Shortlisted for the Booker Prize
Tibor Fischer's brilliant and hilarious first novel follows the fortunes and picaresque adventures of two young Hungarian basketball players through the turbulent years between the end of World War II and the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956.
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Tibor Fischer was born in London in 1959. His first novel, Under the Frog, won the Betty Trask Award and was a finalist for the Booker Prize. In 1993, he was named by Granta as one of the Best of Young British Novelists. This is his second novel.
Fischer's debut novel, about two young men who escape Communist Hungary to live a carefree live of sex and unemployment while being part of a traveling basketball team, was a Booker finalist.
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Book Description Holt Paperbacks, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0805052453
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