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The seven madmen

Author: Roberto Arlt; Nick Caistor
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail/UNESCO Pub., 1998.
Series: UNESCO collection of representative works.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man's need to repay money he stole from his employer leads him into the world of crime in 1920s Buenos Aires. A portrait of the city at a time when Argentina was thought to be destined for greatness.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Arlt; Nick Caistor
ISBN: 185242592X 9781852425920 923103488X 9789231034886
OCLC Number: 40583451
Notes: Translation of: Los siete locos.
Description: 249 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: UNESCO collection of representative works.
Other Titles: Siete locos.
Responsibility: by Roberto Arlt ; translated by Nick Caistor.

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In the seething, hostile city of Buenos Aires, Erdosain wanders the streets, trying to decipher the multifarious lives going on behind dark doors. He searches, literally, for his soul, that is  Read more...

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If great means anything at all, then Arlt is surely a great writer... He is Latin America's first truly urban novelist...This is the power which inspired literature possesses -- Martin Seymour-Smith Read more...

 
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