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Michael March, a dedicated discoverer of hidden talents from behind the now fallen Wall, has assembled a remarkable collection of voices here . . . Without such translations, Wall or no Wall, we would know nothing of the great literature of these "small" nations' Sally Laird, European Neiburga's Mousy Death and Valdas Papievis' I'm Going Out, to Buy a Lightbulb are two of the most harrowing indictments of the moral and physical degradation of life under the communist system ever printed . . . Pavel Vilikovsky's Escalation of Feeling is unforgettable . . . This anthology should be warmly welcomed for bringing to the notice of British readers an extraordinary collection of largely unknown talent of a very high order' Adam Zamoyski, Sunday Times March's anthology is explorative, not in the sense of describing the recent social changes, although some writers do, but simply by offering fifty writers who are, by and large, unknown in English . . . There is the pleasure of plunging into something entirely new . . . Simply to translate so many good writers is an achievement in itself' Julian Duplain, Times Literary Supplement

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ISBN-10:
0330326309
ISBN-13:
9780330326308
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Picador

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Michael March, a dedicated discoverer of hidden talents from behind the now fallen Wall, has assembled a remarkable collection of voices here . . . Without such translations, Wall or no Wall, we would know nothing of the great literature of these "small" nations' Sally Laird, European Neiburga's Mousy Death and Valdas Papievis' I'm Going Out, to Buy a Lightbulb are two of the most harrowing indictments of the moral and physical degradation of life under the communist system ever printed . . . Pavel Vilikovsky's Escalation of Feeling is unforgettable . . . This anthology should be warmly welcomed for bringing to the notice of British readers an extraordinary collection of largely unknown talent of a very high order' Adam Zamoyski, Sunday Times March's anthology is explorative, not in the sense of describing the recent social changes, although some writers do, but simply by offering fifty writers who are, by and large, unknown in English . . . There is the pleasure of plunging into something entirely new . . . Simply to translate so many good writers is an achievement in itself' Julian Duplain, Times Literary Supplement

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330326309
ISBN-13:
9780330326308
Publisher:
Picador

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