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Things in the night

Author: Mati Unt; Eric Dickens
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, ©2006.
Series: Eastern European literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Things in the Night explores a world on the edge of disaster--plagued by mysterious power-outages and threatened by ominous conspiracies--juxtaposed against images and stories of unsurpassed beauty and tenderness. Beginning with the simple but moving words, "My Dear, I feel I owe you an explanation," and ending with the passionate, lyrical, and immensely sad, "Those were beautiful years, beautiful autumn days," this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mati Unt; Eric Dickens
ISBN: 156478388X 9781564783882
OCLC Number: 60514906
Language Note: Translated from the Estonian.
Description: 316 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Eastern European literature series.
Other Titles: Öös on asju.
Responsibility: Mati Unt ; translated and afterword by Eric Dickens.

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Set in Estonia near the end of the millennium, this eulogy is a moving and hilarious hybrid work concerning the author's attempts to write a book on electricity in all its forms. This novel explores  Read more...

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This man is convincing, and some readers will be thinking, "Here it is at last--the apocalyptic, post-Soviet, metaphysical, political thriller I've been waiting for." ' -The Believer

 
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