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The things we don't do

Author: Andrés Neuman; Nick Caistor; Lorenza Garcia
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by Borges and Cortazar, and echoing Vila Matas and Zarraluki, Neuman regards both life and literature's big subjects - identity, relationships, guilt and innocence, the survival of extreme circumstances, creativity - with a quizzical, philosophical eye. From US customs houses to disillusioned poets, from Borges to a man with a tricky identity problems - these often tragicomic 'stories of ideas' vacillate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Andrés Neuman; Andrés Neuman
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrés Neuman; Nick Caistor; Lorenza Garcia
ISBN: 9781782270737 1782270736
OCLC Number: 881023983
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 170 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The things we don't do --
Relatives and strangers --
The last minute --
The innonence test --
End and beginning of lexis --
Dodecalogues from a storyteller.
Responsibility: Andrés Neuman ; translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor, Lorenza Garcia.

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