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Love in a bottle and other stories

Author: Antal Szerb; L B Rix
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This selection of Antal Szerb's stories and novellas, set first in a quasi-mythical past and then in the London and Paris of the Thirties, provides an exhilarating guide to the writer's development, from precocious beginnings to a masterful maturity."--Page 2 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Antal Szerb; Antal Szerb
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antal Szerb; L B Rix
ISBN: 9781908968425 1908968427
OCLC Number: 826659977
Language Note: Translated from the Hungarian.
Notes: Originally published: Pushkin Press, 2010.
Includes revised introduction and additional material ("Cynthia" and "A Garden Party in St Cloud").
Description: 249 pages : portraits ; 17 cm
Contents: Ajándok's betrothal --
The white magus --
The Tyrant --
Cynthia --
A garden party in St Cloud --
Fin de siècle --
A dog called Madelon --
Musings in the library --
Love in a bottle --
The incurable --
The duke.
Other Titles: Szerelem a palackban.
Responsibility: by Antal Szerb ; translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix.

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Sophisticated, elegant and unpredictable -- Jonathan Keates TLS A writer of immense subtlety and generosity... Can literary mastery be this quiet-seeming, this hilarious, this kind? Antal Szerb is Read more...

 
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