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Autumn in Peking

Autumn in Peking

by Boris Vian
     
 
Autumn in Peking takes place in an imaginary desert called Exopotamie, where a train station and a railway line are under construction. Homes are destroyed to lay the lines, which turn out to lead nowhere. In part a satire on the reconstruction of postwar Paris, Vian’s novel also conjures a darker version of Alice in Wonderland.

Overview

Autumn in Peking takes place in an imaginary desert called Exopotamie, where a train station and a railway line are under construction. Homes are destroyed to lay the lines, which turn out to lead nowhere. In part a satire on the reconstruction of postwar Paris, Vian’s novel also conjures a darker version of Alice in Wonderland.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780966234640
Publisher:
TamTam Books
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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