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Mercedes-Benz : from Letters to Hrabal

Author: Paweł Huelle
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Polish city of Gdansk, Paweł tells of the driving lessons he took in the early 1990s, shortly after the end of communism. Causing chaos while stalled at a crossroads, he entertains his instructor with stories of his grandparents before the war andof his father in the 1970s.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huelle, Paweł, 1957-
Mercedes-Benz.
London : Serpent's Tail, 2005
(OCoLC)607611367
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paweł Huelle
ISBN: 1852428694 9781852428693
OCLC Number: 60371591
Language Note: Translated from the Polish.
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2006
Description: 154 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Pawel Huelle ; translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.

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In the Polish city of Gdansk, our narrator Pawel tells of the driving lessons he took in the early 1990s, shortly after the end of communism.  Read more...

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Droll, offbeat, both touching and farcical * Independent * Huelle writes in such an engaging, chatty style that you hardly notice the fraught circumstances underlying every tale * Guardian * Cultish, Read more...

 
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