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By Klaus Hoffer,Isabel Fargo Cole

ISBN-10: 0857423061

ISBN-13: 9780857423061

Young Hans arrives with one suitcase in a squalid village at the jap fringe of empire—a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and in response to the culture required by way of his people—the Bieresch—Hans needs to suppose his uncle’s position for three hundred and sixty five days. In a chain of interactions with the village’s tragicomic characters and their contradictory tales and scriptures, the reluctant Hans needs to face an international either common and alien.

Among the Bieresch is Hans’s story—one of surprising customs, tangled relationships, and the fight among mystical sects. the radical, translated by means of Isabel Fargo Cole, is a German cult favourite and a masterwork of tradition surprise fiction that revels in exploring oppressive cultural luggage and assimilation. Readers will stumble upon the following an amalgam drawing from Kafka, Borges, and Beckett, between others, combining to make Klaus Hoffer’s novel an international totally its own.

“One of the few works that may loom from the airborne dirt and dust of this century one day.”—Urs Widmer

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