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Suddenly, a knock on the door

Author: Etgar Keret
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2013. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combines absurd, humorous, and poignant themes that reveal the fierce humanity of characters in surreal situations.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Named Person: Etgar Keret; Etgar Keret
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Etgar Keret
ISBN: 9780099563327 0099563320
OCLC Number: 819519196
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2012.
Awards: Long-listed for Warwick Prize for Writing 2013.
Description: 293 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Suddenly, a knock on the door --
Lieland --
Cheesus Christ --
Simyon --
Shut --
Healthy start --
Teamwork --
Pudding --
Unzipping --
The polite little boy --
Mystique --
Creative writing --
Snot --
Grab the cuckoo by the tail --
Pick a color --
Black and blue --
What do we have in our pockets? --
Bad karma --
Ari --
Bitch --
The story, victorious --
The story, victorious II --
A good one --
What, of this goldfish, would you wish? --
Not completely alone --
Step beyond --
Big blue bus --
Hemorrhoid --
September all year long --
Joseph --
Mourners' meal --
Parallel universes --
Upgrade --
Guava --
Surprise party --
What animal are you?
Other Titles: Pitʼom defiḳah ba-delet.
Responsibility: Etgar Keret.

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