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The last supper

Author: Paweł Huelle; Antonia Lloyd-Jones
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Gdansk, the story centres on a single day in the near future, when twelve men have been invited by their mutual friend, an artist, to model at a photographic session for a modern version of The Last Supper. The histories of the twelve men are revealed through their thoughts on the day: their wayward behaviour is a reflection of the role of the Church in Polish society today. The reunion is disturbed as a wave  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paweł Huelle; Antonia Lloyd-Jones
ISBN: 9781852429805 1852429801
OCLC Number: 244314948
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Awards: Winner of Found in Translation Award 2009 (UK)
Description: 250 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Ostatnia Wieczerza.
Responsibility: Paweł Huelle ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

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Mixing whimsy, satire and musings on art and religion, it both intrigues and exasperates. * Intelligent Life * Huelle's erudite writing bestows a mordant wit on even the weightiest subject matter... Read more...

 
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