October, Eight O'Clock Stories

October, Eight O'Clock Stories

by Norman Manea, Manea
     
 


A collection of short stories stemming from the Romanian author's detention in a Nazi concentration camp as a child evokes a sense of the horror and absurdity of war and Romanian politics.  See more details below

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A collection of short stories stemming from the Romanian author's detention in a Nazi concentration camp as a child evokes a sense of the horror and absurdity of war and Romanian politics.

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John Bayley
The reader becomes absorbed at once. The background is dreamlike, but terribly familiar....Manea's prose treads the edge of the poetry of nightmare.
The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802133717
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.59(d)

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Heinrich Boll
Without any doubt, of all contemporary writers, Norman Manea is the one who most deserves being known around the world.
—(Heinrich Boll)
Brad Morrow
With delicacy, grace, and compassion, Norman Manea has brought us back somehow an exquisite and painful weave of stories. Here is a magnificent collection by a writer who deserves our full attention.
—(Brad Morrow)

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