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The Virgin of Flames

ISBN 10: 014303877X / 0-14-303877-X
ISBN 13: 9780143038771
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
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"[A]n antic atmosphere that recalls Pirandello."

New Yorker, 01/22/2007

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"An ambitious writer with an original perspective...[Chris Abani] audaciously stakes his claim on a city not his own....And wisely, he doesn't so much reveal its hidden side as to give it a costume...of his own making."

Karen Olsson, New York Times Book Review, 01/28/2007

 

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