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A devil comes to town

Author: Paolo Maurensig; Anne Milano Appel
Publisher: New York : World Editions, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wild rabies runs rampant through the woods. The foxes are gaining ground, boldly making their way into the village. In Dichtersruhe, an insular yet charming haven stifled by Swiss mountains, these omens go unnoticed by all but the new parish priest. The residents have other things on their mind: Literature. Everyone's a writer - the nights are alive with reworked manuscripts. So when the devil turns up in a black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Maurensig; Anne Milano Appel
ISBN: 9781642860139 1642860131
OCLC Number: 1060578824
Language Note: Translated to English from the Italian.
Notes: Translation of: Il diavolo nel cassetto.
Originally published: Italy : Einaudi, 2018.
Description: 115 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Diavolo nel cassetto.
Responsibility: Paolo Maurensig ; translated by Anne Milano Appel.

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Wild rabies runs rampant through the woods. The foxes are gaining ground, boldly making their way into the village. In Dichtersruhe, an insular yet charming haven stifled by Swiss mountains, these omens go unnoticed by all but the new parish priest. The residents have other things on their mind: Literature. Everyone's a writer - the nights are alive with reworked manuscripts. So when the devil turns up in a black car claiming to be a hotshot publisher, unsatisfied authorial desires are unleashed and the village's former harmony is shattered.

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