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On a day like any other, Kleinzeit gets fired. Hours later, he finds himself in hospital with a pair of adventurous pyjamas and a recurring geometrical pain. Here, he falls instantly in love with a beautiful night nurse called Sister. And together they are pitched headlong into a wild and flickering world of mystery Kleinzeit. In German that means 'hero', or 'smalltime'. It depends on whom you ask. 'Russell Hoban is our Ur-novelist, a maverick voice that is like no other' - "Sunday Telegraph".
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Russell Hoban is the author of many extraordinary novels including ANGELICA'S GROTTO, also available from Bloomsbury. He has also written some classic books for children including THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD and THE FRANCES books. He lives in London.Review:
'A tour de force... entirely delightful' Auberon Waugh, Evening Standard; On a day like any other, Kleinzeit gets fired, is booked into hospital for a recurring pain, falls in love with a beautiful night sister, and finds himself pitched headlong into a wild and flickering world of mystery...; 'Masterly... a mosaic in which each tiny fragment of wit or dirt or profundity has its appointed place' TLS; 'Outstanding... brimming with humanity and humour... brilliant' Glasgow Herald; 'An original... a delight to read' The Times
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Book Description Bloomsbury, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 192 pages. 7.56x5.04x0.63 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0747556415
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0747556415
Book Description Bloomsbury Pub Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0747556415 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.2337143