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The conspiracy & other stories

Author: Jaan Kross; Eric Dickens
Publisher: London : Harvill Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories by an Estonian on the daily dilemmas of living in a society ruled by a dictatorship. Thus, trying to stay out of politics is often a disguised form of collaboration and personal survival may require sacrificing a friend. The author spent five years in a Soviet gulag.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Jaan Kross; Jaan Kross
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jaan Kross; Eric Dickens
ISBN: 1860460054 9781860460050 1860460062 9781860460067
OCLC Number: 33148402
Language Note: Translated from the Estonian.
Notes: "With the exception of ... 'The Ashtray' these stories first published in book form in Estonian with the title Silmade avamise päev"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The wound --
Lead piping --
The Stahl grammar --
The conspiracy --
The ashtray --
The day eyes were opened.
Other Titles: Silmade avamise päev.
Conspiracy and other stories
Responsibility: Jaan Kross ; translated from the Estonian & with notes by Eric Dickens.

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Six stories based around the time Estonians were slaves in their own home.  Read more...

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