Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

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Overview

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret


Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret’s new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life coexist in an uneasy world. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, sadness, and compassion, the tales in Suddenly, a Knock on the Door establish Etgar Keret—declared a “genius” by The New York Times—as one of the most original writers of his generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466816206
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 369,255
File size: 242 KB

About the Author


Born in Tel Aviv in 1967, Etgar Keret is the author of six bestselling story collections. His writing has been published in Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Zoetrope. Jellyfish, his first movie as a director along with his wife, Shira Geffen, won the Camera d’Or prize for best first feature at Cannes in 2007. In 2010 he was named a Chevalier of France’s Order of Arts and Letters.

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Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
ofernyc More than 1 year ago
Keret is an amazing writer. If you haven't read him don't walk - RUN. Surreal and funny!
B-loNY More than 1 year ago
Good book, but not a fan
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What an amazing collection of stories. I raced through them in one sitting. I wanted to keep reading and reading and reading until there were no words left and I lay dying, old, gray and content. Funny stories. Happy stories. Crazy stories. They are all here. Buy this book. You won't regret it! ~*~LEB~*~
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