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The Village on Horseback: Prose and Verse, 2003-2008
     

The Village on Horseback: Prose and Verse, 2003-2008

by Jesse Ball
 

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The Village on Horseback features mesmerizing new work from the author of Samedi the Deafness and The Way Through Doors, one of the New Yorker’s Best Books of 2009. This collection of new pieces by experimental writer Jesse Ball is a philosophical recasting of myth and legend. Unearthing parables from the compost heap of oral

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The Village on Horseback features mesmerizing new work from the author of Samedi the Deafness and The Way Through Doors, one of the New Yorker’s Best Books of 2009. This collection of new pieces by experimental writer Jesse Ball is a philosophical recasting of myth and legend. Unearthing parables from the compost heap of oral tradition, folklore, literature, and popular culture, The Village on Horseback can be read as a sort of fabulist’s compendium by an author who has been called charming, lyrical, fanciful, and "disturbingly original."

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ISBN-13:
9781571314420
Publisher:
Milkweed Editions
Publication date:
07/12/2011
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,394,449
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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