Laziness in the Fertile Valley (Paperback)

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By Albert Cossery, William Goyen (Translator), Henry Miller (Foreword by)
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Laziness in the Fertile Valley is Albert Cossery's biting social satire about a father, his three sons, and their uncle -- slackers one and all. One brother has been sleeping for almost seven years, waking only to use the bathroom and eat a meal. Another savagely defends the household from women. Serag, the youngest, is the only member of the family interested in getting a job. But even he -- try as he might -- has a hard time resisting the call of laziness.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811218740
ISBN-10: 0811218740
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: November 19th, 2013
Pages: 189
Language: English