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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 japanese fringe of empire—a surreal postwar Austria. His uncle has died, and in line with the culture required by way of his people—the Bieresch—Hans needs to think his uncle’s position for 365 days. In a sequence of interactions with the village’s tragicomic characters and their contradictory tales and scriptures, the reluctant Hans needs to face a global either ordinary and alien.

Among the Bieresch is Hans’s story—one of surprising customs, tangled relationships, and the fight among mystical sects. the unconventional, translated by way 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 come across right here an amalgam drawing from Kafka, Borges, and Beckett, between others, combining to make Klaus Hoffer’s novel a global completely its own.

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

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