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The assignment, or, On the observing of the observer of the observers

Author: Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The wife of a psychiatrist has been raped and killed near a desert ruin in North Africa. Her husband hires a woman named F to reconstruct the unsolved crime in a documentary film. F is soon thrust  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Dürrenmatt
ISBN: 9780226174464 0226174468
OCLC Number: 227002122
Notes: Originally published in German: Zurich : Diogenes, 1986.
1st American ed. published: New York : Random House, 1988.
Description: xix, 129 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Auftrag.
On the observing of the observer of the observers
Responsibility: Friedrich Durrenmatt ; translated from the German by Joel Agee ; with a new foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski.
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"The Assignment is a parable of hell for an age consumed by images." - New York Times Book Review "His most ambitious book.... Dark and devious.... Almost obsessively drawn to mankind's most fiendish Read more...

 
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