Kornel Esti (Ndp; 1194) (Paperback)

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By Deszo Kosztolanyi, Bernard Adams (Translator)
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This is one of the funniest and most enjoyable books I have ever read. Every time I think about it, I want to read it again. It will have you questioning the idea of self and the idea of sanity.

-- Nick

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Part Gogol, part Chekhov, and all brilliance, Kosztolanyi in his final book serves up his most magical, radical, and intoxicating work. Here is a novel which inquires: What if your id (loyally keeping your name) decides to strike out on its own, cuts a disreputable swath through the world, and then sends home to you all its unpaid bills and ruined maidens? And then: What if you and your alter ego decide to write a book together?
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811218436
ISBN-10: 0811218430
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: February 25th, 2011
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Ndp; 1194