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Utz

Author: Bruce Chatwin
Publisher: London : Cape, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bruce Chatwin's bestselling novel traces the fortunes of Kaspar Utz, an enigmatic collector of Meissen porcelain living in Cold War Czechoslovakia. Although Utz is allowed to leave the country each year, and considers defecting each time, he always returns to his Czech home, a prisoner of the Communist state and of his precious collection.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Chatwin
ISBN: 0224026089 9780224026086
OCLC Number: 20824596
Description: 154 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Bruce Chatwin.

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Chatwin's novel tells the story of Kaspar Utz, one-quarter Jewish, whose obsessive collecting and aesthetic contemplation of Meissen porcelain, is set against the turbulent and traumatic events in  Read more...

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