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Author: Willem Elsschot; Paul Vincent
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lotgevallen van een ambtenaar, die een nieuw leven tracht te beginnen als agent van een kaasimportfirma.
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Genre/Form: Narrative prose
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willem Elsschot; Paul Vincent
ISBN: 186207481X 9781862074811
OCLC Number: 899022926
Notes: Verschijnt april 2002.
Description: XVI, 134 p. ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Willem Elsschot ; transl. [from the Dutch] and with a pref. by Paul Vincent.
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A satirical fable of capitalism and wealth. A clerk in Antwerp suddenly becomes the chief agent in Belgium and Luxembourg for a Dutch cheese and is saddled with 370 cases containing ten thousand  Read more...

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'Edam's great moment in world literature' boasts the blurb on the back of this novella, and such a throwaway line encapsulates the charm of a book which has been compared to Three Men in a Boat or Read more...

 
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