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The devil is a black dog : stories from the Middle East and beyond

Author: Sándor Jászberényi; M Henderson Ellis
Publisher: Melbourne : Scribe, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Immersed i the societies he reports on and heedless in the face of war and revolution, Jaszberenyi observes mothers, martyrs, soldiers, and lovers who must confront the extremes of contemporary experience. In spare, evocative prose, he combines fact and fiction to create a profoundly true portrait of the hunamity behind the headlines." --Backcover.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sándor Jászberényi; M Henderson Ellis
ISBN: 9781925106930 1925106934 9781925228236 1925228231
OCLC Number: 903924842
Notes: Translated from the Hungarian by M. Henderson Ellis.
Description: 194 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The fever --
Professional killers --
The Blake precept --
How Ahmed Salem abandoned God --
The Devil is a black dog --
The first --
Taking Trinidad --
Something about the job --
How we didn't win --
Registration --
End of the world --
Twins --
Somewhere on the border --
Homecoming --
The field --
The desert is cold in the morning --
The majestic clouds --
The strongest knot --
The dead ride fast.
Other Titles: Az ördög egy fekete kutya.
Responsibility: Sándor Jászberényi.

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"Immersed i the societies he reports on and heedless in the face of war and revolution, Jaszberenyi observes mothers, martyrs, soldiers, and lovers who must confront the extremes of contemporary experience. In spare, evocative prose, he combines fact and fiction to create a profoundly true portrait of the hunamity behind the headlines." --Backcover.

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