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The siege in the room

Author: Miquel Bauçà; Martha Tennent
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Dalkey Archive Press, 2012.
Series: Catalan literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Carrer Marsala - A hilarious, relentless, non-sequitur studded monologue delivered by a paranoid hypochondriac, obsessed with dental hygiene, sex and his own squalid rooms in Barcelona.

The old man - The narrator observes a strange building where a decrepit prisoner is ritually beaten by a policeman once a week.

The warden - This story details the narrator's own eventual captivity, and his relationship with the woman who has been tasked with keeping him prisoner.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Miquel Bauçà; Miquel Bauçà
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miquel Bauçà; Martha Tennent
ISBN: 9781564787705 1564787702 9781564787316 1564787311
OCLC Number: 767564384
Notes: "Originally published in Catalan as Carrer Marsala, 1985, and, El vellard; L'escarcellera, 1992, by Grup editorial 62, Barcelona."
Description: xvii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Carrer Marsala --
The old man --
The warden.
Series Title: Catalan literature series.
Other Titles: Novels.
Responsibility: Miquel Bauçà ; translated and with an introduction by Martha Tennent.

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Carrer Marsala - A hilarious, relentless, non-sequitur studded monologue delivered by a paranoid hypochondriac, obsessed with dental hygiene, sex and his own squalid rooms in Barcelona.

The old man - The narrator observes a strange building where a decrepit prisoner is ritually beaten by a policeman once a week.

The warden - This story details the narrator's own eventual captivity, and his relationship with the woman who has been tasked with keeping him prisoner.

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