422347 | Italian edition edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, August 15, 2015), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The perfect book for paranoid times, “I” introduces us to W, a mere hanger-on in East Berlin’s postmodern underground literary scene.

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Product Description: Friedrich Dürrenmatt was one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, a talent on par with Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Bertolt Brecht. A prolific writer of letters, poems, novels, and shorter fictions, his essays on literary forms as well as those on philosophy and politics provide a window onto his world and his work, demonstrating both his critical acumen and the breadth of his talents as a stylist...read more

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9780857421685 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 15, 2013, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Friedrich Dürrenmatt was one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, a talent on par with Samuel Beckett, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Bertolt Brecht.
9780312032876, titled "Estuary Pilgrim" | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 2000, cover price $18.95 | also contains Estuary Pilgrim | About this edition: First edition, first priting, flawless book in also mint jacket.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1962, Franz Fühmann’s autobiographical story cycle The Jew Car is a classic of German short fiction and an unparalleled examination of the psychology of National Socialism. Each story presents a snapshot of a personal and historical turning point in the life of the narrator, beginning with childhood anti-Semitism and moving to a youthful embrace—and then an ultimate rejection—of Nazi ideology...read more

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9780857420862 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 15, 2013, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1962, Franz Fühmann’s autobiographical story cycle The Jew Car is a classic of German short fiction and an unparalleled examination of the psychology of National Socialism.

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Product Description: In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan. The first women to travel Afghanistan’s Northern Road, they fled the storm brewing in Europe to seek a place untouched by what they considered to be Western neuroses...read more

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9780857420152 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In June 1939 Annemarie Schwarzenbach and fellow writer Ella Maillart set out from Geneva in a Ford, heading for Afghanistan.

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Presents a collection of short fiction that explores the human psyche.

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9788086264257 | Italian edition edition (Twisted Spoon Pr, August 30, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of short fiction that explores the human psyche.

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