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Product Description: Together Max Frisch and Friedrich Dürrenmatt are not only two of the most esteemed Swiss writers of the twentieth century, but arguably two of the most important European writers since World War II. The remarkable letters gathered here document their unique, unlikely, and extraordinary friendship...read more

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9781906497910 | Italian edition edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2012), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Together Max Frisch and Friedrich Dürrenmatt are not only two of the most esteemed Swiss writers of the twentieth century, but arguably two of the most important European writers since World War II.

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Product Description: Friedrich Dürrenmatt is considered one of the most significant playwrights of our time. During the years of the Cold War, arguably only Beckett, Camus, Sartre, and Brecht rivaled him as a presence in European letters. In this ALTA National Translation Award–winning new translation of what many critics consider his finest play, Joel Agee gives a fresh lease to a classic of twentieth-century theater...read more

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9780802144263 | Grove Pr, October 5, 2010, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Friedrich Dürrenmatt is considered one of the most significant playwrights of our time.

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Product Description: The Physicists is a provocative and darkly comic satire about life in modern times, by one of Europe’s foremost dramatists and the author of the internationally celebrated The Visit. The world’s greatest physicist, Johann Wilhelm Möbius, is in a madhouse, haunted by recurring visions of King Solomon...read more

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9780802144270 | Grove Pr, October 5, 2010, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Physicists is a provocative and darkly comic satire about life in modern times, by one of Europe’s foremost dramatists and the author of the internationally celebrated The Visit.

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Product Description: Poetry. Translated from the German by Daniele Pantano. "Much the way Dürrenmatt himself reclaims in verse the psyche of the Minotaur from the ancient labyrinth, so Daniele Pantano brings down from the Alps and the secret land of bank vaults the poetry of Switzerland's most important writer of the twentieth century...read more

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9780982622810 | Small Pr Distribution, August 17, 2010, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Poetry.

Product Description: Dürrenmatt once wrote of himself: “I can best be understood if one grasps grotesqueness,” and The Visit is a consummate, alarming Dürrenmatt blend of hilarity, horror, and vertigo. The play takes place “somewhere in Central Europe” and tells of an elderly millionairess who, merely on the promise of her millions, swiftly turns a depressed area into a boom town...read more

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9780802130662 | Grove Pr, June 1, 1962, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A millionairess returns to her home town to seek revenge on a man who wronged her in her youth

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9781439513781 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Dürrenmatt once wrote of himself: “I can best be understood if one grasps grotesqueness,” and The Visit is a consummate, alarming Dürrenmatt blend of hilarity, horror, and vertigo.

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Product Description: This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, whose genre-bending mysteries recall the work of Alain Robbe-Grillet and anticipate the postmodern fictions of Paul Auster and other contemporary neo-noir novelists...read more
By Joel Agee (trans), Sven Birkerts (foreword by) and Friedrich Durrenmatt

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9780226174440 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 1, 2006, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, whose genre-bending mysteries recall the work of Alain Robbe-Grillet and anticipate the postmodern fictions of Paul Auster and other contemporary neo-noir novelists.

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Product Description: Set in a small town in Switzerland, The Pledge centers around the murder of a young girl and the detective who promises the victim’s mother he will find the perpetrator. After deciding the wrong man has been arrested for the crime, the detective lays a trap for the real killer—with all the patience of a master fisherman...read more

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9780226174372 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Set in a small town in Switzerland, The Pledge centers around the murder of a young girl and the detective who promises the victim’s mother he will find the perpetrator.

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Product Description: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century. During the years of the cold war, arguably only Beckett, Camus, Sartre, and Brecht rivaled him as a presence in European letters...read more

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9780226174297 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 15, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century. During the years of the cold war, arguably only Beckett, Camus, Sartre, and Brecht rivaled him as a presence in European letters...read more
By Joel Agee (trans), Friedrich Durrenmatt, Brian Evenson (introduced by) and Kenneth J. Northcott (editor)

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9780226174327 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2006, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–90) was one of the most important literary figures of the second half of the twentieth century.

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9780226174389 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 30, 2006, cover price $12.00

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9788472231665 | Tusquets, June 1, 2002, cover price $11.25

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9788483106495 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: Dürrenmatt nos sorprende en esta novela suya más reciente con una especie de asombrosa teología ascética de la pobreza inventada por un millonario suizo, Moses Melker, convencido de que sólo en la pobreza se abrirá el reino de los cielos para toda la humDü,rrenmatt nos sorprende en esta novela suya más reciente con un...read more

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9788472231955 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Dürrenmatt nos sorprende en esta novela suya más reciente con una especie de asombrosa teología ascética de la pobreza inventada por un millonario suizo, Moses Melker, convencido de que sólo en la pobreza se abrirá el reino de los cielos para toda la humDü,rrenmatt nos sorprende en esta novela suya más reciente con una

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9788483106174 | Tusquets, June 1, 1999, cover price $9.00

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9788472232488 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $16.95

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9788472231511 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $15.95

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9788472230750 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: Friedrich Dürrenmatt nacio en Konolfingen, Berna, en 1921, hijo de un pastor protestante. Estudio literatura y filosofia y, en 1947, publico, y estreno, con gran exito su primera obra de teatro, Esta escrito, que fue motivo de un gran escandalo...read more

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9788472232365 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Friedrich Dürrenmatt nacio en Konolfingen, Berna, en 1921, hijo de un pastor protestante.

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9788483106662 | Tusquets, June 1, 2000, cover price $8.45

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9788472232877 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $16.95

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Product Description: For 40 years, the Swiss writer, Friedrich Durrenmatt, committed his works to paper from his home which overlooked the beautiful lake Neuchatel in Switzerland. After D rrenmatt's death in 1991, Mario Botta began designing a museum which would be a monument to the writer, housing his drawings, paintings and literary artifacts...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mario Botta (editor), Friedrich Durrenmatt (editor), Peter Edwin Erismann (editor) and Thomas Flechtner (editor)

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9783764363130 | Birkhauser, November 1, 2000, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: For 40 years, the Swiss writer, Friedrich Durrenmatt, committed his works to paper from his home which overlooked the beautiful lake Neuchatel in Switzerland.

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9780822209614 | Dramatist''s Play Service, January 1, 1998, cover price $9.00

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9782253932642 | Italian edition edition (Distribooks Inc, September 1, 1996), cover price $12.95

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Product Description: The Physicists is a provocative and darkly comic satire about life in modern times, by one of Europe’s foremost dramatists and author of the internationally celebrated The Visit.The world’s greatest physicist, Johann Wilhelm Möbius, is in a madhouse, haunted by recurring visions of King Solomon...read more

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9780802150882 | Reissue edition (Grove Pr, January 1, 1992), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Physicists is a provocative and darkly comic satire about life in modern times, by one of Europe’s foremost dramatists and author of the internationally celebrated The Visit.

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Product Description: In 1935 Dr Isaak Kohler, a distinguished Zurich councilman, walks into a restaurant full of well-known politicians, businessmen and artists, and shoots a university professor in open view. For his crime, Kohler is sentenced to twenty years in prison...read more

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9780394578026 | Random House Inc, July 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In 1935 Dr Isaak Kohler, a distinguished Zurich councilman, walks into a restaurant full of well-known politicians, businessmen and artists, and shoots a university professor in open view.

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