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Belladonna

Author: Daša Drndić
Publisher: London : Maclehose Press, an imprint of Quercus Publishing Ltd, 2017.
Series: Maclehouse Press editions
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andreas Ban is a writer and a psychologist, an intellectual proper, full of empathy, but his world has been falling apart for years. When he retires with a miserable pension and finds out that he is ill, he gains a new perspective on the debris of his life and the lives of his friends. In defying illness and old age, Andreas Ban is cynical and powerful, and in his investigations into his own past, he learns stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daša Drndić
ISBN: 0857054317 9780857054319 9780857054586 0857054589
OCLC Number: 946160918
Language Note: Translated from the Croatian.
Notes: "First published in the Croatian language as Belladonna by Frakture, Zagreb, in 2015"--Title page verso.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations, music ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Maclehouse Press editions
Other Titles: Belladonna.
Responsibility: Daša Drndić ; translated from the Croatian by Celia Hawkesworth.

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A timely parable on the perils of growing old and infirm in an unforgiving modern world - by the author of the acclaimed Trieste  Read more...

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Dasa Drndic interweaves fiction, reality, history, and memory to terrific effect . . . Drndic attacks history with a novelist's sensibility and has produced a poignant meditation on love and loss, Read more...

 
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