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Kvachi : a novel

Author: Mixeil Javaxišvili; Donald Rayfield
Publisher: Champaign [Illinois] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2014.
Series: Georgian literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This is, in brief, the story of a swindler: a Georgian Felix Krull, or perhaps a cynical Don Quixote, named Kvachi Kvachantiradze. He is a womanizer, cheat, perpetrator of insurance fraud, bank robber, associate of Rasputin, filmmaker, revolutionary, and pimp. Though originally denounced as pornographic, Kvachi's tale is one of the great classics of twentieth-century Georgian literature--and a hilarious romp to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Georgian fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mixeil Javaxišvili; Donald Rayfield
ISBN: 9781564788795 1564788792
OCLC Number: 885983248
Language Note: Translated from the Georgian.
Notes: "Originally published in Georgian as Kvachi Kvachantiradze"--Title page verso.
Description: 538 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Georgian literature series.
Other Titles: Kvachi Kvachantiradze.
Responsibility: Mikheil Javakhishvili ; Translated by Donald Rayfield.

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"This is, in brief, the story of a swindler: a Georgian Felix Krull, or perhaps a cynical Don Quixote, named Kvachi Kvachantiradze. He is a womanizer, cheat, perpetrator of insurance fraud, bank robber, associate of Rasputin, filmmaker, revolutionary, and pimp. Though originally denounced as pornographic, Kvachi's tale is one of the great classics of twentieth-century Georgian literature--and a hilarious romp to boot"--

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